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Amos Hunter (Columnist)

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Weekend Event Guide

It’s January — what better time to do a Palm Tree Ride!?(Photo © J. Maus) This weekend the weather shouldn’t be too harsh, and we’ve got a few great events to keep you out there enjoying it.  Have fun and be safe! Friday, January 14th 11:45pm: Midnight Mystery Ride Take advantage of tonight’s unseasonably mild … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

We’ve got a few great events to share with you to help you make the most of what will probably be a wet and cold weekend.  Ride safely and have fun! Friday, January 7th 6:00pm-9:00pm: First Friday Art by Bike This free monthly art gallery tour of inner Southeast and Northeast Portland hosted by Pedal … Read more


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Holiday Weekend Event Guide

It’s a holiday weekend, and it looks like most bike events are taking a little break as well. For those who are looking to celebrate the season by bike I’ve tracked down two great group rides that should satisfy your holiday hunger. Here’s wishing everyone a happy and safe weekend. Friday, December 24th 4:30pm: Kool … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

Time for some caroling. It’s a relatively slow weekend for bike events, but the few that are scheduled should be a blast. Get in the holiday spirit, tour the new frontier of Portland’s bicycle system, or ride with friends to explore some great community resources. Saturday, December 18th 10:00am-1:00pm: EPAP Winter Ride Join the East … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

A new film from Brian Vernor. Despite the soggy forecast, we’ve got another great weekend guide with plenty to do and see around town, so bundle up, ride safely, and enjoy yourself! Thursday, December 9th 7:00pm and 8:30pm: The Cyclocross Meeting, a film by Brian Vernor A documentary on cyclocross and the personal experiences and … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

BikeCraft is this weekend! This weekend is plump with great rides and events, including a few regular favorites and several long-awaited treats that only come once a year. Choose your own adventure and ride safely! Friday, December 3rd 6:00pm-9:00pm: First Friday Art by Bike This free monthly art gallery tour of inner Southeast and Northeast … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide – Updated

Bundle up and ride!.(Photo © J. Maus) This cornucopia of bike events starts on Thanksgiving day with a chance to work off that turkey (or turkey flavored product) before you even sit down at the table, followed by plenty of opportunity for calorie burning and a chance to rest on Sunday. Thursday, November 25th 8:00am-10:00am: … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

A ‘cross course marked by pumpkins? Yes, it might happen again at the Kruger’s Crossing race on Sunday(Photo © J. Maus) The weekend is right around the corner! Don’t let the weather forecast (snow!), get you down or keep you off your bike. Start the weekend early (as in tomorrow) with a little food and … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

The Cross Crusade rolls into Barton Park in Estacada Sunday.(Photo © J. Maus) This weekend starts off slow and then builds up to some great events starting Saturday afternoon.  Take some time to enjoy the beautiful fall colors or clean up the bike, just in time to take it out and cover it with more … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

Best of the Worst film event is on Saturday. Looking for an excuse to get some more leaves stuck in the fenders?  This weekend offers a little bit of everything, all over town.  Enjoy your week and ride safely. Friday, November 5th 5:00pm-7:00pm: Be Safe and Be Seen Come enjoy free tune-ups, a group ride, … Read more


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Weekend Event Guide

Gorgeous fall riding (get it while you can).(Photo © J. Maus) After a several weeks of what seemed like non-stop bike events, this weekend’s guide is comparatively light, accompanied by a damp forecast.  Is it the calm before the storm?  Probably yes, in more ways than one. Friday, October 22nd 10:00am-4:00pm: Walls of Pride Join … Read more