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Thoughts from a new B-Line rider

Donna Avallone

The last month has been one of confusion, panic, sore muscles, frigid fingers, sweat, and overall exhilaration—my first month delivering for B-line.  I knew when I accepted the job that I would be mentally and physically challenged.  As I sit…

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Purpose Podcast with Ted Sarvata

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Franklin Jones recently sat down with Ted Sarvata to discuss all things B-line. Listen here and enjoy!

A Rider’s Exit and Experience

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The New Year is often a time for reflection on what has come to pass in the previous. This past year was just as eventful as any at B-Line; with press from Time magazine as well as an article in the New York…

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Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast Part II

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Back for round two Franklin joins the guys, Brock and Aaron, over at the Sprocket Podcast to chat about B-line being featured in the NY Times and in a Time Magazine article. They also discuss touring the world by bike. This conversation can’t…

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Franklin Jones talks recent news, operations and future endeavors for B-line

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     What a pleasure it is to have B-line gain international attention! I am humbled by the interest and support of news outlets like The New York Times and TIME Magazine as well as from our own community of friends and family.  This…

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Shop Talk: Transmission

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Back by popular demand, B-line’s fleet mechanic, Bill Murdock goes in depth about the inner workings of our trikes and the challenges that comes from an electric-assist system. One of the challenges in developing an electric-assist trike is the integration…

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How Three Car Sharing Services Collectively Eliminate the Need For a Car

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Owning a car these days is becoming an increasingly expensive proposition. Gas prices keep inching up. Finding parking for it can be time consuming and expensive. All told, the average American spends more on their car monthly then food! Thankfully,…

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GreenSmith Chronicles #1 – Local Business Ally and Sustainability Champion Capital Pacific Bank

Welcome to the first of what will be an ongoing series here on the B-line blog, the GreenSmith Chronicles. B-line is committed to supporting the local economy in a sustainable, community benefitting way, and they’ve asked me to feature some…

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What The Heck is Grassmilk, and Why Should You Care?

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At B-line, we see ourselves as much more than simply an emissions free cargo carrier. We are a connector of people, businesses, and community with food often being the common denominator. From producer to seller, and seller to those in…

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Summer is Here. Time to Climb, Unwind, and Get Out of Town!

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Portland summer! All the gray and rainy you could ever want. And more. As we all know, the true beginning of summer here is 4th of July, and with it will come a huge…

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