News -Portland Bicycling Club


Announcement of Name Change

As a result of the vote at the April club meeting, the club’s name has changed to the Portland Bicycling Club. To pass an amendment, our constitution mandates that at least 66.7 per cent of members present at a regular meeting vote in favor of the proposed motion. This… Read More

April 2019 Top Talk

Pat McManus, President Why be a member of our club? We welcome nonmembers to ride with us, but let me draw attention to the benefits of being a bona fide, paid-up member, and how dues work for you. First and central, we have a modern, beautiful website! You… Read More

March 2019 Top Talk

Pat McManus, President Who are we? We are a club of approximately 600 members. We share in common that we love to ride our bikes, but otherwise, can we generalize as to who we are?  I think not. Some of us are happy to ride 15-25 miles once or… Read More

February 2019 Top Talk

Pat McManus, President There are rumblings in the club about the new format of our monthly newsletter, the Quick Releases, so I want to address some of these complaints. Firstly, by going digital and online only, we have moved away from the dated Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Read More

January 2019 Top Talk

Pat McManus, President Welcome to 2019!  My first action as your new president is to thank Chip Kyle for doing this job in such an able, patient and amiable manner for 3 years! Please greet him out there with a huge smile and a big thank you for… Read More

PWTC Gives to SnowCap

A heartfelt thank you to all our members who generously donated food, clothing, egg-cartons, and can openers when we gathered at our December Club Meeting. The crew at SnowCap’s drop-off station was so appreciative of the 46 lbs of food, 58 lbs of clothing and, astounded at the 15… Read More

Future of the Pioneer Century

The board has reviewed the performance of the Pioneer Century over the past several years and we are concerned about its success and the contribution that our invitational ride makes to the club.  We have observed the following: For the last five years we have watched the number of participants… Read More

December 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle We are coming quickly to the end of 2018, and my three years serving as your club president. First and foremost, I want to thank you for trusting me to lead the club for this extended period of time. The last three years have been… Read More