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Join the Strava Community!
July 29, 2020

What does Strava stand for? Strava is Swedish for “strive” (verb). And it is a free app for athletes. One great free way to track your cycling efforts is by downloading the free app called Strava. I have been a member of… Read More

Your Club at Work: RTB
July 29, 2020

Pandemic, or no pandemic, lung disease and having clean air remain concerns. For years, the American Lung Association of Oregon has enticed us out in mid-May for their fundraising bicycling event called Reach the Beach. The 2020 event was rescheduled for Sunday, October 11. I think we have… Read More

Reach the Beach Kickoff Party
July 29, 2020

Thursday, July 30, from 5:30-7:00 PM on Zoom. Hear an exclusive live interview with our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Albert Rizzo, about the American Lung Association’s COVID-19 Action Initiative. Your fundraising at work – you won’t want to miss this! Volunteers and staff from Washington, Oregon and Alaska will talk… Read More

RTB Virtually: My Ride
July 29, 2020

Now more than ever the American Lung Association needs your support! The Lung Association launched the COVID-19 Action Initiative, a comprehensive $25M initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. Your support as a Reach… Read More

Restarting Club Rides
July 1, 2020

Everyone is eager to restart rides, but we also want to protect our members’ health by following distancing and face-covering guidelines set by Oregon and Washington. Board members chatted by email and met via Zoom to construct guidelines. For the minutes of this discussion, check out the notes prepared by… Read More

Bikes on Trains Canceled for 2020
July 1, 2020

After consulting with the manager at the Amtrak Union Station in Portland, and learning that it is unlikely that the afternoon train service from Eugene will be re-instated by July, I have decided to cancel the ride Bikes on Trains I was planning to lead from… Read More

Explore Cycle Oregon
July 1, 2020

Being naively optimistic, I want to extend an invitation to all of you to come and join us in Central Oregon the weekend after Labor Day, Saturday to Monday, September 12-14.  After a summer of riding, you will be ready for these High Desert routes. September days in central Oregon… Read More

Pedals & Pints Festival Cancellation
July 1, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the committee planning the 2020 Portland Bicycling Club Pedals & Pints Festival held a Zoom meeting and decided to cancel the inaugural 2020 PBC Pedals & Pints Festival until next year, 2021. I wish to thank the 2020 committee, which has done so much work on… Read More