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Job posting: bicycle mechanic.

Interviewing for a seasonal bicycle mechanic for the Veloshop. Part time hours available. The position is available immediately. Looking for a highly experienced mechanic with excellent people skills and a positive personality. Minimum of 4 years retail bicycle mechanic experience required. Please drop off a resume to: The Veloshop 211 sw 9th ave. Portland, Oregon

Latest for sale!

Looking around my closet, I’ve got a lot of stuff I should sell. These are all really sweet deals if you are looking for high quality tubulars for the spring and summer months. Still have a killer EDGE tubular wheelset for sale: EDGE 68mm 2.0 tubular rims 700c 28 hole Chris King cx classic rear […]

FMB tyre stock:

People have asked, here is the current list of available FMB cyclocross tyres at the Veloshop: Price in USD: Sprint FRENCH NATIONAL COLORS! 32mm 2 @ 130 Sprint DARK BLUE COTON 32mm 4 @ 130 Sprint cotton 34mm 3 @ 120 Sprint cotton 32mm 1 @ 120 SSC WORLD CUP SILK! 32mm 2 @ 300/PAIR […]

Mostly wind. A little sun.

These updates are getting pathetic! I have so much to write about and so little time or energy to put into it. Really exciting changes coming up in the next few weeks. Already scheduling the 09 cx season. Below are my scattered thoughts from the last couple weeks: – a fortnight ago: Big week on […]

Next week is going to be off the hook. Here is why:

The North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show starts next Friday. The party begins this Thursday evening with the Teams of Portland show. The directions from the Veloshop are here. Saturday the NAHBBS opens to the public and I know of 2 exciting after party events for those interested: Want to see more? Rapha is hosting roller […]

Gluing tubulars. Again.

I’m sitting here at 5am on Thursday morning, tubular glue all over my clothes. The Veloshop was busy as hell all week and I did not get a chance to setup my race bikes until the night before my flight. Which, because you asked, is also the season premiere of LOST. (A TV show that […]

Raleigh catalog pic!

Just got the new Raleigh 2007 catalog in the mail and spotted this on the cyclocross page: Photo courtesy Jonathan Maus or bikeportland.org! Oh yeah, right now: Justin Timberlake Paris Hilton And yes, the new Janet Jackson is solid.

I'm the jerk at Stumptown…

…who rode my carbon tubulars to get a soy mocha. Thats right. At least I’m not in spandex. I’ve been on a roll the last 2 months. A quick re cap would look something like: Celebrated my 30th birthday on August 28th. My dad called and heckled me, my mom sent me a couple boxes […]

The internet troubles…

By the way, my main email and the Veloshop.org website is down right now. It is damn annoying. Dealing with an apparently slow to react domain name provider. What the shit?! This is the digital age, I should not have to wait a few days to get an email response right? You can reach me, […]

Minoura scale: one – Molly: zero.

Long story short: I was putting some wheels down on the floor and put this hook into my eye socket. Yep. It went in and up and I had to get on my tippy toes and pull it out of my skull. It hurt like hell. Still does. Freak accident right? I remember getting lunch […]

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