Category Archives: Rider Photos and Bios

Craig Bartholomaus – Open Class

“I moved from the car dominant city of Dallas, Texas to Portland, Oregon where I found bikes to be the vehicle of choice. Now, I ride my Bullitt almost everywhere I go. Looking forward to the DRT challenge.” Advertisements

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Colin Rowan – Open Class

Coming from a speckled background that includes work as a bike messenger in Boston, as a professional historian, and as a transportation planner, Colin’s introduction to the cargo bike world came through the doors of Clever Cycles. As a mechanic … Continue reading

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Eric Iverson – Open Class

Eric says he has “Precisely zero cargo experience. He likes to haul stuff and [DRT] seems like a fun challenge.”

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Ken Wetherell – Citizen Class

Riding bikes has been a passion since I was seven years old and first gained the freedom to ride out into the world on my own. After years of commuting and hauling groceries home, I founded Portland Pedal Power in … Continue reading

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Austin Horse – Open Class

I am a 8 year veteran of messengering in NYC. Since 2009 I have rotated shifts on a cargo bike. Heaviest thing I ever delivered was a bunch of vegetable oil. Weirdest was a pumpkin carved with Wendy Williams’ face … Continue reading

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Josh Volk – eAssist Class

I’m a farmer who grows vegetables and delivers them by bike, every week, no matter the weather. For the past year I’ve hauled several tons of vegetables into town on routes that range from 20-60 miles round trip, delivering CSA … Continue reading

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Madi Carlson – Citizen Class

Greetings from Seattle! I made a good go of it on an 8-speed city bike with one, and then two kids, but the last 18 months with my Surly Big Dummy have been amazing. I helped organize the Seattle DRT…partially … Continue reading

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Wibke Fretz – Citizen Class

I am a German who has been living in Oregon for now 11 years. I finished the cargo bike framebuilding apprenticeship program at the Center for Appropriate Transport 2 years ago and have been building cargo bikes and trikes there … Continue reading

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David Heddy – Open Class

My name is David Heddy and I am excited to participate in the DRT for the first time. I am a proud father of two and husband of one. We love to bike camp as a family and when time … Continue reading

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Ryan Good – Citizen Class

I had a front loading cargo rig built up by Tom Labonty a few years ago, and have been hauling anything and everything I can since then. I also participated in last year’s DRT. photo credit Dat Nguyen.

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