Newsletter Articles

Ron Householder Memorial Ride & Luncheon
July 1, 2019

Save the Date September 14 for the Ron Householder Memorial Ride & Luncheon! Ron Householder, a long-time member, upon his passing bequeathed funds to our club on the stipulation that they be used as a celebration for our members. In a few months, on Saturday, September 14, we will be… Read More

PBC Insurance Coverage
July 1, 2019

A major advantage of membership in our club is the insurance we carry via our club membership in the League of American Bicyclists. The club’s insurance includes liability protection for our members and the executive board, but also gap medical insurance that can help with a… Read More

Upcoming Meetings
July 1, 2019

PBC Member Meeting Summer Changes! No Member Meeting in July due to Independence Day holiday No August Member Meeting in lieu of the club’s annual summer picnic Next scheduled Member Meeting will be Thursday, September 5, 7:00 PM – – – –… Read More

Wheels in Motion
May 29, 2019

Quick Shifts Spring has sprung and like the flowers popping up all over the place we are starting to see our new name blossom in the wild. Our Facebook page and groups have changed names; we are making quick shifts with our insurance, state, and financial registrations; and an updated… Read More

Seattle to Portland Volunteers Needed
May 29, 2019

Our sole signature fundraiser, setting up, running and taking down the finish line at Holladay Park, takes place over the four-day period, Friday through Monday, July 12-15. As of the June Quick Releases publishing deadline, there are over 30 open positions to fill. Volunteers for STP will receive a colorful tee-shirt… Read More

Family Cycling
May 29, 2019

Please join us on some short fun rides suitable for riders 10 yrs. and older (no training wheels). Also suitable for younger children on tag-alongs, tandems, in cargo box bikes, in trailers, or in bike-mounted child carriers. Routes will typically be 5 to 7 miles in length and may… Read More

Family Memberships and Some Website History
May 29, 2019

Through the years, our membership database has evolved. At least since I’ve been a member (2005), it lived in a Microsoft Access database that was beautifully custom designed by David Suryan. Betty Suryan was the membership secretary for many years and David had created all kinds of custom reports… Read More

A Quick Tour of June Events
May 29, 2019

Strawberry Century, Saturday, June 8, explores low-traffic, country backroads with lots of breathtaking scenery, departs from Lebanon, Oregon, and supports the Santiam Spokes Bicycle Club.  The ride features strawberry shortcake at the finish; and there is a 13-mile family route, $25 for the… Read More