Weekend Event Guide: Trek sale, freak bikes, bike bus meet-up, and more

Taken on this day in 2010. North Park Blocks near Portland State University. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Who’s ready for the weekend? I feel like the coming cold and rain is a welcome change from all this dry and dirty.

Here’s our hand-picked selection of the best rides and events coming your way. For more suggestions, see the BikePortland Calendar.

Friday, October 21st

Trek Portland Warehouse Sale – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Hollywood location (NE)
Find deep discounts on everything you need to survive winter including complete bikes, apparel, and more. Sale goes through Saturday. More info here.

Freak Bike Fall – All weekend
The fun starts at 6:00 pm at Ladds Circle Park where you can connect with your fellow freak bike friends and plug into a weekend of cool events. More info here.

Saturday, October 22nd

Leafer + Mural Ride – 9:00 am at Banks-Vernonia Trailhead (Banks)
See the fall colors on the BV! It’s a great time of year to head out there and if you join this ride you’ll have built-in buddies to help see you through and make the miles more fun. More info here.

PSU Farmers Market Ride – 10:00 am (various locations in SE)
This has become a classical local weekly ride. You’ll find friendly faces and a relaxed, social pace — and get some shopping done! More info here.

Bike Loud PDX SE/E Chapter Ride – 12:30 pm at Hampton Opera Center (SE)
Special guest PBOT planner Zef Wagner will join the ride to share and explore bikeway connections on and around SE Hawthorne and beyond. More info here.

Sunday, October 23rd

Cyclocross Crusade Race #3 – All day at Portland International Raceway (N)
The Crusade returns to PIR for what we hope will be some proper cyclocross weather. Grab your boots and mud tires! More info here.

Bike Loud PDX W Chapter Ride & Meeting – 1:00 pm at Director Park (SW)
Connect with other activists and learn how you can help Portland reach its goal of 25% cycling mode share by 2030. More info here.

Bike Bus Meet-up with Coach Balto – 3:00 pm at Cully Green (NE)
Meet Sam “Bike Bus” Balto and learn how he built the bike bus heard ’round the world. This gathering will be hosted by bike bus pioneer Kiel Johnson and will also include Hood River’s safe routes to school star Megan Ramey. More info here.


See all upcoming events here. Promoting an event? Know about something we should boost? Please let us know and we’ll get it on the calendar.

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