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Bike the Lights Night at PIR is back! Here’s how to join the fun
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)
No ‘Bike the Lights’ night at Winter Wonderland this year due to virus fears
“Social distancing from the comfort of your car.” That’s how the folks behind the annual Winter Wonderland event at Portland International Raceway are marketing this year’s event. Since 2009 organizers have set aside one night of the five-week event where bicycle riders could enjoy the lights and festive vibes without the toxic emissions, noise, or … Read more
Hundreds of riders light the night at carfree Winter Wonderland event
The 8th annual event drew a large crowd eager for the carfree holiday ride.
1,500 free cookies and hot cocoa at Bike the Lights tonight
Bike the Lights is tonight from 5-9pm out at PIR.
Bundle up and get ready to ‘Bike the Lights’ at PIR
Bike night at Winter Wonderland is this Monday!(Photos © J. Maus)
‘Bike the Lights’ returns to PIR for second year
Many people braved 20-degree temps to see the (carfree) light displays at PIR last year.(Photos © J. Maus)
Hundreds brave chills to enjoy ‘Winter Wonderland’ by bike
Riding under the lights (and in the cold) last night at PIR.(Photos © J. Maus) Note to event organizers: All it takes to coax hundreds of biking Portlanders to your event — even in temps hovering near the 20s — is to make it carfree and serve free hot drinks. Last night was the first-ever … Read more
Raceway’s ‘Winter Wonderland’ will include one night just for bikes
Imagine riding through this with a few friends! Since 1993, the Portland International Raceway (PIR) has hosted the holiday tradition known as Winter Wonderland. Each year, over 100,000 people drive their cars along the racetrack which is adorned with massive, holiday-themed light sculptures and animated displays accompanied by festive Christmas tunes and holiday cheer.