Newsletter Articles

Portland Bicycling Club Awards
March 1, 2021

At the February 2021 Zoom club meeting the awards listed below were presented. Members of the Awards Nominating Committee, Cindy Bernert-Coppola, Alan Coppola, Corey Eng, Chip Kyle, Bud Rice and Arden Shelton, reviewed the written submissions and selected the following winners: Jim Mooney Member of the Year – Pat McManus… Read More

Most Flats Don’t Cause Crashes…
March 1, 2021

…but then again, there are some that do. Maybe the flat, and crash, could have been avoided with one proactive thing we can do regularly: inspect your tires after every ride. Of course, there’s no way to prove that any one flat was avoided by any preventive measure. Flats that… Read More

Member Mirror: Grant Murrell
March 1, 2021

  Getting to know Grant Murrell Pete: When did you begin biking and why? Grant: I started biking when I was six because kids did that then (a little humor). I was a runner until 2008 when I shattered my ankle and had to give up running. I was… Read More

Member Memories: Daniel Payne
March 1, 2021

I first heard about Everesting* after a pro cyclist managed to break 8 hours while climbing 29,029 feet, the same height as Mt. Everest. I’m not a pro, and don’t race, but I do cycle for fitness and have done the one-day STP rides before. Two weeks ago, I started… Read More

Two Months ’til Reach the Beach 2021
March 1, 2021

  Washington County Wanderings, August 2020. Ann Morrow, Dick Weber, Barbara Brady. This is where Dick and Barbara went right, and the others went left for a shorter ride! It’s March and we’re quickly moving toward May which is typically Reach the Beach month. Reach the Beach is… Read More

Seattle to Portland Redux??
March 1, 2021

Alas, for the second year in a row the Seattle to Portland Bike Ride (STP) has been sidelined by the omnipresent COVID-19 pandemic. Yes, the Cascade Bicycle Club (CBC) has canceled their beloved STP for the second year in a row (2020 and now 2021), resulting from the uncertainty of… Read More

Saturday Morning Medley: Safer Ride Options
January 31, 2021

The Saturday Morning Medley series begins February 13. Be sure to read the ride description on the website (available soon). This is one example of a ride that members can do solo or with their safe group. Departing from Wilshire Park, there will be maps available online providing two choices… Read More

Club Insurance 101
January 31, 2021

Having trouble sleeping? Let me help. Read this!  😉 Seriously, Portland Bicycling Club carries insurance that is in place to benefit YOU, so you should have some knowledge of what it’s all about. You work hard (in years that there is work to be done!) to earn money for the… Read More