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Bikey Fun, August 12 - September 1

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Sunday August 12

CORVIDAE BIKE CLUB RIDE Link 21+
Peninsula Park Rose Garden, N Albina Ave and Ainsworth St Take Trimet (Meet at the fountain)
2:00pm, Second Sunday of every month
Come join us for a Sunday Funday ride every 2nd Sunday of the month. We meet at 2 pm and ride out at 230pm from the fountain in the center of the Peninsula Park Rose Garden. Our bike club was formed to promote bicycle accessibility and to inspire people to view biking as an alternative to fossil fueled travel within Portland Oregon. Detailed description of each ride will be posted on our Facebook page ( link below). This is a safe place for everyone, no racist, sexist, aggressive, or any other kind of bull crap will be tolerated. Basically, if you're not an assh[at]le , come join us. https://www.facebook.com/corvidaeBC/
Corvidae, corvidaebc at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Monday August 13

BURGERWEEK 2018 RIDES Link 21+
Se fuller rd max station, Tba Take Trimet (Meet by the metallic art piece.)
1:00pm, 1:00 pm meet up 1:30 ride out
Ride to burgers $5 per burger
Sunnyside dinner, rocky's sports bar, zoighaus and bar maven.

Radrich  [forum]

Tuesday August 14

BURGERWEEK 2018 RIDES Link 21+
Berrydale park, Taylor and 92nd ave Take Trimet (Meet at the picknick table in the tree's)
1:00pm, 1:00 pm meet up 1:30 ride out
$5 bucks per burger. Ya halal, Nick's convey island, chapel hill and double barrel tavern.
Radrich, 8014501338  [forum]

Wednesday August 15

BURGERWEEK 2018 RIDE Link 21+
Oregon park, Hoyt st and ne 30th ave Take Trimet
6:30pm, Meet up 6:30 ride out 7:00
$5 per burger. This ride is for you vegan lovers. We going to stoopid burger, eastburn (not vegan) public house, home a bar and white owl social club.
Radrich  [forum]

Thursday August 16

THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE Link
Salmon St Fountain , SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Come join your bike family for a social ride around Portland.  We will have a store stop, park stop and be ending by the river! We will Stay together in a group taking over the streets. Stay behind the ride leader, look out for each other and watch out for agro drivers!

#WEARETNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday August 17

DROPOUT CLUB RIDE Link 21+
Col. Summers Park, SE 20th and Belmont Take Trimet
9:30pm, Third Friday of every month
Monthly local freakbike club ride. We meet at 9:30 in Colonel Summers park and leave at 10. Freakbikes encouraged, all bikes welcome. Dropout organizes leave no trace events, don't be a jerk. Come out to have a good time! Usually outdoor endspot.
Dropout, dropoutbicycleclub at gmail daht comm, Dropout Bike Club  [forum]

Saturday August 18

RIDE AROUND CLARK COUNTY (RACC) Link WA
Pearson Air Museum, 1115 E. Fifth St., Vancouver, WA 98661 Take Trimet
6:00am, Start times vary depending on distance: see website.
Five beautiful rides through scenic Clark County, WA countryside. Hosted by the Vancouver Bicycle Club and fully supported: food, mechanics, SAG support, and 7 rest stops.  
$25 to $50, depending on distance choice: 20, 34, 54, 67 and 101. Kids 12 and under ride for FREE with paid adult.  Prices include the after-ride finish celebration: BBQ, smoothies, beer garden and music. Helmets required.

Donna Richardson, richardsondonna63 at gmail daht comm, Ride Around Clark County, 360-213-5267  [forum]

Sunday August 19

Monday August 20

Tuesday August 21

TWOSDAY NIGHT ADVENTURE Link
Irving Park, NE 7th Ave and Fargo St, Portland Take Trimet (Near bathrooms at the top of the hill)
7:00pm, Meet at 700, leave at 730, Every Tuesday in January 9, every Tuesday
Year-round,Bi-weekly bicycle adventure starting at Irving Park near the bathroom at the top of the hill. Meet at 7pm, roll out at 730.Approximately 10-15 mile ride at a moderate pace. We usually make a half way stop,then we will make one supply stop at a store before the mystery end location. NOT A LOOP. Music, costumes and decorations encouraged.
LEX, cothrenalex at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Wednesday August 22

Thursday August 23

THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE Link
Salmon St Fountain , SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Come join your bike family for a social ride around Portland.  We will have a store stop, park stop and be ending by the river! We will Stay together in a group taking over the streets. Stay behind the ride leader, look out for each other and watch out for agro drivers!

#WEARETNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday August 24

THE ELECTRIC MERMAN RIDE Link 21+
the fields park, NW12th and Overton Take Trimet
7:00pm - 1:00am
Electric Merman 2: Boogaloo

Ride with friends through public fountains and along the water. Soundsystems and nautical or mer-fashion encouraged, swimsuits ain't a bad idea. We'll do a beer run and end at the river for a small dance party and river swim. Spread the word. #afterpalooza 4ever.
Rhienna & PJ, rhienna at gmail daht comm  [forum]

RAT PATROL BIKE PARTY Link 21+
Irving park, NE 7th and Fremont Take Trimet (Top of hill by bathrooms)
8:00pm, Meet at 8pm, ride at 9pm
Ride bikes and have fun.
Rat Patrol  [forum]

Saturday August 25

* CANCELLED * GORGE PEDAL Link FF
Gorge Pedal, Cascade Locks, OR Take Trimet
7:00am - 1:00pm, register on web, register at Cascade Locks
I had to cancel this event due to both ODOT and OPRD will not be able to open the Trail and Highway for cyclists.
We will back July 20, 2019 !  AJZ

Bicycle Ride from Cascade Locks to Vista House/Women's Forum along the Historic Columbia River Trail and Highway. Fees to be announced in May 2018. Party at Cascade Locks, Oregon after the ride with fresh Salmon, local breweries. Two concurrent rides: cardio (almost 3000 feet climbing) and family rides (200 feet elevation), respectively 43 miles and 12 miles long. Lots of water falls and see the Gorge recovery from the 2017 fire. Waiver signature, helmets required.
A J Zelada, ajz at gorgepedal daht comm, www.gorgepedal.com, info at gorgepedal daht comm  [forum]

Sunday August 26

BIKE 2 GROCERIES HAWTHORNE NEW SEASONS Link FF
Bike 2 Groceries, 4034 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Take Trimet (on Hawthorne Blvd)
10:00am - 3:00pm
We are hosting a bike to groceries event at New Seasons Hawthorne. We will have Advocates and all things bicycles at the store front. Get a new white bucket pannier, talk to people who are interested in biking but are hesitant, get free maps, goodies, and celebrate how many things you can pack into your panniers! Street Trust, Portland Bureau of Transportation will all be there!  Bring your tall bike, cargo bike, folding bike, decorated bike...celebrate Bike to Eat, Eat to Work, Work to Bike!
A J J Zelada, ajz at zelada daht comm, bike2groceries.com  [forum]
BIKE TOURING WORKSHOP Link
Golden Pliers, 1451 N. Skidmore St Take Trimet
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you itching to hit the open road and explore nature in a way you haven't yet? Are you a regular bicycle rider but have never taken a bicycle tour? Then join us to learn more about Self-Supported Bicycle Touring and Camping. We'll be discussing equipment, planning, and cost as well as day-to-day life on the road.

This event is limited to 6 participants, registration required.

No camping/touring experience required, but this workshop is designed for folks who regularly ride a bike. We will not be extensively discussing bicycle maintenance or mechanics, but may mention a few useful tips for touring.
Adventure!, urbanadventureleague at gmail daht comm, bike-tour-wkshp-aug-2018.eventbrite.com  [forum]

SUNSET/MOONRISE RIDE Link
P's & Q's Market, 1301 NE Dekum St Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Meet at 6, depart at 6:30 PM
Did you know that on the day of the full moon, the moon rises right around the same time that the sun sets? We'll ride about 5 mi to a good spot where we can see BOTH. Stock up on supplies and libations at P's & Q's, and of course bring a blanket, extra layer, and lights for the ride home. Sunset 7:59 PM, moonrise 8:26 PM.
Adventure!, urbanadventureleague.wordpress.com  [forum]
FULL MOON NAKED Link
Coe Circle, 3900 NE Glisan Take Trimet
9:00pm - 11:30pm, 2.5 hours
Celebrate body freedom, and exercise free speech to air the grievance of your choice!  Bring body paint and signs.
Kernel And Past Tire  [forum]

Monday August 27

Tuesday August 28

TRANSPORT YOUR ACTIVISM Link
Flying Elephants Delicatessan, 2730 SW Moody Ave Take Trimet
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to put the future of bicycle infrastructure in your own hands!  Ride with BikeLoudPDX to improve the streets of Portland!  We'll visit problem locations and email/call in requests for improvements and repairs.  Roll through SW, bring your own requests for site visits.  We'll debrief afterwards at a park of cafe.
Ted Buehler, ted101 at gmail daht comm, http://www.bikeloudpdx.org  [forum]

Wednesday August 29

Thursday August 30

THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE Link
Salmon St Fountain , SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Come join your bike family for a social ride around Portland.  We will have a store stop, park stop and be ending by the river! We will Stay together in a group taking over the streets. Stay behind the ride leader, look out for each other and watch out for agro drivers!

#WEARETNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday August 31

Saturday September 1

WILLAMETTE VALLEY THREE SPEED BIKE TOUR Link
Champoeg State Park, 8239 Champoeg Rd NE, St Paul, OR 97137, USA Take Trimet
8:00am, a three day tour, 1 - 3
A three day, one way camping tour mostly along the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. Start in Champoeg, end in Eugene. Self supported, 3-5 spd hubs only. Full details in registration link.
El Presidente, https://wvsb_3speedtour2018.eventbrite.com  [forum]
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