Archive for Category: Press Releases

Portland Debuts BIKETOWN for All

BIKETOWN for All workshop

Portland is excited to debut its BIKETOWN for All program! The program will provide an opportunity for Portlanders living on low incomes to become members of BIKETOWN and pay with cash. It will also provide bike safety education and free helmets to BIKETOWN for All members. BIKETOWN for All is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center (CCC), the […]

News Release: Portland’s BIKETOWN Receives Equity Boost from the Community Cycling Center

  Local nonprofit awarded grant to increase accessibility to new bike share system PORTLAND, OR – May 11, 2015 – National bicycle advocacy organization PeopleForBikes announced today the recipients of the Better Bike Share Partnership grants across the country. Local nonprofit organization, Community Cycling Center, will receive a $75,000 grant to help increase access 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 […]

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 […]

News Release: 2nd Annual Bike Mechanic Challenge Returns During Pedalpalooza

A benefit for the Community Cycling Center June 5, 2015 – Portland, Ore. – Which bike shop will take home the trophy for having the best bicycle mechanics in the city? Find out at the 2nd annual Bike Mechanic Challenge, a benefit for the Community Cycling Center. Mechanics from around the city will compete in […]

News Release: Community Cycling Center Expands Bike Camp Offerings

The nonprofit offers Bike Camps in NE and SE Portland May 28, 2015 – Portland, Ore. – What better way for kids to spend their summers than with new friends at the Community Cycling Center’s Bike Camps.This summer, the Center will offer more camps in two locations: NE Alberta Street at the Community Cycling Center […]

News release: Introducing The Bicycle Ball, Celebrating 20 years of the Community Cycling Center

Live music, 1920s-inspired cocktails, and more November 10, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – This November, get ready for the bicycle event of the season. The Bicycle Ball is a fundraiser for the nonprofit, Community Cycling Center. Celebrating 20 years of broadening access to bicycles, the Cycling Center is hosting this fundraiser to support the next […]

News Release: Bike Gallery Wins 2014 Bike Mechanic Challenge

Event raises over $11,000 for the Community Cycling Center June 16, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – Two mechanics from Bike Gallery—Brian Link and Sterling Hill—took home the trophy at the 2014 Bike Mechanic Challenge, a benefit for the Community Cycling Center. Mechanics from around the city competed in a series of events in front of […]

News release: Community Cycling Center Celebrates 20 Years

June 5, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – The Community Cycling Center, Portland’s first nonprofit bike shop, is celebrating its 20thanniversary this June. This week, the Center launched its anniversary campaign video, featuring their founder, Brian Lacy. From their humble beginnings on 24th and Alberta Street, to their very first Holiday Bike Drive, Lacy shares his memories of what […]