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News Release: Take Back the Streets Anti-Violence Movement Rolls Forward

Bike ride and event will address recent shootings August 6, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – In response to the recent shootings in Portland, community activists Jason Washington, of Brothers Gaining Equality Through Excellence, and DeMarcus Preston, a former gang member, decided to gather a group of people for a bike ride to “take back the […]


Bike Gallery Wins 2014 Bike Mechanic Challenge

By Mike Conway, Development Manager What started out as a mellow evening quickly became a night filled with pandemonium. The Bike Mechanic Challenge was in full force Saturday night at Velo Cult. At the helm was Brett Flemming—owner of Efficient Velo Tools—our fearless emcee who led 10 bike shops and 20 mechanics through a series […]


Introducing…the Bike Mechanic Challenge

By Mike Conway, Development Manager Which bike shop has the best bicycle mechanics in the city? Find out at the Bike Mechanic Challenge, a benefit for the Community Cycling Center. Mechanics from around the city will compete in a series of fun events in front of a live audience. There will be food carts, beer, […]


Transportation Trivia takes over City Hall!

By Mike Conway, Development Manager The fourth installment of Community Cycling Center’s Transportation Trivia invaded City Hall. This time, we moved our event to the political epicenter of our beautiful city and the folks at City Hall welcomed us with open arms. The who’s who of the transportation geeks and wonks were on hand to […]


Transportation Trivia Night is back – and it’s Bigger. Than. Ever.

By: Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator It is my favorite time of year. We’re collecting the wonkiest of questions to put a group of transportation nerds to the test at our fourth installment of Transportation Trivia Night. And this time, we’re going big. On Wednesday, March 19th,, we will hold the event in a new location—the […]


The tamales are on us, volunteers. You deserve it!

By Randi Orth, Volunteer & Outreach Manager While math is not my strong point, I feel really confident in the following equation: (High fives and smiles) x Tamales + Gold-painted Awards = Volunteer Appreciation Night That’s right, last night was our annual appreciation event for the many volunteers who support our work every day of […]


18th annual Holiday Bike Drive is a success thanks to our volunteers

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Last Sunday, over 375 children and their families convened at Legacy Emanuel’s beautiful and surprisingly sun-filled atrium to earn bicycles, helmets, and safety education. The Holiday Bike Drive is the culmination of a year of work by more than 500 volunteers who dedicate over 5,000 hours to clean […]


Join us at the 4th annual Holiday Bike Drive Sneak Peek fundraiser!

By Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator It’s a special time of year at the Community Cycling Center, with Holiday Bike Drive right around the corner. At this annual event, 375 kids from families living on low incomes will receive refurbished bikes, safety education, and helmets. We’re celebrating the Holiday Bike Drive and all the work of […]