News -Portland Bicycling Club


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

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