Pedalpalooza 2023 Events and Rides UPDATED

Hey folks. I've gone ahead and added one more event to the list of Pedalpalooza rides and events I'm doing: Another Bike Touring Workshop slated for the evening of Thursday July 6th. That's when the Societe des Rambleneurs ride was supposed to happen, now that's been bumped to Sunday July 30th. So now I'm doing... Continue Reading →

Pedalpalooza Preview 2023

Pedalpalooza is Portland's all-summer (June, July, August) festival of bike fun, where hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of individual bike rides are led by people like you and me. I've been busy working on getting all my events on the calendar. Here's what I got so far. The full line up should be finalized in... Continue Reading →

Bikes and Biking Year in Review: 2022

North Beach, Orcas Island. 5 August 2022 Looks dreamy, but this serene image was hard-earned from a challenging day biking the island. Olympus XA2/Fujicolor 100 Hello, friends. As another year comes to a close, it's customary for me to look back at the past year and reflect on what's happened, then ponder what may come... Continue Reading →

Dead Freeways Ride POSTPONED

Hey all. After riding around in the unexpected and uncharacteristic heat in the Bay Area the last few days (92F/33C in San Francisco on Tuesday, really?) I'm not looking forward to leading a bike in Portland's first heat wave of the summer. So tomorrow's Dead Freeways Ride is not happening. I plan on rescheduling it... Continue Reading →

Pedalpalooza 2021: The low-down

Spotted on South Waterfront, 12 June 2021. Minolta Hi-Matic 7s/Silberra 100 Hello, folks. Pedalpalooza, Portland's annual Bike-Fun Celebration, is back! After COVID drastically altered it last year, we are now back to group rides, but with precautions, like masking up. And this year it's June, July, and August vs. just the month of June. As... Continue Reading →

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