Newsletter Articles

Member Memories: Jan Oestereich
April 30, 2020

Just under the wire of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, John Joy and I traveled to Tucson, Arizona – a favorite haunt for cycling snowbirds or just riders who want a break from the rain. Roger Harris gave us the royal tour, for which he is famous. The Saguaro National Park… Read More

All PBC Meetings CANCELED!
April 30, 2020

C ontinue to stay home.   O bserve recommendations to stay healthy.   V anquish the threat to others.   I nvite friends to FaceTime, Zoom, and Facebook PBC Group.   D on’t forget — we’ll… Read More

Sunday Parkways 2020
April 30, 2020

This is a brief update with information currently available. As many of you are aware, numerous major events where crowds gather have been canceled. For example, the Columbia Gorge Explorer, the Gorge Ride, STP, and RACC to name a few. This has been an extremely rough season re: pandemic COVID-19… Read More

Reach the Beach Rescheduled
April 30, 2020

Reach the Beach, as many of you know, had been scheduled for Saturday, May 16. With a pandemic in our midst, that sort of event is just not possible. Organizers at the American Lung Association have optimistically RESCHEDULED the ride for Saturday, August 15. With things still tightly shut down… Read More

Jim O’Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer
April 30, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the Jim O’Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer, May 22-25, 2020, has been CANCELED. Oregon State Parks has canceled camping and day-use reservations through and including May 25. Keep riding and keep your spacing! Stay safe and wash your hands. We hope to see you… Read More

Seattle to Portland Volunteers
April 30, 2020

Cascade Bicycle Club has CANCELED this year’s ride, that was to take place July 18-19, because of the COVID-19. For those of you who already agreed upon a volunteer position(s) or signed your name on the foam poster board, I had entered your name on SignUpGenius. You should… Read More

The Move: Lance Armstrong
April 30, 2020

I know some of you have great disdain for former bicycle racer Lance Armstrong. You may have found his personality and ego grating, and then there was the whole performance-enhancing-drug debacle. For those of you who can forgive and/or give a second chance, Lance is back with a podcast which… Read More

Cycling in the Time of “Social Distancing”
March 31, 2020

Thank you, all members of PBC. This has been a very odd time for everyone with the constraints placed on humanity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’d like to thank each one of our current members, and our hopeful-future members who perhaps are thinking about joining, for diligently… Read More