Newsletter Articles

Vineyard Tour
July 31, 2021

Do you have plans for Labor Day weekend? The 2021 Vineyard Tour will be rolling on Sunday, September 5th. This event offers something for everyone with ride distances of 16, 30, 50, 66 (Metric), and 100 miles. Over the years, the routes have changed. We have new routes for 2021. Read More

Bike Safety: So, You Think He’s Going Straight
July 1, 2021

“He said to me, ‘I didn’t see you; I’m so sorry.’” That is a quote from a PBC member who recently was struck by a left-turning vehicle, the driver of which made the admission within the quote. Why did he not see the cyclist who was clearly there to be… Read More

Your Club at Work: Midyear Election Results
July 1, 2021

Portland Bicycling Club’s primary elections for the board are held in December. However, some positions are filled mid-year, in June, to prevent a possible influx of all-new board members at one time. Two member-at-large positions open up along with the road captain #2 slot. Incumbents often agree to stay on… Read More

Member Mirror
July 1, 2021

Getting to know Deborah Edward Pete: When did you begin biking and why? Deborah: I started bicycling in Austin in my 40’s – to be part of a women’s triathlon training group and continued to enjoy group rides in the Texas Hill Country. My husband Lynn and I got “the bug”… Read More

Cycology Today
July 1, 2021

Cycology. What does it mean? One definition is: The science of propelling one’s self safely through the  environment to enhance well-being. Since 2006 I have been involved with a public access television show called Cycology Today. Pre-Covid, it filmed live monthly. We took a 14-month hiatus for the pandemic primarily due… Read More

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