Archive for Author: Melinda

Photos from the 20th annual Holiday Bike Drive

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager On Sunday, 300 children rode home with new bicycles, helmets, and the newfound knowledge on how to ride safely in their neighborhoods at the 20th annual Holiday Bike Drive. This event has come a long way since its inception in 1995 when our founder, Brian Lacy, used to […]


News Release: Community Cycling Center celebrates 20th year of Holiday Bike Drive

Over 300 children to receive their first bicycles November 25, 2015 – Portland, Ore. – On Sunday, December 6th, the Community Cycling Center will celebrate 20 years of the Holiday Bike Drive, its most impactful program that has provided over 10,000 bicycles to children from families with low incomes since 1995. This December, witness the […]


Sponsor a child’s first bike

This December, the Community Cycling Center will celebrate 20 years of the Holiday Bike Drive, our most impactful program that has provided over 10,000 bicycles to children from families with low incomes since 1995. We believe that every child deserves the life-changing power and healthy benefits that bicycles bring. Every December, Holiday Bike Drive helps […]


Bicycle Ball – We did it!

By Jersey Deutsch, Volunteer & Development Coordinator There’s nothing like having an excuse to swing dance in fancy clothes while sipping a Manhattan on a Wednesday night. Over 100 of you showed up for our second annual Bicycle Ball. Because of your support, we are kicking off our Winter Campaign with over $4,200! That’s enough […]


The story behind the Community Cycling Center’s new look

  By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Today, we are excited to share with you our new logo, website, and video featuring Laquida Landford, a woman who earned a bike and participated in a pilot leadership development training program at the Community Cycling Center. After celebrating our 20th anniversary last year, we decided it was time […]


Now launching Women/Trans Bike Maintenance Class!

By Jake Schorr, Program Manager When folks find out where I work, one of the first things they usually say is, “The Community Cycling Center, that place is the coolest!” And they are correct. One of the next things they usually say is, “One of these days I’d really like to learn how to fix […]


What’s next for ABC and bike parking?

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager This September, one of Andando en Bicicletas en Cully’s (ABC) dreams finally came true. Safe bike storage became a reality at Clara Vista Townhomes, an affordable housing building in NE Portland where several members of ABC live. For the first time ever, residents have a safe place to […]


Hopworks Community Tap Program

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manger Today is the beginning of September, which means Hopworks is kicking off their killer Community Tap program! They’re sending  1% of all Bike Bar pint sale proceeds throughout the month to the Community Cycling Center to support our work of broadening access to bicycling and its benefits. Join […]


Pack-a-Pannier Sale – 25% off everything inside the bag!

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager During the months of September and October, buy a bag or pannier, fill it with any new parts and accessories, and we will give you 25% off everything inside the bag. Also, pro tip, you can put a bag inside a bag, which means you can buy one […]


Bike Campers Interview TriMet’s Jeff Owen on Tilikum Crossing

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Our Bike Camp Middle Schoolers are very interested in all things Tilikum Crossing, Portland’s newest bridge in 40 years. At more than 1,700 feet in length, the Tilikum Crossing is the only bridge of its kind in the U.S. designed to only carry light rail trains, buses, streetcars, bicyclists, and […]