Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on September 13th, 2018 at 8:12 am
Two more days until the weekend.
Here’s our selection of the events worth checking out…
Friday, September 14th
Midnight Mystery Ride – “At midnight we ride” location TBA
Don’t forget to check the MMR website for the start location of this month’s ride. Bring a jacket and something warm to drink! More info here.
Saturday, September 15th
Grand Prix Carl Decker #3 Zaaldercross – Add day at Alderbrook Park in Brush Prairie, WA
The GPCD continues with a great course through Alderbrook Park. Organizers say you can expect everything from technical singletrack through trees to punchy climbs and a few short sand sections. More info here.
Oregon Legislator Bike Town Hall – 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Wilshire Park (NE)
A great opportunity to meet and chat with your elected state representatives! This annual ride is co-hosted by State Senator Michael Dembrow and House Reps Alissa Keny-Guyer and Barbara Smith Warner. This year’s ride will spend time in the Cully neighborhood and will have plenty of stops for education and socialization. More info here.
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Casual Group Ride (Western Bikeworks) – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Western BikeWorks LoveJoy (NW)
A chill-paced group ride led by staff from an awesome bike shop with free Stumptown coffee at both ends. What’s not to like? More info here.
Kidical Massive- 10:30 am to 2:00 pm at Abernethy Elementary School (SE)
This month’s Kidical Mass is going “Massive” as it joins the nationwide movement of over 50 other cities for a day to celebrate riding with the little ones. It’ll be just a 1.5-mile ride so as to be suitable for kids to ride their own bikes — even balance bike pushers should be able to handle it. Ride begins and ends at a park and it will happen rain or shine. Expect copious snacks. More info here.
East Portland Safe Routes to School Ride – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Parklane Elementary School (SE)
This four-mile ride is part of a series made possible by the cities of Gresham and Portland along with nonprofit parters including Bikes for Humanity, the Rosewood Initiative, and P:ear Bike Works More info here.
Sunday, September 16th
Zoobomb! – 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm at People’s Bike Library of Portland (SW)
Roll over to SW 13th and Burnside, take the MAX up to Washington Park, bomb down. It’s simple and it’s fun. Bring lights and a sense of adventure. More info here.
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