Can Portland style bike fun culture take hold elsewhere?

The poster I drew for Pedalpalooza 2006. This was the third PP poster I made. Recently Filmed By Bike founder Ayleen Crotty created a compilation zine about Portland's bike culture. This was in honor of twenty years of the event. She asked me to contribute, and I obliged, contributing a page about my interaction with... Continue Reading →

Pedalpalooza 2021 is on the horizon. Here’s how the Urban Adventure League will be participating.

Pedalpalooza 2019 Kickoff Ride, led by Emee and myself. There were about 1,200 people on this ride. This year I look to keep my ride participation numbers to around 12. I haven't led a bicycle ride in over a year due to pandemic. If I had known that the Slough Country Ramble I led in... Continue Reading →

Later February Updates

The irony of this image is the playground no longer exists, usurped by the housing going up on the left.Hello to all my followers, all four of you! You may have noticed a downturn of blog posts over the course of, oh, the past two weeks or so. There are a number of reasons that... Continue Reading →

Pedalpalooza Perceptions

So Saturday June 30th was the last day of Pedalpalooza. Though I initially intended to ride a 200 kilometre randonneuring event, lack of sleep and preparation coupled with a lackluster weather forecast caused me to scuttle it.So without really intending to I ended up at the annual closing event of Pedalpalooza, the Multnomah County Bike... Continue Reading →

REMINDER: Bike Fun Workshop this Thursday, May 10th!

Just a reminder, kiddos, the workshop is this Thursday!Bike Fun Workshop Thursday May 10th 7pm HI-Portland, Hawthorne Hostel3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd (in the Mt. Tabor Room) Pedalpalooza will soon be upon us. Will this be the year that you finally lead your own ride? But maybe you have some reservations, since you've never herded a group of bicyclists... Continue Reading →

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