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Bikey Fun, May 17 - June 6

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Sunday May 17

KENTON BICYCLE SWAP MEET 5/17, 10-4 Link
Kenton Cycle Repair, 2020 N McClellan Street Take Trimet
10:00am
Kenton Cycle Repair is home of the Kenton Street Fair bicycle swap meet! We hold our annual swap meet every year during the Kenton Street Fair, (rain or shine!). SUNDAY May 17th from 10-4pm Swap meet is always free to the public to come check out and shop! Buy, sell, trade, gawk! Parts, accessories, frames, complete bikes. Sellers: $10 a 10x10 spot. Vendor spots are first come first served, so show up early for a good spot. Set up is 9ish Setup is in the street in front of the shop and the adjacent parking lot.Bring your own table and pop-up tent (if wanted)
Smash, ashley at kentoncyclepdx daht comm, kentoncyclepdx.com, 503-208-3446  [forum]
TILIKUM TO GRAVEL: CREATING A WORLD CLASS CLINTON Link
SE Water/OMSI Streetcar Stop, SE Tilikum Way & SE 2nd Pl Take Trimet
2:00pm, Gather at 2:00, Ride at 2:15
How do we transform SE Clinton St. from an exemplar of Portland class and transit mode inequity into a world class cycling facility?  Highlights of this ride will include the 50's bikeway, various diversion types and proposals, potholes the size of watermelons, and a difficult crossing at 82nd.  Join us as we envision an "East Clinton Promenade," creating a true 8-to-80, stress-free direct route along Clinton from the Willamette River all the way to the Division Street Green Line MAX stop on I-205.     This ride is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th Birthday Celebration!
Jessica E., sougitsune at gmail daht comm, Portland Neighborhood Greenway Safety  [forum]
BIKE TO SHOP CLINTON DAY 1 - FIFTY LICKS Link FF
Fifty Licks Ice Cream, 2021 SE Clinton St Take Trimet
5:30pm - 7:30pm, time is for bike-to-beers; bike-to-shop is all day long!
*This event is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th B-day Celebration!* From May 17-21, ride on over to the commercial district along SE Clinton St between 20th and 26th, say you arrived by bike, and enjoy some sweet discounts (check out our website for details). Additionally, SaferClinton will be hosting a bike-to-beers event at a different pub each night from roughly 5:30-7:30pm.  The bike-to-beer shop on Sunday is Fifty Licks.
Safer Clinton, Bike-to-Shop PDX  [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 May 18

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
BIKE TO SHOP CLINTON DAY 2 - NIGHT LIGHT LOUNGE Link
Night Light Lounge, SE 21st and Clinton Take Trimet
5:30pm - 7:30pm, (time is for bike-to-beers; bike-to-shop is all day long!)
*This event is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th B-day Celebration!* From May 17-21, ride on over to the commercial district along SE Clinton St between 20th and 26th, say you arrived by bike, and enjoy some sweet discounts (check out our website for details). Additionally, SaferClinton will be hosting a bike-to-beers event at a different pub each night from roughly 5:30-7:30pm.  The bike-to-beer shop on Monday is Night Light Lounge.
Safer Clinton, Bike-to-Shop PDX  [forum]

Tuesday May 19

WOMEN AND TRANS NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NE Broadway)
4:30pm - 7:30pm, First and Third Tuesday of every month
Attend a wrench night and learn to work on your bike! Bike Farm Women and Trans night is for all women and trans identified people, and is closed to cisgender males, to provide a safer space for women and gender minorities.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, 501c3 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.

Holla, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, www.bikefarm.org  [forum]
BIKE TO SHOP CLINTON DAY 3 - DOTS CAFE Link
Dots Cafe, 2521 SE Clinton St Take Trimet
5:30pm - 7:30pm, time is for bike-to-beers; bike-to-shop is all day long!
*This event is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th B-day Celebration!* From May 17-21, ride on over to the commercial district along SE Clinton St between 20th and 27th, say you arrived by bike, and enjoy some sweet discounts (check out our website for details). Additionally, Safer Clinton will be hosting a bike-to-beers event at a different pub each night from roughly 5:30-7:30pm.  The bike-to-beer shop on Tuesday is Dots Cafe.
Safer Clinton, Bike-to-Shop PDX  [forum]

Wednesday May 20

BIKETOSHOP CLINTON DAY 4 - LUCKY HORSESHOE LOUNGE Link
Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, 2524 SE Clinton St Take Trimet
5:30pm - 7:30pm, <-- time is for bike-to-beers; bike-to-shop is all day long!
*This event is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th B-day Celebration!* From May 17-21, ride on over to the commercial district along SE Clinton St between 20th and 27th, say you arrived by bike, and enjoy some sweet discounts (check out our website for details). Additionally, Safer Clinton will be hosting a bike-to-beers event at a different pub each night from roughly 5:30-7:30pm.  The bike-to-beer shop on Wednesday is Lucky Horseshoe Lounge.
Safer Clinton, Bike-to-Shop PDX  [forum]
VOLUNTEER AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet
6:30pm - 7:00pm, Third Wednesday 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 during the regular shift. All are welcome.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, 501c3 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]
FREE SCREENING OF E.T. AT THE CLINTON ST. THEATER Link FF
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Take Trimet
7:00pm
Celebrate National Bike Month, Clinton Greenway's 30th Birthday, and Clinton Street Theater's 100th birthday at this special screening of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, one of the greatest biking movies of all time.  Did I mention it's free?  This event is part of Bike to Shop on Clinton!
Safer Clinton, sougitsune at gmail daht comm, Safer Clinton  [forum]

Thursday May 21

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
BIKE TO SHOP CLINTON DAY 5 - CLINTON STREET PUB Link
Clinton Street Pub, 2516 SE Clinton St Take Trimet
5:30pm - 7:30pm, <-- time is for bike-to-beers; bike-to-shop is all day long!
*This event is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th B-day Celebration!* *Last day of bike-to-shop!* From May 17-21, ride on over to the commercial district along SE Clinton St between 20th and 27th, say you arrived by bike, and enjoy some sweet discounts (check out our website for details). Additionally, Safer Clinton will be hosting a bike-to-beers event at a different pub each night from roughly 5:30-7:30pm.  The bike-to-beer shop on Thursday is Clinton Street Pub.
Safer Clinton, Bike-to-Shop PDX  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 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.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE #6 Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:30pm
Thursday Night, the streets are ours. Come one, come all! Bring yr bike and your enthusiasm!!! We are going to RIDE, nice and easy in a big chill group. Slow pace, taking the main streets in the inner city, through downtown and around the main east/west streets in SE. There will be a plaid stop and restroom stop. We are out to have fun, to celebrate life. We are out to get bikes into the street. Bring your friends, bring your excitement!!!A MASS OF BIKES, OUT TO HAVE FUN.EVERY THURSDAY WE DO THIS.Mutual respect is the law of the land. Respect each other and respect yourself!
Nathan Jones, jamesnathanjones at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday May 22

BETTER NAITO SETUP Link
Salmon Street Springs Fountain, SW Naito Pkwy & Salmon St Take Trimet
4:00am
Want to help build a temporary bike path and pedestrian space on Naito Parkway? Want to see what the future of Naito Parkway and the Portland waterfront might look like? Have a cargo bike or trailer or just want to be involved anyway you can?Attend the Volunteer meeting on Wednesday, May 20 at Naito Fountain at Ankeny & Naito at 6PM. If you can't make the meeting sign up using the form: http://bit.ly/BetterNaitoVolForm Setup time is 4AM (yes, 4AM) on May 22 to construct a safe space for people on the eastern side of Naito which will last through the Rose Festival.
Better Block, Better Block Facebook  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE - THE WORLD'S BEST BIKE MOVIES Link FF
The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd Take Trimet
7:00pm, May 22 - 24
This is big. This is exciting. The 13th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world's best bike movies, is coming to the Hollywood Theatre May 22-24. This Portland-made festival is not too be missed. This year's festival features 45 movies in four unique programs with a little of something for everyone: love stories, women in cycling, documentaries, advocacy and inspiring tales of adventure on the rugged road. Tickets are now on sale at FilmedByBike.org. $11-42
Filmed By Bike, filmedbybike.org  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE SPROCKETTES PERFORMANCE Link
Velocult Bike Shop, 1969 NE 42nd Avenue Take Trimet
7:00pm
Our Sprockettes performance time has changed. It will now be at 7:00pm! Hope to see you there!!
Agent Riot, sprockettes at gmail daht comm  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE SPROCKETTES PERFORMANCE Link
Velocult Bike Shop, 1969 NE 42nd Avenue Take Trimet
7:45pm
Come out for Filmed By Bike Opening festival at Velocult Bike Shop & watch the Lady Sprockettes performance to support this great event! After our performance, join the Sprockettes for a bike ride to The Hollywood Theatre for bike movie fun! Hope to see your biker faces there! We will be performing around 7:45pm.
Agent Riot, sprockettes at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Saturday May 23

HUMAN POWER CHALLENGE Link
Portland International Raceway, 1940 N Victory Blvd Take Trimet
8:00am - 4:00pm, May 23 - 24
How fast, how far can recumbent bikes and trikes go?  How well can they handle?  Come and see for yourself.  FREE !http://www.ohpv.org/HPC/
Ron Richings, richings at telus daht nett, www.ohpv.org/HPC  [forum]
BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
B4HPDX Store, 3354 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Oregon Take Trimet
10:00am - 6:00pm, 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-W 2-9pm, Th-F 12pm-6pm, and Sat 10am-6pm, 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 everyone afford a bike.

See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE - THE WORLD'S BEST BIKE MOVIES Link FF
The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd Take Trimet
7:00pm, May 22 - 24
This is big. This is exciting. The 13th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world's best bike movies, is coming to the Hollywood Theatre May 22-24. This Portland-made festival is not too be missed. This year's festival features 45 movies in four unique programs with a little of something for everyone: love stories, women in cycling, documentaries, advocacy and inspiring tales of adventure on the rugged road. Tickets are now on sale at FilmedByBike.org. $11-42
Filmed By Bike, filmedbybike.org  [forum]

Sunday May 24

HUMAN POWER CHALLENGE Link
Portland International Raceway, 1940 N Victory Blvd Take Trimet
8:00am - 4:00pm, May 23 - 24
How fast, how far can recumbent bikes and trikes go?  How well can they handle?  Come and see for yourself.  FREE !http://www.ohpv.org/HPC/
Ron Richings, richings at telus daht nett, www.ohpv.org/HPC  [forum]
SLOW RIDE Link FF
SE Clinton St & SE 12th Ave Take Trimet
11:00am, Gather at 11:00, ride at 11:15
The phrase "stop to smell the roses" is never more poignant than during late spring in the City of Roses.  We won't actually stop much, but we will slow way, way down.  Take a break from Memorial Weekend, set your bike to its lowest gear--or better yet, bring a fixie!--and join us as we tour SE Clinton and nearby streets on this super-chill, relax-to-the-max ride.  Lollygagging and rubbernecking highly encouraged.  I guarantee that even those of you who commute on Clinton daily have never seen the street like this before. This ride is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th Birthday Celebration!
Jessica E., sougitsune at gmail daht comm, Portland Neighborhood Greenway Safety  [forum]
FILMED BY BIKE - THE WORLD'S BEST BIKE MOVIES Link FF
The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd Take Trimet
7:00pm, May 22 - 24
This is big. This is exciting. The 13th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world's best bike movies, is coming to the Hollywood Theatre May 22-24. This Portland-made festival is not too be missed. This year's festival features 45 movies in four unique programs with a little of something for everyone: love stories, women in cycling, documentaries, advocacy and inspiring tales of adventure on the rugged road. Tickets are now on sale at FilmedByBike.org. $11-42
Filmed By Bike, filmedbybike.org  [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 May 25

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday May 26

PORTLAND BIKE COUNT TRAINING Link
The Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave, 2nd floor Take Trimet
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required for first-time count volunteers! Help PBOT gather data about how many bikes cruise around town all summer. We'll assign you an intersection, you pick a day, and stay there for two hours (usually 4-6pm) and tally all the bikes. This is more fun than it sounds! We'll have pizza.
Taylor Sutton, taylor.sutton at portlandoregon.gov, Portland Summer Bike Counts, 503-823-4533  [forum]

Wednesday May 27

Thursday May 28

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 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.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE #7 Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:30pm
Thursday Night, the streets are ours. Come one, come all! Bring yr bike and your enthusiasm!!! We are going to RIDE, nice and easy in a big chill group. Slow pace, taking the main streets in the inner city, through downtown and around the main east/west streets in SE. There will be a plaid stop and restroom stop. We are out to have fun, to celebrate life. We are out to get bikes into the street. Bring your friends, bring your excitement!!!A MASS OF BIKES, OUT TO HAVE FUN.EVERY THURSDAY WE DO THIS.Mutual respect is the law of the land. Respect each other and respect yourself!
Nathan Jones, jamesnathanjones at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday May 29

CLINTON CELEBRATION & COMMUTER COFFEE STATION Link
TBA Take Trimet
7:00am - 9:00am
SaferClinton will be hosting a morning commuter station (coffee & treats!) in conjunction with local bike shop for quick fixes. Location is TBD (tentatively looking at in front of Off The Waffle), hosting a morning commuter station to help prep for the summer.  This event is part of the Clinton 30th Birthday Celebration!
Safer Clinton, sougitsune at gmail daht comm, Safer Clinton  [forum]
BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGES Link
Steel, Burnside, 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.  We gather every month on the Steel (esplanade east side), Hawthorne (westbound off ramp), and Burnside (east end, westbound).  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]
ARBOR LODGE INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
N Atlantic and N Bryant Ave. Take Trimet
10:00am - 4:00pm, May 29 - 31
Join us over the course of several days as wework together in the preparation, layout andpainting of a colorful compass rose. We inviteall our neighbors and volunteers to participatein transforming our intersection and leavingtheir personal mark by placing their hand (orpaw) print on the perimeter of the compass!Friday 5/29, 2-5 pm Site Prep. Sweep street; power wash street.Saturday 5/30, 10-5 Layout and begin painting.Sunday 5/31, 10-4 Continue Painting, culminating with hand/paw prints after 2 pm
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
JADE'S JEWEL INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 61st Ave & Tillamook Street Take Trimet
10:00am, til 5 p.m., May 29 - 30
Come help create a new intersection painting! We have a fabulous neighborhood that we are really blessed to live in. While our community has dwindled in the past year, we used to have block parties, Christmas parties,Easter egg hunts, and a plethora of gatherings annually. Unfortunately, over the years there have been some illnesses and deaths in our neighborhood impeding upon our community building. So, we are bringing the community back together by painting the streets rockin' colors! The drawing is Sponge Bob Squarepants inspired and to learn the whole story, come to our painting!
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
MINIS AND HEELS Link
Ladd's Circle, SE 16th Ave & Harrison St Take Trimet
7:00pm, Gather at 7, ride at 7:30
This ride is a statement, that we don't have to wear spandex and sneakers to ride a bicycle, and that cycling and cute/sexy/fashionable clothing are not mutually exclusive!  Grab your most daring mini skirt and a pair of towering heels, or don your favorite frilly dress, floppy sun bonnet, and fabulous bejeweled sandals, and meet us on SE Clinton for the most fashionable ride of the year.  Not just for us gals or grown-ups, everyone is welcome on the Minis and Heels ride long as you follow the dress code. This ride is part of the Clinton Greenway 30th Birthday Celebration!
Jessica E., sougitsune at gmail daht comm, Portland Neighborhood Greenway Safety  [forum]

Saturday May 30

TWIN PASS DOUBLEHEADER Link
Harbick's Country Inn , 54791 McKenzie Highway, Blue River, OR Take Trimet
7:00am, 2 day group ride, May 30 - 31

Steve Watts, Steve at NWRideabouts daht comm, www.nwrideabouts.org/rides_2015-TwinPass.html, 503-650-0854  [forum]
COMMUNITY BLOOMING INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 85th at Beech Take Trimet
7:00am - 5:00pm, May 30 - 31
Over the last few years our community has transitioned from a place of fear and disconnectedness, to knowing each other and expressing ourselves as a communitythrough long term and multi-site projects. This year we are repainting our two  intersections on NE 85th at Beech & Milton, installing a free little library, building a greenhouse, adding raised beds and kiosk to the garden site.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
CYCLE THE WELL FIELD Link
Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station, 9920 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland OR, 97220 Take Trimet
8:45am
Bring your bike and your friends for a tour of Portlands Columbia South Shore Well Field, Experts from the Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council will lead this 16-mile trip on easy terrain. Learn about the safety, functionality and history of Portlands underground drinking water system, which supplements the main supply from Bull Run. Helmets required; light refreshments provided; recommended for ages 12+. FREE. Pre-registration required. Follow this link to register: http://columbiaslough.org/index.php/events/e
Columbia Slough Watershed Council, info at columbiaslough daht oh are gee, Columbia Slough Watershed Council, 503-281-1132  [forum]
ELIOT INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
Tillamook & Rodney Take Trimet
9:00am, til 8 p.m.
Help us repaint the Eliot Community Crossing intersection, one of the newest and growing recognizable landmarks in the Eliot Neighborhood, just north of historic NE Williams Ave and spanning the intersection of two bike greenways.Friday May 29th 7p-9p - street prepSaturday May 30th 9a-8p - street painting partySunday May 31st 8a-12p - additional street painting time if unable to finish on Saturday.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
BEECH STREET INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 12th Ave & NE Beech St. Take Trimet
9:00am - 5:00pm
We will be repainting a rainbow flower of life. Please wear your favorite color and come prepared for fun. This intersection is part of a stretch of road that contains two intersection paintings, three little libraries, a bench, a mural, mosaic paver stones (made by neighbors), and plantings for the pollinators. Come see our repaired street and join the creation.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
RAINBOW DRAGON INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 32nd Ave and Sumner St Take Trimet
9:00am, til finished
Come help create a new intersection painting! Dragons symbolize strength in many cultures. Slide down our Rainbow Dragon and feel the force of our neighborhoodcommunity. Rainbow Dragon honors the strength of our friend and neighbor, Brook Irwin, who lost a five-year battle to cancer. Rainbow Dragon infuses a playfulness into our intersection. Forget the cross walk, just skip across the street on the stepping stones and admire the brook below.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
SUNNYSIDE PIAZZA STREET PAINTING Link FF
SE 33rd & Yamhill Street Take Trimet
9:00am, til 6pm
This project is one of the few public places in the world to incorporate Fibonacci geometry. With its vibrant colors of yellow, orange, red and green, this street piazza is considered by many to be the heart of the Sunnyside Neighborhood - whose symbol is the Sunflower. With the Sunflower just a block off bustling Belmontstreet, this intersection is admired daily by neighbors and local business patrons alike.Dig out your paint garb and join in on the fun!5/29 12-4: Materials Preparation + Street Cleaning5/30 9-6: Chalk & Paint5/31 11-4: 2nd Coat
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
B4HPDX Store, 3354 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Oregon Take Trimet
10:00am - 6:00pm, 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-W 2-9pm, Th-F 12pm-6pm, and Sat 10am-6pm, 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 everyone afford a bike.

See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
GLOBAL SOLIDARITY RIDE PDX Link
Under Hawthorne Bridge East Side Take Trimet
10:00am, 30, August
Starting 10am under the Hawthorne Bridge East side. We are a small PDX group biking around 15 miles as part of a global initiative on September 30 to cycle in solidarity with the women's cycling team in Afghanistan. We will finish at the same point. All levels welcome. learn more -> https://www.facebook.com/solidarityride
Stephanie Zito, stephanie.zito at gmail daht comm, 727-331-3021  [forum]
ARBOR LODGE INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
N Atlantic and N Bryant Ave. Take Trimet
10:00am - 4:00pm, May 29 - 31
Join us over the course of several days as wework together in the preparation, layout andpainting of a colorful compass rose. We inviteall our neighbors and volunteers to participatein transforming our intersection and leavingtheir personal mark by placing their hand (orpaw) print on the perimeter of the compass!Friday 5/29, 2-5 pm Site Prep. Sweep street; power wash street.Saturday 5/30, 10-5 Layout and begin painting.Sunday 5/31, 10-4 Continue Painting, culminating with hand/paw prints after 2 pm
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
JADE'S JEWEL INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 61st Ave & Tillamook Street Take Trimet
10:00am, til 5 p.m., May 29 - 30
Come help create a new intersection painting! We have a fabulous neighborhood that we are really blessed to live in. While our community has dwindled in the past year, we used to have block parties, Christmas parties,Easter egg hunts, and a plethora of gatherings annually. Unfortunately, over the years there have been some illnesses and deaths in our neighborhood impeding upon our community building. So, we are bringing the community back together by painting the streets rockin' colors! The drawing is Sponge Bob Squarepants inspired and to learn the whole story, come to our painting!
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]

Sunday May 31

TWIN PASS DOUBLEHEADER Link
Harbick's Country Inn , 54791 McKenzie Highway, Blue River, OR Take Trimet
7:00am, 2 day group ride, May 30 - 31

Steve Watts, Steve at NWRideabouts daht comm, www.nwrideabouts.org/rides_2015-TwinPass.html, 503-650-0854  [forum]
COMMUNITY BLOOMING INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 85th at Beech Take Trimet
7:00am - 5:00pm, May 30 - 31
Over the last few years our community has transitioned from a place of fear and disconnectedness, to knowing each other and expressing ourselves as a communitythrough long term and multi-site projects. This year we are repainting our two  intersections on NE 85th at Beech & Milton, installing a free little library, building a greenhouse, adding raised beds and kiosk to the garden site.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
ARBOR LODGE INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
N Atlantic and N Bryant Ave. Take Trimet
10:00am - 4:00pm, May 29 - 31
Join us over the course of several days as wework together in the preparation, layout andpainting of a colorful compass rose. We inviteall our neighbors and volunteers to participatein transforming our intersection and leavingtheir personal mark by placing their hand (orpaw) print on the perimeter of the compass!Friday 5/29, 2-5 pm Site Prep. Sweep street; power wash street.Saturday 5/30, 10-5 Layout and begin painting.Sunday 5/31, 10-4 Continue Painting, culminating with hand/paw prints after 2 pm
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
JARRETT GROVE INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
NE 28th & NE Jarrett St. Take Trimet
10:00am, til dusk
Help create a new intersection painting! Jarrett Grove is the name we gave this project that is a celebration to pay homage to the amazing Douglas Fir trees, among many other evergreens, that fill our neighborhood. The trees are pointed in four different directions, and they have faith houses at the bases of each of them. The trees all stem from some potent, lovely, and sacred geometry.Were pumped that our intersection is going to one of the many painted intersections throughout Portland this year, as a beacon of art, beauty, and community empowerment!
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
CRAFTS & DRAFTS STREET FAIR & INTERSCT'N PAINTING Link FF
SE 9th & Yamhill Take Trimet
11:00am, til 8 p.m.
Come help create a new intersection painting! This project is a way for us to celebrate our community together while helping to raise funds for Buckman Elementary our local arts school, and City Repair to help support future community projects.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]

Monday June 1

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday June 2

WOMEN AND TRANS NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NE Broadway)
4:30pm - 7:30pm, First and Third Tuesday of every month
Attend a wrench night and learn to work on your bike! Bike Farm Women and Trans night is for all women and trans identified people, and is closed to cisgender males, to provide a safer space for women and gender minorities.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, 501c3 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.

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

Wednesday June 3

BIKE CLEANING & LUBE Link
(New location) Gladys Bikes, 2905 NE Alberta Street Take Trimet (2905 NE Alberta)
7:00pm - 9:00pm, First Wednesday of every month
Bike cleaning and lube! Learn about taking care of your bike rain or shine. Tips for home cleaning & clean your bike while you're here!

Each week we'll tackle a different subject, including the following: bicycle parts identification & cleaning, brakes, shifting and more.

Every month we'll offer the same four classes so you can come four weeks in a row, to a different class each month, or to the same class every month to brush up on your skills.

Cost: $10 for each workshop and 10% off purchases under $100 made the night of.

To RSVP: Call 971.373.8388 or email hello[at]gladysbikes.com

Smash, Gladys Bikes, 971-373-8388  [forum]

Thursday June 4

TBA RIDE Link
TBA, TBA Take Trimet (TBA)
12:30am, TBA
Yup, you gotta check the online calendar to see where & when this ride will actually be (if at all) . . .
TBA, tobeannouncedpedalpalooza at gmail daht comm, Shift Cal  [forum]
SUNRISE COFFEE CLUB Link
Rocky Butte, P O Box 14185 Take Trimet
5:00am - 6:30am
What better way to start Pedalpalooza? Get up before the ass-crack of dawn and ride up a volcano to make coffee while watching the sun rise. Coffee and camaraderie guaranteed (byo coffee, water,and way to make coffee), sunrise is hoped for at 5:21.
Sunrise Coffee Club, urbanadventureleague at gmail daht comm  [forum]
PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
PEDALPALOOZA KICKOFF RIDE Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
6:00pm, Ride at 7!
The kickoff pa-ride is a pedalpalooza tradition - let's get ready for a month of bike fun together!  Meet up at 6, ride at 7.  5.5 mile ride drops off families at Base Camp Brewing.  Ride continues 7.5 more miles until snack/restroom stop on Grand, ride ends under Hawthorne Bridge around 10.
Nathan Jones, jamesnathanjones at gmail daht comm   [forum]
OPEN SHOP NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NE Broadway on 1st Ave)
6:00pm - 9:00pm, First Thursday of every month
Every first Thursday is Bike Farm's Open Shop Night, when stand fees are waived and tool use is free! Used and new parts are still available for purchase if you need them.

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.

Holla, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm@bikefarm.org  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 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.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
BACKDOOR RIDE Link
washington high school, SE Stark St and 14th Ave Take Trimet
11:00pm
urban exploration, fun, and a little bit of sneakiness!meet at 11PM in the field behind washington high school.
Jaya, jaya.jeptha at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday June 5

BONB Link
Steel, Burnside, and Hawthorne bridges, Steel, Burnside, and Hawthorne bridges Take Trimet
7:00am - 9:00am, bike time
The last friday of every month for over 10 years now (and every Friday during June), the Shift community has been providing free pastries and coffee (and sometimes more!) to bike commuters.  We gather every month on the Steel (east side Esplanade), Hawthorne (westbound off ramp), and Burnside (east end, westbound).  Join us during your commute for companionship and a little nutrition and a lot of good times.
The Coffee Crew, bonb at lists.riseup daht nett , shift2bikes.org/wiki/bikefun:breakfast_on_the_bridges   [forum]
THE 50'S AND THE 80'S RIDE Link
Clinton City Park, SE Woodward St & SE 57th Ave Portland, OR 97206 Take Trimet (Meet at the Southeast corner of Clinton Park by the playground)
2:00pm
The NE/SE 50s Bikeway was recently completed providing a new North-South bike route mostly on 52nd and 53rd Avenues. This can be combined with the slightly older 80s Bikeway to form a 14-mile in-the-city loop entirely on neighborhood or bike-laned streets with no difficult road crossings. Since this is a Pedalpalooza event, feel free to come dressed for either the 1950s or the 1980s decade! The ride is predominantly flat, looping nicely around Mt. Tabor situated in the middle of the route.
Tom Howe, nagitpo at gmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/288192687971745  [forum]
MILWAUKIE KIDS BIKE SAFETY RODEO Link FF
Veterinary Cancer & Surgery Specialists, 10400 SE Main St Milwaukie, OR 97222 Take Trimet
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Get your child ready for safe summer biking at our 3rd Annual Bike Safety Rodeo.Join Mayor-elect Mark Gamba along with Bike Milwaukie and Milwaukie High School student volunteers to learn the rules of the road on our Street Simulation Course. Practice new bike riding skills at our Figure-8, Slow Riding and Straight-line Riding stations. Get a free bike helmet and/or bike tuneup. Plus enter to win an 18" Bike (courtesy of Pietro's Pizza) or decorate your bike to participate in our first ever Bike Decorating Contest (the winner will receive a 24" bike courtesy of Bernard's Garage)!
Bike Milwaukie, bikemilwaukie at gmail daht comm, www.bikemilwaukie.com  [forum]
PASTAFARIAN PIRATE RIDE Link
Marquam Beach, 1920 SW River Square Portland, OR 97201 Take Trimet (Sandy beach, west side of river, under I5 bridge)
CANCELED Moved to June 26
5:30pm - 8:00pm. Even better than last year! Come celebrate the Flying Spaghetti Monster! Wear your finest Pirate garb or pasta strainer headgear for this ride. We'll have mobile music and will partake in a relaxed ride with buried treasure & grog along the way and a big pasta feed for all at the end. Feel free to bring your favorite piratical libations! Kids are welcome if they like riding bikes, listening to music, and piratical hijinks. We'll end in time to provide Pasta for All before the Bowie Vs Prince Ride.
Irreverend Extra Medium, odottore at gmail daht comm  [forum]
FIRST FRIDAY BIKE PUNX UNITE ARTY SOCIAL Link 21+
PAZ, 1625 SE Woodward St Take Trimet
5:30pm - 8:30pm
PAZ hosts a Bike Art Social for SE First Friday Artwalk.   Bike themed custom prints and metal arts.
Pazpdx, pazpdx at gmail daht comm, https://pazpdx.wordpress.com/home  [forum]
NORTH PDX FOOD & DRINK ADVENTURE! Link
Dawson Park, 101 N Stanton St Take Trimet (Meet by the Cupola in the SE Corner of the Park)
5:30pm
Join us for an adventurous ride through North Portland hitting up interesting eating & drinking establishments.Well hit up some Food Carts, Restaurants and Bars to sample interesting food.
Scott Batchelar , Follow our twitters  at pdxstories  at stories4pdx, 971-207-5523  [forum]
ARTBEERCHOCOLATE Link WA
Brickhouse, 109 W 15th St Take Trimet (North side of empty lot just north of the Brickhouse)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This short, sweet, slow and arty, and involves an adult beverage option at the end of the ride.  Meet: north end of parking lot just north of the Brickhouse, 109W 15th St VancouverDepart: 6pmRide: 3.3 mile flat route to see 20 of the murals in the CouvPost-ride:  Brickhouse for snacks & bevs.  Parking:  on-street parking around the parking lot Bring: Helmet, bike lock, cash for snacks/bevs.  Its also Vancouvers First Friday, so if you want smaller art, galleries are open.Pump up your tires, check your brakes, grab your helmet (required) and lets ride! info: http://www.vbc-usa.com
Jan Verrinder, janowa85 at gmail daht comm, 360-607-3271  [forum]
CATS RIDE Link
Purrington's Cat Lounge, 3529 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Take Trimet
6:00pm, Optional pre-ride session at Purrington's at 6, we ride at 7
Cats on the loose! How many cats will we see whilst whisking our frisky tails through Northeast Portland? Will we see 10 cats? 30 cats? Whiskers, ears, cat shirts, and other cat attire encouraged. Grab your two-wheeled steed and meet at Purrington's Cat Lounge at 6 for some pre-ride kitty petting (space is limited for this part) or drinks/snacks. We ride at 7! We'll ride at an easy pace for optimal cat-viewing, and end at a fun bar (tbd) in Northeast. Event updates and more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1597211580538508/
Jana & Kanna  [forum]
DOGSTAR ADVENTURE RIDE Link
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave Take Trimet
7:30pm
Meet at OMSI (on the Esplanade side)Ride up to Rocky Butte, watch the sun set, stargaze!  Sirius, aka Dogstar, is the brightest star in the sky.Siriusly, bring lights and snacks and blankets to sit on.
Maria Schur, bicyclekitty at gmail daht comm  [forum]
DIRTY DIABLO'S WILD RIDE! Link 21+
Devil's Point, 5305 SE Foster Rd Take Trimet (Show up early, relax, grab a beverage, enjoy the view . . .)
8:00pm, Rolling out before sunset ~8:30pm-ish
Bicycle Dance Party!Wild Devilish Delights!Come Run with the Devil y'all for our 6th year!(Anyone remember the first year when I rode with ruptured Achilles tendon from Lit & Loud's beer bungie, pedaling in a fuckin' cast the whole way with just one leg?!? Always roll hard core!) ;)FREAK OUT! Rockin' tunes, lights, dancing & adult related stops.Bring Singles! Wear Protection! Ride at own risk!Not a loop/may go lateShow up early, relax, have a beverage, enjoy the view . . .We'll roll out some time after 8:30*Lighthearted prelude protest, expounding the principles of http://pdxwnbr.org/why/
Diablo, dirtydiablorides at gmail daht comm, Facebook Event  [forum]
DEAD BABY BIKES Link 21+
Apex, 1216 SE Division Take Trimet
9:00pm
Drink Beer, Crash Bikes, Go Fuck Yourself.No outside Beers at the start. Don't be a dick. Bring money and support the local service economy ya Mooch!
Dead Baby AZ  [forum]
THE GUTHRIE RIDE Link
1101 NE Alberta St Portland, OR 97211 Take Trimet (Across from Radio Room in the parking lot.)
10:00pm - 1:00am, At 10:00 we ride!
This is my favorite ride in Portland to take friends upon, embarking from the NE region of Portland, and heading into the great unknown on my favorite meandering of bicycle routes. This route will follow the same path as last year if you already attended (If you want a mysterious night ride that does more riding than stopping, this is the ride for you!) Length: 21 miles Lights: Yes! Helmets Highly Recommended (We may/may not ride through Vancouver) Terrain: mostly flat, 1 very short steep hill. Beer?: If you'd like, NOT required. The route is a linear loop, bail options are limited.
Guthrie Straw, stuka101 at gmail daht comm, Pedal Dream, Email Me If You Have Any Questions  [forum]

Saturday June 6

PIONEER CENTURY Link
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th Avenue, Canby, OR Take Trimet
6:30am
41st year of this popular road ride by Portland Wheelmen.  8 mile family friendly route $25 per family (up to 5 people). Other routes in beautiful Mt. Hood Territory are  34 miles, 62 miles and 100 miles. $38 and you may purchase fajita lunch for $8.  You must order lunch in advance. Look at our website - PWTC.com - for details of terrain and routes and link to registration. Must wear a helmet
Ann Morrow, annniedmor at gmail daht comm  [forum]
SUNNYSIDE COMPASS RE-PAINTING Link FF
SE 42nd Ave and SE Morrison St Take Trimet
8:00am - 4:00pm
Come help re-paint the Sunnyside Compass! The Sunnyside Compass was inaugurated at VBC 2014. Our design evokes the sun (a reference to our neighborhood name) and a bike wheel (it lies on the bike route). Neighbors and passersby began referring to it as a compass and the name stuck.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
BUCKMAN INTERSECTION PAINTING Link FF
SE 15th & Alder St Take Trimet
10:00am
Come Repaint the street graphic - this is our 7th year. Our graphic depicts a vine growing from the compost bins winding around the traffic circle and producing fruit.Friday June 5 - 3 PM - Clean the streetSaturday June 6 - 10:00 AMBreak at Noon for a Potluck of Hearty Vegan Soup, Salad,Bread and Beverages
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
SE 16TH & ASH STREET PAINTING Link FF
SE 16th Ave and SE Ash St. Take Trimet
10:00am, til 7 p.m.
The traffic circle at SE 16th and Ash is a well-trafficked bike route and just a block from the arts-magnet school, Buckman Elementary. We will be giving it some pollinator love! Come on out and help us put a fresh face on this part of Portland. You can a previous years time lapse movie of our intersection painting on Youtube - search for 16th and  Ash street painting - it captures the magic. This year will be doing some filming with a serious hex-drone from above for some added fun. We will have kids activities, seats in the shade for a little R&R and some snacks on hand.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
SHERRETT SQUARE STREET PAINTING Link FF
SE 9th Ave and SE Sherrett St. Take Trimet
10:00am - 4:00pm
Share-It Square was the first intersection repair in the world. It's also one of the only in Portland that changes it's image every year. This year's design was inspired by several themes important to the neighborhood over the past year. It was a turbulent year for many living near the square, with many people having near death illnesses or injuries, so this year's design is largely about  regeneration, healing, and the way our lives weave together through it all.
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
ELECTRIC MAYHEM Link
Marine Drive bike path at NE 33rd, NE 33rd ave and Marine Drive Take Trimet (parking lot at the west end of the Marine Drive bike path at 33rd)
10:00am
An electron celebration for E-bikes, cool lights, electronic gizmos and admirers of all the above.
Harley, harleyhn at gmail daht comm  [forum]
RECORD STORE RIDE Link
Exiled Records, 4628 SE Hawthorne Blvd Take Trimet (Start is a record store, so ride doesn't leave right away.)
11:00am - 3:00pm
Vinyl records are like bikes: both got supposedly obsoleted by something (cars, CDs) that turned out not to be better at all, and both are fighting back and gaining momentum. Let's take our outmoded vehicles and visit all the anachronistic purveyors of LPs, browse through the bins, and take home some sweet sounds for our hifis. Not a loop, bring a lock and some way to get your purchases home safely. Grab lunch anywhere along the route if you're hungry. We'll probably end at a bar.
PeeJay, Peeejay at gmail daht comm, Twitter daht comm/ at __p__j  [forum]
ST. JOHNS INTERSECTION PAINTING & BLOCK PARTY Link FF
N Saint Louis Ave & N Edison St Take Trimet
11:00am, til sundown.
Come help us repaint our intersection! Compass Junction, three berry-lined blocks from Cathedral Park, was first painted in 2009. Our Mariner's Mandala is a navigational aid, directing our gaze outward from the central compass to an Escher-like outer ring from which we see the Baltimore Woods Connectivity Corridor, the sparkling  river that separates us from Forest Park, and the iconic green gothic arches of our beloved St. Johns Bridge.We are on the Edge of Everything, and the edge is where the action is. Come look through our special window on the world for the day!
VBC, Village Building Convergence 2015  [forum]
GOAT-A-PALOOZA Link FF
Unthank Park, N Kerby Ave and Failing St Take Trimet
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Bike tour of goats in the city! Are you goat-curious? We'll visit a few different goat "ranches/farms" and see what it's like to own goats in Portland.  Meet at Unthank Park in N Portland, ride will end in SE, near Foster and 205.
David Jahns, zzzgoatspdx at gmail daht comm  [forum]
EVERYBODY'S BIKE RENTALS NE BIKE TOUR Link
Everybody's Bike Rentals & Tours, 305 NE Wygant, portland, or 97211 Take Trimet
1:00pm - 4:00pm, Show up early, 'cause we're leaving on time.
We'll hit all the same great spots as are we do on our NE Portland "Secret Spots" bike tour. We'll explore the flavors, sights, eccentricities, and unique culture of NE Portland including:  Urban Farms, A Community-built Tree House, A unique local coffee roaster, Non-profit brew pub A local bakery with a delicious secret, Gourmet donuts made to order, Such tasty sandwiches. Bring cash for food and drinks.  The ride leaves from Everybody's Bike Rentals & Tours at 1pmhttps://www.facebook.com/events/738673469578919/
Dan Sloan, pdxbikerentals at gmail daht comm, www.pdxbikerentals.com  [forum]
ELLIE'S RIDE PART I Link FF
OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland Take Trimet (Meet on the Esplande near the Submarine)
1:00pm, Rolling out ~1:30pm
Fun, slow-paced family ride with kid friendly music & BIG BUBBLES!OMSI to a random fountain or 2 downtown for a splashy good time!Bring your SWIMSUITS & TOWELS!We'll stop briefly for refreshment at some point (Maybe Cool Moon Ice Cream or Sat. Market-Don't forget Cash)Not a loop :)Note to parents: Please use EXTREME caution if looping back later on your own to OMSI via the Hawthorne Bridge.Please ride between your child and the auto lane, better yet double back across the Steel Bridge's lower-deck bikeway.Wear Helmets!(Ride at Own Risk)Meet near the submarine on Esplanade 1
Tim, timalt at hotmail daht comm, Facebook Event, 503-847-5564  [forum]
SANTA RIDE Link 21+
TBA Take Trimet
1:30pm
Are you already missing Santacon? Do you love wearing red and white? Are you just so full of holiday cheer that you need to express it to the world?This is the ride for you. It'll be an unusual (but not challenging) ride with a couple of bar stops and surprises. Santa brings cash. You must be in costume. Santa costume, if at all possible. Lippman may still have cheap Santa suits on sale this time of year. Amazon definitely does. We may also have some to borrow if you ask ahead of time.We'll be going until late afternoon/early evening. I will coordinate with later rides.Pants, as alway
Pantsless Santa, Esq. , zacharys at gmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/1608384689374282  [forum]
TERRI SUE WEBB NAKED Link
Coe Circle, 3900 NE Glisan St Take Trimet
2:00pm - 4:00pm, Roll at 2:15
Sunny Naked Ride honoring Terri Sue Webb, an Oregon body freedom activist.  We'll ride naked or nearly so on the streets of Portland, through sunshine or liquid sunshine, enjoying body acceptance and healthy fresh air on our privates.  Bring water, body paint, sweaters, but no cameras.
Ker Nal And Past Tire, en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terri_Sue_Webb  [forum]
ROLLIN' GOLD RIDE, PRESENTED BY CIRCA CYCLES Link 21+
Circa Cycles, NW 17th Ave and NW Lovejoy Take Trimet (1720 NW Lovejoy, Ste. 111)
4:00pm
The Rollin' Gold ride, presented by Circa CyclesWhat: A gold-themed bike ride. Bling out your bike, and yourself.When: Saturday, June 6, at 4 pmRide type: Easy cruise, about 5 miles, pretty flatStarts: Circa Cycles studio, SE corner of NW 18th and LovejoyEnds: The Old Gold Bar, 2105 N. Killingsworth St.
Rich Fox, Circa Cycles  [forum]
TOUR DE FOREST: GET READY TO SAVE SOME TREES Link
537 SE Ash St. Take Trimet
CANCELED Moved to June 12
Where does Portland get its arboreal aroma, its burly bods, and coniferous cacidrosis? Majestic Mt. Hood National Forest, of course! Fri. 6/12 join Bark (bark-out.org) on a forest themed ride with owl oglers, Sasquatch scouts, mt. bike mobbers, and the inevitable pine cone enthusiast! Bark wants you to know that the NW Forest Plan (It protects old-growth forests, spotted owls, and watersheds from CA to WA)is up for revision, and could be dismantled unless the public takes to the streets. COSTUMES ENCOURAGED. THEATRICS PROVIDED.
Courtney , courtney at bark-out daht oh are gee, bark-out.org, 614-282-2559  [forum]
CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE! Link
Ladd's Addition Circle, 2129 SE Ladd Avenue Take Trimet
7:30pm, Who knows how long this ride is going to go?
Join us for a Charge of the Light Brigade Ride all over Portland Oregon. Let's light up our bikes and go hunting for places with interesting lighting. Neon? YES! Bars? POSSIBLY. Sunsets? HIGHLY PROBABLE. Fun? OF COURSE! This ride is an exercise in adventurousness hitting up all quadrants of Portland on a quest to find places with interesting Lighting as well as Drinks and Food. Make sure to dress up your bike for the occasion!
Scott Batchelar , Follow our twitters  at pdxstories  at stories4pdx, 971-207-5523  [forum]
METAL MARRIAGE RIDE Link
Under Marquam Bridge, SE Salmon & Water Take Trimet (Under Marquam Bridge, SE Salmon & Water)
8:00pm - 2:00am, Ride out at 9pm
Metal Marriage ride where everyone is married in unholy matrimony.   Worshippers of Pentagram in a bicycle black mass with loud as hell sound system.  No Rave or hullahoops cause its Tomas and Angela's metal marriage ride.
Tom  [forum]