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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
By Theo Roffe, Bike Club Instructor
Harvey Scott’s Bike Club has come to an end and our graduates have earned their bikes. Before they went home, we asked them what they learned during their six weeks of Bike Club.
Here are some of their answers:
“Learned how to check the bike.” (Ben and Josue)
“How to pump a wheel and fix it if it has a hole.” (Natalie)
“How to ride one-handed.” (Yadira)
Monday, November 25th, 2013
Over 375 children to receive bicycles, helmets, and safety education
November 25, 2013– Portland, Ore. – In December, over 375 children from underserved communities will convene at Legacy Emanuel Hospital with their families to receive bicycles, helmets, and safety education at the Community Cycling Center’s 18th annual Holiday Bike Drive.
The Cycling Center invites the public to celebrate this event in advan
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
By Theo Roffe, Instructor
Rosa Parks Bike Club has come to an end and we’re proud to announce 13 graduates!
Each graduate received a certificate, lights (it gets dark early during the school year and our participants want to be as visible as they can be riding home from school in lower light conditions), and a multi-tool. We held a graduation ceremony, calling up participants one at a time to honor their ac
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
By Heidi Beierle, Volunteer Storyteller
For 14 years, approximately 30 volunteers each year from Portland Wheelmen Touring Club have devoted three Fridays in November to repair and clean bikes for the Community Cycling Center’s Holiday Bike Drive. About 860 bikes have passed through the Wheelmen’s hands – fueled by 2016 slices of pizza – to bring the gift of bicycling to children who would otherwise not