Newsletter Articles

December Election
October 31, 2019

At the December club member meeting, an election will be held for the following offices: president, vice president, recording secretary, membership secretary, treasurer, one road captain, and two members at large. The nomination committee for the approaching election is comprised of Chip Kyle, Alan Mevis, and me. Candidates nominated to… Read More

Volunteer Opportunity: Club Statistician
October 31, 2019

If you are looking for a way to help the club, if you are comfortable working with data and computers, and if you enjoy exploring our website, I have the perfect job for you! After a long stint as club statistician, George Ammerman would like to retire. Tracking member participation… Read More

Awards Banquet: Best Night of the Year!
October 31, 2019

Don’t miss the best night of the year, the PBC awards banquet on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at the Monarch Hotel near Clackamas Town Center. This is not your father’s typical boring awards banquet. This one is very long on fun and very, very short on… Read More

PBC Bicycle Event for 2020
October 31, 2019

In September 2020, we’re looking to put on a bike-n-brew urban festival! The ride will start and end at a brewery, will involve a festival (food, beer, music, booths), and will feature some easy urban routes on mostly bicycle paths. We need your help…now, later, or both! Now for planning…later… Read More

Upcoming Meetings
October 31, 2019

You are invited to come and enjoy pizza at the next club member meeting on Thursday, November 7. The next executive board meeting occurs on the same date two hours earlier: PBC Member Meeting, 7:00 PM PBC Board Meeting, 5:00 PM… Read More

Safety: Tire Integrity and Pressure
October 31, 2019

There are two major considerations regarding tires and safety. The first is short-term tire integrity. A blowout, especially a front wheel blowout, can cause broken bones and broken bikes. The second is long-term comfort and efficiency. A comfortable and efficient rider goes a long way toward being a safe rider. Read More

November Riding Hazards
October 31, 2019

I was on a club ride the other day . . . well, I was almost on a club ride the other day. To save on driving and gasoline, and inspired by Lynn Thompson and Jan Oestereich who rode to the start of a Wednesday Morning Explorer ride from east… Read More

Charitable Donations for 2019
October 31, 2019

Something to think about . . . As a club, we not only experience great rides and adventures but also have the chance to give back to the community through service and charitable donations. This is where you come in! As a club member, you have… Read More