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Which One of These Is Waiting for You?
December 29, 2023

The Seattle to Portland will be the weekend of July 13-14, 2024. We still need at least three and a half more team leaders, and we’d like to have them in place by February before we start adding members to the teams. Thank you to those who’ve signed up already… Read More

Bicycle Safety and the Law: Quiz #1
December 29, 2023

Some people have told me I am excessively rule-oriented. “Obsessive-compulsive” is one of the kinder words. A company vice president once said to me, “Your problem is that 99.9% of the time, you’re right. Unfortunately, 98% of the time, nobody cares” (or words to that effect). I think I understand… Read More

Riding Safely with Trikes
December 29, 2023

I am new to riding in groups with PBC as well as riding recumbent trikes. As such, I have several observations to share with everyone. My, oh my, aren’t our flags pretty? Now, now, no touching or grabbing! We do know that they can be very distracting… Read More

Your Club at Work
December 29, 2023

PBC MERCH: Be sure and keep an eye on the club store. We have T-shirts (limited sizing) and may soon have some jerseys. A jersey order is developing, and we will order a few extra to meet the minimum order  ✎  requirements. Also, right now the “store” is… Read More

Strava for Cyclists
December 29, 2023

I grew up in Minnesota and loved all things electronic, even buying one of the first electronic odometers for my steel road bike in the 1970s. Fast forward to today, and I’m still riding a road bike, except this time its frame is carbon fiber instead of… Read More

Coffee Stop Spotlight: Hope’s Cafe
December 29, 2023

Once upon a time, PBC’s Monday Meander advertised that there were many ways to ride to Gresham from the Gateway Transit Center. All those rides were destined to end at one or two of the most PBC popular coffee… Read More

Holiday SnowCap Donations: UPDATE!
December 29, 2023

The December club member meeting had a nice turnout in the new meeting space. Everyone seemed to be in the best of spirits. The refreshment and swap-meet tables were full of goodies and treasures galore. Scott Diamond’s presentation of his 3,000-mile north/south trek was an eye-opener to a cyclist’s dedication… Read More

Election Night: December 7, 2023
November 30, 2023

Good news, our fellow club members are volunteering to step into leadership roles on the board to help steer us in our endeavors. As previously noted, we have several current board members taking a break for various reasons, and we wish them well and thank them for the help they… Read More