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› Cycling community
Whether you're new to riding a bike or an experienced cyclist, explore different ways to get involved in the active cycling community in the region.
Nonprofit cycling groups
- Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Non-profit bicycle organization based in Portland that offers bike safety and "Safe Routes for Kids" programs
- Community Cycling Center
Non-profit bike shop that sells refurbished bikes and offers programs for low-income kids and adults
- Oregon Human Powered Vehicles
Dedicated to riding, racing, and building all types of alternative bicycles, tricycles and human-powered craft
- Washington County BTC
Promotes bicycle transportation, protect bicyclists’ rights and improve bicycling conditions throughout Washington County through education, advocacy and community.
Bicycling news, information and organizations
Community dialogue, breaking news, ride and event reports, stolen bike listings, 1,500+ image archive
- Bikestation Hillsboro
Provides members with amenities, including secure bicycle parking, ADA-compliant showers, restrooms, lockers, a bicycle self-repair stand with tools, and public transit information.
- North Portland Bike Works
Neighborhood learning center offering low cost bike repair, affordable accessories, weekly programs and workshops
- Northwest Trail Alliance
Mountain bike advocacy and trail stewardship group
Event and tour listings and registration
- Portland Wheelmen Touring Club
Social organization for bicyclists providing information about organized rides and other touring resources
Publishes a bike bulletin and provides a weekly e-mail update of bike culture events and activities
- TwoSpoke Bike and Cycling Forum
Bicycle forum and reviews for all types of bikes: road, mountain, BMX, recumbent and more
Want to expand your cycling, learn about the latest in biking gear and developments and meet others who like to go it on two wheels? Here are just a few of the great local events to help you get geared up.
- Cirque du Cycling
An annual June event in North Portland featuring a street festival, a circus, a bike race, a parade and more
- Cycle Oregon
An annual week-long ride exploring and celebrating Oregon's beautiful places
- Oregon Bike Summit
The annual summit for bike advocacy and information on statewide bike projects and programs
- Pedal Nation
An annual Portland event with speakers on varied topics such as cycling with kids, electric bikes, urban trail development
Two-plus weeks of fun each June, featuring hundreds of cycling events, most organized by individuals
- Sunday Parkways
Sunday Parkways is a community event where thousands of people can be physically active on traffic-free streets. Walkers, runners, bicyclists, seniors, adults and children all enjoy performers, surprises, healthy physical activities and food. Sunday Parkways is organized by the Portland Bureau of Transportation with its many community partners.
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