© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News Partners

Moving Out? Put Your Couch On A Bike Trailer

In bike-loving Portland, there is a movement afoot to get people to use bicycles for something unheard of—moving out. By hitching trailers to bikes, volunteers can haul unruly items like mattresses or desks. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson stopped by a bike-move happening in Portland.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Nate Martin in his new room, after cyclists transported his belongings to his apartment. (Jill Ryan/Here & Now)
/
Nate Martin in his new room, after cyclists transported his belongings to his apartment. (Jill Ryan/Here & Now)
Volunteers move the belongings of Reed College graduating student Nate Martin by bike to an apartment in northeast Oregon ten miles away. (Jill Ryan/Here & Now)
/
Volunteers move the belongings of Reed College graduating student Nate Martin by bike to an apartment in northeast Oregon ten miles away. (Jill Ryan/Here & Now)