Newsletter Articles

Safety: Navigating Intersections
February 27, 2020

Safety. Remember the word. Now that we can legally be our lawless selves at stop signs and flashing reds, there is more cause to be alert. Oregon law still requires cyclists to stop and wait at red lights; and additionally it is good not only at solid red lights to… Read More

PBOT Follow-Up
February 27, 2020

The asphalt ramp on 102nd at the Banfield overcrossing is difficult to see. February’s guest speaker Roger Geller, Bicycle Coordinator, reports that the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has had a lot of challenges with that ramp, including visibility. They intend to address marking the ramp and putting some bicycle… Read More

A New Club Jersey!
February 27, 2020

We are proud to present our new Portland Bicycling Club jersey! We had several excellent submissions, so the decision was one that required thoughtful discussion by the board. The winner has a rose theme, fitting for our Rose City; but in addition, the designer used club colors of… Read More

Bike Shop Discounts
February 27, 2020

A wonderful benefit of being a member of the Portland Bicycling Club is the discount that many bike shops extend to us as members. To view a list of current bike shops that provide a discount, click HERE. Bicycles and trailers are not included in the discount program. The… Read More

Member Mirror: PBC Team 2020 To Date
February 27, 2020

Reach the Beach! Dick Weber, Training Series Ride Leader: I am joining thousands of other cyclists and the American Lung Association to raise money to fight lung disease and increase awareness about the importance of air quality. Whether you’re experienced in riding long distances or not, I invite you to… Read More

Your Club at Work
February 27, 2020

As promised, the board has determined which non-club event rides will earn club mileage for 2020. Only seven were chosen, so if you see others offered that you think club members would enjoy, don’t hesitate to submit them to the board for consideration. Here are the selected rides: Date Event… Read More

Sunday Parkways 2020
February 27, 2020

It’s that time of year again, PBC members! We are busy at work putting together a new main banner to display at our booth. We are excited to roll out, for the second year in a row, our new more inclusive club name, ‘PBC.’ We are excited to present our… Read More

Portland to Eugene:
February 27, 2020

Wheels and Whistle-Stops! My name is John Neller, and I recently joined the Portland Bicycling Club. I live in Auburn, Washington, but enjoy cycling in Portland and the Willamette Valley. In addition to cycling, I enjoy trains; and I hope to encourage others to incorporate trains into their cycling, too. Read More