Newsletter Articles

Board Position Announcements
July 2, 2019

As we enter into the second half of the year, we have some changes to the club’s executive board: Joan Cullen, after many years on the board, has decided to retire from her position as recording secretary. She has devoted many hours to our club and has been the… Read More

Member Memories
July 2, 2019

Note from the editor: If you have a noteworthy experience on a club or event ride, please consider submitting a written account to newsletter@pwtc.com for inclusion in an upcoming edition of the club’s monthly newsletter. (There were no submissions for Member Memories this month.)   Lynn Thompson, Quick Releases… Read More

The View from Here: Portland Bicycling Club
July 2, 2019

Our club is transitioning to its new moniker. It’s a little challenging, isn’t it? But it’s coming along, and I’ve heard that non-members are embracing our change and at least saying they will now join us. New public relations display items are being implemented, such as a new logo (which… Read More

Sunday Parkways
July 2, 2019

June 30 marked our first official Sunday Parkways event at Kenton Park, giving exposure to our club’s new name: Portland Bicycling Club. This event is important as it gives our new club name exposure to the general public. The public has repeatedly raised concerns about our historic club name, Portland… Read More

Event Rides
July 1, 2019

It’s officially summer and Portland Bicycling Club members are venturing out beyond the close environs of winter riding and stretching out into nearby counties or even states to explore. Portland Bicycling Club, then known as Portland Wheelmen Touring Club, long ago saw the need to encourage members to connect… Read More

How to Prepare for Your First Century Ride
July 1, 2019

David here from Bike Trainer World, where I write about cycling and related topics.  Are you thinking about completing your first century ride?  I spent tons of time thoroughly researching the topic. You can check out how to prepare for this awesome experience here: … Read More

A Quick Tour of July Rides
July 1, 2019

Northwest Tandem Rally, July 4-7, an annual event since 1986, hosted by Boise Development Cycling, showcasing the Treasure Valley in Idaho. Contact Mike Cooley, mcooley@georgescycles.com or 208-371-5175 for more information. Seattle to Portland (STP), July 13-14, a 206-mile ride in one or… Read More

Cycle the Danube in Germany & Austria
July 1, 2019

No Hills, No Flats! Cycling downriver alongside the Danube River in Germany and Austria is known as the premiere cycling holiday in all of Europe. It’s a wonderful way to explore Europe on a bike path without traffic. No bike touring experience required! Cycling the Danube for 200 miles between… Read More