Weekend Event Guide

Welcome to our Weekend Event Guide archives. This column runs on the Front Page every Thursday afternoon and gives you a rundown of the best bike events happening in the Portland region.

*We’re looking for a business partner to sponsor this weekly column. Please contact us if you’re interested!

Weekend Event Guide: Mini Bike Winter, live storytelling, slough ramble, and more

Posted on February 14th, 2019 at 9:35 am.


You never know what — or who — will show up to the Mini Bike Winter Chariot Wars. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

It’s almost time for the weekend and we’ve got some event picks for you.

Looks like it’ll be wet and who knows what else, so make sure you double-check any rides/events you plan to attend to make sure they’re still happening.

Have fun out there!
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Weekend Event Guide: Caddyshack, Clara Honsinger at Worlds, Belmont Goats, and more

Posted on January 31st, 2019 at 8:58 am.

Portland resident Clara Honsinger’s (Team S&M CX) dream season continues at the World Championships in Denmark and a local cafe is hosting a viewing party so you can cheer her on.
(Photo: Drew Coleman)

Time to put together your weekend plans.

Whether you like cyclocross or not, you’ve got to be excited and inspired by the season of Team S&M CX cyclocross rider Clara Honsinger. She just keeps getting better and better. Last weekend at a very challenging UCI World Cup race she went from a start of around 40th place to finish 19th. 19th! That’s against the very best racers in the world. And she was the 2nd place Under-23 rider. On Saturday Sunday, Honsinger will look to close out her big season with a strong showing in the U23 race at the World Championships in Denmark. If you’re not lucky enough to be there in person, roll over to Breadwinner Cafe on Williams Avenue where they’ll open early to see the live feed.

And that’s just one of the great ideas we’ve got for you. Check out all of our upcoming event picks below…
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The Weekend Guide: Gravel social, activism inspiration, OBRA awards party, and more

Posted on January 11th, 2019 at 9:02 am.

Where will you ride this weekend?
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Welcome to the weekend.

If you can get over the creeping unease about climate change-induced weird weather, you can relax and enjoy this mild winter we’re having. It should be dry and maybe even sunny this weekend. And as luck would have it, there are plenty of great rides and events to choose from.

Here’s our menu for the weekend, specially selected for you…

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Weekend Event Guide: Sales, Christmas spirit, KimmyCross, a cyclocross party, and more

Posted on December 6th, 2018 at 9:56 am.

What this season lacks in light and warmth it more than makes up for in holiday spirit.

Time to make plans for the weekend. There’s so much to do among our wonderful community of fellow bike lovers that you shouldn’t let the cold and dark keep you from joining in the fun.

(Please note: We’re looking for a sponsor of this weekly feature and the BP Calendar. It’s a great opportunity for a company that wants to get valuable exposure, support our community, and support BikePortland! Please contact me if interested. jonathan@bikeportland.org*)

Friday, December 7th

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Weekend Event Guide: Weston Awards, Showers Pass sale, ‘Cross in Bend and more

Posted on November 1st, 2018 at 10:44 am.

Escape the madness — and find a merrier kind of madness in Bend this weekend.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

This week’s guide is sponsored by the annual Showers Pass Warehouse Sale, your chance to grab great deals on rain gear! It starts Saturday at 9:00 am.

Here’s our weekly list of suggested rides and events for bike-inclined folks of all types…

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Weekend Event Guide: Freak Bike Fall, cyclocross doubleheader, e-scooter throwdown

Posted on October 26th, 2018 at 9:08 am.

Cascade Locks is one of the most beautiful stops on the Cyclocross Crusade calendar.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Welcome to the weekend!

While our stellar weather seems to have passed, we embrace yet another change in the season. And if you’re a cyclocross fan, this rain is what you’ve been waiting for.

Note: Some events cancel in the event of rain (always double-check event website before heading out), and this week we’ve shared two events happening Monday (10/29) just as a bonus because we like you so much.

Have fun!

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Weekend Event Guide: Hidden history, ‘cross in Canby, Kidical Mass, and more

Posted on October 18th, 2018 at 10:34 am.

Discover hidden history of Portland with Shawn Granton (on left, with megaphone) of Urban Adventure League and local historian Dan Haneckow.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Another gloriously sunny and colorful weekend is almost here. If you need some ideas for things to do, we’ve got a few tips.

And by the way folks, we’re between sponsors for the Weekend Event Guide and the BP Calendar right now. So if you own a business (and/or spend marketing money for one) and want to partner up with us, please get in touch. BikePortland relies on financial support from individuals and businesses, so don’t just be a reader, be a supporter!

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Weekend Event Guide: Gladys’ 5th, Chris King Open House, NOISE Ride, and more

Posted on October 11th, 2018 at 9:17 am.

Get out there and enjoy our fall splendor.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

The weekend is near and we hope you have a chance to escape and enjoy the pleasures of a bicycle ride. If so, here are some suggestions of things to do… [Read more…]

Weekend Event Guide: Crusade kickoff, Simworks pop-up, pumpkin ride, and more

Posted on October 4th, 2018 at 9:44 am.

Things could get a bit crazy at Alpenrose this weekend.

The weekend is near. We hope you’ll have the time and ability to indulge your love of cycling. The fall colors are peeking out and we’ve got some season-appropriate suggestions in this week’s guide.

Here are our selections…

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Weekend Event Guide: Explore Vancouver’s new waterfront, ride the CZ Trail, and more

Posted on September 27th, 2018 at 7:24 am.

*We need a new sponsor for the Weekend Event Guide and the BikePortland Calendar. Please contact me for more info!

The weekend is right around the corner and it’s time to make plans. The fall colors have begun to peek out and a bicycle is a great way to see them.

Here are our picks for the best things to do…

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