Come try out one of our rides. Membership is not required to try us out! We just ask that you follow our safety protocols. E-bikes are also welcome!
In addition to being Portland’s premiere bicycle club, Portland Bicycling Club promotes cycling in youth and in the community by giving to several non-profits and donating time to such organizations as the Community Cycling Center, the Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway, Bikes for Humanity, and the Street Trust.
The end of my term is drawing near, and I wanted to express my thanks to all the wonderful people who have supported me during this past year. We have a strong board, and I know the future is bright. This year my goal was to make the bike… Read More
Volunteering is a cornerstone of vibrant communities, and organizations like the Portland Bicycling Club rely heavily on the dedication and passion of volunteers. Among these, serving on the executive board holds a special significance. This article delves into the reasons why volunteering for the board is crucial, exploring the… Read More
Safety Tips for Riding in Wet Conditions. Riding your road bike in the rain can be both exhilarating and challenging. While wet conditions can pose certain risks, with the right preparation and safety measures, you can enjoy a safe and enjoyable ride even when the skies open up. Read on,… Read More
The Vital Role of Proper Hydration, Electrolytes vs. Water, and Recognizing Danger Signs. Road bike riding is a thrilling and invigorating way to explore the world, challenge your limits, and stay fit. However, whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a beginner, understanding the importance of proper hydration is crucial… Read More
Have you ever been riding up our local bike pathways and wondered why they are so full of glass, overgrown brush, and other obstacles? I was having those thoughts when I came across an ODOT worker on the I-205 bike path. I stopped and chatted with him, talking about… Read More
The Pioneer Century® was a success, with over 300 riders! It was a beautiful day biking through the rolling roads of Canby, including climbing the challenging and rewarding Sawtell hill. Many thanks to our sponsors: Columbia Distributing, Charlie’s Produce, Dave’s Killer Bread, Lakeside Bicycles, and… Read More
I was recently able to spend three weeks exploring Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. It was a fascinating trip visiting historical places such as the holy sites in Jerusalem, Petra in Jordan, the pyramids in Egypt, and the temples along the Nile, just to name a few. Along the way,… Read More
Pioneer Ride Hydration. Proper hydration is essential for any physical activity, but it is especially important during long bike rides, like the Pioneer Century®. Cycling requires a lot of energy and fluids to keep your body functioning properly. Failing to hydrate adequately can lead to a host… Read More