Newsletter Articles

Candidates for Board Positions
June 1, 2021

Additional nominations from the floor will be accepted on the date of the election, Thursday, June 3. These are the candidates known at the time of this posting: MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY (Vote for one) No nominations have been received.     ROAD CAPTAIN (Vote for two) Rob Schroeder (Incumbent): What can… Read More

Membership Secretary Opening
June 1, 2021

Some of you may be aware that I have resigned from the board as membership secretary. Although my position does not end until December 31, I cannot devote the time needed to attend monthly meetings and respond to the business of the club. Until someone is appointed to take my… Read More

Bicycle Donation
June 1, 2021

Everyone should have a bicycle, right? This one might be for YOU! Portland Bicycling Club received an extremely generous bicycle donation. The executive board would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to donor Jerry Curtis. He asked us to sell the bicycle to raise funds for the club or to… Read More

Bike Safety: Signals for Cyclists
June 1, 2021

When riding with others, it is important (like, it could save a flat tire or a crash!) to know what is going on around the group.  Other writers have discussed the usefulness of having a rearview mirror so that you can see what is coming up from behind. It is… Read More

Oregon Bicycling Manual 2021
June 1, 2021

It’s here! The much anticipated… Okay, maybe a little over the top, but there really is a new Oregon Bicycling Manual available. Safety is always a priority on a bike ride. One way to be safe is to obey the law. What does that new “… Read More

Reach the Beach Afterglow
June 1, 2021

We had 18 on our remarkable team this year and raised $7,624 for the American Lung Association. That put our team comfortably in the #4 spot on their Top Teams leaderboard. Ten riders from our team completed the 100-mile route, two rode the 77-mile route, two did the 27-mile route,… Read More

Recruiting Rookie Riders
June 1, 2021

Rookie Rides are loading onto our monthly ride calendar as ride leaders create routes and lock in dates and have a go at helping new or returning cyclists get out and ride. Our volunteers are excited to offer short, slow, easy rides, and welcome new riders. We, our group of… Read More

The Most Important Question
June 1, 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling much better than I was a year ago. Not that I ever felt terrible, but I feel energized, optimistic, and ready to ride my bike. Organizations are loading up the calendar with event rides – by that I mean bicycle rides which have… Read More