Newsletter Articles

Emergency Contact Info
April 30, 2021

Emergency contact information is available securely online. You may now record your emergency contact info on the portlandbicyclingclub.com website. This is the phone number and name of a spouse or other family member whom you wish to be contacted should you experience an accident or other medical emergency on a… Read More

50th Anniversary Archives
April 30, 2021

1971 Lewis & Clark State Park After countless hours of scanning on the part of dedicated PBC members, the club’s archives are loaded and ready for viewing! A huge thanks goes to Jim Toothaker, Barry Emmerling, Pat McManus, Gary Lippert, Clayton Hawkes, Dave McQuery, and Chip Kyle, and… Read More

Your Club at Work: May 2021
April 30, 2021

Club Rides More of the same as the board monitors any and all reputable reports and data analyses regarding the spread of the virus. As this is written there are concerns about rising Covid-19 numbers and what implications that will have on the state of Oregon’s approach to getting that… Read More

Rookie Rides
April 30, 2021

Good news! It’s happening! We are adding another Portland Bicycling Club ride series designed to provide a club ride option for new riders or those who have been off their bikes for a while and aren’t ready to ride 20 miles at almost 15 mph. We have some great volunteers… Read More

Two Weeks ’til Reach the Beach
April 30, 2021

What will the ride look like in 2021 re: Covid-19? There is no question Portland Bicycling Club loves supporting the American Lung Association (ALA) which sponsors and hosts the annually held organized bicycle event titled “Reach the Beach.” Sadly, it looks like we will not be riding to Pacific City,… Read More

Non-Club Event Rides
April 30, 2021

It’s exciting to see our ride calendar filling up with club rides again, and there is also a substantial number of non-club event rides beginning to appear on the horizon. Every year, ten non-club rides are selected to be on the PBC ride calendar and are approved for club mileage. Read More

San Juan Islands
April 30, 2021

  Cindy Bernert-Coppola and I are continuing to plan a San Juan Island trip this August 15-19. With Covid-19 numbers still unstable, who knows what the future will bring? We remain optimistic and flexible. Right now, our objective is just to let people know that we are going to… Read More

The Butterfly Effect
April 30, 2021

I’m not much of a bike race watcher. I won’t sit through hours of a live race on TV. But I really have come to enjoy highlights of races with commentary by someone knowledgeable about the sport who can bring some humor, personal experience and solid insight to a race… Read More