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Weekend Open Thread

Posted by on May 3rd, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Sharrows to Sparrows ride
The Peninsula Crossing Trail in north Portland.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

The weather will be splendid this weekend in and around Portland. What are your plans?

If you haven’t dreamed up an adventure on your own, there are plenty of races and rides going on. Some folks will head to the Coast Range for the Rapture, a grueling 70 miles of unsanctioned adventure where just finishing is an accomplishment. Others will join the Society of Three Speeds on Sunday for a “celebration of planetary gearing” on the Three Speed Ride. The BTA’s Alice Awards is tomorrow so the region’s bike advocates will get together to celebrate great accomplishments.

Whatever you end up doing, have a great weekend. Feel free to promote other events and share your plans in the comments. You can also share your thoughts on the week’s news if you feel like it.

See you on Monday!

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  • Christian May 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    Tomorrow is the Ride Around Clark County (RACC) put on by the Vancouver Bike Club. It was my first supported ride and the longest ride I had ever when I started cycling last year. This year the wether will make it even better!

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  • Gracie May 5, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    Not an “organized” rider, but loved riding around town this weekend doing errands and getting to places without all the jacket, scarf, gloves stuff.

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  • Lynne May 6, 2013 at 10:35 am

    Seattle International Randonneurs Flèche NW. Our team rode from Beavertion to Olympia via Astoria in 24 hours.

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  • Jordan May 6, 2013 at 10:43 am

    Coast Hills Classic MTB race. Awesome weather and really fun course.

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  • Champs May 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    That “decommissioned” bike corral mentioned in BikePortland’s most recent post on Street Seats has been back for at least a week.

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    • Champs May 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm

      Specifically, the one on SW Broadway at Ankeny.

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