cirque du cycling

Cirque du Cycling Bike Parade – Mississippi Ave

Avatar by on May 20th, 2009 at 3:06 pm

What: A family friendly ride, a bike pride parade featuring teams/groups of 5 or more then a street race criterium up and down Mississippi in the evening. Vendors, beer garden… good times. Benefitting Self Enhancement Inc. youth development organization.

When: Saturday, June 13. Family Ride signup 12:45, rolls at 1:30. Parade rolls at 3pm. Racing starts at 5pm.

Family Ride – Starts at 3920 North Kerby Avenue
Parade – Starts at Fremont and Mississippi Ave.
Race – Mississippi from Fremont to Mason

More: Registration is FREE!
Register by June 10th.

Cirque du Cycling!

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 12th, 2008 at 9:17 am

Come one, come all!

The circus is coming to Mississippi Avenue.

Cirque du Cycling, presented by Laughing Planet Café, is part circus, part bike street race and a benefit for Self Enhancement, Inc.

The whole event kicks off at 4:00 with a free three mile family ride to Peninsula Park. There is also a bike parade (advance registration required) featuring all sorts of wild sculptural bikes: tall bikes, choppers, swing bikes and more.

There’s live music all afternoon, plenty of entertainment to watch and an evening criterium street race with a two-way racing right down the middle of Mississippi Avenue.

Come relax in the beer garden, bring your bike, settle into your lawn chair, peruse the shops of Mississippi Avenue and numerous exhibitors and be prepared to be awed by spectacular bicycle tricks and riding feats.

Press Release: Cirque du Cycling Criterium Coming to Mississippi Ave.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 6th, 2008 at 10:04 am

Bicycle racing in the north Mississippi Avenue neighborhood on June 14th 2008

Hundreds of racers will take to the streets for this inaugural event – Cirque du Cycling Criterium

Portland, Ore. Bicycle racing comes to North Portland for the Cirque du Cycling Criterium presented by Laughing Planet Café, which is just part of a full afternoon of cycling activities that includes a family ride, live music, bike parade, and exhibitors. The event is a benefit for Self
Enhancement, Inc. (SEI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to guiding underserved youth to realize their full potential.[Read more…]

‘Cycling Circus’, ‘Urban Assault’ rides coming this summer

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 22nd, 2008 at 9:44 am

Screen shot from Cirque du Cycling website.

This summer in Portland, two exciting new rides will look to find their place in bike-lover’s hearts amid an already jam-packed bikey calendar: The Cirque du Cycling (presented by Laughing Planet Cafe) and the Urban Assault Ride (brought to you by New Belgium Brewery).[Read more…]

New bike event coming to Mississippi Street

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 8th, 2006 at 2:22 pm

Bike event goddess Ayleen Crotty just let me in on a big secret. She and her other bike fun operatives at Good Sport Promotion — the folks behind the Hottest Day of the Year Ride, the Twilight Criterium and others — have just unveiled details about their big new event for Summer ’07.

The Cirque du Cycling will happen on June 16th in and around Mississippi Street in North Portland.
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