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in Portland, Oregon
 

Bikey Fun, April 13 - May 3

Shift helps other groups and individuals promote their "bike fun" events.
Most of the events in this calendar are not produced by Shift.
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Sunday April 13

PORTLAND'S 5TH ANNUAL TWEED RIDE Link
Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way Take Trimet (at the gazebo)
1:00pm, Party at ride conculsion
Dress in your finest.  Meet at Peninsula Park's gazebo at 1pm for a Tea Social.  Bring treats and tea to share as well as whatever utensils you may need for enjoyment of such items.  Tea cup?  Flask?  Doily?  Ride leaves promptly at 2pm. Leisurely 10 mile ride to Old Portland Hardware.  Live music by This Twilight Orchestra plus other enjoyable activities at after party.
Tweed Ride, www.tweedpdx.net  [forum]
ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday April 14

Tuesday April 15

Wednesday April 16

BIKE CENTERED YOGA Link
Pedal PT, 2622 SE 25th Ave Take Trimet (in between Clinton and Ivon)
7:00am - 8:00am, Every Wednesday
This ongoing Wednesday morning (7-8am) class will focus on keeping you strong, flexible, balanced and pain-free while on and off the bike. Indoor bike parking on a first-come-first-serve basis. $14 drop in or $120 for a 10 class card.  Taught by Tasha Danner, www.tashadanner.com
Pedal PT/Tasha Danner, info at pedalpt daht comm, www.pedalpt.com  [forum]
SHIFT Link
Velocult, 1969 NE 42nd Take Trimet
7:00pm - 10:00pm, Third Wednesday of every month except June
Shift is Shift2Bikes's Business Meeting and Social Gathering for all things bikey fun.

[ [ [ Business Meeting 7p-8p ] ] ]
Bring your bikey event ideas, dreams, visions and happenings about all things bike.      

[ [ [ Social Gathering 8p-10p. ] ] ]
Kick back and enjoy a beer, coffee or soda with friends while getting your bike wrenched on.

Our Mission:
To demonstrate that cycling is fun, liberating, empowering, sustainable, and environmentally friendly.

The Shifties, www.shift2bikes.org  [forum]

Thursday April 17

EQUITY EFFORTS OF SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL Link
City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave Take Trimet (2nd floor, Lovejoy Room)
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Bring your lunch!
Next Thursday at the PBOT Bike Lunch and Learn...Words like "equity" and "policy" can seem dry and bureaucratic. But what they mean is, "getting the goods to everyone fairly" - which really means spreading happiness around better. Come hear Safe Routes staff member Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez talk about how Safe Routes' "equity policy" turns into "happy kids walking and biking!"  Click the link below for more details.
Timo Forsberg, timo.forsberg at portlandoregon.gov, Bike Lunch and Learn webpage, 503-823-7699  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]

Friday April 18

DROPOUT BICYCLE CLUB RIDE Link
Col. Summers Park, SE 20th and Belmont Take Trimet
9:00pm - 3:00am, We ride at 10pm, Third Friday of every month except June
The dropout bike club's monthly freakbike social ride. Over the years, this ride has become the place to show off your newest bicycle oddities. Come ride, have an adventure, and socalize.  All bikes welcome, but the pace is set by the freakbikes.
Sysfail, sysfail.dobc at gmail daht comm, dropoutbikeclub.blogspot.com  [forum]

Saturday April 19

BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
10:00am - 2:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M/Th 3-6pm, Tu/Wed 7-10pm, Fri 1-5pm, and Sat 10am-2pm to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help every potential cyclist afford a bike.
Shop space has been donated for volunteer training and bike repair.
See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE Link FF
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Take Trimet
4:00pm, Showtimes vary, April 19 - 22
Celebrate bikes and cinema with the 12th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival that features the best bike movies from around the world. The festival takes place in Portland, Oregon April 19-22 at the Clinton Street Theater. Filmed by Bike benefits NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film.

Opening day features a New Belgium Street Party from 4:00-9:30 p.m. Tickets and a schedule can be found at FilmedByBike.org. Purchasing advance tickets is recommended. Cost: $10 per show, $25 for an unlimited entry festival pass.

Filmed By Bike, FilmedByBike.org  [forum]

Sunday April 20

BUNNIES AND PEEPS W/ KIDICAL MASS Link FF
Overlook Park, N Interstate Ave and Fremont St Take Trimet
12:45pm
Bring the kiddos, your bunny ears, and a few easter eggs out for a Bunny and Peep themed ride. Route is 3 miles suitable for children to ride their own bikes. Details: http://kidicalmasspdx.org/events/event/bunnies-peeps/
Andy Schmidt  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE Link FF
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Take Trimet
4:00pm, Showtimes vary, April 19 - 22
Celebrate bikes and cinema with the 12th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival that features the best bike movies from around the world. The festival takes place in Portland, Oregon April 19-22 at the Clinton Street Theater. Filmed by Bike benefits NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film.

Opening day features a New Belgium Street Party from 4:00-9:30 p.m. Tickets and a schedule can be found at FilmedByBike.org. Purchasing advance tickets is recommended. Cost: $10 per show, $25 for an unlimited entry festival pass.

Filmed By Bike, FilmedByBike.org  [forum]
OPEN SHOP NIGHT AT CITYBIKES Link
Citybikes Annex, SE 8th Ave and Ankeny St Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, February 23, March 9, March 23, April 6, April 20, May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, August 10, August 24, September 7 and 21, October 5 and 19
Citybikes Wrench nights are located at the Annex at SE 8th and Ankeny.

Where you can learn to fix your bike issues. You do the work, we’ll help you out with education & visual assistance. Love to wrench already? Come by and make use of the bench tools, we’ll only interrupt if you need us. You pay for parts and special services (eg. repair beyond time/skill ability) Wrench Night at Citybikes is a free-of-charge event for our cycling community.

Contact: Please mail adsoc[at]citybikes.coop for questions.

John Rutman, www.CityBikes.coop  [forum]
ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday April 21

FILMED BY BIKE Link FF
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Take Trimet
4:00pm, Showtimes vary, April 19 - 22
Celebrate bikes and cinema with the 12th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival that features the best bike movies from around the world. The festival takes place in Portland, Oregon April 19-22 at the Clinton Street Theater. Filmed by Bike benefits NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film.

Opening day features a New Belgium Street Party from 4:00-9:30 p.m. Tickets and a schedule can be found at FilmedByBike.org. Purchasing advance tickets is recommended. Cost: $10 per show, $25 for an unlimited entry festival pass.

Filmed By Bike, FilmedByBike.org  [forum]

Tuesday April 22

FILMED BY BIKE Link FF
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Take Trimet
4:00pm, Showtimes vary, April 19 - 22
Celebrate bikes and cinema with the 12th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival that features the best bike movies from around the world. The festival takes place in Portland, Oregon April 19-22 at the Clinton Street Theater. Filmed by Bike benefits NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film.

Opening day features a New Belgium Street Party from 4:00-9:30 p.m. Tickets and a schedule can be found at FilmedByBike.org. Purchasing advance tickets is recommended. Cost: $10 per show, $25 for an unlimited entry festival pass.

Filmed By Bike, FilmedByBike.org  [forum]
EBIKES 101 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRIC BIKES Link
Cynergy E-Bikes, SE 39th and SE Powell, Portland, OR 97202 Take Trimet (SE 39th Ave & Powell Blvd)
6:00pm - 7:00pm, Presentation 6:10-6:55 followed by test rides
Learn the benefits of electric bikes, the options, maintenance and operating considerations.  Technical details, costs and cost benefits will all be reviewed as well.

Refreshments will be provided.

Content for this program has been developed together with Bikes for Humanity PDX. Cynergy E-Bikes will make a donation to Bikes for Humanity PDX for each individual who test rides an e-bike following the program.

Rich Fein, rich at cynergyebikes daht comm, Cynergy E-Bikes, In partnership with Bikes for Humanity PDX  [forum]
VOLUNTEER AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (NE First and NE Schuyler, one block north of Broadway)
6:30pm, Fourth Tuesday of every month
Attend our monthly volunteer orientation to find out more about Bike Farm and how you can help. Mechanics, activists, artists, engineers, passionate bike enthusiasts, come share your skills and interests with other bikey people. Help us expand our vision! Orientation is from 6:30 to 7pm. General meeting to follow. All are welcome.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, nonprofit bicycle maintenance collective. The shop offers memberships for people who would like to work on their own bikes. Bike Farm provides tools and guidance along the way.

The Holla, volunteer at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm.org  [forum]

Wednesday April 23

BIKE CENTERED YOGA Link
Pedal PT, 2622 SE 25th Ave Take Trimet (in between Clinton and Ivon)
7:00am - 8:00am, Every Wednesday
This ongoing Wednesday morning (7-8am) class will focus on keeping you strong, flexible, balanced and pain-free while on and off the bike. Indoor bike parking on a first-come-first-serve basis. $14 drop in or $120 for a 10 class card.  Taught by Tasha Danner, www.tashadanner.com
Pedal PT/Tasha Danner, info at pedalpt daht comm, www.pedalpt.com  [forum]
FINDING YOUR WAY WITH MAPS AND APPS CLASS Link
The Addy, NW 18th and Northrup Take Trimet (right by the streetcar stop)
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learning to get around a new neighborhood or a new city is easier with the right tools.  We'll cover route planning with paper maps and online tools, as well as apps for transit, carshare, biking, and more.

Free, and no pre-registration required.

Part of the Portland By Cycle series of rides and classes.

Timo Forsberg, timo.forsberg at portlandoregon.gov, Portland By Cycle rides and classes, 503-823-7699  [forum]

Thursday April 24

B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]

Friday April 25

BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGES Link
Steel and Hawthorne bridges, bridgey Take Trimet
7:15am, Last Friday of every month
The last friday of every month for over 10 years now, the Shift community has been providing free pastries and coffee (and sometimes, bacon, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, fruit, etc) to bike commuters.  For the last 5+ years we've been doing it on the Steel and Hawthorne bridges.  Join us during your commute for companionship and a little nutrition and a lot of good times.
Cap'n Pastry, shift2bikes.org/wiki/bikefun:breakfast_on_the_bridges  [forum]

Saturday April 26

BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
10:00am - 2:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M/Th 3-6pm, Tu/Wed 7-10pm, Fri 1-5pm, and Sat 10am-2pm to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help every potential cyclist afford a bike.
Shop space has been donated for volunteer training and bike repair.
See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
BIKING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE: WOODSTOCK Link
Stumptown Coffee Roasters on SE Division & SE 45th, 4525 SE Division Street Take Trimet (pkg lot west)
12:00pm - 3:00pm, meet up noon/roll out 12:30
Totally new for 2014: Biking About Architecture in Woodstock! Get your joe on at Stumptown (SE 45th & Division), then hit the road for a tour (~8 miles) of eclectic homes, including some huggy infill, an Arts & Crafts castle, scary 70s shambles, an El Fenix enclave, plus a bike windmill and a treehouse superslide--and so! much! more!  Slow, easy, laid-back, and looping; we'll probably end at Landmark Saloon (48th & Division) for beer and eats (or somewhere nearby; bring dinero!).
Jenny, editrixpdx at hotmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/1481979438681257  [forum]

Sunday April 27

GREEN TREES, GREEN STREETS RIDE Link
Universal Cycles, SE Ankeny and 22nd Ave Take Trimet
9:30am - 12:00pm, Sign-in at 9:30, ride leaves at 9:45
Portland doesn't rest on its laurels – or its oaks. Learn how we're improving the urban canopy and making our streets friendlier. We'll see Heritage Trees, new plantings, green street features and more.  We’ll visit neighborhoods from Sunnyside to Sellwood, with color commentary by a professional arborist.
The ride is free, but helmets are required.  Kids under 16 welcome if accompanied by an adult.
Part of the Portland By Cycle series of rides and classes.

Timo Forsberg, timo.forsberg at portlandoregon.gov, Portland By Cycle ride schedule, 503-823-7699  [forum]
ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday April 28

Tuesday April 29

Wednesday April 30

BIKE CENTERED YOGA Link
Pedal PT, 2622 SE 25th Ave Take Trimet (in between Clinton and Ivon)
7:00am - 8:00am, Every Wednesday
This ongoing Wednesday morning (7-8am) class will focus on keeping you strong, flexible, balanced and pain-free while on and off the bike. Indoor bike parking on a first-come-first-serve basis. $14 drop in or $120 for a 10 class card.  Taught by Tasha Danner, www.tashadanner.com
Pedal PT/Tasha Danner, info at pedalpt daht comm, www.pedalpt.com  [forum]

Thursday May 1

B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]

Friday May 2

GEARING UP FOR SUMMER - BIKE FARM FUNDRAISER PARTY Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet
6:00pm - 11:00pm
Bike Farm is having fundraiser party to support the outfitting of our new space!  

Music and dancing with DJs Herrn Pong & Tommy Gunn.  There will be screenprinting - BYOShirts!  And Food Not Bombs is planning a beautiful menu to accompany various beverages, alcoholic and otherwise.  

Raffle Prizes from…

Stumptown, Porque No? Tacos, Double Darn, Trade Up Music, Cafe 26, New Seasons, Blackwater Records, Coventry Cycleworks, Sideshow Alley Tattoo, Toro Bravo/Tasty & Sons, Vintage by the Pound, Western Bikeworks, Sugar Wheel Works, Bushel & Peck, Goldrush Coffee, Clever Cycles, and MORE!

Bike Farm, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, www.bikefarm.org  [forum]
DEAD BABY BIKES CLUB RIDE Link 21+
APEX, 1216 SE Division Take Trimet
8:00pm, First Friday of every month
We wanna be free, free to do what we wanna do, free to ride our machines without being hassled by the man, And we want to get loaded.
Arizona Dave, https://www.facebook.com/events/117995371742604/?hc_location=stream  [forum]

Saturday May 3

OVERHAUL AND TUNE-UP CLASS Link
Community Bike Exchange School, 4038 SE Brooklyn, Portland, OR 97202 Take Trimet
9:00am - 5:00pm, March 1, May 3, July 12, September 6, November 1
This class will instruct bicyclists of all skill levels the complete suite of professional bicycle overhaul procedures while utilizing professional tools. Students may perform each procedure on their own bikes or use our bikes for practice during class. Each class is 8 hours.
Open to the public.
Tuition for each class:$80/student

Bikes For Humanity , b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX, register online: http://bit.ly/1iHJyNw  [forum]
BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland Take Trimet
10:00am - 2:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M/Th 3-6pm, Tu/Wed 7-10pm, Fri 1-5pm, and Sat 10am-2pm to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help every potential cyclist afford a bike.
Shop space has been donated for volunteer training and bike repair.
See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]