Newsletter Articles

Upcoming Meetings
July 1, 2019

PBC Member Meeting Summer Changes! No Member Meeting in July due to Independence Day holiday No August Member Meeting in lieu of the club’s annual summer picnic Next scheduled Member Meeting will be Thursday, September 5, 7:00 PM – – – –… Read More

Wheels in Motion
May 29, 2019

Quick Shifts Spring has sprung and like the flowers popping up all over the place we are starting to see our new name blossom in the wild. Our Facebook page and groups have changed names; we are making quick shifts with our insurance, state, and financial registrations; and an updated… Read More

Seattle to Portland Volunteers Needed
May 29, 2019

Our sole signature fundraiser, setting up, running and taking down the finish line at Holladay Park, takes place over the four-day period, Friday through Monday, July 12-15. As of the June Quick Releases publishing deadline, there are over 30 open positions to fill. Volunteers for STP will receive a colorful tee-shirt… Read More

Family Cycling
May 29, 2019

Please join us on some short fun rides suitable for riders 10 yrs. and older (no training wheels). Also suitable for younger children on tag-alongs, tandems, in cargo box bikes, in trailers, or in bike-mounted child carriers. Routes will typically be 5 to 7 miles in length and may… Read More

Family Memberships and Some Website History
May 29, 2019

Through the years, our membership database has evolved. At least since I’ve been a member (2005), it lived in a Microsoft Access database that was beautifully custom designed by David Suryan. Betty Suryan was the membership secretary for many years and David had created all kinds of custom reports… Read More

A Quick Tour of June Events
May 29, 2019

Strawberry Century, Saturday, June 8, explores low-traffic, country backroads with lots of breathtaking scenery, departs from Lebanon, Oregon, and supports the Santiam Spokes Bicycle Club.  The ride features strawberry shortcake at the finish; and there is a 13-mile family route, $25 for the… Read More

Ride to Defeat ALS: July 20, 2019
May 29, 2019

Donnie Graham, Jr. Meet Team Drafters. Drafters was started by Donnie Graham, Jr., in 2015 for the Ride to Defeat ALS. Donnie had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease) in November 2014. In 2017 we added riders who wanted… Read More

Columbia Gorge Express
May 29, 2019

If you haven’t had the chance to hop the Columbia Gorge Express bus from Gateway Transit Park & Ride, one way to Cascade Locks, it’s time to load your bicycle on the front rack of the bus and give it a spin! It’s only $5. Read More