Pedalpalooza Daily: Sunday, June 20th

Posted by on June 20th, 2010 at 4:02 am

2 weeks of bike fun!

It’s Father’s Day and the shortest night of the year. From cowboy theater to bike rodeos and book signings to Pride parades, there is something for everyone. Follow the link for details.

Share the fun with our Ride Report Form. We’ll be posting some of these and other Pedalpalooza news on our Pedalpalooza Special Coverage Page.

For complete details and last minute changes, keep an eye on the official Pedalpalooza calendar. Enjoy!


8:15am PDX Bridges II
Meets under the Fremont and visits St Johns, I5 and I205 covering history and architecture. Ends at Hot Lips for Pizza in the Pearl.

9:30am Park Safari 2010
A full family day of park to park to park. Bring helmets. Potluck after. See route map and get start address. Meet at NE 12th/Ainsworth .

9:45am Rainbow – 7 Colors
Ladd Circle to Pride parade. Helmets and signature required.

10:00am Fort, Ford, Fort Bi-state Bicycle Rally
18 mile river loop starting at 115 E 5th in Vancouver. Not a race, helmets required.

10:00am SE Tiny Home Tour
Check out and learn about homes in SE under 800 square ft. SE 9th/Sherrett.

10:00am Gardening Styles
2138 SE 76th. Please RSVP to Ytamer(at)aol(dot)com to get a spot. Review various styles and learn about local planting schemes.

10:30am Portland Domination Xhibition
Day two of the polo throwdown at Rose City Park.

11:15am Crash Pride
Jump on in the pride parade with your bike starting from 13th/Davis.

12:00pm Family Cycle Picnic
Another family fun option: Start from Ladd Circle and head to Sellwood via Springwater for a picnic.

1:00pm Canadian Ride
Join in on the Canadiana at Salmon St. Fountain.

1:00pm Guerrilla Gardening
Enjoy transforming urban dead spaces into wild flower gardens. Seedballs provided. Meets at Col Summers.

1:00pm Ice Cream Social
Family friendly tour of ice cremaries. BYOspoon and money for scoops. Non-dairy options available. Meets at Wilshire park playground.

2:00pm Unicycle Noobs
Salmon street fountain is a great spot to learn and today as the perfect day. Assistance provided.

4:00pm Sven and Greta’s Silver and Gold mobile dance party
Get your Abba out starting at NE 39th/Glisan.

5:00pm PDXFixed Iluminati
Be the lifeblood of bike culture. Col Summers Park. BYOsmug.

5:00pm BikesnobNYC Ride Around Town
Celebrate father’s day with new dad, Eban Weiss. Starts at Chris King NW28/Nela and ends at Bikesnob’s book signing at Powell’s downtown.

5:30pm Vertigo Relays
How can you resist a ride that could involve “awkward crashes, puking and water balloons”? Meet at Grant park with a helmet and a stomach full of blackberries.

6:30pm North! Saddle Up
Mobile cowboy themed theater. Meets at effSpace, 333 NE Hancock. Western attire and entertainment gratuity may be appropriate.

6:30pm Smug
Ride smugly from NE29/Oregon to the Bikesnob book signing at Powell’s downtown.

7:00pm St0p Cycles Meetup
Urban bike demo ride from top of Tabor to mystery donut and/or beer location.

7:30pm BikeSnobNYC Reading
Book reading and signing (though not ASL) at Powell’s on Burnside. Father’s day gift option anyone?

7:30pm Bike Rodeo!
Show off your bike skills and win excellent handmade prizes. Bring a helmet and a few bucks. CoG.

8:30pm Zoobomb
No better way to spend a Sunday evening in PDX. Mini’s encouraged, all welcome. Bring MAX fare SW 13th/Burnside.

9:00pm Solstice Ride
The shortest night of the year deserves an all night ride. Bring a comfy bike, eatin money and food/drink to share. Meet at Peoples Co-op and go till at least sunrise.

9:00pm Bike Porn 4 PLAY
An 18 and over viewing of bike erotica at Clinton Theater. $6.

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