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Biking in Comfort at People’s Coop

May 21, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Does taking a spin on your bike leave you with a pain in the _________?Have you stopped even trying to ride because of those pains?Jacqueline and Brian have your solution - at our Biking in Comfort classes. We are teaming up to bring you the best of both worlds – body work- and bike work.Jacqueline is a…See More
Apr 30, 2013
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Biking in Comfort at People’s Coop

May 21, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Does taking a spin on your bike leave you with a pain in the _________?Have you stopped even trying to ride because of those pains?Jacqueline and Brian have your solution - at our Biking in Comfort classes. We are teaming up to bring you the best of both worlds – body work- and bike work.Jacqueline is a…See More
Apr 30, 2013
BIKEmpowered replied to Laura Polich's discussion Commuting in the Rain in the group Green Portland
"Hi Laura That’s a great question – and one that many don’t ask – they just stop riding as soon as the wet weather arrives. I teach people who to ride all year, and if you were to follow this link, you’ll find a full…"
Oct 3, 2010
BIKEmpowered replied to Laura Polich's discussion Getting out of the Car Habit in the group Green Portland
"Hi Laura, HUGE & VITAL STEP This is such an important step to take – experts give earth 10 years to seriously reduce impacts - and personal choices radiate to others more than we can every measure. This is especially true for young people…"
Sep 17, 2010
BIKEmpowered replied to BIKEmpowered's discussion Bicycle Riding and Repair skills classes ready for you and yours in the group Portland Cycling
"HI Paul -I'm sure I'll recognize your face (what IS your profile pic of?) RE help - I do need help marketing BIKEmpowered and with video filming I’m doing. Is that what you have in mind? Thanks! .. . And give a call or pop me a…"
Nov 10, 2009
Paul "Pablo" Laak replied to BIKEmpowered's discussion Bicycle Riding and Repair skills classes ready for you and yours in the group Portland Cycling
"Paul Laak here. I helped get a showing of Tread, the mountain bike movie, through the PSU Outdoor Program, with proceeds going to CCC and PUMP. I also volunteered for the Christmas clean-up in 1995. Do you need any help?"
Nov 10, 2009
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Summer bicycle classes, events and camps! at BIKEmpowered can host or come to YOUR n'hood

June 7, 2009 at 9am to August 31, 2009 at 7pm
For ages 8 and up. Calendar for June, July and August activities. Classes start at $25.Learn and hone skills to have fun, do errands, and get your green lifestyle in gear.Go to BIKEmpowered to find the right activity for you.BIKEmpowered will bring bicycle education activities to YOU in YOUR neighborhood, so you can learn to get to your local destinations by bike.See More
Jun 3, 2009
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Mar 26, 2009
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Mar 26, 2009
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Bicycle Skill Classes & Carnival Events at BIKEmpowered school in the Alberta Arts dist of Portland

March 6, 2009 to June 24, 2009
Come learn how to fix and / or ride your bike like an expert! Fun-filled, jargon-free, small-group, coaching to help you go greener, get leaner and save thousands. Programs for novice to intermediates 8 and older.Choose from:LifeCycling Classes teach you: Hurdle solutions, Perfect Trip Plans, CyclingMindset/motivation and the Crash-Free Forever Rodeo.Repair Classes teach you detailed skills to spot and maintain every system of your bike.Bike-Carnivals are teaching dozens of cool skills learned…See More
Mar 13, 2009
BIKEmpowered added a discussion to the group Portland Cycling
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Bicycle Riding and Repair skills classes ready for you and yours

BIKEmpowered’s programs are non-competitive, jargon-free, creative and fun. Ideal for novices to intermediates, programs develop inner and outer skills for lifelong lifestyle cycling.Here is a snap shot of BIKEmpowered programs:BikeLabs – ½ hour of overview of BIKEmpowered then your Qs bout any bike topic, then ½ hour of learning a repair or handling skill –audience directed. Hand outs included.Neighborhood Rides - adventure-filled rides in your neighborhood for fun, to practice cycling skills,…See More
Feb 20, 2009
BIKEmpowered replied to Angela Higgins's discussion Best Portland Bike Shop in the group Portland Cycling
"Hi Bert, Back when i was with Bike n Hike (the Giant dealer) their road bikes seemed fine weight wise. Maybe they've beefed up? Cyclocross bikes are great - esp for braking. Often their high gear is pretty low - so putting on at least a 52/42…"
Feb 20, 2009
BIKEmpowered replied to Angela Higgins's discussion Best Portland Bike Shop in the group Portland Cycling
"Hi Angela, the note I've left for Lorri may apply to you too. Let me know if i can be of help. Brian"
Feb 20, 2009
BIKEmpowered replied to Angela Higgins's discussion Best Portland Bike Shop in the group Portland Cycling
"Hi Lorri, Waaaaay back in 1994 I had the crazy good fortune of founding the CCC – and they do have some great bikes. My tips are: An aluminum frame will lighten the bike up, as will 28 or 32 spoke wheels with narrow rims and tires. Avoid a…"
Feb 20, 2009
BIKEmpowered joined Lorri E.'s group
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Portland Cycling

A group to meet other Portland friendly peeps who want to get together and ride bikes throughout our beautiful city.
Feb 20, 2009
BIKEmpowered joined Lorri E.'s group
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Green Portland

"Green" Portland, for Portlanders interested in sustainability and who want to keep the world (and Portland) a beautiful healthy place!
Feb 13, 2009

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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Alberta Arts Distr
About Me:
BIKEmpowered inspires novice and partly-empowered bicyclists with fun-filled, small-group, jargon-free coaching in all aspects of the lifestyle.

Go greener, get leaner, save thousands.

Features Bike-Carnival Parties, LifeCycling Course (core elements: Perfect Trip Plans, CyclingMindset/motivation and the Crash-Free Forever Rodeo); Neighborhood Rides: trips for fun, community service and to visit local businesses; Bicycle Buddy finder; Fix your Bicycle classes, and BikeLabs: shorter Q & A demos at your business, school or association. Classes taught to ages 8 and up.
What do you love about Portland?
Friendly people, how green it is (in more ways than one), great arts, gardening, and of course - the bicyclng!
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
That's too tough to answer, so them all.

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At 6:04am on February 12, 2009, Lorri E. said…
This sounds like fun...welcome to the site, we are glad you joined!
At 11:13pm on February 11, 2009, Angela Higgins said…
HEY! Welcome! Happy to have ya!
 
 
 

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2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018
Experience a team sport like no other at the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, February 22-24 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Synchronized skating combines the pageantry and skill of figure skating with the excitement of a team sport. Nearly 1,600 skaters representing 100 of the nation’s top synchronized skating teams will descend on Portland for three days of thrilling competition as they vie for a U.S. Championship title and a spot at the ISU World Synchronized Championships in…See More
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PDX Asian Food Market Tour at Portland area restaurant

February 10, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Join Chef2Go’s tour of Portland’s east side Asian food markets. Just in time to take advantage of Lunar New Year specialties to usher in the Year of the Dog. Explore some of the best mom and pop markets to shop for fresh, inexpensive produce, seafood, spices, and other Asian food. Chef Surja generously shares recipes and tips on purchasing the right ingredients for making great Asian dishes. Tour starts with a fabulous gourmet Chinese banquet. WHERE:         Notification after…See More
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Truth and Dare improvisational comedy and stories at Sellwood Playhouse

January 26, 2018 at 7:30pm to January 27, 2018 at 8:30pm
Rogue Pack returns to Fertile Ground with "Truth AND Dare." Foster girls ages 10-18 return to Sellwood Playhouse for an evening of storytelling and improvisational comedy. Rogue Pack teens from Boys & Girls Aid give voice to their truths and dare to improvise, taking the stage with original and biographical writing, dare to peel away society and labels, facing the unknown while collaborating with audiences.Bring suggestions and Rogue Pack will dare to be truthful, and create new works……See More
Jan 2
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ACLU: "They Report to You" at Celebrate Conference Center

January 11, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
  ACLU:  "They Report to You"      Daniel Lewkow of ACLU Oregon will speak about the ACLU’s “They Report to You” campaign, a major initiative to make Oregon's criminal justice system more effective, fair and accountable. Most people don’t know who their district attorney is much less how much power they have in the Oregon criminal justice system. But because they are elected officials, voters can elect DAs who will reform the system to be fairer and more accountable. This campaign gives voters…See More
Dec 26, 2017
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Portland Center Stage at the Armory presents "Astoria: Part One" at Portland Center Stage at the Armory

January 13, 2018 at 7:30pm to February 17, 2018 at 10:30pm
AstoriaBy Chris ColemanBased on the book ASTORIA: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter StarkU.S. Bank Main StageJanuary 13 – February 17, 2018 SEVEN PERFORMANCES ONLY!Adapted from the best-selling true story by Peter Stark; a harrowing dual journey — one over land, one by sea. Just two years after the Lewis and Clark expedition concluded, President Jefferson and John Jacob Astor turn their sights westward and begin one…See More
Dec 6, 2017
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Illimat Launch Party with Keith Baker and Carson Ellis at Guardian Games

November 15, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Illimat is the new classic card game created by Keith Baker and presented by the Decemberists! Celebrate the release of the game with members of the Decemberists, artist Carson Ellis, and designer Keith Baker. Learn to play, get your copy of Illimat signed by the creators, and grab some exclusive Illimat items! Learn to play: 6-9 pm. Creator signings: 7-9 pm.See More
Nov 12, 2017

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