Newsletter Articles

PBC Bicycle Event for 2020
October 31, 2019

In September 2020, we’re looking to put on a bike-n-brew urban festival! The ride will start and end at a brewery, will involve a festival (food, beer, music, booths), and will feature some easy urban routes on mostly bicycle paths. We need your help…now, later, or both! Now for planning…later… Read More

Upcoming Meetings
October 31, 2019

You are invited to come and enjoy pizza at the next club member meeting on Thursday, November 7. The next executive board meeting occurs on the same date two hours earlier: PBC Member Meeting, 7:00 PM PBC Board Meeting, 5:00 PM… Read More

Safety: Tire Integrity and Pressure
October 31, 2019

There are two major considerations regarding tires and safety. The first is short-term tire integrity. A blowout, especially a front wheel blowout, can cause broken bones and broken bikes. The second is long-term comfort and efficiency. A comfortable and efficient rider goes a long way toward being a safe rider. Read More

November Riding Hazards
October 31, 2019

I was on a club ride the other day . . . well, I was almost on a club ride the other day. To save on driving and gasoline, and inspired by Lynn Thompson and Jan Oestereich who rode to the start of a Wednesday Morning Explorer ride from east… Read More

Charitable Donations for 2019
October 31, 2019

Something to think about . . . As a club, we not only experience great rides and adventures but also have the chance to give back to the community through service and charitable donations. This is where you come in! As a club member, you have… Read More

Bullards Beach Weekend 2020
October 31, 2019

The camping weekend for 2020 will be at Bullards Beach State Park, two miles north of Bandon on the southern Oregon coast. There will be morning rides on Friday through Sunday, July 10-12. Friday’s ride loops south of Bandon, through cranberry bogs, with distances from 25 to 40 miles. Saturday,… Read More

Idaho Tour 2020
October 31, 2019

We will be returning to northern Idaho in 2020 to ride two world-class, rails-to-trails bike paths: the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes and the Route of the Hiawatha. Dates are Monday through Friday, August 3-7. Day 1:  You drive to Wallace, Idaho,… Read More

Nominations for Awards
October 11, 2019

It’s time to think about nominating your deserving fellow riders for some special awards! AND THE WINNER IS . . . Each year Portland Bicycling Club members nominate individuals they believe have shown exceptional effort on the club’s behalf over the course of the year. The nominations are… Read More