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PSU wants you to ‘Get to Know Your Bike’

Posted by on September 25th, 2009 at 10:44 am

Students at Portland State University are gearing up for a big bike she-bang. It’s called Get To Know Your Bike and it’s happening next week at their downtown campus in the Smith Memorial Student Union.

The event will feature vendors selling all manner of bike gear and accessories, and fun diversions like a bike art station, costume photo booth, a car pinata (should be interesting), roller races, free coffee, prize raffles, and more.

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Get to Know Your Bike is being timed with the first week of classes and organizers say its the perfect way to plug into the campus bike scene. The event isn’t until next week, but the official website is already hopping with some fun content to get folks in the mood.

Watch PSU students share their favorite places to ride in Portland:

Or this sweet little clip with students sharing the name of the their beloved steeds:

Head over to GetToKnowYourBike.com for all the details.

    Get to Know Your Bike
    Portland State University
    10:00am ~ 4:00pm, September 30th
    Smith Memorial Student Union 3rd Floor Ballroom (1825 SW Broadway)

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  • Charles McCarthy September 25, 2009 at 5:12 pm

    My partner (age 60+) and I (age 70+) biked to PSU to practice loading our bikes on the bus rack mock-up there. (We sure didn’t want to learn/fumble on a bus in service that was full of people.) This PSU facility, which we learned of only by accident, has excited everyone (age 50+) we mentioned it to, for much the same reason.
    Please, someone figure out how to publicize this more. At least the bike shops should know about this. And it should be easily findable on the TriMet web pages and mentioned on their schedules.

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  • jeremy September 28, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    car pinatas are wonderful! my evil prepschool — 40th reunion is upcoming — had some shindig that the junior class would put on and one year they towed a $10? heap and had numerous sledgehammers available….

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