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February 2024 Top Talk

Portland Bicycling CLUB. I often dwell on the word CLUB because I think it’s important. CLUB: an association or organization dedicated to a particular interest or activity Our interest or activity is bicycling. That’s what we are all about. That’s why we exist. Our club, thanks to its zealous members, has a bike… Read More

January 2024 Top Talk

Greetings! Ann Morrow here, your newly elected president. I have been a Portland Bicycling Club member since 1992. I try to lead a few rides each month but can’t compete with Bud Rice or Chuck Dorr! I ran for the office of president because of my history with the club. Read More

December 2023 Top Talk

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

November 2023 Top Talk

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

October 2023 Top Talk

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

September 2023 Top Talk

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

August 2023 Top Talk

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

July 2023 Top Talk

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