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Pedalpalooza Daily: Saturday, June 26th

Posted by on June 26th, 2010 at 4:02 am

St. Johns is where it's at.

St. Johns Saturday
(Photo © J. Maus)

It’s a North Portland special Saturday with no fewer than six events out and about St. Johns way. Other great options from Beaverton, to Woodstock to Vancouver. 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!


8:00am Depave by Bike
Visit past depave.org project locations and work on a new one. Starts at 3120 N. Williams.

10:00am Move by Bike
RSVP to assist with Lance and Becky’s relocation from NW to SE. Trailers and other haulers suggested.

10:30am Bike to Recycled Arts
Guided ride from Expo MAX station to Esther Short Park in Vancouver for the Recycled Arts Festival.

10:30am Costco Run
Grab your Costco card and meet up at Laurelhurst Park (Ankeny/SE 39th) for a ride to NE 138th for all the free samples you can ingest.

10:30am Wanderlust Men’s Ride
A comparatively hearty ride from the Zoo MAX station across the top of Portland, ending in John’s Landing.

11:00am Ride to Clothing Optional Beach
Gathers at St. Johns Safeway and rolls to Sauvie Island’s beach. Pack appropriately for 20 mile each way.

12:00pm Bike ATCs and Mail Art
Sixth Street Gallery in Vancouver encourages families to come make their own bike art at this free event. Materials supplied.

2:00pm Progressive Food Cart Lovers Ride
A gradual local feeding at cart pods from PSU to Killingsworth. Bring an appetite and cash. Meets at 1825 SW Broadway.

2:00pm N Portland Stories
An informative historical look at North Portland by bike with guest speakers. Begins at Johns coffee shop, 301 NW Broadway.

2:00pm Mad Hatter Tea Ride
Sport your tea party attire and join the madness at Beaverton Transit Center for a fun roll about.

2:00pm Cycle for Sisters
An informative fundraising ride for Sisters of the Road. Sister’s Cafe, NW 6th/Davis.

2:00pm Bikeasaurus Dino Egg Hunt!
A treasure hunt game with lemonade and prizes. Bikeasaurus shop, MLK/Madison.

2:00pm Ellie’s Ride
A fun, family paced ride from OMSI submarine around the Esplanade area. Stops at Saturday Market. Music, fountains and bubbles! BYOtowel.

3:00pm MOMENTUM Meander
Join Momentum Magazine’s crew under the Hawthorne Bridge for a casual mystery ride.

4:00pm Unimproved Road Ride
Grant Park to St. Johns on urban dirt and alternative routes. Knobbies recommended. Live music in St. Johns.

4:30pm Historic St. Johns Tour
Another interesting and fact-filled historical ride, this one focused on St. Johns and its past. Starts at St. Johns Pub, 8203 N. Ivanhoe.

5:00pm Tall Bike Picnic
Tall bike parade to potluck picnic spot. Bring food to share. Meets at West and of lower Steel Bridge.

6:00pm Diablo’s Wild Ride!
Fundraiser supporting the SE Portland Tool Library beginning at Devil’s Point. 5305 SE Foster Rd. Over 21’s please. May go late!

6:00pm Strange Animals of St. Johns
Follow bike funnist, Esther from Po’ Shines Cafe (8139 N. Denver) back to St. Johns bike in movie and discover animal mysteries along the way.

6:00pm Oil Spills and Oil Kills
Connect the dots between your gas tank and environmental degradation by joining at Pioneer Square for some visual activism.

6:00pm Catch those critters Oil Spill Cleanup
Clean up crews will parallel the Oil Spills ride and do their best to scrub them oil covered critters. BYO cleaning supplies/HazMat suits.

7:00pm WTF Bikes Dance Party
Outdoor dance party with beer, DJ and Mexican food. SE 11th/Clay.

7:00pm Special Hell Ride
A charity event for Equality Now. This slow paced ride will start at Colonel Summers Park and end at the Clinton St Theater in time to watch the Special Hell edition of Joss Whedon’s movie Serenity.

7:00pm St. Johns Bike-in Movie: Breaking Away
Finish off your St. Johns focused day trips next to the Community Center (8427 N. Central) and relax at this outdoor screening. Also bands, disc golf, beer garden.

7:30pm Monstercross Alleycat
Jet through the alleyways of Woodstock bound for glory in grassroots fun racing. Meet at BiMart parking lot on Woodstock Ave.

9:00pm Unicorn Ride
A magical voyage through the streets of Portland. Dress as a unicorn and ride a whimsical bike. Starts at Irving Park.

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