Weekend Event Guide: Harvest Century, Sunday Parkways, Ninkrossi, and more

Posted by on September 21st, 2018 at 10:34 am

Get out and enjoy it.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Hasn’t this weather been amazing? The onset of crisp and colorful fall-like conditions have us dreaming about long days in the saddle. While we might see a spot of ran here and there on Saturday, there should be plenty of sun for the Harvest Century and Sunday Parkways.

Here’s our selection of things to do on a bike this weekend…

Friday, September 21st

Park(ing) Day – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm at 18 locations citywide
A chance to ponder better uses of our curb space while lounging, playing, and talking in the street with friends old and new. More info here.

Saturday, September 22nd

Grand Prix Carl Decker #4 Ninkrossi – Washougal MX Park (WA)
Get ready for another awesome day of racing just across the Columbia river. This venue is known for the infamous “N” feature that winds through a big open meadow. More info here.

Casual Group Ride – 10:00 am at Western Bikeworks Lovejoy (NW)
This road ride caters to riders who appreciate a chill, no-stress pace with ample opportunity to enjoy the scenery and company. More info here.

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Sunday, September 23rd

***BP PICK!! Harvest Century
The onset of fall-like conditions will make this ride truly magical. The route will take you through wineries and offers views of Mt. Hood and the Coast Range from rural backroads you’ll kick yourself for not discovering sooner. More info here.

Sunday Parkways Northeast – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (NE)
The 2018 Parkways swan song promises carfree riding and lots of fun for the whole family on a route through inner northeast Portland. This is your last chance all year to enjoy the carfree magic. More info here.

Willamette River Welcome Ride – 9:30 am at corner of SE Sellwood and 7th (SE)
Led by the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club, this ride will explore classic Portland vistas. Expect about 25-30 miles with a few small(ish) hills. More info here.

Stay plugged into all the bike and transportation-related events around the region via our comprehensive event calendar.

— Jonathan Maus: (503) 706-8804, @jonathan_maus on Twitter and jonathan@bikeportland.org

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The Harvest Century “More info here.” link does not work. It goes to a “Casual Group Ride (Western Bikeworks) July 21 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm” event.