SPECIAL UPCOMING ADVENTURE!As part of Alon Raab's summer class at Portland State University, The Sociology of the Bicycle, I will be leading a bicycle potluck ride on Thursday, August 11th. Since this is a day class, the meetup will be at 2:15pm SHARP from in front of the PSU Library, 951 SW Hall (on the... Continue Reading →

Sauvie Island at 6:30am, orWhat I did on WednesdaypersonalDo you ever have one of those "why am I doing this?" moments? That was me getting out of bed this morning at 4:30am. I'm not a morning person and being up before sunrise (especially in the summer when it comes up so early) is definitely a... Continue Reading →

BIKING THE HELLWAYThis is the week for breaking all sorts of bicycle taboos.The backstory:For those of you not versed in Portland's Bike Culture ways, Zoobomb is Portland's weekly ride of bicycle mayhem. Every Sunday night (around 10pm) a group of hardy riders take the MAX from dowtown to the Washington Park-Zoo stop, ride/walk up the... Continue Reading →

INTRODUCINGPEDAL POTLUCK PICNICTuesdaysfrom 12th of July to the 16th of AugustThe Pedal Potluck Picnic is a weekly series of bicycle rides hosted by the Urban Adventure League during the summer. We’ll meet up weekly for a determined period of time, and from there we’ll enjoy a ride .The ride will be a casual one traversing... Continue Reading →

RIDING THE WRONG WAY ON THE MORRISON BRIDGE,or, how I spent the two hundredth and twenty-ninth birthday of our country.Y'know, I'm not big on either fireworks or patriotic celebrations, but it's the Fourth of July in Portland. And being in the city, there's really no way to avoid fireworks on this night, so might as... Continue Reading →

PEDALPALOOZA ODDS AND ENDSIn case you haven't seen, here are two videos that my friend Ed Stasny of Big Time Television made about PedalPalooza.This one chronicles the Kick-Off Parade, Thursday June 9th. I'm caught babbling on tape here.This one chronicles the Bike Wash In/Sunset Ride to Oaks Bottom on Wednesday June 15th that Bethany so... Continue Reading →

UPCOMING ADVENTUREALAMEDA RIDGE BICYCLE CRUISEWEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2005START LOCATION:Sabin Watertowers Park, NE Skidmore St at NE 19th Avemeet at 6:30pmHey, summer is in full effect, so what better way to celebrate than taking a leisurely bicycle ride along the Alameda Ridge, during the twilight hours? Ride an easy five miles or so, taking in the... Continue Reading →

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