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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland By Cycle rides and classes

Portland By Cycle is like Bike Camp for adults! (And it's free!)

Website conversion underway - visit our new page at!


2021 programming is currently under development.


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For more information, contact Timo Forsberg |  503-823-7699

All activities are FREE and open to the public - no registration required (unless noted on the schedule). 

Portland By Cycle 

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Our guided bike rides and skill-building classes offer information and a supportive setting for adults new to cycling, new to the area, or just getting back on the bike. 

Guided Bike Rides

Guided bike rides show you the best of Portland's neighborhoods and how to ride safely and confidently.  All rides are loops - they start and end the same spot. July and August rides meet at 5:45, leave at 6:00, and last til about 8:00 p.m., covering between 6 and 11 miles round-trip. May and June rides meet at various times.

Classes to get you going - by bike 

Learn Cycling Essentials, How to Ride a Bike (for adults), and Bike Maintenance Basics in a relaxed setting and feel confident about using your bike for everyday trips. 

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Portland By Cycle rides and classes online list

Guided rides show you how to get around by bike, classes with the essentials for using bikes for everyday transportation.