America’s Bicycle Capital: A tour of Portland’s Many Bike Cultures
Bike Tour, held in conjunction with PAM’s Cyclepedia exhibition
Saturday, August 24, 10AM-1PM
Ride Departs from The Portland Art Museum
Come discover why Portland is known as the bike capital of the US! Visit sites and personalities that define our city’s bike culture— from bike advocacy to Zoobombers. Along the ride, we’ll learn about the history of bicycles in Oregon and visit famous bike-related businesses, artworks, and landmarks. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a novice, you’ll enjoy learning about Portland’s offbeat and colorful bike community.
With guest speakers:
- Timo Forsberg (Portland Bureau of Transportation) on the history of bikes in Portland
- Ayleen Crotty (Editor, ORbike.com) on Critical Mass and grassroots organizing
- Dingo Dizmal on the Clown House and alternative bike culture
- Rex Burkholder (Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Metro) on bike advocacy and policy
And stops at:
- United Bicycle Institute
- Community Cycling Center
- Zoobomb sculpture
- and more!
View Cyclepedia (Revised II) in a larger map