Newsletter Articles

Pedals & Pints Festival Cancellation
July 1, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the committee planning the 2020 Portland Bicycling Club Pedals & Pints Festival held a Zoom meeting and decided to cancel the inaugural 2020 PBC Pedals & Pints Festival until next year, 2021. I wish to thank the 2020 committee, which has done so much work on… Read More

Cycling Acts of Kindness
May 31, 2020

Hello, I’m excited to share with you a global kindness movement that World Bicycle Relief is rolling out this June: #CyclingActsofKindness, celebrating the idea that one act of kindness can change the world. What better time than now to share kindness on… Read More

Safety: The Gap Effect
May 31, 2020

The gap is brutal. It was just such a situation that got me hit by a car in July of 2006. I was proceeding downhill on Barbur Blvd at about 25 mph heading into downtown. There are seven lanes in this stretch (near the Original House of Pancakes) – two… Read More

Your Club at Work
May 31, 2020

The Portland Bicycling Club’s executive board has not met since early March, and we have not held a member meeting either. Generally, we are looking to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state of Oregon leadership, to guide us in our decision-making as to when we can safely… Read More

Sunday Parkways Goes Virtual for June
May 31, 2020

Fellow Portland Bicycling Club members, this update reflects current information made available to me by Alexis Gabriel, PBOT Sunday Parkways Coordinator. The June 28 event will be virtual, providing programming across the month of June. I asked Alexis what we can do here as Portland Bicycling Club. How can we… Read More

Bullards Beach Weekend
May 31, 2020

With all the uncertainty about the coming summer due to the virus, I have canceled the Bullards Beach Weekend that was scheduled for the second week in July. Bud Rice, Ride Leader… Read More

Reach the Beach Is RE-re-scheduled
May 31, 2020

Reach the Beach, as many of you know, had been scheduled for May 16. With a pandemic in our midst, that sort of event is just not possible. Organizers at American Lung Association initially rescheduled the ride for August 15. It is now scheduled for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11. Ride Leader… Read More

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