Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on June 15th, 2007 at 8:24 am
Here’s what Pedalpalooza has in store for you today…
SMALL MUSEUMS BY BIKE TOUR: THE CITY AT WORK
1038 SE 39th Ave (Belmont Library)
12:45pm – 3:45pm
Slide down a fire pole. Send a secret morse code message. Lock up in an old jail cell. This family-friendly Small Museums by Bike Tour will explore the city at work. A historic firehouse, a police museum, and a bank collection will teach us about Portland’s city history through interactive displays and knowledgeable guides. Shorter visits for shorter attention spans. (children most welcome). Not a loop ride – will end at W side Hawthorne Bridge. Lone riders under 9 not recommended, there will be some downtown riding, but we’ll stay as a group. Adults, ID required for Police Museum. Free.
BEGINNING WOMEN’S BIKE POLO
NE 20th Ave. and NE Killingsworth St. (Alberta Park)
This event is aimed at all those women out there interested in bike polo, but maybe a tad bit intimidated by the established bike polo scene in Portland. This is an opportunity for first timers to come out and try this super fun phenomenon. Important: Bring a bicycle that can take a little abuse.
METICON BIKE BLOCK PARTY
5925 SE Foster Rd (Corner of SE Foster and SE 60th.)
4:00pm – 10:00pm
Grand Opening celebration and partnerhship for Meticon Bikes and Community Exchange Bike School! We will have food, games, design a bike rack contest, raffles, and live music!
BIKE TO MICROBLUES FESTIVAL (WA)
8th & Esther Streets (Esther Short Park)
5:00pm, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Microblues Festival is a family blues music event held in beautiful Esther Short Park located in historic downtown Vancouver Washington. There will be food vendors, souvenirs as well as beer and wine garden for the adults. Bring your family and enjoy a day of fun and music in this premium outdoor venue. 8 at the door, Children under 12 – Free
SEXY CYCLIST RIDE
19 SW 2nd Ave, Portland (Berbati)
Meet at 6:30, ride at 7:00
High Heels! a short Skirt! Hot Pants!!!… 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.
KARAOKE 2 KAROKE RIDE
800 e burnside (by Jupiter Hotel)
What’s better than going out to sing karaoke with a bunch of bikey pals? Singing karaoke, on your bike, while riding to the next karaoke joint! Join up with the Sexy Cyclists and sing out with our mobile karaoke studio. First-timers welcome! We all sing lousy, so why worry?
FREE PILATES, STRETCH, & YOGA @ THE LOVE FACTORY
318 SW Taylor St. (The Love Factory)
7:30pm – 8:30pm
The title basically says it! With Kerry Ratza! Bring a yoga mat!
MINI-BIKE STEEPLE CHASE
Zoobomb (Top of the hill)
Come meet at the Zoo hill for the second annual Mini-Bike Steeple Chase. Imagine going break-neck speeds, flying down dark paths, following one trail, if you get lost, you lose, first one down wins!! Trophy awarded to the winner!
Check the official Pedalpalooza calendar for more info.
Remember to leave a comment below with ride reports and links to photos!