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Bikey Fun, September 17 - October 7

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Sunday September 17

Monday September 18

Tuesday September 19

BIKE FARM WOMEN AND TRANS - MECHANIC NIGHT Link
BIKE FARM, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet
5:00pm
Bike Farm is an all volunteer-run collective dedicated to every aspect of bicycle education, from safe commuting to repair. Our mission is to provide a space where people can learn about the bicycle and build community around promoting sustainable transportation. We strive to demystify the bicycle in order to impact the city in a healthy and positive way.

Bike Farm Women and Trans night is for all women and trans identified people, and is closed to cisgender males, to provide a safer space for women and gender minorities.
We introduce ourselves by our names and pronouns.

BIKE FARM  [forum]

TWOSDAY NIGHT ADVENTURE Link
Irving Park, NE 7th Ave and Fargo St, Portland Take Trimet
7:00pm, August 8, August 22, September 5, September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12, December 26
Year-round,Bi-weekly bicycle adventure starting at Irving Park near the bathroom at the top of the hill. Meet at 7pm, roll out at 730. Approximately 10-15 mile ride at a moderate pace. We usually make a half way stop,then we will make one supply stop at a store before the mystery end location. NOT A LOOP. Music, costumes and decorations encouraged.
LEX, cothrenalex at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Wednesday September 20

STREET TRUST WOMEN BIKE COFFEE CLUB Link
Barista, 539 NW 13TH AVE, PORTLAND, OR Take Trimet
8:00am - 9:00am
Join us for a morning cup-o-joe on your way to work Wednesday mornings from 8:00-9am. We will rotate locations each Month so watch out for a Coffee Club along your commute route.

Coffee Clubs are a place for women to come together, share biking experiences and get to know one another. All are welcome to stay for as long or little as you like on you way to the office. Non-commuters also welcome.
This event is open to all women, female-identifying, trans, and gender-nonconforming people who enjoy biking (or think that they might).
https://www.thestreettrust.org/get-involved/women-bike/

BIKETOWN  [forum]

WESTERN BIKEWORKS WOMEN'S INTERMEDIATE ROAD RIDE Link
WESTERN BIKEWORKS, 1015 NW 17th Ave Take Trimet
6:00pm
Wednesday Evening Women's No-Drop Intermediate+ Road Ride

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WESTERN BIKEWORKS, NW 17TH AND LOVEJOY, PORTLAND, OR
We will be rotating long distance rides with mild climbs one week, hill climbs the following week.

This is an intermediate+ no-drop road ride, proper road gear and bikes are required. Please be prepared with weather-appropriate riding gear, food, & water.

We will split these rides into two groups:
Group A: 20-24mph on flats, 12-16mph on hill climbs
Group B: 14-18 mph (avg on flats), may cut route short if needed
https://www.facebook.com/events/996589617160991
https://www.westernbikeworks.com/

Biketownpdx  [forum]

Thursday September 21

THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE: WE ARE TNR Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Join us every Thursday at the Salmon Street Fountain at 7pm. Come celebrate bikes and a love for life. WE ARE TNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday September 22

MABON (EQUINOX) RIDE Link
People's Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Ave Take Trimet
5:00pm
Ride bikes at a casual pace into the new season. Meet in front of the greatest grocery store in the world to pack up and ride out for an hour long ride (including a "park" stop) ending with a potluck! THEN we continue riding into the night, living the good life. Share a harvest from home and ride your bike into autumn..
Maben, maben.hart at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Saturday September 23

TAKE LIFE BY THE HANDLEBARS Link
SW MOODY AVE. AT TILIKUM CROSSING Take Trimet
9:30am
Join the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club and Ann Morrow for a VERY introductory mostly flat ride of 4.5 miles to learn about riding in Portland, talk about riding and build your skills.

Find out why bicycling is such a popular activity- You can do it! Well explore bike friendly Portland along the beautiful Willamette River and cross the Steel and Tilikum Bridges. Need a helmet? Let the ride leader know by Sept. 16 and one will be waiting for you, courtesy of NW Bicycle Safety Council. This is a group ride - no one gets dropped.

Ride Leader: Ann Morrow 360.608.3173 Anniedmor[at]gmail.com.
BIKETOWN  [forum]

EQUINOX NAKED RIDE Link
Coe Circle, 3900 NE Glisan St Take Trimet
2:00pm
Lets catch the sun before it disappears for another nine months and celebrate the fall equinox with a sunny naked ride.
Bring you protests and body paint to Coe Circle.
Meet at 2. Rolling by 2:15.

Wild Bill  [forum]

Sunday September 24

HARVEST CENTURY BIKE RIDE Link
Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 East Main Street Take Trimet
7:00am - 5:00pm
September 24, 2017

The Harvest Century is more than a bike ride  it's a ride with a mission! Every dollar raised goes directly to Community Vision for the support they provide for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Harvest Century has 5 route options:
- 3 mile family ride
- 25 mile ride
- 45 mile ride
- 75 mile ride
- 100 mile ride

On each of the routes, you will pass through Willamette Valley wineries, glimpse breathtaking views of Mt. Hood & The Coast Range, and find yourself in unexpected places right outside city centers.

For more information (including ticket price) check out the harvest century website:
www.harvestcentury.org

Jill Schinn, jill at cvision daht oh are gee, www.harvestcentury.org  [forum]

WOMEN BIKE SELLWOOD-MILWAUKIE SUNDAY PARKWAYS RIDE Link
SELLWOOD PARK , 7600 SE 7th Ave Take Trimet
11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us for this fun ride!

We will meet at Sellwood Park, in the southernmost area. Look for Lise with a yellow bike and pink handlebars! Let's meet at 11:00 am and head out on the route around 11:30. We will make a stop or two at parks along the way to enjoy all that Sunday Parkways has to offer.

Please bring water to stay hydrated, a snack or lunch to munch on at the post ride picnic or money to purchase food from the vendors, and a great attitude to get to know other gals interested in riding
BIKETOWN  [forum]

SELLWOOD-MILWAUKIE SUNDAY PARKWAYS Link FF
SELLWOOD-MILWAUKIE Take Trimet
11:00am - 4:00pm
Portland Sunday Parkways, now in its 10th season, invites you to explore Portlands premier family-friendly bicycle routes and beautiful parks on 7 - 9 mile routes with no start or end.

Come out and join this 8 mile scenic route and end the Sunday Parkways season with a bang!

This route provides four fantastic marketplace locations: Westmoreland, Sellwood, and Water Tower Parks, along with the Milwaukie Farmers Market + Milwaukie Business District. We will once again team up with the Native American Community Advisory Council and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) for the Salmon Celebration.
BIKETOWN  [forum]

Monday September 25

Tuesday September 26

JOE KURMASKIE PRESENTS "LIGHTNING IN A SADDLE: THE Link
LAKE OSWEGO LIBRARY, 706 4TH ST, LAKE OSWEGO Take Trimet
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join award winning journalist, travel writer, performer and author, Joe Kurmaskie, for a presentation of Lightning In A Saddle: The Long Untamed Life of Evelyn Hamilton.

This historical nonfiction covers the life and heroism of Evelyn Hamilton, emancipated warrior of British cycling. Cycling's female Jackie Robinson meets Saving Private Ryan, it's an epic story of talent, ambition, fight for equality, recognition and a chance to race against men in the Tour de France. Evelyn Hamilton was a pioneer who won the larger races in life by helping others and going beyond herself.
BIKETOWN  [forum]

Wednesday September 27

WESTERN BIKEWORKS WOMEN'S INTERMEDIATE ROAD RIDE Link
WESTERN BIKEWORKS, 1015 NW 17th Ave Take Trimet
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday Evening Women's No-Drop Intermediate+ Road Ride

We will be rotating long distance rides with mild climbs one week, hill climbs the following week.

This is an intermediate+ no-drop road ride, proper road gear and bikes are required. Please be prepared with weather-appropriate riding gear, food, & water.

We will split these rides into two groups:
Group A: 20-24mph on flats, 12-16mph on hill climbs
Group B: 14-18 mph (avg on flats), may cut route short if needed
https://www.facebook.com/events/996589617160991
https://www.westernbikeworks.com/

BIKETOWN  [forum]

Thursday September 28

WOMEN WHO BIKE WRAP PARTY AT WILDFANG Link
Wildfang, 404 SW 10TH AVE Take Trimet
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Come celebrate Women Who Bike at our Wild Fang wrap up party. Happy hour pricing, DJ and snacks provided.
BIKETOWN  [forum]
THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE: WE ARE TNR Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Join us every Thursday at the Salmon Street Fountain at 7pm. Come celebrate bikes and a love for life. WE ARE TNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday September 29

BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGES Link
Steel, Hawthorne & Tillikum Bridges Take Trimet
7:15am - 9:15am, Last Friday of every month
Slingin' free coffee and breakfast goodies for bikers and walkers on the east end of the lower Steel Bridge, west end of the Hawthorne Bridge, and the west side of the Tillikum Bridge under the 99 Red Balloons sculpture. Join us!
Cap'n Croissant, bonb at lists.riseup daht nett, BonB on Shift website  [forum]
PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET Link
100 SE ALDER ST, PORTLAND, OR Take Trimet
4:00pm - 12:00am, 4:00 - 11:00pm, September 29 - 30
The Portland Night Market, Sept. 29 & 30, showcases the many unique & diverse businesses that call the great City of Portland home.

Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Industrial District. The event allows people to meet some of Portland's best makers and creators set in the unique venue of a 100+ year old produce row warehouse. The PNM is a free event and open to all ages.
http://www.pdxnm.com/

BIKETOWN  [forum]

Saturday September 30

BIKING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE: TABOR Link
Bipartisan Cafe, 7901 SE Stark St Take Trimet (sidewalks west)
11:00am - 1:30pm, meet up 11/roll out 11:30
BAA is taking it up Tabor! treat yourself at the Pie-bartisan Caf (mmm...pie...), then burn it off on a slow, laid-back tour of an eclectic mix of 25 fabulous homes around Tabor-Laurelhurst Pk--from super-sleek moderns to Atomic Ranches to sweet Victorians. Fair warning: there will be hills; we may walk up some. Non-looping ( 7 mi)--ends near Hawthorne, probably at Baghdad, for beer and foods (bring dinero for that!).
Jenny, editrixpdx at hotmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/1042020085901255/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22bookmarks%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmarks_menu%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22[]%22%7D%2C%7B%22surface%22%3A%22dashboard%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22  [forum]
SWAP MEET SEP 30TH Link
PCC Cascade Campus Quad, 705 N Killingsworth St Take Trimet (Out door quad between Albina and Mississippi)
11:00am - 3:00pm
End of summer swap meet!
Be there or be square.

When: Saturday September 30th

Where: Norther Cycles 5515 N Albina Ave Portland OR 97217, and the Portland Community College Cascade quad, located right next to us.

Time: 11am till 3pm. Load in starts at 10am for sellers.

Cost: free entry to shop, $10 sellers fee for as much space as you need. *Free to all students to sell.

This is happening on PCC's huge outdoor campus quad and we've never come close to filling out the whole thing. So there's no need to reserve or RSVP. Just show up!

You don't even have to pay for your spot untill you sell some stuff.

This is a not for profit event and we always lose money on it! All money collected goes towards paying us back for some of the advertise
Northercycles, starmichael at northercycles daht comm, starmichael bowman  [forum]

PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET Link
100 SE ALDER ST, PORTLAND, OR Take Trimet
4:00pm - 12:00am, 4:00 - 11:00pm, September 29 - 30
The Portland Night Market, Sept. 29 & 30, showcases the many unique & diverse businesses that call the great City of Portland home.

Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Industrial District. The event allows people to meet some of Portland's best makers and creators set in the unique venue of a 100+ year old produce row warehouse. The PNM is a free event and open to all ages.
http://www.pdxnm.com/

BIKETOWN  [forum]

Sunday October 1

Monday October 2

Tuesday October 3

TWOSDAY NIGHT ADVENTURE Link
Irving Park, NE 7th Ave and Fargo St, Portland Take Trimet
7:00pm, August 8, August 22, September 5, September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28, December 12, December 26
Year-round,Bi-weekly bicycle adventure starting at Irving Park near the bathroom at the top of the hill. Meet at 7pm, roll out at 730. Approximately 10-15 mile ride at a moderate pace. We usually make a half way stop,then we will make one supply stop at a store before the mystery end location. NOT A LOOP. Music, costumes and decorations encouraged.
LEX, cothrenalex at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Wednesday October 4

Thursday October 5

SUNSET MOONRISE RIDE Link
p's & q's market, 1300 ne dekum st Take Trimet (Get supplies inside!)
5:00pm - 8:00pm, Meet at 5, depart at 5:30pm
On the day of the full moon, the moon rises right around the same time that the sun sets. We'll ride about 5 mi to a good spot where we can see BOTH. Stock up on supplies and libations at Ps and Qs and of course bring an extra layer and lights for the ride home. Sunset 6:43 pm, moonrise 7:09 pm.
Adventure!, urbanadventureleague at gmail daht comm, urbanadventureleague.wordpress.com  [forum]
THURSDAY NIGHT RIDE: WE ARE TNR Link
Salmon Street Fountain, SW Salmon St and Naito Pkwy Take Trimet
7:00pm, Every Thursday
Join us every Thursday at the Salmon Street Fountain at 7pm. Come celebrate bikes and a love for life. WE ARE TNR
TJ Baxter, Baxter8207 at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Friday October 6

FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT DRAG IN DRAG Link 21+
the whale mural in the empty lot, 23rd & Alberta NE Take Trimet
11:30pm, First Friday and Saturday of every month
Late night Drag in Drag club meet up. Straight sprint alley cat race down Alberta street at midnight. We race three or so at a time and record the best times. Then Ride to embers and cruise downtown or wherever we decide to party on!

Fixed, single speed, road bike, everybike! allowed, race or help and spectate for a fun night of city sprints. Show off your track bikes and come chill.
Robbie, Robaloie at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Saturday October 7

FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT DRAG IN DRAG Link 21+
the whale mural in the empty lot, 23rd & Alberta NE Take Trimet
11:30pm, First Friday and Saturday of every month
Late night Drag in Drag club meet up. Straight sprint alley cat race down Alberta street at midnight. We race three or so at a time and record the best times. Then Ride to embers and cruise downtown or wherever we decide to party on!

Fixed, single speed, road bike, everybike! allowed, race or help and spectate for a fun night of city sprints. Show off your track bikes and come chill.
Robbie, Robaloie at gmail daht comm  [forum]

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