NOW OPEN: Riders And Sliders

Posted January 14, 2010 by ridersandsliders
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1952 – Edward M. Orkney opens G.I. Joes in Portland, Oregon. G.I’ Joes first inventory was surplus Army Sleeping Bags.

1977 Jake Burton opens Burton Snowboards in Londonderry, Vermont.  Burton’s first board, the Backhill, is introduced.

1991 San Jose Sharks Play 1st official NHL game in Daly City, California. The Sharks 1st NHL game was played at the Cow Palace.

1994 – Old Navy opens on-trend apparel stores in Colma, California. Old Navy started selling on-trend apparel.

2006 Bryan Heim & Nathan Waddell open Flightline Fabrications in Tigard, Oregon.  Aviation stickers were never the same again. 

2010Erik Nyberg opens Riders And Sliders in Portland, Oregon. A Service Stop for Bikes & Boards!

Riders and Sliders has been tuning, repairing, and selling bicycle parts, Skis, & Snowboards since 1980. Based in Portland, Oregon, we are one of the world’s best at what we do. Our dedication to the highest quality work, process innovation, and customer service has made Riders and Sliders the first choice of professional and home bicycle owners around the world. Shaped by over 25 years of experience in the sports industry, beginning with retail stores, Riders & Sliders provides Factory certified technicians who put quality first for you.

Riders And Sliders is NOW OPEN!  Schedule your appointment today, you will not be disappointed! 

Let ’em Ride!    Let ’em Slide!

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Riders And Sliders: Home Depot Trip #5… of 50!

Posted January 7, 2010 by ridersandsliders
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How many trips to Home Depot does it take to open a Riders And Sliders Shop? Lumber, Screws, Bolts, Lights, Pipe, Mats, Outlet Covers, C-Channel, Lag Bolts, Plumbing Flange… 1 visit… 2 visit… 3 visit… 4 visit… 5 visit… We’ll keep you posted because we’re not done yet!

Riders And Sliders: Store Construction Update II

Posted January 6, 2010 by ridersandsliders
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“First you accomplish paint fence! All in wrist -Wrist up, Wrist down.
All in wrist. Up, down, long stroke – Very good. Up, down. No look me, look fence. 

Up… …Down.  Bend the wrist. Downstroke, you bend. See? Good.                  
Long stroke. Up, down. Very good. Bend your knees. Down. Up.
Very good, Daniel-san. Don’t forget to breathe.  In, out.
                 
Up… .

..Down.”

After an inspiring review of the Karate Kid and Mr. Miyagi’s instructions the base coat paint has been completed at the Riders And Sliders Store!  Check out the photos below to see our colors take shape, stroke by stroke! 

 

Riders And Sliders: Store Construction Update!!

Posted December 27, 2009 by ridersandsliders
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Demolition has begun, contruction has begun and now Riders And Sliders has a different kind of mountain to climb!  Lots of debris in this demolition! All in the good name of Riders And Sliders! 

Climb that mountain Riders!

Riders And Sliders: Store Sign Sees the LIGHT!

Posted December 24, 2009 by ridersandsliders
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THE EAGLE HAS LANDED!

When Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon  July 20, 1969 he made the historic statement “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Wednesday night in Portland, Oregon another historic moment took place, The Riders And Sliders Store Sign was installed and lighted for the very 1st time. 

When asked about his sign, Riders And Sliders store owner Erik Nyberg replied “The exciting part for me, as the owner, was seeing the store sign light up for the first time… I almost felt like I was walking on the moon!”

CLICK HERE: CHECK OUT THE SLIDE SHOW!

Riders And Sliders: STORE SIGN UPDATE

Posted December 21, 2009 by ridersandsliders
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For those of you who saw the signs of what is to come, now you can see the REAL Riders And Sliders Store Sign! Well, the starting stages that is! The Lens is in hand, the vinyl is cut and this week the sign will be assembles!
Let em’ Ride & Let em’ Slide!

Store Sign: Sample Artwork

Store Sign: Pre-Install

Store Sign: Pre-Installation {Vinyl}

Snow Season Tips from Riders And Sliders

Posted December 14, 2009 by ridersandsliders
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First, start getting your gear ready in advance, check out all of your gear for safety and any service that may be required. If you haven’t waxed your bases, get them waxed so they will slide easily!  It’s a given that you’re going to scratch up your edges and bases, everyone does, Riders And Sliders can fix those edges and bases like new in most cases.

Check all your zips and snaps. Does your  jacket have a zipper that doesn’t work, or always gets jammed? Is there a large rip or even holes in your gloves? Do your goggles or shades need to be cleaned?

Riders And Sliders reminds you to do the simple things before you get to the slopes, you’ll have even more fun if you do!