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The Portland Bureau Of Transportation's (PBOT) Ride Through the Seasons campaign aims to encourage Portlanders to keep on riding their bike past summer and into fall. Join us for rides and events, with the chance to win prizes along the way. Riding in the rain is not only doable, it's fun too!

Keep on riding, Portland!

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Bike Summer may be over, but our streets are open to bicycles year-round, 24/7. Our Ride Through the Seasons campaign is here to help you prepare to ride beyond summer and into fall. 

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is offering a series of free workshops and bike rides throughout fall, in partnership with community-based organizations.

By participating in Ride Through the Seasons events, you'll also have the chance to win prizes!

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Calendar of events:

September

  • Disaster Ride                                                                                                                                  Saturday, September 23, 10:00 am. Meet at Irving Park, south entrance off NE 9th Ave, by the playground                                                                                                                                               Want to find out how you can work with your community in the event of a disaster? Join us for an informative ride on how to plan for an emergency.  Loop ride (returns to start), under 9 miles long.
  • Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop                                                                                                        Thursday, September 28, 10 a.m. - noon at PCC Cascade Bike shed, south side of Student Union building off N Mississippi Ave                                                                                                                Learn about bike maintenance and bring your bicycle with you to get some hands-on experience doing basic repairs! 

October 

  • Rainy Rider Photo Contest                                                                                                                      All month long                                                                                                                                       Riding in the rain is not only possible, it's fun too! Send us a photo of you and your bike riding around town for the chance to win a waterproof prize.
  • Bike Maintenance Workshop         - note corrected time: 5:00-7:00 -                                         Thursday, October 5, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at PCC Southeast, Community Hall Annex                                    Learn about bike maintenance and bring your bicycle with you to get some hands-on experience doing basic repairs!
  • See and Be Seen Ride                                                                                                                                       Monday, October 30, 5 p.m., Boise Eliot School Basketball courts N Ivy and N Kerby Ave                        Dress in your most visible attire, light up your bike, and join us for a fun evening ride.

November

  • Winter Cycling Workshop     November 9, 5:30 p.m., Taborspace 5441 SE Belmont St (Annex Room)                                               Join us for a fun, hands-on workshop to learn about bike maintenance and other skills for winter riding!
  • Celebration of Rain Bike Ride                                                                                                                    Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m., Nossa Familia Central Eastside cafe, 1633 SE 3rd Ave  Keep riding through the seasons on this tour of community spaces that celebrate the rain.

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