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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
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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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Artistic Portland Will Make A Splash at First Thursday Art Walk on August 2, 2018 at Artistic Portland

August 2, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
The Art Co-operative will make a splash into August at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on August 2, 2018. Many of the member artists will be present to talk about their latest works and will encourage visitors to express their own creativity by painting a ceramic bisque-fired bowl.  Georgie's Ceramic & Clay is sponsoring by providing the raw clay and the rest will be supplied by the Co-op.  Once glazed, the bowls will be fired and available for $10 with all proceeds going to…See More
Jul 11
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Audition for The Portland Ballet! at The Portland Ballet

August 5, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm
Audition for The Portland Ballet!2018/19 Curriculum/Career Track programAges 8-11, Registration @ NoonAges 12-22, Registration @ 1:30pmDress Code:Girls - Simple leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers (if applicable, pointe shoes)Boys - Black tights, white T-shirt/leotard and ballet slipperslearn more @ theportlandballet.orgSee More
Jul 10
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Free Ballet Series for Ages 6-9! at The Portland Ballet

September 15, 2018 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Ages 6-9 • September 15, 22, 29Saturdays • 11:15am - 12:15pm & 12:30pm - 1:30pmLEARN MORE >The Free Pre-Ballet Series introduces young dancers, ages 6-9, to the fundamentals of ballet. These free classes help children decide if ballet is right for them. We welcome all new dancers in this commitment-free, three-class series, with the goal of giving students the basic…See More
Jul 6
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Welcome To Wellness @ Jamison Square at Jamison Square

July 28, 2018 from 9am to 2pm
Join us for a morning filled with fun activities and giveaways. You’ll have a chance to meet your local health and wellness advocates and participate in games such as ‘Guess Your Muscle Asymmetry’ and ‘Test Your Strength’! This family-friendly activity will have multiple raffles including prizes for yoga, barre and indoor cycling from your favorite studios.See More
Jun 21
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BodyVox Dance at Elk Cove Vineyards | June 30, 2018 at Elk Cove Vineyards

June 30, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Led by Emmy Award-winning choreographers Jamey Hampton & Ashley Roland, BodyVox is known for its visual virtuosity, distinctive wit, and unique ability to combine dance, theater, and film. Elk Cove and our sister winery Pike Road are proud supporters of BodyVox and Elk Cove founder Joe Campbell sits on the dance company’s board of directors. This year we are bringing BodyVox into the vineyard with an outdoor performance – bring your picnic! Saturday, June 306 – 8 pmTickets: $30 …See More
Jun 16
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Nerd Communion: Geek in the City LIVE SHOW & Wine Tasting at Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar

June 20, 2018 from 7pm to 11pm
Come to Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar June 20 for Nerd Communion, where Portland’s premier award-winning nerdy podcast, Geek in the City, will host a wine tasting and record a live episode of the podcast at 7:00 pm! Just $30 to taste nine wines--three paired to Aaron Duran—also local writer of the La Brujeria comic book series and Welcome to Grizzlydale YA novels—Kaebel Hashitani—who perfectly portrayed Sulu in Portland’s late, lamented Trek in the Park—and Denise Espinoza—an inspiring…See More
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