Newsletter Articles

Your Club at Work
July 31, 2022

Ann Morrow, Vice President IMPORTANT NOTICE! Club meetings are held the first Thursday of each month (except August and January) at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4033 SE Woodstock Blvd. The church allows us to use their lovely, bright, and roomy  ✎  meeting hall which has been… Read More

Pioneer Metric Century™ Recap
June 30, 2022

After three years, the return of the Pioneer Metric™ took place on the same day as the traditional Portland Rose Festival’s Grand Floral Parade. So, what does this mean? Possible late spring, pre-summer weather conditions are expected? Grey skies and threatening showers and a thorough drenching the day before, conditioned… Read More

Pioneer Metric Century™ Reflection
June 30, 2022

Pioneer Metric Century™ riders leave start location at Columbia Distributing in Canby. Photo by Ted Magnuson. Pioneer is back! You will find other accounts in the newsletter, but everyone’s experience is unique. My brief account is from the perspective of start/finish director. Saturday, June 11, was another of… Read More

PLEA for STP Volunteers!!
June 30, 2022

Seattle to Portland (STP), the Pacific Northwest’s largest multi-day bicycling event, is returning after a two-year hiatus, scheduled over the weekend of July 16-17. Our club sets up and takes down the finish-line chute at Holladay Park. PBC welcomes all finishers to Portland with our volunteer announcers cheering them on. Read More

Safety: Crossing Tracks
June 30, 2022

Peter Sagan may fool around on tracks – you should not. Late this past May one of our PBC members was seriously injured in an unfortunate accident when his bike tire got hung up in train tracks. Negotiating track crossings seems fairly straightforward; Proceed straight across at a right angle… Read More

Member Memories: O’Horo Memorial CGE 2022
June 30, 2022

Well, it started off well enough. Several riders signed up early in January and more registered as the date drew nearer. Then a few things started going south. The first was that a number of riders rebelled when they discovered that we were going back to the traditional starting point… Read More

Earl Blumenauer Bridge Celebration Ride
June 30, 2022

Sunday, July 31, is the long-awaited opening celebration of the Blumenauer Bridge connecting the Lloyd District and Central Eastside across I-84 at NE Seventh Avenue. There is a lot of history and significance, so let’s ride! I will have a club ride from Wilshire Park on Sunday morning, July 31,… Read More

Mid-Year Elections
May 31, 2022

Three executive board positions are opening up for PBC members in good standing. If you are interested in running, please be sure to come to the club member meeting on Thursday, June 2. Additional nominations from the floor will be accepted on the date of the election. The PBC… Read More