News -Portland Bicycling Club


June 2023 Top Talk

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

May 2023 Top Talk

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

April 2023 Top Talk

As president of the Portland Bicycling Club, I want to take a moment to talk about our membership and how we can work together to increase it. We all know that cycling is a fantastic way to stay active, explore the outdoors, and meet new people. As a club, we… Read More

March 2023 Top Talk

Great to see everyone in person at the annual awards banquet! Special thanks to Krank Cogsette (aka Doug Myers), the MC extraordinaire. Also, thanks to all involved with organizing the event. Your hard work paid off. The food and company were wonderful. It was fun to see everyone dressed up… Read More

February 2023 Top Talk

The first ride of the year – the President’s New Year’s ride – was a tremendous success. We had nice weather, NO rain, and even sunshine at the end. There were about 40-50 people who joined the ride. We went into Portland, down the waterfront, and then back to Oregon… Read More

January 2023 Top Talk

Happy New Year! I hope you all had wonderful holidays. I am excited to be your new president. I first want to thank Doug for all his dedication over the last couple of years. He has grown the club and made it more active and profitable. I am truly grateful… Read More

December 2022 Top Talk

As I write this column, it’s hard to believe that December is only one week away. That’s partly because I’m currently in Kauai, where the air is warm and moist. It’s also because this will mark the end of my tenure as president of the Portland Bicycling Club. When… Read More

November 2022 Top Talk

It seems odd to be writing the November column today. October is half over, and I spent the last several hours trimming brush from the bike lanes leading to Frenchman’s Bar in 80º sunny weather. Where are the rains, the fenders, the long sleeves and tights? Two weeks left… Read More