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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 Autumn Ride series

 Get that great “I just rode my bike” feeling all-year-round!

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Keep your Bike Commute Challenge momentum, practice riding in all kinds of weather, make new friends, and have a little fun while learning something new.

All rides are easy-paced, FREE, and no pre-registration is required.  But you must wear your helmet.   We’ll ride rain or shine – always with smiles for our umbrellas! 

Explore SW Portland ride

Sat,  Oct. 19,   10 am;  PSU Bike Hub, 1818 SW 6th Ave

We'll climb a few more hills than usual to uncover the secrets of Southwest Portland - and test our shifting skills.

Explore North Portland ride

Sat,  Oct. 26,  10 am;  Holladay Park, NE Multnomah between 11th & 13th

This ride shows off an abundance of Neighborhood Greenways and hidden neighborhood treasures.


Explore SE Portland ride

Sat,  Nov. 16,  10 am;  Universal Cycles, SE Ankeny & 22nd

We'll use this ride to practice wet-weather riding, and see some unique corners of Portland.

Explore NE Portland ride

Sat,  Nov. 23,  10 am;  Holladay Park, NE Multnomah between 11th & 13th

Take a tour of Northeast's verdant parks while admiring fall colors or the pleasures biking through the rain.


And if you want to learn more about wet-weather riding, mark your calendar for

Sat, Nov. 23, 10:00 a.m. - All-Season Cycling class at the Fix-it Fair, Parkrose High School, 12003 NE Shaver St - Portland By Cycle's Jeff Smith will cover the ins and outs of keeping rain out when you don't want to stay in. Sorry, same time as our Explore NE ride.

Return to the Portland By Cycle homepage - click here.



Tips for riding in the rain and cold on this page -> click here

Want more information?  contact Timo Forsberg

Call: 503-823-7699