Newsletter Articles

I-205 Multi-Use Path Blocked
December 1, 2021

I have been in contact with Jonathan Lewis, Program Coordinator for the Portland office of the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program, and Courtney Norrish, Urban Camp Coordinator for ODOT (Oregon Department of Transportation). This is regarding the issue of the habitual blockage of the 1-205 Multi-Use Path (bike… Read More

Safety: Reporting Road Hazards
November 30, 2021

On one of the club’s Taco Tuesday rides, new member Jason Blasingame pointed out a damaged, and extremely hazardous, drain cover over a catch basin at the intersection of SE 112th Avenue and SE Powell Blvd. The grating is exactly in the path bicyclists follow when crossing Powell on southbound… Read More

Your Club at Work
November 30, 2021

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ 2022 is looking as if we might see the full return of our usual club activities, some of which generate income for us. I wanted to review the financial end of these events a bit, particularly for those of you who are newer club members.  ✎ PIONEER… Read More

50th Anniversary Club Jersey
November 30, 2021

Fellow club members, have you seen the new 50th anniversary club jersey displayed by the lucky 71 cyclists who purchased them during the two-week ordering window this past August? Did you miss out on the email blast with the link to the Primal team store? Is there enough interest… Read More

Member Profile: Dave McQuery
November 30, 2021

Since joining the Portland Wheelmen in 1999, except for a brief period, I have been an active member. I have participated in various events (e.g., Spring Century, Pioneer Century, STP) both as a rider and as a volunteer. I have ridden over 3,000 club miles this year.  ✎… Read More

Arden Shelton Shares a Kidney
November 30, 2021

If you hang out with our club member Arden Shelton, then you may have heard over the last several months that she intended to donate one of her kidneys to her sister, Debbie. The gracious intent was always there but actually getting the procedure done was problematic. Obviously, live-organ transplants… Read More

Safety: Prevent the Crosswalk Slam
October 31, 2021

You’re riding on the sidewalk or bike path, you cross the street at a crosswalk, and a car makes a right turn, right into you. Drivers aren’t expecting bikes in the crosswalk, and it’s hard for motorists to see you because of the nature of turning from one street to… Read More

Award Nomination Criteria for 2021
October 31, 2021

Each year Portland Bicycling Club members nominate individuals whom 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 in January. The awards committee, comprised of past winners… Read More