Newsletter Articles

Cycling Goals
February 28, 2022

What Are Your Cycling Goals for This Year? Even here in the rainy Portland area, cycling season will soon arrive, so it’s time to think about reestablishing your personal relationship with your bicycle. And there are many ways to think about and set realistic cycling goals. Hopefully, this will… Read More

It’s Back… Volunteering!
January 31, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Portland Bicycling Club is once again looking at a summer with multiple opportunities to volunteer. You may be rushing to lock the door and pull the drapes, but hear me out. We (PBC) have endured two years of very little income due to the pandemic. The… Read More

STP Volunteers Requested
January 31, 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: My Crash
January 31, 2022

Editor’s Note: There were two riders involved in an accident that occurred on the Springwater Corridor Trail on January 16: Dave McQuery and Ken Lee. Each has graciously written about the incident for readers to learn from their experience how to ride more safely. This is Dave McQuery’s article. (For… Read More

Safety: My Account
January 31, 2022

Editor’s Note: There were two riders involved in an accident that occurred on the Springwater Corridor Trail on January 16: Dave McQuery and Ken Lee. Each has graciously written about the incident for readers to learn from their experience how to ride more safely. This is Ken Lee’s account taken… Read More

Non-Club Event Rides Earning Club Mileage
January 31, 2022

That’s a mouthful, isn’t it? Non-Club Event Rides Earning Club Mileage. It’s actually a very descriptive title and can be understood by reading slowly and carefully! Each year PBC allots at least 10 bicycle event rides (that are not official club rides) the prestige of earning our club members… Read More

Reach the Beach Training Rides
January 31, 2022

February 19 will be the start of our Reach the Beach (RTB) training series. If you look at our Portland Bicycling Club ride calendar you will soon see MANY rides listed as RTB training rides. You regular club riders may wonder what the heck is going on! Dick Weber leads… Read More

Seattle to Portland 2022
December 28, 2021

After a hiatus of two years, the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic will be back in full form in 2022! The Cascade Bicycle Club (CBC) of Seattle will again conduct the ride on July 16 and 17, 2022. The CBC will cap the ridership at about 8,000 participants and is… Read More