Pedalpalooza Daily – 6/18

[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.]

In honor of Father’s Day there are two kid’s rides today; the Trailer Kids Park Tour in Northeast and the Freight Bike – Karrying Kargo and Kids Rodeo happening up in Vancouver.

Here’s the full list of today’s rides:

INTERMEDIATE ROAD RIDE
10950 SE Division (Bike Gallery -Division)
8am
Join this intermediate group road ride for a 20-30 mile moderate paced ride.
Colin Yates, 503-254-2663, helmets required, www.bikegallery.com/


BEGINNER WOMEN’S RIDE

5329 NE Sandy Blvd. (Hollywood Bike Gallery)
9am
These rides are for women just starting to learn cycling. Whether you have a hybrid, converted mountain bike, or road bike, the Beginner Women’s rides will assist in building your confidence and abilities on the bike. Rides are 10-20 miles, with an average speed of 10-14 mph on mostly flat terrain with some minor hills.
Dana Barnes, danabarnes@bikegallery.com, BikeGallery.com

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED WOMENS RIDE
5329 NE Sandy Blvd. (Hollywood Bike Gallery)
9am, every Sunday
These rides are for women wanting to push themselves a little further. Terrain varies with the changing routes be they hills, longer flat rides, or shorter quicker paced rides. 20-40+ miles with an average of 13-18 mph. All rides are group rides and begin at 9am. Road bikes only.
Dana Barnes, danabarnes@bikegallery.com, BikeGallery.com

FUN ROADIE RIDE
4235 SE Woodstock (Bike Gallery – Woodstock)
9am
A fun, casual 20-30 mile group road ride
Ryan Manner, 503-774-3531, helmets required, www.bikegallery.com/

FATHER’S DAY TRAILER KIDS PARK TOUR
NE 35th Ave and Skidmore (Wilshire Park, at the sandbox)
10am, We leave the park at 11:00 sharp.
Father’s Day Trailer Kids Park Tour–hitch up the trailer and grab the kids, we’re going to the park by bike! Ride leaves Wilshire Park (NE 35th and Skidmore, at the sandbox) at 11:00 sharp. We will travel to a few parks, the ride ending when our interest fades. Bring a picnic & we’ll stop at any ice cream shops we happen to pass. We will want to cover some ground, so only tag-along bikes, tandems, and trailers. patrick [at] portlandrainbarrels.com
Family Friendly.
Patrick, Portland Rainbarrel Co.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL ZOOBOMB CENTURY
Washington Park Max Stop (top of the elevators and up the hill a bit)
10am, 10 sharp for racers, all day for spectators
A grueling all day race; the winner is the first to ride a hundred miles (mostly downhill) on a little kid’s bike. Show up with a 16″ bike to race for prizes, or show up any time during the day to cheer on the racers and ride the zoobomb routes with us on whatever bike you want. Email me to preregister.
Dave 100, ellipsisdbg@yahoo.com

GRACIES BIKE-IN SUNDAY BRUNCH
3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd (HI-Portland, Hawthorne Hostel)
10:30am, brunch will be shorter so we can go on the Heritage Tree Ride
Hey! Still going? Need more fuel? Come to the potluck-style Sunday Brunch–again! Bike by and bring food to share (veggie/vegan preferred). Plenty of bicycle parking. Sure, it may be “early”, but chances are you’ll still be up from the night before! And really, WHO IS GRACIES?
gracies?, 503-236-3380, urbanadventureleague@scribble.com, http://www.gracies.org, Gracies


FREIGHT BIKE RODEO – KARRYING KARGO AND KIDS (Vancouver)

600 Columbia St., Vancouver WA (Esther Short Park – Bell Tower (Near farmers market))
Noon, 2 hours
A hands on demonstration of carrying family freight and kids with cargo bikes (www.dutchbike.us www.bakfiets.nl), trailers (Burley, Monoporter, etc.), and other handy gear. A City of Vancouver event, all particpants must bring a bicycle helmet.
Family Friendly.
Todd Boulanger, 360.696.8290 x8657, todd.boulanger@ci.vancouver.wa.us

HERITAGE TREE TOUR
Eastside Esplanade at Salmon St (Just North of the Hawthorne Bridge)
1pm
This will be a tour of Portland Heritage Trees in Sellwood. Learn more about these majestic trees in your urban forest!
Emily, mlemily@gmail.com


EXCHANGE BIKE TOUR

Madison and Eastbank Esplanade (Madison Plaza)
2pm, Ride leaves promptly at 2:10pm
The Community Exchange Cycle Club offers rides once a week for beginner and intermediate bike riders. Free Pre-Ride Tune-up at 1:00pm. There will be an Easy Loop as well as an Intermediate Ride. Easy loop length -approximately 15 miles departs at 2:10pm.<br> Intermediate ride length -approximately 30 miles departs 2:10pm.<br> Rides depart from Madison Plaza-just north of the Hawthorne Bridge on the Eastbank Esplanade. All rides will be led by certified mechanics; no rider left behind.<br> This ride is sponsored by the Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club, a global non-profit organization with the goal of connecting diverse world communities through reciprocated exchange bicycle tours.<br> Contact Steve Kung – 503-957-6672<br> Aaron Tarfman – aaron[at]yourbodypower[.]org
Steve Kung, groups.yahoo.com/group/ExchangeCycleTours/

AFTERNOON MOBILE MYSTERY DANCE PARTY RIDE
SW Salmon and Naito Pky (Salmon Street Fountain)
4pm
Ready to ride and Dance? We’ll meet up and then ride, mobile sound-system in tow, to several well-traveled public locations, where we’ll get off our bikes and boogie down to fun dance tunes. Dance party fashions welcome!
Capt. Clash, captainclash667@yahoo.com

ZOOBOMB
949 SW Oak St., Portland (Rocco’s Pizza)
8pm, every Sunday
Gravity-powered bike fun: meet at Rocco’s Pizza, 10th & W. Burnside between 8-9PM. Watch the Simpsons then ride the MAX to the zoo with your bike and zoobomb down…. costumes and little bikes optional. Bring $1.65 or fare for the MAX, a white front light, and a red rear light or reflector.
Zoobombin’, www.zoobomb.net

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Cate
16 years ago

Thank you to Emily for another great Heritage Tree Tour!