Newsletter Articles

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

Upcoming Meetings
September 27, 2019

The next club member meeting and the next executive board meeting both occur on Thursday, October 3. Both meetings are held at All Saints Episcopal Church. PBC Member Meeting, 7:00 PM PBC Board Meeting, 5:00 PM Officer… Read More

San Juan Islands: August 2020
September 27, 2019

Reserve Your Campsite or Hotel Now! Ann Morrow, Elyse Berkovitch, and Cindy Bernert-Coppola are organizing a trip to the San Juan Islands for August 16-20, 2020, at the Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes, Friday Harbor, Washington. For campsite reservations, go to or call 360-378-2350. Read More

Cycle Oregon Lite
September 27, 2019

About 12 club members headed over the Cascade Mountains to Central Oregon on the weekend of September 7, 8 and 9 to enjoy some late summer riding around Bend and SunRiver. These rides have been offered in some fashion for probably 15 or 20 years. Bud Rice led them first… Read More