Newsletter Articles

Bullards Beach Weekend
May 31, 2020

With all the uncertainty about the coming summer due to the virus, I have canceled the Bullards Beach Weekend that was scheduled for the second week in July. Bud Rice, Ride Leader… Read More

Reach the Beach Is RE-re-scheduled
May 31, 2020

Reach the Beach, as many of you know, had been scheduled for May 16. With a pandemic in our midst, that sort of event is just not possible. Organizers at American Lung Association initially rescheduled the ride for August 15. It is now scheduled for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11. Ride Leader… Read More

June Election for Executive Board Positions
April 30, 2020

July-to-June terms of three executive board positions expire at the end of June: one road captain and two members at large. 1) Road Captain Rob Schroeder and 2) Member at Large Alan Mevis have agreed to stay on in their positions for another year. If there… Read More

Member-at-Large Vacancy
April 30, 2020

The four members at large have few board responsibilities, but their presence is important. The perfect combination of members at large is diverse: representing the fast, the slow, the weekend, and the weekday riders. We would like members at large who ride enough that they are hearing complaints… Read More

NW Bicycle Safety Council
April 30, 2020

Wear a helmet! Those are the parting words, repeated too many times to count, over the past 25 years of NW Bicycle Safety Council’s history here in the Portland metro area. Safety, particularly in the form of wearing properly fitted helmets, has been our passion. Bicycle safety is not a… Read More

Safety: The Door Prize
April 30, 2020

A motorist opens the driver door right in front of you. You run into the door if you can’t stop in time, or you swerve into traffic. This kind of crash is more common than you might think. How to avoid getting car-doored: Stay attentive and scan ahead watching for… Read More

Your Club at Work
April 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19, not too much is happening. The board is not meeting, and there are no club member meetings. Social distancing. There are no club rides, and that is probably the most difficult repercussion of the pandemic for many of us. We want to ride, we want to see… Read More

Member Memories: Jan Oestereich
April 30, 2020

Just under the wire of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, John Joy and I traveled to Tucson, Arizona – a favorite haunt for cycling snowbirds or just riders who want a break from the rain. Roger Harris gave us the royal tour, for which he is famous. The Saguaro National Park… Read More