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Bikey Fun, September 21 - October 11

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 September 21

PEOPLE'S CLIMATE RIDE Link
Holladay Park, NE Multnomah betw NE 11th & 13th Take Trimet
12:00pm
PDX Bike Swarm plans on creating a mass bicycle presence at the march and in the streets before and during the PDX People's Climate March: http://act.350.org/event/peoples_climate/7762

Battling carbon emissions means taking responsibility for our own carbon footprints. Come bring your zero emission vehicle and prepare for awesomeness!

PDX Bike Swarm, FB Event Page - PDX Bike Swarm  [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 September 22

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]
GRILLED BY BIKE 2 LIVE SPROCKET PODCAST @ VELOCULT Link
Ladd's Circle to Velo Cult, SE 16th Ave & Harrison St Take Trimet (Follow your nose)
5:00pm, Meet at 5, grill for a bit, roll by 5:30-5:45
Meet at Ladd's circle at 5, ride on fire to Velo Cult Bike Shop, grill out in the parking lot and show off grill bikes in time for the 7 PM LIVE Podcast Taping of the The Sprocket Podcast 's live show: The Sprocket Podcast: Episode 200 LIVE. After the podcast maybe we go to Apex and grill on the way? Who knows.

FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrilledByBikeClub/
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1474838982791027/

Swing Bike EricIvy, https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrilledByBikeClub  [forum]
SPROCKET PODCAST E200 LIVE! Link
Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd Take Trimet
7:00pm
The Sprocket Podcast celebrates 200 episodes of simplifying the good life in the Peoples' Republic of Portland nestled in the heart of Cascadia with a live recording at Velo Cult. We'll be talking with Dan Christiansen, Sarah Gilbert and the Metal Cowboy himself: Joe Kurmaskie.
Aaron Flores, thesprocketpodcast at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Tuesday September 23

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 September 24

FREE LEGAL CLINIC FOR BICYCLISTS Link
BTA, 618 NW Glisan, Suite 401, Portland. Take Trimet (Use Buzzer #41)
6:00pm - 7:00pm
This free legal clinic led by attorney Ray Thomas covers Oregon bicycle and pedestrian laws, insurance information, and what to do if you’re in a crash.  A Q&A session will follow, and all attendees will receive a free copy of Thomas’ book, "Pedal Power: a Legal Guide for Oregon Cyclists."
Ray Thomas, cgee at stc-law daht comm, www.stc-law.com, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Thursday September 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]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
Bikes For Humanity PDX, 4038 SE Brooklyn Street 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]
MTB POWELL BUTTE Link
Powell Butte, 5913 SE 145th Ave, Portland, OR 97236 Take Trimet (Springwater and Black Deer Trail)
7:00pm - 8:00pm, Every Thursday in September 1 - 25
Meet at the Powell Butte trailhead on the Springwater at 7pm sharp. From there, we will ride a loop, figure 8, or similarly dizzying <60 minute route at a pace that will leave you satisfied. Due to the fact that it will be a looping course, any and all fitness levels will be accommodated. We'll crown a victor, cheer the arrival of DFL, and spend some time discussing further adventures, perhaps over a beer. All bikes welcome, but this as mountain bikey as it gets in Portland.
Scott  [forum]

Friday September 26

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]
ROSEWAY BIKE TRAIN Link
Annie's Donuts, NE 72nd Ave and Fremont St Take Trimet (in downtown Roseway)
8:00am, Meet at 8:00, leave at 8:10, Every Friday in September except September 12
Why should kids have all the fun?  Bike Trains for adults!
Make your morning commute downtown (or to Hollywood or Lloyd) more enjoyable by joining others for an easy-pace, low-stress ride to work.
I'll be at Annie's Donuts at 8:00 am, leaving by 8:10, on three Fridays in September.  
Find other bike trains (or post your own) by clicking the link.

Timo Forsberg, timo.forsberg at portlandoregon.gov, Portland Bike Trains for Adults map, 503-823-7699  [forum]

Saturday September 27

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]
BIKING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE: BEAUMONT/ROSEWAY Link
Grand Central Bakery, 4440 NE Fremont Take Trimet (dining area outside)
11:00am - 2:00pm, meet up 11/ roll out 11:30
Biking About Architecture kicks off post-summer with a revamped tour of hidden gems in home design in Beaumont and Roseway--new for 2014: cool co-housing in Cully, an angled black-box modern, and an Art Haus deluxe!

Meet up Sat 27 Sept ~11 AM Grand Central Bakery (44th & Fremont), then take a leisurely cruise (~6 miles) along the Alameda Ridge to check out a geodesic dome home, a quasi-castle (gargoyles!), an Atomic Ranch, a Modern Industrialist, Italianate manses, a tarpaper moderne and more! More fun than educational; beer and nosh at Alameda Brewhouse after (bring dinero!). See you there!

Jenny, editrixpdx at hotmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/510422295759482/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming  [forum]

Sunday September 28

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 September 29

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]
BIKELOUDPDX - ROLLING INTO ACTION RIDE Link
Col. Summers Park, SE 20th and Belmont Take Trimet
7:00pm
The Bike Loud PDX activist group (www.bikeloudpdx.org) will have regular rides on the last Monday of each month meeting at Col. Summers Park. Meet up at 7:00pm and ride out at 7:30pm.
Rides will highlight street design concerns of the group. The pace will be slow and easy.

Dan Gebhart, bikeloudpdx at yahoo daht comm, www.bikeloudpdx.org  [forum]

Tuesday September 30

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]

Wednesday October 1

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 October 2

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
Bikes For Humanity PDX, 4038 SE Brooklyn Street 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]
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]

Friday October 3

DEAD BABY BIKES CLUB RIDE Link 21+
APEX, 1216 SE Division Take Trimet
9:00pm, 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.
Dead Baby Bikes  [forum]

Saturday October 4

TUNE-UP CLASS Link
Community Bike Exchange School, 4038 SE Brooklyn, Portland, OR 97202 Take Trimet
9:00am, 4-hour class plus break, ending at 1:30pm, April 5, June 7, August 2, October 4
This class will instruct bicyclists of all skill levels the complete suite of professional bicycle tune-up procedures while utilizing professional tools. Students may perform each procedure on their own bikes or use our bikes for practice during class.
Tuition:$40/student

Bikes For Humanity PDX, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX, please register online: http://bit.ly/1iHLoOA  [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]

Sunday October 5

BIKELOUDPDX ACTIVIST MEETING! Link
Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd Take Trimet
3:00pm
BikeLoudPDX (www.bikeloudpdx.org), a new bike activist group in Portland, is having our 3rd meeting. We'll discuss how we decide if policy/other proposals are endorsed by BikeLoud, as well as our next ride(s), and other salient topics! Velo Cult is awesome and has beer (expensive, but delicious) for sale.
Alex Reed, bikeloudpdx at gmail daht comm  [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 October 6

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 October 7

Wednesday October 8

Thursday October 9

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
Bikes For Humanity PDX, 4038 SE Brooklyn Street 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]

Friday October 10

Saturday October 11

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]
THREE SPEED RIDE Link
Paul Bunyan Statue, 8440 N Interstate Ave, Portland Take Trimet
10:00am - 4:00pm, departing by 10:30 am
A leisurely ramble 'round the Peninsula! Bring your trusty three speed bicycle from any nation. Three speeds preferred, but we will also allow 2, 4, and 5 speed hub-geared bicycles. (Sorry, no single speeds, hub geared bikes with more than 5 speeds, or derailleur-geared bikes.) Approx. 25-30 miles, fairly flat, with a little unpaved "rough stuff" action thrown in. We'll have a picnic and tea brew up somewhere in the middle, bring all the necessities like food, a teakettle and a camping stove. And we'll end it at a spot with food and adult beverages. Check website for more info.
El Presidente., societyofthreespeeds.wordpress.com  [forum]