News -Portland Bicycling Club


E-Bikes Welcome on PWTC Rides!

E-bikes are welcome on PWTC rides! If you ride an electric assist bike, we would love to have you ride with us. Several of our established members have transitioned to E-bikes, so you will have plenty of company. One of our most active ride leaders – Chuck Dorr – rides… Read More

April 2018 Top Talk

Ashley Reynolds, Vice President As a newer member to this club (joined in Aug. 2016) and to cycling, I’d like to first thank the club for being welcoming and eager to pass on their tricks of the trade.  I am proud to say I’m still learning (aren’t we… Read More

March 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle Well, the weather deities had seemed to forget about winter, but have now decided we were missing all of its fun. That is assuming you call riding in cold, wet weather with patches of snow hanging around “fun.” Most of the weekday rides were cancelled… Read More

February 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle This past Sunday, the club held its annual awards banquet, and we had a great turnout with somewhat north of 130 + attendees. We even had to set up an extra table for a few club members who decided to come at the last minute. Read More

January 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle The Awards Banquet is coming up at the end of this month on the 28th. We will all face a significant challenge: to see if we can recognize our fellow bike riders in street clothes without their riding kit and bike helmets. (Please refrain from… Read More

December 2017 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle It’s almost the end of 2017, and as I reflect on the last year, I see it has many attributes: instructive, fun, challenging but overall, rewarding.  Looking back, there are several highlights that come to mind:  our ability and willingness to offer a ride every… Read More

November 2017 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle I am always impressed by athletes who continue to perform at exceptional levels even as they age.  Perhaps the most prestigious record in all of cycling is the Hour Record.  This record is for the longest distance cycled in one hour on a bicycle from… Read More

October 2017 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle The reason our club functions as well as it does is due to those who willingly volunteer their time and talents.  We depend on these individuals and, in turn, the entire membership benefits.   There are ride leaders who plan, organize and lead regular rides; others… Read More