Weekend Bike Event Guide

Pioneer Century is Saturday.

Think of this weekend as the calm before the storm of bike events that kick off next week…

Friday, June 4th

Ongoing through Sunday: Mt Hood Cycling Classic
Head out to Hood River and the Gorge to take in all the great racing action.

All day: Oregon Bike Summit
This is the event for statewide bike advocates and anyone who wants to get involved with making Oregon the #1 state for biking in America.

6:00 – 9:00pm: First Friday Art By Bike
Pedal Bike Tours is leading this free bike tour of three art galleries in Southeast Portland.

7:00pm: Bike Film Screening at Suzette Creperie
Suzette on NE Alberta is showing several bike movies this month. Friday’s screening is of the classic Breaking Away.

Saturday, June 5th

7:00am: Pioneer Century
The annual signature century ride from Portland Wheelmen Touring Club. Enjoy fine riding in the Willamette Valley on a number of loop options. Lunch stop features gourmet cooking of Mr. Chris King.

9:00am – 1:00pm: Cycle The Well Field
Join City of Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for a tour through Portland’s groundwater protection area. This ride has been going on for years and always gets high marks from attendees.

7:00pm: Wend Magazine Release Party (to benefit Northwest Trail Alliance)
Portland based outdoor magazine Wend has been revamped. To celebrate they’re throwing a party with donations benefiting the Northwest Trail Alliance.

5:00pm: Alice Awards and Auction
The BTA’s big annual fundraiser. It’s already sold out but stay tuned for a recap and photos on Monday.

6:00pm: Too Po’ Fo’ Alice Community Potluck
This is the grassroots event put together for folks who couldn’t afford the $100 ticket price of the BTA’s Alice Awards. There will be a gathering, a ride, and awards will be given out.

Sunday, June 6th

What? Nothing big planned on Sunday? This can’t be!

If I left anything out please share in the comments.

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Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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bikesalot
bikesalot
13 years ago

For bicycle touring fans, there is a great event on Sunday:

Meet the CGOAB Honeymooners Sam & Erin

Meet and greet with Sam and Erin Barkley from Wyoming, who just returned from their two year bicycle tour honeymoon. You can see the tour journal at

http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=RrzKj&page_id=71861&v=y6

Please RSVP at

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=104022522978403#!/event.php?eid=104022522978403

Date:
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Time:
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:
The Canvas Art Bar & Bistro
Street:
1800 Northwest Upshur Street
City/Town:
Portland, OR

bikesalot
bikesalot
13 years ago

A simple version of the RSVP link in #1:

http://tinyurl.com/22p2wpx

The longer version has to be pieced together, as the forum software broke it in the middle – my regrets!

beth h
13 years ago

Rivendell/Bridgestone Owners’ Bunch Ride:

Sunday, June 6, meet at noon at Peninsula Park Rose Garden (N. Ainsworth between Albina and Commercial).

Bring your best steel, lugs, shellacked grips and twine-wrapped bars and show them off!

Urban ride at super-mellow pace, enjoying the best of eastside roses in bloom.
Ride concludes at an inner-eastside pub so bring money for beer and eats.

Carbon-fiber bikes will be put out of their misery on sight.

Seriously.

Walter
Walter
9 years ago

Cyclocross Race Ninkrossi 2014. Never been but might go to check it out. Not affiliated. It is is Washougal, so a Portland area event. https://www.facebook.com/events/1660013757556089/