Newsletter Articles

Member Memories
May 29, 2019

Ride of Silence Kathleen Hellem and I, along with my 12-year-old granddaughter Annika, participated in Vancouver, Washington’s Ride of Silence on Wednesday evening, May 15. The event is international and held on the second Wednesday of May each year. The Ride of Silence commemorates cyclists who have been killed in… Read More

Safety Tips
May 29, 2019

Potholes As you may know by now, two of our members suffered significant injuries due to an encounter with a pothole. Here are some common suggestions on how bicyclists should deal with potholes. Most of these suggestions apply equally to other road hazards, such as large rocks and tree… Read More

Special Guest Speaker: Thursday, June 6
May 29, 2019

At our next member meeting on June 6, Ira Ryan, co-owner of Breadwinner Cycles and Sugar Wheel Works, will provide information and answer questions about their products.  Click on this link to see a video Pearl Izumi did on Breadwinner. Mark Klein, Club Member… Read More

Mid-Year Elections: Thursday, June 6
May 29, 2019

The call went out last month asking members to consider running for vacant board positions in the upcoming election. A good executive board works well with different perspectives being brought to the discussions, diversity in problem-solving solutions, and willingness to work on a team. Come to the member meeting on… Read More

New Logo Selection: Thursday, June 6
May 29, 2019

We have two choices for a new logo. These will be voted on at the June 6 club member meeting. The two logos are presented with several color variations (based on the website and club colors), but the color scheme is not what you vote on.  Vote on the… Read More

Vineyard Tour Raffle: Thursday, June 6
May 29, 2019

We have been given two free passes to The Vineyard Tour, an event ride on Sunday, September 1, in Roseburg. These passes will be raffled at the upcoming member meeting. To learn more about the event, go to www.thevineyardtour.com. Cindy Bernert-Coppola, Membership Secretary  … Read More

Upcoming Meetings
May 29, 2019

PBC Member Meeting Thursday, June 6, 7:00 pm All Saints Episcopal Church Members and non-members welcome Guest speaker:  Ira Ryan, co-owner of Breadwinner Cycles, Sugar Wheel Works Vote:  mid-year elections Vote:  newly designed club logo Raffle:  two free passes to… Read More

Wheels in Motion
May 6, 2019

Changing Gears As we roll into spring, we are excited to be delving into the logistics of publicizing our club under its new moniker, “Portland Bicycling Club”! Each month in the QR, I will be providing updates as we switch to our new club name. We are moving forward to… Read More