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Jonathan "J.R" Reed

Stories by Jonathan "J.R" Reed

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Spring SE Peeps Ride

What: Interested in going for a safe, mellow, family-friendly ride through a few (mostly) S.E. Portland neighborhoods on Friday, April 24th, and (hopefully) spreading a little joy and bikey good will along the way? Bubble machines and kidlets are *very* welcome!!! If you want to wear something fun, bright, and/or outlandish, just go for it … Read more


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Low-Car Diet Clinic

What: Low-Car Diet Clinic. Sponsored by Joe Bike. Learn how to haul kids, cargo, kayaks, and other stuff by bike safely and securely. Where: Sunnyside Environmental School & Park. 3421 SE Salmon St When: Saturday May, 2 – 11am-12noon.


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Yoga for Cyclists

What: Yoga for Cyclists at Portland Yoga Arts When: Every Sunday in April and May – 5-6:30 pm Where: 4400 NE Glisan, Portland, OR Cost: $16 drop-in, $140/10 week series (prorated for mid-term sign up) More Info: robin(at)portlandyogaarts(dot)com or call: 503-544-3750


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Free bike check & adjustment

What: Free bike check & adjustment. Bring your bike to Hinson Church on SE 20th and Salmon this Saturday for a free bike check. Two professional mechanics from the Community Cycling Center will join skilled volunteers from Hinson to provide bike checks and minor adjustment (brakes, shifting, steering, flats) for anyone who brings in a … Read more


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Pedal Potluck Picnic

What: Pedal Potluck Picnic When: First Tuesday in May to September, 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: 3031 SE Hawthorne – Hawthorne District Hostel The PPP returns for its FIFTH season! A casual bicycle ride traversing approx. 3-5 miles (5-8km) with a different route each time. The end destination is a mystery park or ark-like setting. The term “park” … Read more


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Pretty Dress Ride

What: Pretty Dress Bike Ride When: Sunday, May 3, 2:00-4:30pm Where: SE Ladds Circle (in the Center), Near 1996 SE Ladd Ave Oh it’s Spring and oh it’s so fun to bike in a pretty dress. Join us on this annual ride. All welcome, but you must come wearing a pretty dress! We’ll be riding … Read more


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Portland Transit Riders Union kickoff meeting

What: Portland Transit Riders Union kickoff meeting When: Saturday, April 11, 12:00noon Where: SEIU Local 49, 3536 SE 26th Ave Hundreds of Portlanders have turned out already at TriMet’s public hearings this week to defend our public transit against the proposed cuts to service! Join together in the new Portland Transit Riders Union to build strength in unity, … Read more


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Breakfast on the Bridges

What: Breakfast on the Bridges When: Friday, April 23, 7am-9am (last friday of every month) Where: Steel and Hawthorne Bridges, Willamette River (West-bound lanes, East end of the Steel, West end of the Hawthorne) Breakfast on the Bridges reaches out to bicyclists during their morning commute once a month on Portland bridges. We give bicyclists (and pedestrians) … Read more


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Bike Back The Night

What: Bike Back The Night When: Thursday, April 23, 4:30pm. Ride at 6pm Where: Col. Summers Park, SE 20th and Belmont The Portland Women’s Crisis Line has organized a community bike ride for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in collaboration with PSU’s Take Back the Night rally to increase awareness of sexual violence. Bring your wheels,bring … Read more


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Kidical Mass

What: Kidical Mass  Streets are for kids, too!  Kidical mass is a celebration of family bicycling.  Training wheels, tagalongs, and trailers are all welcome on this easy-going, short, legal family ride.  Front and rear lights are a must for all during the winter months.  Various times and locations, April 17 (third Friday of every month): … Read more


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Bunny on a Bike

What: Bunny on a Bike Dress up with an Easter theme and spread some Easter cheer en route to central Portland for a bunny-potluck (bring something to share!).  All rides converge by Hawthorne bridge on the Eastbank Esplanade for a megabunnyparade at noon!  Meeting locations & times are as follows on Sunday April 12: Vancouver  Esther … Read more