Pedalpalooza Daily – 6/16

[Pedalpalooza runs from 6/8 – 6/24 and is organized by Shift to Bikes. View the full schedule here and get the latest ride reports here.]

Vancouver (our neighbor to the North) is really coming on strong. Next Monday they’re hosting an award ceremony for their Bronze award from the League of American Bicyclists, they got some great bikey coverage yesterday in the Columbian and check out their three events today; Critical Mass, a fashion show and a bike-in movie. Yeah Vancouver!

Here’s a list of today’s events:

BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGES
Broadway & Hawthorne Bridges
7am, to 9:00. Or later. O.k., twist my arm…
O.k., so what is this, Friday already? And I’m on a bridge? What’s going on here? Why are all those people stopped? Where’d did they get that coffee? And, hey! A fritter? How do I get me some?
el Capitan de la panaderia, The most important meal of your lives


OHSU BIKE COMMUTERS GROUP ANNUAL BIKE FAIR

OHSU Marquam Hill Campus
11:30am, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
All OHSU Employees, Faculty & Staff, and Students are invited to join the OHSU Bike Commuters Group’s Annual Bike Fair. Stop by and learn about commuting by bike! Light food and refreshments provided.
Kari Hexem, hexemk@ohsu.edu, OHSU Bike Commuters Group Site


INTERACTIVE MUSEUM TOUR BY BIKE

712 NW 21st Ave (Coffee Time)
2pm
We don’t get around by standing there; we pedal! These hands-on museums & collections we’ll visit by bike also need us to get involved for the full experience. We’ll explore a sampling of interactive museums & collections on the Westside of the Willamette. Stops include one of the world’s smallest museums, the 3D Center of Art & Photography, Ground Kontrol (pinball & the old-school arcade galore) and a visit to the mechanical bathtub lady! This ride will be lead by the Bathtub Art Museum director & on-site experts will be provided. Bring $5; a few quarters preferred
Carye Bye, 503-248-4454, info@bathtubmuseum.org, Bathtub Art Museum


VANCOUVER CRITICAL MASS (Vancouver)

Ester Short Park (Columbia & 8th Street – Downtown Vancouver)
5:30pm, (Ride at 6 pm)
Bicycling’s monthly celebration. Come help support bicycling in the Couv! Bike movie to follow.
Chad Kays, 360-695-7041, chad.kays@walliseng.net


SEXY CYCLIST RIDE

1314 NW Glisan (Apotheke, Suite 2A)
5:45pm, Meet at 5:45, ride at 6:30
High Heels and a wide Circle Skirt… experience the feel of the wind on your thighs and show off those legs you sexy thing! You boys better come too. If you can’t (won’t) squeeze your toes into a pair of heels, who can fault you ~ but a skirt with “lift” is a must! We’ll take our stylish flamboyance over the bridge (skirts flying high!) and meet up with those Krazy Karaokeista’s for the KARAOKE 2 KARAOKE PUB CRAWL (see below).
21+ Only.
Jacque, jacqueauthier@earthlink.net


PUMP FRIDAY NIGHT RIDE

51501 Columbia River Hwy, Scappoose (Fred Meyer parking lot, under the sign)
6pm
Mountain biking. Tight single track in Scappoose. Intermediate to Gonzo technical trails. Lights highly recomended.
John Joy, 503-708-5752, pumpclub.org


ALPENROSE 6 DAY CHAMPIONSHIP

Alpenrose velodrome (6149 SW Shattuck)
6pm
American championship for 6-day madison racing day 5. Madness on wheels! Two person teams race while hurling each other into the fray of action at 30+ mph. Super fun to watch! Cancelled in event of rain.
NN


URBAN ECCENTRIC FASHION SHOW (Vancouver)

317 Columbia Street (Side parking lot)
7:30pm, Following Critical Mass Ride
Local used clothing store presents a funky mix of vintage and contemporary styles for the urban cyclist. Get some non-lycra options for your biking adventures. This event will follow Vancouver’s Critical Mass and precede the Bike-In Movie. So join us for all three events!
Chris Jochum, 360 649-2934, cjochum@mac.com


KAROKE 2 KARAOKE PP PUB CRAWL

4030 NE Halsey St. (Hollywood Bowl)
8pm, till late
Harmony among the great modes: bike, walk, bus & train. Starts at the Hollywood Transit Center, stays in the neighborhood for a while.
21+ Only.1st Stop: Hollywood Bowl (near 42nd/Sandy)
Will leave for next stop around 10.

Transportation Funnist


BIKE-IN MOVIE (Vancouver)

317 Columbia Street (10 minute ride from Expo stop)
9:30pm
Bike Movie/Shorts in downtown Vancouver. Outside parking lot showing.
Chad Kays, 360-695-7041, chad.kays@walliseng.net

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