Tonight: Panel will demystify women’s racing

Posted by on September 27th, 2007 at 11:24 am

Cross Crusade #4

Girls just wanna have
fun (racing bikes).
(Photo © Jonathan Maus)

Tonight at the Portland Building a panel discussion is being held to encourage women to participate in bike racing.

Women for Bikes, a loose-knit volunteer group of advocates, hope to show that anyone can dive into racing and that it’s a whole lot of fun.

The panel will include: members of the Sorella Forte cycling club; Dani Dance, organizer of the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships; and officials from the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA), who will demystify the rules and regulations of racing.

If you’ve ever been curious about racing, but are perhaps a bit intimidated or in the dark about it, this would be a great event to attend.

Here are the details:

    Tonight!, 6:30-8pm (doors lock at 6:40pm)
    Portland Building Room C – 1120 SW 5th Ave (Between Main and Madison)

If you have any questions, contact Janis McDonald at 503-823-5358 or janis.mcdonald@pdxtrans.org.

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I M 4 Women for Bikes~!

In fact, the October PDOT Bicycle Brown Bag will feature a panel of folks who know something about biking, and business, from a woman\’s perspective. Mark the date – Thursday, Oct. 18, noon, at the Portland Building.

Find out more at http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=34816&a=144945