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Weekend Event Guide: Zwift demo, Cranksgiving, Bridge City CX and more

Posted by on November 21st, 2019 at 11:40 am

Enjoying this crisp clear weather?
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Time to get your plans in order for the weekend.

I hope to see everyone out at Bridge City CX on Sunday. The community has rallied around this event which is likely to be an instant classic.

Check out the forecast and then peruse our selections for the best rides and events over the next three days.

Friday, November 22nd

Wahoo/Zwift Demo Night – 6:00 pm at Bike Gallery Hollywood (NE)
What’s all this fuss about riding bikes indoors? Roll over to Bike Gallery and they’ll hook you up to a demo system and get you plugged into (literally) the latest tech. More info here.

Saturday, November 23rd

Endless Summer Saturdays – 9:00 am at Green Bridge Coffee – (NE)
The Roule cycling club is treading a new path on these weekly rides by offering several route choices and making it clear that the group will ride with a focus on togetherness, good conduct on the roads, and inclusivity. More info here.

Cranksgiving – 11:00 am at Nomad Cycles (NE)
This annual tradition continues with this fun and rewarding scavenger hunt that benefits our community. This year’s nonprofit benefactor is Portland Street Medicine. Register your team and compete for prizes while helping those in need.More info here.

Lents Park to Sellwood Greenway Ride – 11:00 am at Lents Park (SE)
A Portland Bicycling Club volunteer will lead this cross-town ride that on quiet backstreets that will include a stop at Killer Burger for lunch. More info here.

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Sunday, November 24th

Ride to Bridge City CX – 9:00 am at Gladys Bikes (NE)
Join the World Famous Gladyators and other great folks from northeast for an 8-mile group ride to the big event at Oaks Park. More info here.

!!! BP PICK !!! Bridge City CX – All day at Oaks Park in Sellwood (SE)
Come out and support this inaugural event at a brand new venue. This is close-in racing that is sure to become a classic for years to come. Very spectator friendly course will include a sandy beach and a section through a big beer tent. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of history! More info here.


Sauvie Shootout – 9:00 am at Ovation Coffee & Tea (NW)
It’s never too early to start training for road season. This is Portland’s top training ride that always attracts the best and fastest riders around. Route heads out to Sauvie Island then back downtown up and through the west hills. More info here.

Bike Repair Workshop – 11:00 am at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (SE)
Bikes for Humanity PDX and City Repair have teamed up for a free clinic that will help you keep your trusty steed in tip-top shape. 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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