Newsletter Articles

I-205 Multi-Use Path Saga
December 28, 2021

As you read last month, the bike troll was removed from under the railroad bridge. Well, he has set up shop a little north of the underpass and has put the new tent given to him by the City over halfway into the path. This photo was taken December 1,… Read More

Your Club at Work: Charitable Contributions
December 28, 2021

Typically, when there isn’t a lingering pandemic and our club has enjoyed the benefits of income through our partnership with Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic and our own event, Pioneer Century™, we try to share some of our prosperity by making donations to other like-minded, non-profit organizations… Read More

Your Club at Work: Election Results
December 28, 2021

The December club member meeting included the election of the 2022 executive board. Most incumbents had agreed to remain on the board for another term (one year). Member at large Stephen Bache was the exception, and Dave McQuery had agreed to run for that position. On meeting night, the slate… Read More

Event Rides
December 28, 2021

Portland Bicycling Club has a tradition that goes way back in our club history. The club is proud of its daily rides. Many members clamor for club mileage. How to encourage members to venture out and join with other organizations, socialize, ride, mingle with others and still GET CLUB MILEAGE?… Read More

Election of Officers for 2022
December 1, 2021

You can still run for 2022 office! Volunteering is a GREAT way to be a part of something larger in an effort to help our community by participating in an area of passion and interest. What area interests YOU??? Can you make a difference in 2022? Portland Bicycling Club will… Read More

Safety: West Side Bike Lanes
December 1, 2021

Hazards Along SW Capitol Hwy and SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy On November 15, I sent the following email to Roger Geller at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). He is the department’s Bicycle Coordinator and has been quite responsive to my observations and questions (i.e., complaints) in the past. He… Read More

I-205 Multi-Use Path Blocked
December 1, 2021

I have been in contact with Jonathan Lewis, Program Coordinator for the Portland office of the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program, and Courtney Norrish, Urban Camp Coordinator for ODOT (Oregon Department of Transportation). This is regarding the issue of the habitual blockage of the 1-205 Multi-Use Path (bike… Read More

Safety: Reporting Road Hazards
November 30, 2021

On one of the club’s Taco Tuesday rides, new member Jason Blasingame pointed out a damaged, and extremely hazardous, drain cover over a catch basin at the intersection of SE 112th Avenue and SE Powell Blvd. The grating is exactly in the path bicyclists follow when crossing Powell on southbound… Read More