Weekend Recap: Three Speed Pub Crawl (Sat 1/25) and Palm Tree Ride (Sun 1/26)

What a weekend! It was what I needed after a week of rain and lots of work. As Mr. Rhodes has noted, despite a forecast that didn't seem that promising, we got two days of mostly decent weather (at least during the day, it rained pretty hard later on Saturday night.) After a pretty wet... Continue Reading →

Palm Tree Ride 2013: A quick ride report.

At Velo Cult, awaiting departure.It was a brilliantly sunny but cold day in Portland. (Well, cold for Portland.) Despite the chill, I had twenty-something people show up to Velo Cult on Saturday morning for my ninth annual Palm Tree Ride. Apparently everyone got the memo on clothing, as everyone was sensibly dressed for the ride... Continue Reading →

Three Speed Ride Recap!

Brian rocks the rain cape.Sunday, February 26. Weather forecast, chance of rain and snow (snow?) high 42F/6C. What better day for a Three Speed Ride?Honestly, I was surprised folks showed up, but showed up they did, eleven people in all. Who rocked the three speeds?Well, obviously myself. But rather than pull out the Raleigh Wayfarer... Continue Reading →

Palm Tree Ride 2012 Quick Recap

The weather forecast for Sunday was so iffy, snow, that I was pleasantly surprised that we had a turnout of 12 for the Eighth Annual Palm Tree Ride! These intrepid souls braved the cool weather (38F/3C, yes I know people in other areas of the continent would find that high particularly balmy, but we are... Continue Reading →

Ride Report: Palm Tree Ride 1/16/2011

"Oh, the rain will stop!" I told myself when I woke up. Outside it looked ugly, a steady gray rain. But surprisingly balmy, the famed Pineapple Express had arrived. By the time we were done with our breakfast at the Bi-Partisan at 10:30am, the designated start time, the rain had tapered off, but it scared... Continue Reading →

PEDAL POTLUCK PICNIC RIDE REPORTS (the return!)2009 SEASON#1Tuesday May 5thstart point: Hawthorne Hostelend point: Rosemont Bluff Park, NE 68th and Hassaloriders: 6ride distance: 3.4 milesfood stop: Zupans on Belmonthttp://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=2885175Why yes, it is deja vu. This is the same spot as the very first Pedal Potluck Picnic back in 2005, and also the first time I've... Continue Reading →

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