Asa Lovejoy Ride (Slow & Easy)

ECT Slow & Easy “Asa Lovejoy” Ride

Sponsored by the Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club. We leave no riders behind.

Asa Lovejoy was the “loser” of the infamous coin toss of 1845 that decided that our city was to be named Portland rather than Boston.
Come along on this slow and easy ride that will visit Lovejoy Fountain Park named in Lovejoy’s honor, cruise the street named for him, and visit Asa at his final resting place in Lone Fir Cemetery. Any Portland historians that can add color commentary about Asa Lovejoy will be given an opportunity to share their knowledge on this ride!

This ride is ideal for anybody looking for a ride set at more relaxed pace and will be routed using streets with bike lanes, bike
paths,and/or minimal automotive traffic. We leave nobody behind!

When: Saturday, Sep 20, 2008
Time: Assemble 11:00 am, Depart 11:10 am
Start Point: Madison Plaza (underneath east side of Hawthorne Bridge)
End Point: Madison Plaza (underneath east side of Hawthorne Bridge)
Distance: 10 miles
Pace: Easy – pace set at speed of slowest rider
Expected Duration: 2 hours
Forecast: 68 degrees with a 70% chance it won’t rain

Ride Leader and contact information: Severt Lawyer, wsevert(at)gmail(dot)com, 503-234-7778

ECT is a non-profit organization promoting peace and cultural exchange through bicycle touring and bike school operation. We are registered
with the State of Oregon and we are applying for our 501(c)3 status with IRS. Upon receipt of our non-profit status, your donations will
be tax deductible with a retroactive effective date of 3/29/2007 – our incorporation date. Your participation, volunteering, and donations
are much appreciated. Our website: Also on YahooGroups: ExchangeCycleTours

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Founder of BikePortland (in 2005). Father of three. North Portlander. Basketball lover. Car owner and driver. If you have questions or feedback about this site or my work, feel free to contact me at @jonathan_maus on Twitter, via email at, or phone/text at 503-706-8804. Also, if you read and appreciate this site, please become a supporter.

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