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Bikey Fun, January 25 - February 14

Shift helps other groups and individuals promote their "bike fun" events.
Most of the events in this calendar are not produced by Shift.
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Sunday January 25

ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday January 26

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday January 27

CLINTON STREET RUSH RIDE Link
Se Clinton and Se 21st near the Night Light Lounge Take Trimet
4:45pm
Clinton street bikeway action:

To continue the momentum started by the group of guerrilla activist (as the news called them) we will be doing a Tuesday night rush hour ride 01/20/2015.
I encourage anybody who uses this route daily to come out and help us return Clinton to the bikeway it was and should still be.

We will meet up near the Night Light Lounge around 4:45pm. The ride will start at 5:00pm and will ride until about 6pm or until traffic thins out.

We can discuss more tactics during and after the ride.

Jason, jljmassage at yahoo daht comm  [forum]
MICROCOSM-ELLY BLUE MERGER PARTY Link
The Waypost, 3120 N Williams Ave Take Trimet
6:00pm - 8:00pm, Live music to follow!
Two bike Portland publishing companies are joining forces and you're invited to come celebrate with a low-key party at the Waypost. We'll have books for sale and there'll be live music afterwards. Come help us ring in an exciting new year of one of Portland's nerdiest exports. Here's the BikePortland story: http://bikeportland.org/2015/01/02/elly-blue-publishing-merges-microcosm-129204
Elly Blue, microcosmpublishing.com  [forum]

Wednesday January 28

BIKELOUDPDX LETTERS TO THE CITY ON CLINTON Link
Belmont Public Library, 1038 SE 39th Ave Take Trimet
5:30pm
Purpose of meeting: Gather to write individual letters to various members of the City expressing our opinions regarding SE Clinton.

This will be in the spirit of Ted's postcard campaign. We will each hand write (or type on laptops) letters of 1-2 paragraphs or so. I'll be bringing lined paper, pens, envelopes and stamps.

The first half of the meeting will be us writing letters. During the second half we can discuss new ideas and follow-up actions.

BikeLoudPDX  [forum]

Thursday January 29

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]

Friday January 30

BREAKFAST ON THE BRIDGES Link
Steel, Burnside, and Hawthorne bridges, bridgey Take Trimet
7:15am, Last Friday of every month
The last friday of every month for over 10 years now, the Shift community has been providing free pastries and coffee (and sometimes, bacon, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, fruit, etc) to bike commuters.  We gather every month on the Steel (esplanade east side), Hawthorne (westbound off ramp), and Burnside (east end, westbound).  Join us during your commute for companionship and a little nutrition and a lot of good times.
Cap'n Pastry, shift2bikes.org/wiki/bikefun:breakfast_on_the_bridges  [forum]
GLOBAL SOLIDARITY RIDE PDX Link
Under Hawthorne Bridge East Side Take Trimet
10:00am, 30, August
Starting 10am under the Hawthorne Bridge East side. We are a small PDX group biking around 15 miles as part of a global initiative on September 30 to cycle in solidarity with the women's cycling team in Afghanistan. We will finish at the same point. All levels welcome. learn more -> https://www.facebook.com/solidarityride
Stephanie Zito, stephanie.zito at gmail daht comm, 727-331-3021  [forum]
PORTLAND BIKE PARTY RAIN OR SHINE Link
Jamison Square, 810 Northwest 11th Avenue Take Trimet
7:00pm
Rain or shine,
Oregonians work, play and dine!
The rain that drops on roses
And the sun that dries our clothes
Delight our bodies and minds!

Come play with us at Portland Bike Party's inaugural ride, and honor the lush weather in Oregon! You are encouraged, but not required, to dress up to celebrate rain or shine.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1534592443479328/

Portland Bike Party, portlandbikeparty at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Saturday January 31

PLANT TREES BY BIKE! (NE PORTLAND) Link
Piedmont/Woodlawn neighborhoods, TBA Take Trimet
8:45am

Friends Of Trees, volunteer at friendsoftrees daht oh are gee, 503-595-0213  [forum]
BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
B4HPDX Store, 3354 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Oregon Take Trimet
10:00am - 6:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M-W 2-9pm, Th-F 12pm-6pm, and Sat 10am-6pm, to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help everyone afford a bike.

See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
FREE BIKE MAINTENANCE SERIES Link
Pedal PT, 2622 SE 25th Ave Take Trimet
10:00am - 11:30am
Are you interested in learning a bit more about how to keep you bike in good day to day working order or been meaning to learn to fix a flat just in case?

Left Coast Bicycles Mobile Repair will be coming to Pedal PT on Saturday January 31st, 2015 [at] 10am to teach a basic bike maintenance and flat fix seminar!

Spots are limited to 20 people, so call or email Pedal PT to reserve your spot!

Stay posted for more info on two future classes on brakes + derailleur maintenance.

Pedal PT Featuring Left Coast Bicycles, info at pedalPT daht comm, For more info click here, 503-894-9038  [forum]
BIKING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE: ALBERTA Link
Food Carts, 23rd & NE Alberta Take Trimet
12:00pm - 2:30pm, meet noon/ride out 12:30
Biking About Architecture is back for 2015!  Join us for a tour of fabulous edifices in Alberta and Concordia: a tiny home, Sabin Green cohousing, hacienda infill, platinum LEED, hand-made modern, and TWO houses 'As Seen In Dwell'--PLUS alley2alley cruising!

Easy, slow, laid-back ride (~ 8 miles max), loops around, so choose your distance & hill preference (or hang out at the food carts). More fun than educational; ends at the Mash Tun for beer and nosh (bring some cash).

Jenny, editrixpdx at hotmail daht comm, https://www.facebook.com/events/391626597665365/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming  [forum]
THREE SPEED MEETUP Link
velo cult, 1969 NE 42nd Take Trimet
5:00pm - 8:00pm

El Presidente, urbanadventureleague at gmail daht comm, societyofthreespeeds.wordpress.com  [forum]

Sunday February 1

ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday February 2

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday February 3

WOMEN AND TRANS NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NE Broadway)
4:30pm - 7:30pm, First and Third Tuesday of every month
Attend a wrench night and learn to work on your bike! 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.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, 501c3 nonprofit bicycle maintenance collective. The shop offers memberships for people who would like to work on their own bikes. Bike Farm provides tools and guidance along the way.

Holla, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, www.bikefarm.org  [forum]

Wednesday February 4

CLINTON STREET RUSH HOUR RIDE Link
SE Clinton and 21st near the Night Light Lounge Take Trimet
4:45pm
Wednesday night rush hour ride 02/04/2015.
I encourage anybody who uses this route daily to come out and help us return Clinton to the bikeway it was and should still be.

We will meet up near the Night Light Lounge around 4:45pm. The ride will start at 5:00pm and will ride until about 6pm or until traffic thins out.

We can discuss more tactics during and after the ride.

Jason   [forum]
VALENTINE-MAKING HAPPY HOUR Link
The Bike Commuter, 8524 SE 17th Ave Take Trimet
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Every year BTA volunteers make valentines for folks who've helped biking in some way in the past year. We try to make them for people who don't really realize how much they're helping -- people like the Franz Bakery drivers who safely navigated their triple trailers down NE 12th while changes were being made to improve bike friendliness.

So! Feeling crafty? Grab your gluestick and join us. We'll supply the Valentine-making supplies, Bike Commuter's got beer on tap. Join us!

Bicycle Transportation Alliance, carl at btaoregon daht oh are gee, bit.ly/1DddXMB  [forum]
BIKE CLEANING & LUBE Link
(New location) Gladys Bikes, 2905 NE Alberta Street Take Trimet (2905 NE Alberta)
7:00pm - 9:00pm, First Wednesday of every month
Bike cleaning and lube! Learn about taking care of your bike rain or shine. Tips for home cleaning & clean your bike while you're here!

Each week we'll tackle a different subject, including the following: bicycle parts identification & cleaning, brakes, shifting and more.

Every month we'll offer the same four classes so you can come four weeks in a row, to a different class each month, or to the same class every month to brush up on your skills.

Cost: $10 for each workshop and 10% off purchases under $100 made the night of.

To RSVP: Call 971.373.8388 or email hello[at]gladysbikes.com

Smash, Gladys Bikes, 971-373-8388  [forum]

Thursday February 5

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
OPEN SHOP NIGHT AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NE Broadway on 1st Ave)
6:00pm - 9:00pm, First Thursday of every month
Every first Thursday is Bike Farm's Open Shop Night, when stand fees are waived and tool use is free! Used and new parts are still available for purchase if you need them.

Bike Farm is an all-volunteer run, nonprofit bicycle maintenance collective. The shop offers memberships for people who would like to work on their own bikes. Bike Farm provides tools and guidance along the way.

Holla, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm@bikefarm.org  [forum]

Friday February 6

DEAD BABY BIKES CLUB RIDE Link 21+
APEX, 1216 SE Division Take Trimet
9:00pm, First Friday of every month
We wanna be free, free to do what we wanna do, free to ride our machines without being hassled by the man, And we want to get loaded.
Dead Baby Bikes  [forum]

Saturday February 7

BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
B4HPDX Store, 3354 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Oregon Take Trimet
10:00am - 6:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M-W 2-9pm, Th-F 12pm-6pm, and Sat 10am-6pm, to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help everyone afford a bike.

See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
KIDICAL MASS 2015 PLANNING MEETING Link
TBA Take Trimet
4:00pm
Planning Meeting for the 2015 ride calendar. Former leaders, future leaders, the leader-curious, interested parties, community stakeholders, and friends of KM all welcome.

Bring: YOUR 2015 events calendar. A laptop or other internet-connected device. Ideas, dreams, and wishes for Portland's Family Biking Community. Your best can-do attitude.

See FB event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1610271372535850/
Our website announcement here:
http://kidicalmasspdx.org/events/event/kidical-mass-2015-planning-meeting/

Katie Proctor, katie.proctor at gmail daht comm  [forum]

Sunday February 8

ZOOBOMB Link
Zoobomb Pyle, SW 13th Ave & W Burnside Take Trimet
8:30pm, Every Sunday
Zoobomb is long running weekly bike event that meets every Sunday around 8:30PM near (13th & SW Burnside) in Portland OR. Bring a bike, MAX fare (2.50), bike lights, and any safety gear you need. Borrow a 16" from our Library. We ride down hills.
It's a good time and you WILL have fun!
MINI BIKES ENCOURAGED - ALL BIKES WELCOME
HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA
* RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK *
LEAVE NO TRACE

Zoobomb, zoobomb at zoobomb daht nett, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Monday February 9

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]

Tuesday February 10

NOCHE BILINGUE AT BIKE FARM Link
Bike Farm, 1810 NE First Avenue Take Trimet (one block north of NW Broadway on NE First ave)
4:30pm - 7:30pm, Second Tuesday of every month

Holla, bikefarm at bikefarm daht oh are gee, bikefarm.org  [forum]

Wednesday February 11

Thursday February 12

PORTLAND LAWYER RIDE Link
SW Broadway and Yamhill St. Take Trimet
12:00pm - 1:30pm, Every Monday and Thursday
Multnomah Bar Association noon time bicycle rides - short fast rides with hills.  Meet at SW corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square (Yamhill & Broadway) between noon and 12:10 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Contact Ray Thomas at 503-228-5222 with questions, or meet at start.
Ray Thomas, rthomas at stc-law daht comm, 503-228-5222  [forum]
B4HPDX FREE VOLUNTEER MECHANICS CLASS Link FF
B4HPDX Shop & Bike School, 3354 SE Powell Blvd Portland OR 97202 Take Trimet
6:00pm - 9:00pm, Every Thursday
Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) Thursdays Free Volunteer Mechanics Class
8-week professionally instructed bicycle mechanics curriculum trains volunteers complete overhaul and tune-up procedures.
Free to all B4HPDX volunteers. (We invite students to volunteer 10 hours with us for receiving this 24-hr curriculum.)
Thursdays 6-9pm. (Except holidays. Check b4hpdx.org Google Calendar for holiday schedule.)
Students can practice on own bikes during hands-on portion of lesson.

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
MINIBIKE WINTER 2015 Link 21+
All Venues TBA Take Trimet
11:59pm, February 12 - 16
Four days of bike madness in the middle of February!  Craft Night, Dance Party, Chariot Wars, Downhill Challenges.  Look for upcoming event calendar with full details.  Sponsored by ZoobombTM PDX.
Randyzpdx, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Friday February 13

LIVE THE REVOLUTION: BICYCLE-THEMED STORYTELLING Link
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR Take Trimet
7:00pm
Live the Revolution is a bicycle-themed storytelling event that benefits the BTA's Safe Routes to School programs. We have a fantastic lineup of Portland personalities to mesmerize us with their captivating bike tales, raffles full of great gear, delicious pizza, and of course thirst-quenching beverages from Hopworks and Escapada will be flowing.

Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Learn more at: https://btaoregon.org/bikestories/

Bicycle Transportation Alliance, communication at btaoregon daht oh are gee, btaoregon.org/bikestories/  [forum]
MINIBIKE WINTER 2015 Link 21+
All Venues TBA Take Trimet
11:59pm, February 12 - 16
Four days of bike madness in the middle of February!  Craft Night, Dance Party, Chariot Wars, Downhill Challenges.  Look for upcoming event calendar with full details.  Sponsored by ZoobombTM PDX.
Randyzpdx, zoobomb.net  [forum]

Saturday February 14

PLANT TREES BY BIKE! (NE PORTLAND) Link
Boise/Eliot/Humboldt/King, TBA Take Trimet
8:45am

Friends Of Trees, volunteer at friendsoftrees daht oh are gee  [forum]
BIKES FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEER REPAIR CLINICS Link FF
B4HPDX Store, 3354 SE Powell Blvd. Portland Oregon Take Trimet
10:00am - 6:00pm, Every Saturday
Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a charitable service project aimed at providing our community affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.
Volunteers meet M-W 2-9pm, Th-F 12pm-6pm, and Sat 10am-6pm, to refurbish donated bikes for recirculation within PDX community. Every 2 hours volunteered earns 1 hour free use of pro shop for your own project.
Financial aid and earn-a-bike programs available to help everyone afford a bike.

See full details at www.b4hpdx.org

*b4hpdx.org is fiscally sponsored by ImpactNW, a 501(c)3 public charity.

Steven, b4hpdx at gmail daht comm, Bikes For Humanity PDX  [forum]
MINIBIKE WINTER 2015 Link 21+
All Venues TBA Take Trimet
11:59pm, February 12 - 16
Four days of bike madness in the middle of February!  Craft Night, Dance Party, Chariot Wars, Downhill Challenges.  Look for upcoming event calendar with full details.  Sponsored by ZoobombTM PDX.
Randyzpdx, zoobomb.net  [forum]