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Bikey Fun, February 7 - February 27

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Most of the events in this calendar are not produced by Shift.
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Sunday February 7

FANCY SCARF BIKE RIDE & SCAVENGER HUNT Link
Tiny's Coffee North East, 2031 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Take Trimet (This is the Tiny's on NE MLK, not the SE location)
12:45pm
Don a Fancy Scarf and go on a statue/public art scavenger hunt with the Museum Lady, Carye Bye. Prizes will be given out by the Museum Lady to those with the most fabulous fancy scarves so dont forget yours. From Noon to 1:00 well be at Tinys. Feel free to grab lunch and chill before we head out on The Great Fancy Scarfing of 2016. There will be a couple dozen statues/statue groups to find. As a group well get clues and go out around inner NE-SE and Downtown Portland searching out our naked and need-of-fancy-friends  well provide each with a fancy scarf from the Museum Ladys collection. At each spot the Museum Lady will share some info about the public art and any other know-it-alls can add a story or two.
Tom Howe, nagitpo at gmail daht comm, RSVP on Facebook if you like  [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 February 8

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday February 9

NOCHE BILINGUE AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NW Broadway on NE First ave)
4:30pm - 7:30pm, Second Tuesday of every month
Noche Bilinge is a Spanish-language wrench night in our shop. Stand time will be by donation during the initial roll-out and as always, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.Esta noche bilinge se dedica a personas que hablen espaol o que quieran aprender a hablar espaol. Queremos crear una comunidad dedicada a la diversidad de idiomas, culturas e identidades. Bike Farm est comprometido en ofrecer un espacio seguro y acogedor para aprender a arreglar bicicletas.
Bike Farm, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm.org  [forum]

Wednesday February 10

WOMEN BIKE COFFEE CLUB Link
Upstream Coffee + Eatery, 0315 SW Montgomery St Suite 200 Take Trimet
7:30am
Join us for a morning cup-o-joe on your way to work Wednesday mornings from 7:30-9am. We will rotate locations each week so watch out for a Coffee Club along your commute route.

Coffee Clubs are a place for women to come together, share biking experiences and get to know one another. All are welcome to stay for as long or little as you like on you way to the office. Non-commuters also welcome.

This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).

Join the Women Bike group and RSVP (not required) at www.facebook.com/groups/womenbikebta
Nicole Davenport , nicole at btaoregon daht oh are gee  [forum]

WOMEN BIKE WINTER RIDING AND MAINTENANCE CLINIC Link
PSU Bike Hub, 1818 SW 6th Ave Take Trimet
2:00pm
Have you seen people riding through the rain and wished you could join them, but don't know what your bike needs? Do you need some tips for riding through the rainier months? Do you have questions about winter biking? THEN THIS IS THE CLINIC FOR YOU!

Emily from PSU's Bike Hub will be co-leading a session to discuss winter biking techniques and clothing, winter bike maintenance and winter accessories for your bike to get you ready to ride in the rain!

This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).
Nicole Davenport , nicole at btaoregon daht oh are gee  [forum]

Thursday February 11

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, 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 Class8-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]
TNR MINIBIKE Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm
You know what TNR is, if not, go here and read.
https://www.facebook.com/events/745342718933669/

Nathan Jones, jamesnathanjones at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday February 12

MIDNIGHT MYSTERY RIDE - MBW STYLE Link 21+
TBA Take Trimet
11:45pm
Come one, come all for this mini-bike friendly version of the MMR. Location will be revealed the day of at https://midnightmysteryride.wordpress.com/. Come a little early if you want to socialize inside the bar pre-ride. At midnight, we ride.
Team Minibike Winter, kristineppspdx at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Saturday February 13

FRIENDS OF TREES: PLANT BY BIKE IN NE PORTLAND Link
Friends of Trees Headquarters, 3117 NE MLK Blvd. Portland OR 97212 Take Trimet
9:00am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy biking AND planting trees? Bring your bike and join us to plant trees as a volunteer -- we especially need bike trailers or cargo bikes, but it's not required.  

To plant, please arrive to the staging site by 8:45am to enjoy some hot coffee and breakfast treats. The planting starts promptly at 9:00am and runs until 1pm at the latest. We provide gloves and tools, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes. Our neighborhood volunteers will also provide a potluck lunch for all volunteers after the planting is complete.

Bringing a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - Please contact Jenny & Randi at (503) 595-0213.
Jenny And Randi, volunteer at friendsoftrees daht oh are gee, Sign up to here to plant by bike!, 503-595-0213  [forum]

MINIBIKE WINTER PRE-CHARIOT WARS BRUNCH Link
Dawson Park, 101 N Stanton St Take Trimet
11:15am
This is the place to be Saturday morning if you want to see the traditional bloodbath that is chariot wars. This is NOT WHERE CHARIOT WARS WILL BE, but we will ride out as a group from this location.

Some food provided, but bring something to share if you like. Bacon always welcome. We ride out at 1PM
Kristin, kristineppspdx at gmail daht comm  [forum]

RUSH HOUR ALLEYCAT Link
Terry Shchrunk Plaza, SW Madison & SW 3rd Ave Take Trimet (Bring Bikes Down Into Brick Circle)
6:00pm, Race Starts at 6:30, Second Saturday of every month
Winter Series: Raining Cats & Dogs.
Alleycat Race & Mob Ride.  Every second Saturday of the month until spring. Register to reserve a place by emailing Gorillapdx[at]my.com. Clst of admission 2 cans of food for thanksgiving food drive.

GorillaPDX, GorillaPDX at my daht comm, Visit Our Website  [forum]

Sunday February 14

THE PORTLAND LOVES YOU RIDE Link FF
Palio Dessert & Espresso House, 1996 SE Ladd Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Take Trimet
11:30am
Join us on Valentines Day as we bike along a heart-shaped route through SE Portland, greeting passersby with a heartfelt Portland Loves You! and handing out little gifts. Go through your bookshelves, jewelry boxes, CD racks and so on and find those items that will delight a random person on the street. Well also be bringing a lot of meal vouchers from Sisters of the Road that you can help distribute, and chalk for sweet graffiti. Use your creativity and lets make a memory! Will be funner if you dress like a box of chocolates.
Tom Howe, nagitpo at gmail daht comm, RSVP on Facebook if you like  [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 February 15

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday February 16

WOMEN & TRANS NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bikefarm, 305 NE Wygant St 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.
BikeFarm, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, www.bikefarm.org  [forum]

Wednesday February 17

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.
Bike Farm, volunteer at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm.org  [forum]

Thursday February 18

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
WOMEN BIKE HAPPY HOUR Link 21+
Hopworks BikeBar, 3947 North Williams Avenue Take Trimet
5:00pm
Join us for a monthly happy hour meet up (5-6:30pm) and get to know some other fun cycling gals.

Happy Hour goes until 6pm and features food and drink specials.

This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).

Join the Women Bike group and RSVP (not required) at www.facebook.com/groups/womenbikebta
Nicole Davenport , nicole at btaoregon daht oh are gee  [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 Class8-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]

Friday February 19

DROPOUT BC RIDE Link
SE 20th and Belmont Take Trimet (Col. Summers)
9:00pm - 3:00am, We ride at 10!, Third Friday of every month
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.
DOBC, dobcpdx at gmail daht comm, dropoutbikeclub blog  [forum]

Saturday February 20

WOMEN BIKE RAIN LOVE RIDE Link
Vera Katz Park, 2 SE Main St Take Trimet
10:00am
Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services works to manage storm water in a variety of ways. On this ride we will visit some of the more aesthic ways storm water is managed in Portland, stopping to admire ecoroofs, rain gardens and bioswales, plus we'll learn how these methods help improve bicycle paths in our neighborhoods.

We will ride at a comfortable talking pace for the group. Please dress appropriately for the ride, bring water and snacks. We will conclude our ride at Hair of the Dog Brewery at 61 SE Yamhill St.

This ride is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).

Join the Women Bike group and RSVP at www.facebook.com/groups/womenbikebta
Nicole Davenport , nicole at btaoregon daht oh are gee  [forum]

Sunday February 21

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 February 22

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday February 23

Wednesday February 24

WOMEN BIKE COFFEE CLUB Link
Cup & Bar, 118 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Take Trimet
7:30am
Join us for a morning cup-o-joe on your way to work Wednesday mornings from 7:30-9am. We will rotate locations each week so watch out for a Coffee Club along your commute route.

Coffee Clubs are a place for women to come together, share biking experiences and get to know one another. All are welcome to stay for as long or little as you like on you way to the office. Non-commuters also welcome.

This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).

Join the Women Bike group and RSVP (not required) at www.facebook.com/groups/womenbikebta
Nicole Davenport , nicole at btaoregon daht oh are gee  [forum]

Thursday February 25

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Broadway and Morrison 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.
Multnomah Bar Association, 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 Class8-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]

Friday February 26

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.
Shift, Breakfast on the Bridges  [forum]

Saturday February 27