Newsletter Articles

Executive Board Elections
September 30, 2022

Volunteering is a WONDERFUL way to be a part of something larger in an effort to contribute to the community. It is even more rewarding when you can participate in a real area of passion and interest. What area interests YOU??? Can you make a difference in 2023? Eight… Read More

Award Nomination Criteria for 2022
September 30, 2022

Each year Portland Bicycling Club members nominate individuals they believe have shown exceptional effort on the club’s behalf over the course of the year. The nominations are made prior to the end of December, and the awards banquet is held in January. The awards committee, comprised of past… Read More

Safety: Reducing Skin Cancer Risk
September 30, 2022

In September, I wrote about sun protection. This topic hits close to home with me, and here’s why. I have spent a lifetime outside in the sun biking or kitesurfing, and had a recent scare when a dark spot appeared on my cheekbone. I… Read More

Post-Summer Reflection
September 30, 2022

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Awards…Nominations
August 31, 2022

It’s only September, but I encourage you to look around and start thinking about our upcoming Portland Bicycling Club banquet at the end of January 2023. Summer’s warm weather and many activities give our club members an opportunity to shine. Who do you see volunteering at EVERY function or regularly… Read More

Safety: Sun Protection
August 31, 2022

Fall weather is perfect for bicycling, whether it’s a long-distance challenge or a leisurely family ride in the country. The sun is out, the air is crisp, the humidity tends to be lower – and the need for sun protection is as important as ever. Target your… Read More

Your Club at Work
August 31, 2022

HOW SHALL WE SPEND OUR MONEY? PBC is back! We had our Pioneer Century and helped Cascade Bicycle Club with Seattle to Portland. Money was earned. Confidence was restored. We have sufficient funds for our own needs and extra for the  ✎  proverbial “rainy day” or another pandemic… Read More

Member Memories: Anniversary Ride
August 31, 2022

Cindy & Alan Anniversary Ride For some time, Alan and I have been wanting to do what we refer to as a “credit card” bike tour, where we only need to carry a change of street clothes, a pair of sandals, and our toiletries. The original plan was… Read More