Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on January 31st, 2019 at 8:58 am
Time to put together your weekend plans.
Whether you like cyclocross or not, you’ve got to be excited and inspired by the season of Team S&M CX cyclocross rider Clara Honsinger. She just keeps getting better and better. Last weekend at a very challenging UCI World Cup race she went from a start of around 40th place to finish 19th. 19th! That’s against the very best racers in the world. And she was the 2nd place Under-23 rider. On
Saturday Sunday, Honsinger will look to close out her big season with a strong showing in the U23 race at the World Championships in Denmark. If you’re not lucky enough to be there in person, roll over to Breadwinner Cafe on Williams Avenue where they’ll open early to see the live feed.
And that’s just one of the great ideas we’ve got for you. Check out all of our upcoming event picks below…
Friday, February 1st
Portland E-Scooter Experience Seminar – 11:30 am at PSU Karl Miller Center (SW)
The Transportation Research & Education Center at Portland State University invites you to a special brown-bag seminar to learn and discuss more about our city’s experience with e-scooters. Delve into data with PBOT staff and share questions and insights with some of the smartest people in town. More info here.
Movie Night at Breadwinner Cafe – 5:30 pm (N)
Warm up with friends and watch the classic Breaking Away in the cozy cafe adjacent to Breadwinner Cycles on Williams Ave. More info here.
Kidical Mass 2019 Planning Meeting – 6:30 pm at Books With Pictures (SE)
What collaborations, initiatives, routes, and other fun things do you want to help Kidical Mass with this year? Bring your notebook of ideas and help local organizers plan the biggest and best year ever. More info here.
Saturday, February 2nd
Plant Trees by Bike – 8:30 am at St. Johns Christian Church (N)
Friends of Trees needs your help planting trees in several north Portland neighborhoods. This is a great way to do something nice for the planet, meet great people and help build our community. More info here.
Endless Summer Saturdays Club Roule Ride – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Crema (NE)
I’ve been watching this weekly ride from afar and the turnout and vibe looks really strong. It’s a nice intermediate pace that appeals to a lot of riders. Expect 25-30 miles with a good dose of climbing. More info here.
Caddyshack Ride – 12:00 pm at I-205 bike path just south of Marine Drive (NE)
This annual classic promises lots of smiles, socializing and discovery of backroad routes next to local golf courses in honor of Bill Murray. The lunch stop at the gold club is reason alone to give this a try. Led by none other than Maria “Bike Kitty” Schur! More info here.
Sunday, February 3rd
Cyclocross World Championship Viewing Party – 6:00 am (Saturday and Sunday) at Breadwinner Cafe (N)
Come and root for Portland’s Clara Honsinger as she battles on the world stage at the Championships in Bogense, Denmark. Clara placed an amazing 19th place overall and 2nd in the U23 category last weekend! Cafe will be open early for viewing both days. More info here.
Sauvie Shootout – 9:00 am at Ovation Coffee (NW)
Portland’s premiere weekend training ride will take you out to the legendary island, up the west hills, and back into town. Expect the group to split and to find new riding buddies. More info here.
Belmont Goats Ride – 10:00 am at NE 96th and Sandy
A Portland Wheelmen Touring Club ride leader will take you on a relaxed jaunt to see the new home of the infamous Belmont Goats. There will be a bakery/coffee stop at the Panera on Hayden Island. More info here.
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