Newsletter Articles

SnowCap December Drive
October 31, 2022

December’s club meeting will see the return of an annual tradition of giving to SnowCap Community Charities. The pandemic has contributed to an increase in job loss, skyrocketing housing costs, and inflation, leaving families struggling to get back on firm ground. Items needed are:  ✎ Gently used… Read More

Puddle Peril Pedaling
October 31, 2022

Cyclist hospitalized after crashing here. Fall is here, and winter is just around the corner! The balmy days of summer are past, and cool wet weather has arrived. The weather, as you may have noticed, has been very cool (compare the 85° of a couple of weeks… Read More

Executive Board Elections
September 30, 2022

Volunteering is a WONDERFUL way to be a part of something larger in an effort to contribute to the community. It is even more rewarding when you can participate in a real area of passion and interest. What area interests YOU??? Can you make a difference in 2023? Eight… Read More

Award Nomination Criteria for 2022
September 30, 2022

Each year Portland Bicycling Club members nominate individuals they believe have shown exceptional effort on the club’s behalf over the course of the year. The nominations are made prior to the end of December, and the awards banquet is held early in the subsequent year. The awards committee,… Read More

Safety: Reducing Skin Cancer Risk
September 30, 2022

In September, I wrote about sun protection. This topic hits close to home with me, and here’s why. I have spent a lifetime outside in the sun biking or kitesurfing, and had a recent scare when a dark spot appeared on my cheekbone. I… Read More

Post-Summer Reflection
September 30, 2022

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Awards…Nominations
August 31, 2022

It’s only September, but I encourage you to look around and start thinking about our upcoming Portland Bicycling Club banquet at the end of January 2023. Summer’s warm weather and many activities give our club members an opportunity to shine. Who do you see volunteering at EVERY function or regularly… Read More

Safety: Sun Protection
August 31, 2022

Fall weather is perfect for bicycling, whether it’s a long-distance challenge or a leisurely family ride in the country. The sun is out, the air is crisp, the humidity tends to be lower – and the need for sun protection is as important as ever. Target your… Read More