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STP Summative Overview
July 31, 2023

The 2023 STP is in the books once more. About 5500 riders completed the 204 miles by Sunday evening. For PBC, the work started months before the first rider headed south Saturday. Permits from the City needed to be obtained. Dozens of PBC volunteer slots were filled. The Skyview High… Read More

The View from the Information Booth
July 31, 2023

Seattle to Portland, STP, is Portland Bicycling Club’s biggest annual money raiser. Our own Pioneer Century® did well this year and we are proud of it, but it hasn’t generated the kind of income we get from Cascade Bicycle Club in years. Of course, STP is a four-day enterprise, so… Read More

Your Club at Work
July 31, 2023

STP (SEATTLE to PORTLAND) This event is over for 2023 and a huge THANK YOU to all of you who were able to volunteer and help the 5,500 riders who came in for a quick visit. It was truly a talented group of PBC members who showed up, learned their… Read More

Banks-Vernonia State Trail
July 31, 2023

Our club has been hard at work on the Banks-Vernonia Trail this summer. PBC has had a couple of work parties a month out fixing potholes in the trail. We have, in partnership with the Stub Stewart park rangers, patched more than a dozen nasty potholes, and our club’s donation… Read More

Jim O’Horo Memorial Columbia Gorge Explorer Recap
July 31, 2023

Great Weather and Camaraderie Last Memorial Day weekend, twenty-five hardy souls strapped everything they needed on their bikes and spent four days cycling and camping in the gorgeous Gorge. We left from Larson’s Bakery in Vancouver, heading east for two days along the north side of the Columbia River,… Read More

Keys to a Safe STP
July 1, 2023

The Seattle-to-Portland ride is a great ride and should be a great experience. You will traverse new country, meet new people, and see things you have never seen before. One time, I pulled into the Tenino rest stop, saw a rider get off his bike, lean it… Read More

Community Gathering Stop and Cafe: Grand Central
July 1, 2023

Most people know what to expect from the world’s #3 largest fast-food chain founded in Seattle. The chain started as a coffee shop; and evolved to what it is today. Every store looks and feels about the same because adherence to corporate standards results in consistency across the brand. Corporations… Read More

Club Apparel Orders
July 1, 2023

Several of you have asked when another club jersey or vest order would be placed. In the past, the club was required to order a full array of sizes, then try to sell what we had. Now, these companies are willing to work directly with us, provided we have at… Read More