cycling team team at Wooden Shoe Cyclocross Crusade good and muddy November 2017.

“Beer, bikes, and legal representation....what more could a racing team ask for?” is the web site of Michael A. Colbach, the Portland, Oregon bicycle accident lawyer featured on this site (and the attorney on the home page). Michael A. Colbach is the main cash sponsor of the Cycling Team..

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Some History


The owner and operator of Bike n' Hike is Kevin Chudy who actually sponsored Mike's cycling team when he used to race bikes on the Presto Velo Cycling Team which is now the cycling team and Mike is the main cash sponsor. Mike and Kevin Chudy sponsored togetherTeam Presto Velo through 2015 in conjunction with HUB - Hopworks Urban Brewery.

In the Fall of 2015 after closing the Portland store, Kevin Chudy, owner of Bike N Hike, announced his retirement and closing of the Beaverton, Milwaukie, and Hillsboro stores. The team partnered with Western Bikeworks, and then West End Bikes in 2020.

Learn more about the team's legend and origin on their website.

More History

Sports Illustrated 1967 article was shared by Alpenrose - the article tells the story about the building of the Alpenrose Velodrome for the Nationals as well as a background to all the things that Alpenrose does for cycling and the community.

RACING THROUGH DAIRYLAND A private company startled promoters and competitors with a brand-new high-banked track, making the National Bicycle Championships the most pleasant on record.

Frans Pauwels, the Portland organizer of the championships, and a big wheel in Oregon cycling, is still somewhat stunned by Alpenrose Dairy's outpouring of largesse. "I just came to Carl to ask for some trophies, and so...," he says, waving sort of helplessly at the track, stands and tents. >> full article