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Safety Tips: Brakes
August 29, 2019

This article is hardly exhaustive. There are many kinds of brakes for bicycles, including rim brakes, disc brakes, drum brakes, coaster brakes, and band brakes. This article focuses mostly on rim brakes with a few comments about disc brakes. For a really good treatment of the many kinds of brakes,… Read More

Navigating the PBC Website
August 29, 2019

Looking for the club’s Ride with GPS account? Need to print your rider ID card for discounts at local bike shops? Here are some helpful tips. Make sure you are logged in to your account. Can’t remember your password? Enter your email address and click on “Lost password?” A link… Read More

A Quick Tour of September Rides
August 29, 2019

Vineyard Tour, Sunday, September 1, Roseburg, sponsored by the Umpqua Velo Cycling Club. Routes range from 15, 30, 50, 75 to a 100-mile century. Cycle Oregon Lite, our own Portland Bicycling Club ride, Saturday-Monday, September 7-9, ride leader… Read More

San Juan Islands: August 2020
August 29, 2019

Save the Date and Reserve Your Campsite Now! Ann Morrow, Elyse Berkovitch, and Cindy Bernert-Coppola are organizing a trip to the San Juan Islands for August 16-20, 2020, at the Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes, San Juan Island. Campsite Reservations: or 360-378-2350. Rides will leave… Read More

Northwest Bicycle Safety Council
August 29, 2019

Greetings, Portland Bicycling Club members. As President of Northwest Bicycle Safety Council, I periodically like to keep you informed of the status of NWBSC. Historically, PBC (formerly known as Portland Wheelmen Touring Club) has generously donated to our organization to help us buy helmets. With your assistance, NWBSC has placed… Read More

Club Picnic Recap
August 29, 2019

Thanks to those who attended the picnic on August 4. We had a turnout of around 75 club and family members. The food was potluck style, allowing us to focus on prizes for the raffle. Prizes were purchased from Western Bikeworks, River… Read More

Upcoming Meetings
August 29, 2019

The next club member meeting and the next executive board meeting both occur on Thursday, September 5. Both meetings are held at All Saints Episcopal Church. PBC Member Meeting, 7:00 PM, Maria Sworske, PBC Member, will present on her trip to Africa. Read More

Club Picnic: Sunday, August 4
July 29, 2019

The Portland Bicycling Club will hold its annual picnic on Sunday, August 4, at Columbia Park. We ask that you register no later than August 1 so we can get an accurate headcount. Click here to register online. Read More