Newsletter Articles

SnowCap Food & Coat Drive
November 30, 2019

2019 has been a great year for cycling. A fall season filled with dry and warm weather has provided more cycling opportunities for all. However, as demonstrated by the ever increasing number of homeless tents along the bike paths and roadways, life continues to be challenging for those with minimal… Read More

Uneven Road Surfaces
November 30, 2019

Once upon a time in the not-too-far-away gorge town of Stevenson, Washington, I was riding home from a weekend of camping near Klickitat with club friend Andreas when I thought I would move over from the traffic lane of the SR14 bridge and onto the shoulder to avoid car traffic. Read More

Upcoming Meetings
November 30, 2019

There is no presentation at this month’s club member meeting, but there will be lots going on this Thursday, December 5, at 7:00 PM. Gear Swap: Do you have excess bike gear or clothing you would like to give or sell to others? Perhaps your jerseys have somehow gotten smaller… Read More

So You Want to Be a Ride Leader
November 30, 2019

Look at yourself. Go on…take a good look. What do you see? Oh…Okay…I thought so. Well, just because you are feeling insignificant and wasting your life away by just showing up for rides and tootling along, doesn’t mean that is your destiny. You can change and make something of yourself. Read More

Reach the Beach 2020 Training Series
November 30, 2019

Reach the Beach (RTB) 2020 is right around the corner. What does that mean for us as a club? The 10-week RTB Training Series will be hosted by none other than . . . Portland Bicycling Club. For well over a decade… Read More

Bikes on Trains
November 30, 2019

Hello, my name is John Neller, and I am a member of the Boeing Employees Bicycle Club, living in Auburn, Washington. In addition to being a cyclist, I am also an enthusiastic train rider; and I have often combined bicycle rides with trains, both in the US and abroad. The… Read More

San Juan Islands in 2020
November 30, 2019

Reserve Your Campsite or Hotel Now! Join us for a five-day trip August 16-20, 2020, to the San Juan Islands! Make reservations at www.lakedale.com or call 360-378-2350 (mention that you’d like to be close to the Bernert-Coppola site when you make your reservation, and they will… Read More

December Election
October 31, 2019

At the December club member meeting, an election will be held for the following offices: president, vice president, recording secretary, membership secretary, treasurer, one road captain, and two members at large. The nomination committee for the approaching election is comprised of Chip Kyle, Alan Mevis, and me. Candidates nominated to… Read More