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Weekend Event Guide: Bridge Pedal, Chrome sale, goldsprints, and more

Posted by on August 8th, 2019 at 11:45 am

A chance to take over the city awaits you at Bridge Pedal.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

The weekend is right around the corner. Check out our selection of rides and events below…

Friday, August 9th

Rideable Film Screening – 7:30 to 9:30 pm at Mountain Shop (NE)
Come get inspired by two guys who loaded surfboards on their bikes and rode to the Oregon Coast and back. Event includes presentation and Q & A session. More info here.

Saturday, August 10th

Luminosa Metric Century – All day at Champoeg State Park
This beautiful state park south along the Willamette River south of Wilsonville will be a perfect backdrop to a day of riding. Choose from four different routes. Ride benefits Morrison Child and Family Services. More info here.

Goldsprints at Alberta Street Fair – 11:00 am to 5:30 pm at Community Cycling Center (NE)
The nonprofit CCC is taking the bike party to the streets. Swing by and sign up to spin your heart out at this goldsprints competition made possible by a partnership with Western Bike Works. More info here.

Chrome Annual Parking Lot Sale – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday) at Chrome HQ (NW)
If you need bags, shoes, or apparel, don’t miss your chance to score high-quality Chrome gear at a great price. Note that sale will be held at their HQ on NW 15th, not at their retail store. More info here.


Sunday, August 11th

Providence Bridge Pedal – 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
It might no longer have a 10-bridge route, but this annual Portland rite of passage can still deliver the goods. Join thousands of riders on a carfree citywide jaunt and see the city like you’ve never seen it before. More info here.

Sauvie Shootout – 9:00 am at Ovation Coffee & Tea (NW)
Portland’s premier training ride promises to deliver all the pain and race-like tactics you need to hone your craft. An excellent way to get tuned up for cyclocross season. More info here.

Gresham Family Ride – 11:00 am at Main City Park in Gresham
Portland Bicycling Club is leading this ride that promises a relaxed pace of 10 mph and a route that’s only on carfree paths and will stop at gardens and murals along the way. 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

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don’t forget…swift summit on saturday!


Wow, I just discovered though your like that the Bridge Pedal is going on the Springwater and West side multi use paths. What an poor conceived plan. This is going to bring chaos backto the pedal. I rode the first ones and even a few more. Much better on controlled streets not where walker’s, runners and even bikes going the other way. Hope it all works out.