Non-PBC Event Rides

As a courtesy to our non-profit bike organization partners, we post event rides on this page. If you would like to submit a ride to be included on this page, send a short paragraph describing the event to the Portland Bicycling Club Webmaster via the contact form or to [email protected].

Non-PBC Rides for Club Mileage: Each year, at the February Executive Board meeting, the Board approves up to 10 non-PBC event rides to be included on the ride calendar and to be eligible for club mileage for its members. To view the adopted policy regarding the qualifications, submission, and selection process for these rides, click HERE.

MAY

Reach the Beach OR – Saturday, May 14, 2022. www.reachthebeach.org. We are riding back to the beach! Join us on a mission to make a difference for everyone who breathes. We are very excited to announce that on May 14, 2022 we will be riding back to the beach and will offer our four traditional ride lengths: 100m, 75m, 50m, 25m and the virtual option to Cycle Your Way. This cycling event is perfect as a personal challenge, an opportunity to explore your community, and a way to stay active. The in-person and Cycle Your Way options both have amazing support throughout the event! We provide superb organization, beautiful routes, numerous social events, regular training challenges, excellent fundraising support, and more!

Petal Pedal – May 28, 2022. http://petalpedal.com/ Registration includes breakfast, lunch, gourmet dinner, admission to the Oregon Garden, custom bib, rest stops, course support, live music and open beer and wine bar. Routes of 30, 50, 70 and 100 miles. The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St, Silverton OR 97381.

JUNE

Team NPF Cycle in the Willamette Valley 2022 – Sunday, June 5, 2022. This sweet event will launch from the beautiful Riverview Park in Independence, OR and offers three distance options – 826, and 62 miles through picturesque Willamette Valley. The $25 registration fee includes coffee and goodies in the morning, lunch and music in the afternoon! This is a benefit for the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) based here in Portland and there is a $50 fundraising minimum to participate. Additional fundraising prizes are available. Every person who registers between now and April 30th will also receive a Bike Indy Pass! Register at http://www.psoriasis.org/teamnpf/wvcycle/. Contact Gavin Johnson at NPF for an event weekend discount at the lovely, cycle-friendly Independence Hotel or any questions. [email protected], 503-546-8394.

Columbia Century Challenge – June 11, 2022 www.cyclecolumbiacounty.com. St. Helens, Oregon. Registration is open for the 6th annual Columbia Century Challenge. Ride the beautiful backroads of Columbia County while visiting the quaint towns that take you away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Pick your challenge of either a Century or a Metric Century route. Either one will take you on a journey that will test your strength and stamina.

Gorge Ride – June 18, 2022. www.hcrh.org/events. After February 1, register at www.gorgeride.eventbrite.com. Advance registration closes at midnight, June 13. The ride extends 19.25 miles along the historic highway and state trail west to the Senator Mark O. Hatfield West Trailhead, just east of Hood River, and then returns. The course opens at 7am, and closes at 4pm. Registration will be through Eventbrite. Non-refundable, online, advance registration fee per rider: ages 12 & up = $45. Ages 6-11 = $15. Under 6 are free. Add $10 per ride for day-of-event registration. Online registration is the only advance registration method. Day of Event registration will be from 7 to 10 AM at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center on June 18,  $55 for adults; $25 for ages 6-11. To volunteer, contact Jeanette Kloos at [email protected]

Oregon Bicycle Ride – June 18 – 25, 2022. https://bicycleridesnw.org  The Oregon/Washington WallaWow! route. We’ll meet in Walla Walla and take a massively scenic loop through some of the remote corners of the two most Northwest states. Registration is now open.

JULY

Northwest Tandem Rally – July 1-4, 2022 – http://nwtr.org. The next Northwest Tandem Rally will be in Eugene in 2022.

Seattle to Portland (STP) – Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, 2022. Cascade Bicycle Club http://www.cascade.org

Ride Around Clark County (RACC) – July 23, 2022. http://www.vbc-usa.com

CF Cycle for Life – Oregon – July 23, 2022  http://fightcf.cff.org/oregoncycle Get those wheels in motion because we are back in person and want to ride with you! Join us for our 13th annual CF Cycle for Life event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in the Willamette Valley’s famed wine country. We are thrilled to start our ride in the heart of wine country beginning and ending at – Lady Hill Winery, located in St. Paul, OR, across from Historic Champoeg State Park! From the rolling hills of wine country to the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, cyclists of all levels will enjoy a one of kind experience! CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 35 or 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way. Participation Types: Non-Fundraising Cyclist: $75; Fundraising Cyclist: $0 ($150 suggested fundraising minimum). For more information contact Allison Bailey-Nouri at [email protected] or 503-226-3435.

Bike MS Willamette Valley – August 6-7, 2022. Website. Join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS on an unforgettable one-day ride around the peaceful Willamette Valley. Enjoy some of the most picturesque sites in the Valley as you cross a covered bridge, cruise along golden wheat fields and pedal through Willamette Valley Vineyards. Feel the extraordinary support and excitement throughout your journey as we come together to reach our goal—a world free of MS.

AUGUST

Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour – Sunday, August 14, 2022. https://www.mvbc.com/tours/coveredbridge The Mid-Valley Bicycle Club Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour is a one-day cycling event in the mid-Willamette Valley. The first CBBT was held in the late 1970s, and the event features route options, rest stops, food and SAG support to match a wide range of cycling interests and skill levels. 2022 will mark the 43nd time of this excellent ride. The event starts and finishes at the Linn County Fairgrounds just off of I-5 in Albany, Oregon. Depending on which of the route options you choose, you’ll cross up to five historic covered bridges in the Mid-Willamette Valley.

Providence Bridge Pedal – Sunday, August 14, 2022. http://www.providence.org/bridgepedal  Registration and all the details about this very special event will available here in March, 2022.

R2B2 (Ride from Redmond to Bellingham and Back) – August 27-28. Cascade Bicycle Club http://www.cascade.org This ride replaces the RSVP ride of the past and goes 100 miles to Bellingham and 100 miles back to Redmond the next day.

Monster Cookie Ride – August 28, 2022 www.salembicycleclub.org. The Monster Cookie Metric Century Bicycle Ride is the Salem Bicycle Club’s premier cycling event. The route takes riders over back roads from Salem/Keizer to Champoeg State Park and back. The route is generally flat with a few short hills and follows much of the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. A GPS version map of the 2021 Cookie route is here. Download a PDF version of the route here. Participants desiring a shorter ride can ride to the first rest stop and back for a 29-mile ride.

Peach of a Century –  CANCELLED for 2022. https://www.salembicycleclub.org

SEPTEMBER

Cycle Oregon – September 10-17, 2022. https://cycleoregon.com Cycle Oregon is back and better than ever for 2022! We’ll take you and your best bike friends on rides from coastal sands in the West to geologic wonder in the East and lots more places in between. Enjoy the expertly crafted routes, on-course support, and renowned in-camp experience that Cycle Oregon has been known for since 1988. It’s great to be back in the saddle this year with you!

Harvest Century – September 25, 2022. http://harvestcentury.com McMenamins Grand Lodge, Forest Grove. Routes from 25 – 100 miles. The Harvest Century, benefiting Community Vision, will provide participants with rolling hills, wineries, and routes that have something for every rider.