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Portland is Platinum

Congratulations, Portland! We did it! We are the first large city in the United States to receive the Platinum designation as a Bicycle Friendly Co…


The Transition Continues

When you were inside during the hailstorm on Saturday, a group of volunteers, led by Kim Whitney and Neal Armstrong, moved some of the Community …


FREE! Bike Basics Clinic This Sunday

Sometimes you just need a little orientation. That’s why we are created free drop-in clinics, which will be held every weekend morning through the…


Bike Move Saturday 4/5 9:30am!

The time has come! Help us move our administrative office from 1700 NE Alberta to our new site on NE Martin Luther King and Shaver…


reCYCLE Your Bicycle!

Donate your bike and make it a vehicle for change!

This year the Community Cycling Center needs to collect 4,000 bicycles, including 1,200 adult…


Urban Cycling Classes Begin 3/19

Starting Wednesday March 19 we will offer a new Urban Cycling class. The class will take place every Wednesday from 7-9pm at our Alberta Street sh…


Better Late than Never

Remember how our bike shop was damaged when a truck collided with our wall on December 9 (the day before Holiday Bike Drive)? Well, stop the pre…


Join Our Team!

The best thing about rolling into a new season, besides the promise of warmer and sunnier days, is the joy of adding new faces and energy to our te…


Another Beautiful Worst Day Ride

When we laugh at the weather, it laughs back! Sunday February 10th brought yet another beautiful dry day for the sold-out Worst Day of the Year R…


Sunday Parkways — Share Your 2 Cents

Tonight and tomorrow night, the City of Portland is holding open houses to share information and get your feedback about Portland Sunday Parkways…


Golden Bike Awards

As part of the Volunteer Appreciation party last night, the Community Cycling Center held its own awards ceremony for all the great volunteers who …


Give!Guide Results Are In

The final results are in, and with your help, the Community Cycling Center ranked 7th in overall fundraising with a total of $20,434 raised in the …


CCC Rocks Alice Award Nominations

We are proud to announce that among the Alice Award nominees for 2008, no fewer than five have strong connections to the Community Cycling Center!…


Get $5 Off Worst Day Ride Registration

A new year means it’s time to sign up for the coldest, wettest, most awesome ride ever! Registration is now open for the annual Worst Day of the…


2008 Brings Changes for CCC

Here at the Community Cycling Center, we are bringing in the New Year with some changes we would like to share with you.

If you receive our monthl…


Bike Clubs Awarded Grant

The Fred Meyer Family Foundation recently awarded a $7,500 grant to the Community Cycling Center to be used in our Youth Earn-a-Bike program. Our…


Update on Office Space

Thank you to everyone who has contacted us to express concern or assistance in the aftermath of the accident earlier this month. For those of you w…


Drink Coffee for the CCC!

Nossa Familia coffee is donating 50 cents for every pound of coffee sold in December at New Seasons stores. Now you can get your daily fix while s…


CCC Suffers Effects of Recent Collision

Last Saturday afternoon, a truck ran into the wall of the Community Cycling Center, causing major damage to both the outside mural and to our offic…


500 Children Get Bikes for the Holidays

Thanks to the hard work of hundreds of volunteers, donors, and parterning agencies, 500 children took home their very own refurbished bicycles, new…


Get Wild With Holiday Bike Drive

The final installment of our Holiday Bike Drive Trilogy is cleaned, repaired, and ready to go. Meet the one we call Tierra del Fuego. He’s one part…


Gamma Ray Gorgeous

For some, a gamma ray might simply refer to a high energy photon, but for some lucky kid at Holiday Bike Drive, Gamma Ray is the sweet violaceous G…


Holiday Bike Drive Gets Ambitious

We got a little excited while registering children for our Holiday Bike Drive! Instead of signing up 500 kids, we signed up 519 — with the help o…


Check Us Out in the 2007 Give!Guide

The Community Cycling Center has been selected by the Willamette Week for inclusion in the 2007 Give!Guide, a holiday season fundraiser that genera…


Welcome New Board Members

The Community Cycling Center is happy to announce Augusto Carneiro and Tom Ralley as our newest Board Members.

Augusto Cameriro loves bikes, “…


Winter Hours Start Today

This is just a reminder that starting today, the Community Cycling Center shop is keeping winter hours. Not to worry, though, we will still be open…


Upcoming Bike Collections

Have you always wanted to donate a bike to the Community Cycling Center but it’s never convenient to stop by our shop at 1700 NE Alberta? Well, thi…


And the Winner Is…

This Sunday’s Open House brought together more than fifty people, new and familiar to the Community Cycling Center. Volunteers, participants, new a…


Holiday Bike Drive Season Is Here!

Each year, hundreds of volunteers spend thousands of hours preparing bikes to give away to children at our Holiday Bike Drive in December. This t…


Celebrate at Our Open House

The Community Cycling Center is proud to celebrate the rollout of our new mission statement with a community Open House. Everyone is welcome to j…


Create a Commuter Connects Those in Need

Last week, Jay Dean, Adult Program Coordinator and Mary Dzieweczynski, Program Director, headed out to the Portland Homeless Connect event at the O…


Love Bikes? Join Our Team!

The Community Cycling Center is looking for a few community-oriented, bike-loving people to join our team. Open positions include Administrative an…


$15,000 Raised at Cycle Oregon

Last weekend, hundreds of cyclists finished up the sometimes grueling, always gorgeous 481-mile Cycle Oregon route, and the Community Cycling Cente…


The CCC is Proud to Present…

…Mary Dzieweczynski, the Community Cycling Center’s new Program Director! Mary called Seattle home for more than ten years before she moved to Po…


Look For Us at Cycle Oregon

If you are headed to Cycle Oregon this weekend, don’t forget to look us up! We’ll be available all week detailing bikes to raise money to support o…


All Good Things Must End

Summer is ending and so has the Community Cycling Center’s Bike Summer Camp. We had a great summer with awesome games, trips to the fire station, i…


Volunteer Profile: Dave McQuery

Dave McQuery is a familiar face around the Community Cycling Center. Whether he’s building up Create a Commuter bikes, supervising voluntee…


Random Acts of Bike Safety

Get Lit is a Community Cycling Center program that practices random acts of safety. We stake out an event or neighborhood at dusk and wait for unsu…


Hottest Day of the Year Ride

We can definitely say we had the coolest Hottest Day of the Year Ride on Sunday. The temperature hovered around 65 degrees most of the day. Luckily, we Portlanders don’t even notice a little cloud cover as evidenced by the pre-ride smiles and post-ride silliness….


Join our Team…

If you love bikes and connecting to the community please apply for a position…


Safety Resources for Parents

Developed for our Holiday Bike Drive, we’ve just posted our popular Bike Safety for Parents brochure online. Available in four languages thanks t…


Hot off the Presses – Annual Report!

We had another amazing year of sharing the love of bicycles with the community. Every day we see beaming smiles from people buying refurbished bicy…


SIGN UP NOW! Class and Camp Openings

Sign up today for Bike Maintenance Class starting on July 25!

Summer Camp has been great so far. Sign up for Standard Camp (8/6), Advanced Rider…


Eduard and Alex

When asked what he’s learning in Bike Safety Club, Woodmere Elementary School participant Eduard excitedly begins his list, "Hand signals, stoppin…


Report from the Field

Our spring Bike Safety Clubs are swiftly coming to an end. A very exciting end. This summer there will be approximately 120 new young riders on the…


Summer Camp for Adults

Spend this summer getting to know all about your favorite vehicle by taking our popular bike maintenance class.

Our next class with openings run…


Join our Team…

Come spend the summer outside riding bikes with the Community Cycling Center. Join our Summer Day Camp team and lead week-long day camps throug…


Fewer Bike Donations a Quandary

The Oregonian investigated why bike donations are down from years past, a worrying trend for the Community Cycling Center’s earn-a-bike programs. The Oregonian found the Community Cycling Center isn’t the only one feeling the effects.


Now on eBay…

Now specialized items donated to the Community Cycling Center that won’t easily find a home in our bike shop are available for purchase through e…


Bike Safety Clubs in the News

Our spring programming is in full gear, with our signature Bike Safety Club program running at 7 elementary schools in North and Outer SE Portland….


Learn to Fix Your Bike!

Our bike maintenance classes are a great way to kick off spring with some new bike knowledge! Learn a range of repair and maintenance skills to kee…


New Website!

On March 12, 2007 we launched our new website. The new look and navigation is meant to provide better access to the range of programs and services …


Bike Summer Camp!

Hey Early Birds,

Our Bike Summer Camp schedule is set and we’re gearing up for another terrific summer of active bike fun.

New this year is a…