Pedalpalooza 2005

114 events in 17 days! – 35 ride reports and posts – 117 photos

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Update: Theater History ride video

Posted on July 5th, 2005 at 10:40 pm.

We’re very lucky to have a guy like Clarence from BikeTV taking videos of bike fun around Portland. Here’s the link to his movie of Shawn Granton‘s Eastside Theater History Ride that took place on June 22nd.

Report: Bike-in Movie at Hawthorne Hostel

Posted on July 5th, 2005 at 10:25 pm.

Reported by Brian Scrivner: At least 120 people enjoyed food, music, a short BikeTV show, and animated feature movie at the Hawthorne Hostel on Friday, after the Critical Mass “Memorial” ride. The Bike-In Movie was again hugely popular, thanks in part to the Critical Mass (special Memorial edition) ride, which was in a way a Read More »

Bike Kiss-In photos!

Posted on June 29th, 2005 at 10:54 pm.

Here they are…the long awaited Bike Kiss-In photos!

Report: Bike Kiss-in

Posted on June 28th, 2005 at 6:52 am.

[Reported by Elizabeth] Last Friday’s Bike Kiss-In was without a doubt the best of it’s kind that Portland has ever seen. It inspired mini-kiss-ins afterward at various intersections, and looks to become a nation-wide phenomenon (look for an east coast Kiss-In ride report in the future). 23 couples rode from City Bikes Mothershop to the Read More »

Report: Museum Tour 2

Posted on June 27th, 2005 at 3:11 pm.

Reported (and led by) Carye Bye:6/24 Bicyclists: 8Museums Visited: 5 On a busy Pedalpalooza Friday, one day from the fair, the Small Museums & Collections ride II squeezed in between BonB and the Critical Mass Memorial Ride. The tour began at Laughing Planet Cafe on Belmont where half the group filled bellies with burrito fuel Read More »

Report: Bike n Boggle

Posted on June 27th, 2005 at 3:03 pm.

Reported by Carye:6/23 Click here for photos10 bike riders, 25 – 30? at ACME The ride that started with a beer and ended with third place & a flat. About 10 people showed up at Portland Mercury HQ (NE 22nd near Sandy) for the bike ride that took us on an odd route past the Read More »

Report: Happy Hours for Cyclists

Posted on June 27th, 2005 at 3:00 pm.

Reported by Amy:6/16 and 6/23While it’s hard to get a very good count, empty cups and anecdotal evidence reveal the following approximate count for the two Happy Hour events: Stoppers and snackers: 50-60 each day Gallons of liquids consumed: 4-5 each day Thank yous and waves: 100s “Get the %^&$ out of my way”s: 6-8 Read More »

Pedalpalooza comes to a close

Posted on June 27th, 2005 at 1:52 pm.

…but don’t fret. You can see a bunch of great photos and ride reports on the Pedalpalooza Blog. It was truly a memorable “17 days of pure bike fun.” A special thanks to all the volunteers at Shift to Bikes who make Portland the bike fun capitol of the world!

Report: Atomic War Preparedness Ride

Posted on June 26th, 2005 at 11:59 pm.

Reported by Shawn Granton:Ride date: June 23Figures: total riders: 50 riders all the way up Kelly Butte: most of that 50 riders all the way to Chez Bernard for the movies: about 20 men in dresses: 1 tall bikes: 3? 4? gas masks: a few hazmat suits: 2 authentic Civil Defense hats: 1 confused civilians: Read More »

Report: Eastside Theater History Ride

Posted on June 26th, 2005 at 11:25 pm.

From Shawn’s Urban Adventure League BlogWed 22 June 2005 While the weather wasn’t perfect for this Urban Adventure League ride (there was the imminent threat of rain for most of the ride’s duration, and it actually DID rain for a moment), it didn’t deter seventeen people from showing up at the starting point of Ladd’s Read More »

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