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Youth Bike Summit Roundup

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
  The Youth Bike Summit strengthens the national movement of youth on bikes by developing leaders in a weekend of fun, advocacy, training, and workshops. For the first time ever, the Summit took place in Seattle (previously held in New York City), allowing more opportunities for kids on the West Coast to engage in activities at the Summit. The youth from our programs who attended Youth Bike Summit were able to

It’s about transferring knowledge to your kids!

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
By Lale Santelices, Collaborations Manager Members of the Cully community and the new Líderes Verdes (trained volunteer leaders from Verde), who will join ABC this year, received a bike and safety training at our Earn a Bike workshop. After a meeting I was able to check in with three of the participants about the workshop and what they took away from it. Rosaisela told me that “the workshop clarified any doubt

The Waffle, the Challenge, the Worst Day of the Year Ride

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
By Heidi Beierle, Volunteer Storyteller On Sunday, February 8th, nearly 3,000 riders – from wee to crinkly – celebrated the statistically worst weather day of the year by getting together in costume and pick-your-worst-weather-event bicycling armor. I’m a Community Cycling Center volunteer, curious, bike-lover, game for a challenge. I wanted a chance to say, “Take that weather!” and do it with aplomb like

783 reasons why we love our volunteers

Monday, February 16th, 2015
By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager The Community Cycling Center had a very successful 2014, but we could not have done it without the support of our volunteers. Last week, we threw a party to celebrate the many accomplishments we made together. A look back at 2014 volunteer highlights: Volunteers helped us expand our programming in East Multnomah County with our Bikes for Kids event where ov