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Portland By Cycle rides and classes online list

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Portland By Cycle Rides offer information and a supportive setting for adults new to cycling or just getting back on the bike. This series encourages you to use a bike more often - for fun, errands, shopping, or even commuting to work.


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

Visit the Portland By Cycle homepage.

Click here to download a PDF of the Portland By Cycle ride schedule 


 Portland By Cycle 2018  schedule

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Meet at the time noted for sign-in and introductions; rides last about 2 hours.  Most are loop routes, returning to start point, except where noted.

Helmets are required, bringing water is recommended.

Click for Rides in   MayJune | July | August  | September

 Click for Classes in May and June

 

Bridges to the Sky ride

Saturday, May 12, 10:30 a.m.

Powell Park, SE Powell Blvd and 26th Ave (by the swings)

Kid-friendly ride via several bridges to the Portland Tram and "Celebrate Moms" event.   3 mi. one way

 

East Portland Multi Greenway ride

Wednesday, May 16, 6:00 p.m.

Midland Library  805 SE 122nd Ave

Tour several planned and in-progress bikeways in East Portland. Bonus: Project Open House from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.      7.2 miles

 

150's Neighborhood Greenway ride

Tuesday, June 5, 6:30 p.m. 

Rosewood Initiative, 16126 SE Stark St

Tour several planned and in-progress bikeways in East Portland. Bonus: Project Open House from 6 to 8 pm.    6 miles.

 

Pedalpalooza Waterways Real & Metaphoric ride

Tuesday, June 26,  5:30 p.m.

Green Zebra, 808 NE Multnomah St

Enjoy Pedalpalooza on this ride celebrating river-inspired art and design.               8.7 miles

 

 

Sweet & Savory Summer Cycle Northeast

Tuesday, July 10, meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Grant Park, NE 36th Ave & Brazee St

An easy ride to enjoy neighborhood bikeways and local businesses, with free treats to entice you.       7.4 miles

 

Sweet  & Savory Summer Cycle Southeast

Wednesday, July 11,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Creston Park, SE Francis St and 45th Ave

An easy ride to enjoy neighborhood bikeways and local businesses, with free treats to entice you.       7.4 miles

 

Ride to Sellwood

Tuesday, July 17,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

PCC CLIMB Center, 1626 SE Water Ave

This ride highlights alternate routes to use between downtown & Sellwood while the Springwater trail is closed (July - Oct).     9.8 miles

 

Lents Green Ring and More

Wednesday, July 18,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Lents Park, SE Steele St and 89th Ave 

See trees, parks and other points of interest in the Jade District and Lents Green Ring area.               8.5 miles

 

Green Loop ride  

Tuesday, July 24,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

N Parks Block, NW Davis St at Park Ave

After you see it on Sunday Parkways (7/22), tour and learn about the proposed Green Loop with City planners.               7.4 miles

 

Columbia Children's Arboretum

Wednesday, July 25,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

New Columbia Bike Hub, N Woolsey Ave south of Trenton St

Ride along the slough trail from New Columbia to the Columbia Children's Arboretum, with staff from Portland Parks along to tell the story.  11 miles

 

 

Future Green Loop ride  

Tuesday, September 5,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

North Park Blocks, NW Davis St at Park Ave.

We're dreaming of a bike- and walk-friendly loop in Central Portland.  City Planners will come along to help us see the future.  7.5 miles

 

150's ride

postponed to Wednesday, September 6,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Glendoveer, NE 148th Ave and Halsey St

A new bikeway will take you from Glendoveer to Powell Butte, and right by the only bikeshop for miles.               9.5 miles 

 

SE Bikeways Updated ride

Tuesday, August 8,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Universal Cycles, SE Ankeny St at 22nd Ave

We'll check out Neighborhood Greenways and how they have evolved - and continue to improve.              8 miles

 

Johnson Creek Floodplain ride

Wednesday, August 9,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Foster Floodplain Parking Lot, SE Foster Rd and 106th Ave

See how the City is restoring Johnson Creek for people and salmon on this mostly-off-street ride.       7.5 miles

 

Agreeable Greeley ride

Tuesday, August 15,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Bike Farm, NE 1st Ave and Schuyler St

A main route from north to south adopts a new attitude - see how Greeley becomes friendly to bikes.               7 miles 

 

Art in Albina

Wednesday, August 16,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Dishman Community Center, 77 NE Knott St

We'll tour murals that honor and celebrate the legacy of this historically African American neighborhood.   7.5 miles 

 

Bridges of Multnomah County

Tuesday, August 22,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

PCC CLIMB Center, 1626 SE Water St

We'll make a loop along the Willamette, enjoying a nearly-carfree route.               8.5 miles

 

Central City Emerging

Wednesday, August 23,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Salmon Street Springs, SW Naito Pkwy at Salmon St

We'll see where it's great to ride downtown today, and where there may be improvements soon.     6 miles

 

Ride the 20's Bikeway 

Tuesday, August 29,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Grant Park, NE Brazee St and 36th Ave

"The 20s" runs from Lombard to the Springwater - we'll ride the hippest section, from Hollywood to Division.    7 miles

 

The Spirit of '77 Ride

Wednesday, August 30,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Velocult, 1969 NE 42nd Ave

Blaze a trail to great parks via Neighborhood Greenways in Roseway, Cully and Rose City Park.               8 miles

 

Future Green Loop ride 

Tuesday, September 5,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

North Park Blocks, NW Davis St at Park Ave.

We're dreaming of a bike- and walk-friendly loop in Central Portland.  City Planners will come along to help us see the future.  7.5 miles

 

150's ride  

Wednesday, September 6,  meet at 5:45, ride at 6:00 p.m.

Glendoveer Parking Lot, NE 148th Ave and Halsey St

A new bikeway will take you from Glendoveer to Powell Butte, and right by the only bikeshop for miles.               9.5 miles 

 

 

Portland By Cycle classes,  hosted by Go Lloyd 

Cycling Essentials

Tuesday, May 9, Noon-1pm  (pre-registration is required)

700 NE Multnomah St - 3rd floor

Want more information on how to develop your cycling awareness, stay comfortable and safe, and find the best bike routes? Come join us for this interactive session and build your cycling confidence.

To register or for more information: Kathryn Doherty-Chapman, Go Lloyd; 503-236-6441 / Kathryn@golloyd.org

 

Shop By Bike / Build Your Own Bike Bucket*

Wednesday, May 31, 6pm  (pre-registration is required)

Oregon Square Gazebo, in the outdoor gazebo at Oregon Square, just south of NE Holladay St at 8th Ave

Come discuss strategies for conveniently transporting groceries, packages, and kids by bicycle. We’ll conclude with you constructing your own “bike bucket”, a versatile plastic pannier. 

* Co-hosted by The Street Trust's Women Bike Program but open to anyone. 

To register or for more information: Kathryn Doherty-Chapman, Go Lloyd; 503-236-6441 / Kathryn@golloyd.org

 

Bike Maintenance Basics

Wednesday, June 7th, 6pm   (pre-registration is required)

Oregon Square Gazebo, in the outdoor gazebo at Oregon Square, just south of NE Holladay St at 8th Ave 

Join us for a hands-on clinic led by renowned writer & bike mechanic Tori Bortman, covering basic bike maintenance, flat repair, and a few simple adjustments and cleaning techniques. Learn how to keep your bike running like a well-oiled machine! Great if you can bring your bike, as there’ll be an opportunity to work on it, but not absolutely necessary.

To register or for more information: Kathryn Doherty-Chapman, Go Lloyd; 503-236-6441 / Kathryn@golloyd.org

 

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