Bicycle theft is an epidemic, and it’s time we, as a community, come together to squelch it’s free reign. That’s why we developed the 529 Garage website and app: to enable local cyclists to work together to help spot stolen bikes and get them back to their rightful owners. To kick things off, we’ve put together a scavenger hunt here in PDX to… Read more →
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Announcing 529 Garage 1.0
We’re as happy as a puppy with two tails to report that the new version of our 529 Garage iOS app has just hit the iTunes store. We think this is a big next step in the fight against the $400 million dollar bike theft problem: crowd-connected bike security. With this update comes the ability to put out a stolen bike alert on any of… Read more →
Pilgrimage to the Most Infamous Road Ride in the Pacific Northwest
Project 529 brought out multiple bike registration stations to the halfway point in Centralia this past weekend for the 35th annual Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle to Portland (STP) ride. It was thrilling to see so many dedicated riders on so many beautiful machines. With the help of some awesome volunteers, we offered valet bike parking and registration services for the… Read more →
Have You Seen Our Bike?
Oh no! Project 529’s sweet, sweet ride has gone missing… And we want the help of our community to find it. Update 7/27: Our little pink Schwinn back safe and sound at 529 HQ thanks to tips from the community! But, we’re still playing, now with little pink’s big brother, a shiny yellow Huffy commuter. Check it out, and… Read more →