Newsletter Articles

June Election for Executive Board Positions
April 30, 2020

July-to-June terms of three executive board positions expire at the end of June: one road captain and two members at large. 1) Road Captain Rob Schroeder and 2) Member at Large Alan Mevis have agreed to stay on in their positions for another year. If there… Read More

Member-at-Large Vacancy
April 30, 2020

The four members at large have few board responsibilities, but their presence is important. The perfect combination of members at large is diverse: representing the fast, the slow, the weekend, and the weekday riders. We would like members at large who ride enough that they are hearing complaints… Read More

NW Bicycle Safety Council
April 30, 2020

Wear a helmet! Those are the parting words, repeated too many times to count, over the past 25 years of NW Bicycle Safety Council’s history here in the Portland metro area. Safety, particularly in the form of wearing properly fitted helmets, has been our passion. Bicycle safety is not a… Read More

Safety: The Door Prize
April 30, 2020

A motorist opens the driver door right in front of you. You run into the door if you can’t stop in time, or you swerve into traffic. This kind of crash is more common than you might think. How to avoid getting car-doored: Stay attentive and scan ahead watching for… Read More

Your Club at Work
April 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19, not too much is happening. The board is not meeting, and there are no club member meetings. Social distancing. There are no club rides, and that is probably the most difficult repercussion of the pandemic for many of us. We want to ride, we want to see… Read More

Member Memories: Jan Oestereich
April 30, 2020

Just under the wire of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, John Joy and I traveled to Tucson, Arizona – a favorite haunt for cycling snowbirds or just riders who want a break from the rain. Roger Harris gave us the royal tour, for which he is famous. The Saguaro National Park… Read More

All PBC Meetings CANCELED!
April 30, 2020

C ontinue to stay home.   O bserve recommendations to stay healthy.   V anquish the threat to others.   I nvite friends to FaceTime, Zoom, and Facebook PBC Group.   D on’t forget — we’ll… Read More

Sunday Parkways 2020
April 30, 2020

This is a brief update with information currently available. As many of you are aware, numerous major events where crowds gather have been canceled. For example, the Columbia Gorge Explorer, the Gorge Ride, STP, and RACC to name a few. This has been an extremely rough season re: pandemic COVID-19… Read More