Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on October 18th, 2018 at 10:34 am
Another gloriously sunny and colorful weekend is almost here. If you need some ideas for things to do, we’ve got a few tips.
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Saturday, October 20th
CrossWord Cyclocross Challenge – 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Canby)
A nice change of pace after a few weekends of Crusades, this 8th annual race is a benefit for a local nonprofit that gets kids into racing. Expect a course with natural terrain features, river crossings, beginner-friendly motocross jumps (!) and much more! More info here.
Running City (Scavenger Hunt) – 9:00 am at MarcovCo Gallery (NW)
A citywide scavenger hunt with categories for walkers, runners, and bike riders. More info here.
Casual Group Ride – 10:00 am at Western Bikeworks (NW)
Join our friends at Western Bikeworks for some free Stumptown Coffee and then roll out on a chill-paced “no-drop” ride. Expect a 1.5-2 hour ride. More info here.
Kidical Mass to Apple Tasting – 11:00 am at Sewallcrest City Park (SE)
Portland Nursery is having their annual apple tasting and Kidical Mass is on it! Bring the kiddos to the park for some play and then a short ride to the nursery where you can load up on cider and amazing apples of all types. Guaranteed family fun! More info here.
Remnants & Relics Ride – 2:00 pm at Portland Archives Office (SW)
An encore presentation of Shawn Granton’s (Urban Adventure League) urban history ride from Pedalpalooza. Will feature special guest, local historian Dan Haneckow (Portland Then and Now). Leaders will share gems of Portland’s past that are “hidden” right under our noses. More info here.
Sunday, October 20th
Bicycling Beyond Boring – 10:00 am at Boring Station Trailhead (Boring)
What lies beyond the quaint town of Boring at the terminus of the Springwater Corridor path? This ride will show you. More info here.
Slow Poke Ride – 10:00 am at Wilshire Park (NE)
Enjoy a pleasing jaunt through Portland’s northeast neighborhoods with a stop at one of the finest cafe/bakeries in town, Madrona Hill, which is right near the beautiful Willamette bluffs. More info here.
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