News -Portland Bicycling Club


July 2022 Top Talk

This month, I’d like to express my gratitude for the success of the Pioneer (Metric*) Century®! There were doubts along the way, particularly the day before the ride when the roads were flooded. But that morning, the rain held off. There was some fog on Sawtell hill, but no… Read More

June 2022 Top Talk

Sometimes life changes one’s priorities. A month ago, my primary concern was organizing the Pioneer Metric Century™. I really wanted, and still want, the ride to be a success, with a good turnout to assure the ride’s continuation. We have many talented club members who have volunteered to support… Read More

May 2022 Top Talk

How YOU can assure the Pioneer’s future. How? By registering to ride! We need to make sure that the Pioneer is well attended and a financial success. And, we desperately need people to pre-register so we can get a good estimate of the amount of food that we… Read More

April 2022 Top Talk

The Pioneer: Not Just Another Ride. The Pioneer Metric Century is just two months away. Why should we care? The Pioneer and the STP are the two most important events for our club; each has its separate role. The STP is our principal source of income, which funds our… Read More

March 2022 Top Talk

How well do you know…? As everyone should now be aware, we sadly lost 17-year Wheelman/PBC member John Joy last month. John had a unique personality. We knew that he engineered one-off bicycles, including a pink framed road bike, a battleship gray double-battery e-tandem christened USS Oregon, and another… Read More

February 2022 Top Talk

By the time this column hits the press, the 2022 PBC Awards Banquet will be in the record books. The return of our banquet, celebrating the accomplishments of an active and successful year of cycling, is a big step in our club’s return to normalcy. Even bigger steps are… Read More

January 2022 Top Talk

We’ve had a good year of cycling, so let the festivities begin!!!  The club’s Annual Awards Banquet is scheduled for Thursday, February 3, 2022! Socializing begins at 5:00 p.m., and dinner starts at 6:00 p.m., with awards to follow. Enjoy a casual evening of fun with your cycling buddies: … Read More

December 2021 Top Talk

At the end of a calendar year, it is customary to reflect on where we have come as a club during the past twelve months. In December 2020, we had not been active for nine months. There was no ride calendar, no income from the STP, no club picnic,… Read More