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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 – CANCELLED
October 31, 2019

With all of the uncertainty about the coming summer due to COVID-19, Bud Rice has cancelled this event. If people have made camping reservations, they are encouraged to cancel them. The camping weekend for 2020 will be at Bullards Beach State Park, two miles… 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

Rainy Season Ride Series
September 27, 2019

Starting Thursday, October 10, Pete & Elaine Schmidt and I will be leading a Thursday morning bike series. The pace will be slow, and the length generally under 25 miles – perfect for the darker, colder, wetter months. Except for Thursdays that coincide with holidays, these 10:00 AM rides will… Read More

Member Memories: The Vineyard Tour
September 27, 2019

The Vineyard Tour started and finished at Discovery Garden just a few miles outside of downtown Roseburg. Yes, a three-hour drive from the Portland area, but easy travel down I-5 on Saturday and again coming back after the ride on Sunday. Monique provided the car and did all the driving,… Read More

Riding in Groups:
September 27, 2019

A Guide to Safe Bike Riding Riding bicycles in groups can be a very satisfying, rewarding, and safe experience. It can also be a less-than-safe experience. When riding a bike, you are operating in a multivariable world where the dynamics are constantly changing. Rider positions change, traffic conditions change, the… Read More