Above: Closeup photo of an adaptive three-wheeled bicycle.
Adaptive BIKETOWN Pilot will be open through October 29th,
offering five weekends for fall cycling
Adaptive BIKETOWN expects to remain open through October 29th, so that meansfive great weekends left to rent adaptive bikes. Portland’s Adaptive BIKEtown has been in operation since August to provide a bike rental services for people of varying abilities. This program is an extension of Portland’s bike share system.
Hand cycles, foot-powered trikes, multi-person bikes, and more are available at BIKETOWN’s bike shop partner Kerr Bikes, 1945 SE Water Ave., Building B (near OMSI, on the Eastbank Esplanade). Click for more information about the location and hours of operation.
To ride Adaptive BIKETOWN, there are three steps: make a reservation at www.adaptivebiketown.com, get fitted, and bike! Services included with a bike rental are:
- Fitting for the available adaptive bikes
- Bike Helmet (included with bike rental)
- Mobility device storage during rental time
- Crate storage of service animal during rental time period
Questions may be directed to Steve Hoyt-McBeth, program manager. Call Steve at 503-823-7191 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Adaptive BIKETOWN is sponsored by Kerr Bikes, Different Spokes and Nike.