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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
BIKEmpowered posted an event
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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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Oregon Sinfonietta Performs Mahler Symphony No. 4 in Free Concert at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church

November 4, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The award-winning Oregon Sinfonietta, now in its 46th season and conducted by Dr. Donald L. Appert, is a full symphony orchestra of 75+ members that draws together community musicians from the greater Portland metro area. The Sinfonietta performs four free concerts per season. On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the orchestra presents Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No 4. in G Major. Joining the orchestra for this…See More
Sep 22
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Holiday Wine Sale: 12 for $12 at Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar

September 28, 2018 at 12pm to September 30, 2018 at 6pm
Come stock up on delicious wine for the holidays! Here's how it works:• 12 handpicked wines all selling for $12 a bottle• $12 to taste all 12 wines• 12% off EVERY BOTTLE on our shelves• BONUS GIFT: Two tickets to a Food & Wine Pairing Class when you buy 12+ bottlesJoin us:Friday Sept 28--12 to 10 pmSaturday Sept 29--12 to 10 pmSunday Sept 30--12-6 pmSee More
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Artistic Portland introduces “Art After Dark” at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk in October 2018 at Artistic Portland

October 4, 2018 from 2pm to 9pm
Artistic Portland, a downtown co-operative gallery of 40 local artists, will open its doors for “Art After Dark,” from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, on October 4, 2018.  The evening of music, wine, food and art will give the public a chance to meet many of the artists behind the creative work at the gallery. Husband and wife duo The Sweet Peas will play from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, and everyone is welcome to the free event. This summer Artistic Portland celebrated its five-year anniversary at 318 SW Taylor Street,…See More
Sep 13
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Sophisticated Beads Holiday Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

November 17, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location!Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design with unique gemstones to create wonderful women’s jewelry that can be worn for a special occasion or every day.Beads On a Mission are two of our jewelry lines that include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds go to five cancer foundations and…See More
Sep 7
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Artistic Portland Celebrates the Gorgeous Gorge at First Thursday Art Walk on September 6, 2018 at Artistic Portland

September 6, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
The Art Co-operative will honor the gorgeous Columbia Gorge at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on September 6, 2018.  The 50-foot frontage windows will artfully play on the mighty Columbia River that helped formed the region.  Many of the 40 member artists will be present to talk about their latest works and will again encourage visitors to express their own creativity for free by painting a ceramic bisque-fired bowl.  The very popular Community Bowl Project is sponsored by…See More
Aug 7
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Oregon State Fair at Oregon State Fair

August 24, 2018 to September 3, 2018
The Oregon State Fair is back for its 153rd year, with 10 days of traditional family fun! Favorite attractions are back — street performers, horse competitions, games, carnival rides, and music. Enjoy more modern offerings such as dog-agility shows and even robots. The Fair is the perfect grand finale to the summer!See More
Aug 1

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