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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)MoreCloseclosemore
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)

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.

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)
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)

This segment aired on May 17, 2016.

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