Archive for Author: Melinda

Volunteer Spotlight: Rebecca Fisher

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Rebecca joined the Community Cycling Center as a Communications Intern in 2015. Rebecca is a multi-talented volunteer. From writing to photography to speaking several languages, she can do it all. She supports multiple departments within our organization and helps us share many powerful stories about our programmatic work. […]


Community Cycling Center Wins National Advocacy Award

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Thank you to the Alliance for Biking & Walking and the League of American Bicyclists for celebrating our work to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits with the “Catalyst Award” at this year’s National Bike Summit in Washington DC. This award honors organizations that “elevate the walking […]


Product Review: Brooks Cambium Saddle

By Tim Weeks , Bike Mechanic  The following is a great first-hand review of the new Brooks Cambium saddle from our senior mechanic Tim Weeks. But before you run out and try one for yourself, remember that butts come in all shapes and sizes and not every bicycle saddle will agree with everyone’s rear end. If you wish […]


Donate your vehicle and support Community Cycling Center

By Melinda Musser, Communciations & Marketing Manager We just launched a brand new vehicle donation program with our partner Charity Connections! If you have a car, truck, RV, boat, or other type of vehicle, you can donate it to us via their online form and receive a tax-deductible donation. They’ll even pick up the vehicle […]


Science on Wheels at Helensview School

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Ever since Jericho was seven years old, he dreamed of one day owning his own bike shop. After his father purchased a Redline bicycle for him, he discovered a newfound freedom and fell in love with riding his bike everywhere. Eventually he embraced the world of BMX after […]


Save $100 on Overhaul Special

$100 off a bike overhaul

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Your bike powered through the typical elements familiar to Portlanders: snow, rain, mud, and the dreaded wintry mix.  Your ride could probably use some love. We want to make it easy for you. This January and February, we’ll take $100 off the cost of a standard overhaul. We’ll put the […]


NIKE announces BIKETOWN sponsorship

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Finally, bikes we can all share. Bikes that we can deploy anywhere and a platform that can create accessibility for residents facing barriers to accessing bicycles. Today, we are excited to help present NIKE’s announcement of their $10 million sponsorship of Portland’s bike share system with Portland Bureau of […]


ABC’s Marlene speaks at Portland City Council Meeting

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Yesterday, Portland Bureau of Transportation invited Marlene, a dedicated, long-time ABC member, to provide testimony in front of Portland’s City Council to encourage the continued support of the collaboration between Sunday Parkways and ABC. You can watch her in this video or read her speech below. Good afternoon, My name is […]


Our technology wish list

By Melinda Musser, Communications and Marketing Manager There is another way you can support the future of the Community Cycling Center on our quest to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. We have various tech and office needs that would allow us to do our jobs more efficiently and effectively. Help bring us back […]


Save 25% with gift packs at Community Cycling Center!

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager This winter, get bike-friendly gifts for the bicycle lovers in your life at the Community Cycling Center. We’re offering three types of gift packs – Commuter, DIY, and Kids. Each category has dozens of items to choose from. Shop from now through December 31st and save big! How does it work? Pick 5 […]