40-Mile Loop Bike Ride, Part 2 of 3

Cleveland Avenue MAX Station 400 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR

Ride the classic 40-Mile Loop as a series of three bike rides, one a week for three weeks during Pedalpalooza. Come on one ride or do all three for the complete loop! This version of the loop is really 51 miles long, as the route has evolved from its original naming over 100 years ago. Read More »

The Princess BRide

Irving Park NE Fremont and 7th Ave, Portland

The Princess Bride is one of the most quotable movies ever, and is popular among cyclists, so here's a "quote along" ride for Pedalpalooza 2017. Come dressed as a character from the movie if you like, and we will have blank placards, writing markers, and zip ties at the start so all riders can adorn Read More »

Downriver Ride to Upriver

Portland Opera 211 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR

UPRIVER is an hour-long documentary film about the Willamette River and current efforts to restore it. The film uses captivating underwater, aerial and time-lapse imagery of the Willamette to tell this story. This free screening is part of Portland's Movies in the Park series and will be shown on a jumbo inflated screen in Cathedral Read More »

Rock Creek Ride

MAX-Quatama & NW 205 Ave Hillsboro, OR

Puddlecycle's first venture to the Western reaches of the Portland area, but you don't have to pedal out there, as this ride starts and ends at MAX Blue Line stations. The 11-mile ride itself is almost entirely on scenic and paved, separated paths that wind their way through Tanasbourne and Bethany. Included are the Rock Read More »

A Longer Naito Ride

Salmon Street Fountain 1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR

"A Better Naito" was a temporary bikeway along about a mile of the Portland waterfront for the last two summers. But there are plans to extend it further south, and Naito Parkway itself continues for another five miles North (as Front Ave.) before dead-ending at Doane Point. We're riding that stretch on a Sunday when Read More »

Puddlecycle group for the Worst Day of the Year Ride

Cartopia, Portland OR Portland, OR

This weekend we're joining hundreds of other Portlanders for the Worst Day of the Year Ride. Register on their site, then meet us before the event at Cartopia and we'll ride the 15-mile Urban Route together. Will be a good time and the ride benefits the Community Cycling Center!

Bike More Challenge 25 in a Day Ride

Willamette Park 6500 S Macadam Ave, Portland, OR

Beat the heat on Mother's Day with a morning bike ride that also earns you the 25 in day badge in the Bike More Challenge sponsored by The Street Trust, as the ride is exactly 25 miles long! The route makes a scenic loop around the Willamette River stringing together a series of paved bike Read More »

Bike Ride to Fremont Holiday Fest

Salmon Street Fountain 1020 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR

This is a bike ride to the Fremont Holiday Fest leaving downtown Portland after typical working hours and following 5 miles of bikeways to get to NE Fremont at 42nd Ave. The Holiday Fest spans 10 blocks of NE Fremont Street from 42nd to 52nd Avenues. Businesses along the street will be open late for Read More »

Planes, Trains, Automobiles & Bikes

Sewallcrest City Park SE 31st Ave & SE Market St, Portland, OR

Cully Park opened last year in NE Portland, but it's somewhat hidden from view on a dead-end street. The park sits on a ridge that overlooks railroad tracks, a road, and not too far away, the Portland Airport. So from several elevated spots in the park you can watch planes coming in to land, trains Read More »

Luck of the Irish Ride

Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade SE Water Ave &, SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR

March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and here is a bicycle ride with an Irish theme to honor the day. The ride starts at the Vera Katz (sculpture) on the Eastbank Esplanade shortly after events wrap up at the Shamrock Run Portland on the West side of the river. The bike ride is based on Read More »

Ride to Carefree Sunday

Piccolo City Park 2535 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR

Milwaukie is having their version of Sunday Parkways, an event that is both carefree and car-free, as the streets will be closed to automobile traffic. This 5-mile bike ride goes from Portland down to CAReFREE Sunday in Milwaukie using the 20s Bikeway and a couple of hidden cut-throughs in Ardenwald. The ride ends at Water Read More »

Bike Ride to the Umbrella Parade

Piccolo Park 2535 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR

Here's a ride going from Portland to downtown Milwaukie to join the annual Umbrella Parade. People walking in the parade all carry umbrellas while walking several blocks with the parade ending at the lighting of the Milwaukie Christmas Tree. There will be free amenities at the parade including cookies, grilled cheese bites, hot chocolate, and Read More »

Over the River and Through the Wood to Holiday Lights We Go

IKEA USA 10280 NE Cascades Pkwy, Portland, OR

On the shortest day of the year, this bike ride goes over the I-205 Bridge and through a secret passage to visit the over-the-top houses in Riveridge. This is a Vancouver neighborhood just past the North end of the bridge. Combined, the houses here practically have a million lights between them! The route keeps us Read More »

Let’s Go to the HOP

Gateway Transit Center NE 99th and NE Pacific St., Portland, OR

This group bike ride is not to a sock hop but rather to The HOP - a new neighborhood greenway in NE Portland. This greenway goes East-West through the Gateway area, and looking at a map does appear to hop owing to several short North-South turns needed to navigate the streets. But HOP really refers Read More »

The 70’s – Cartlandia to Cully

Cartlandia 8145 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR

"Meet by the utility tower on the west side of Cartlandia End location: Ride ends at Cully Park, but ride leader will be riding back to the Springwater Corridor The 70s Bikeway will soon be complete, and here's a bike ride that not only follows that route but also has a 1970s theme. The 9-mile Read More »

Pumpkins & Tombstones Bike Ride

Sellwood Park SE 7th Ave & SE Miller St, Portland, OR

"Ride past some spooky Halloween houses in the Sellwood-Moreland-Ardenwald neighborhoods before ending at the Davis Graveyard, which is open again after being closed in 2020. On Halloween night the graveyard will of course have its full effects on display. This ride is the season opener for Puddlecycle, which was mostly shut down this last season Read More »