About Maritza Arango (Events Editor)

Maritza Arango (Events Editor)

Maritza Arango (Events Editor) Posts

Weekend Event Guide: Unity Ride, Queers and Beers, Bubble Ride, and more!

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Safer biking spaces require commitment from everyone. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Onesie Ride, Remove by Bike, BIPOC mountain biking, and more!

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Isn’t it soul-refreshing to ride by these kind of colorful intriguing murals?
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Tigray awareness, Gorge Ride, All Bodies on Bikes, and more!

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Pedalpalooza 2021 has almost reached the goal line. (Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Bike the Strike, ride the Green Loop, sturgeon, a slow roll, and more!

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Bike Play, Ride on Native Land, Mini Sunday Parkways and more!

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

(Photos from the 2012 edition of Bike Play. The three-night run of this year’s 12th anniversary show starts Friday. Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)[Read more…]

Dogs on bikes! Reader stories, photos, and my journey with my dalmatian Amélie

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Amélie’s first ride.
(Photo: Maritza Arango/BikePortland)

TREATS! That word summarizes peoples’ stories, tips and experiences around training their dogs to join them on the bike. Mine too. Treats have been my #1 ally through a journey of getting my dog Amélie to ride with me.

The journey I took before writing this story took me more than three weeks of observing my dog, training her with consistency, feeding her, giving her courage, trust and love and, finally, riding my bike with her. In the past few weeks I asked BikePortland social media followers about their experiences and attended the Pupperpalooza ride.

In this post I’ll share some of what I learned as well as a few reader stories.
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Weekend Event Guide: ABBA, Bridge Pedal, heavy bike hill climb, and more!

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Portland: A city of bikes, murals and, every now and then, bike murals. (Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland | Artist is Cloe Ashton)

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Weekend Event Guide: Light Brigade, Tracklocross, adaptive cycling, and more

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

It’s a golden rule of cycling in the heat: When you see water, ride through it!
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Defend the climate, don durags, grab your dog, and more!

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Have a dog? Love dogs? If so, Corvidae Bike Club’s Pupperpalooza is the ride for you.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Weekend Event Guide: Pop idols, champagne, mimosas, a Beverly Cleary Memorial and more!

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

A photo from Jonathan’s recent trip to Miami. (Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

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