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Bicycle Events

Join us on Valentine’s Day for a Chocolate Shop Ride

What better way to spend a romantic evening than cruising alongside your loved one on a bicycle with a belly full of delicious chocolate?

This easy ride will take us from our shop downtown to NE 28th Ave. for a visit to Missionary and Alma Chocolates. We’ll take our time browsing and tasting before heading back downtown for a stop at Cacao: Drink Chocolate. Come taste a sample of Portland’s budding chocolate scene.

The cost of the tour includes bikes, helmets, rain gear if necessary, lights and a guide.

Adults $20.  Children $12.

Departs Thursday, February 14th at 5PM.

Ends at 7PM.

Book by phone or online at:
http://pedalbiketours.com/bike-tours/valentines2013.html

Tuesday Morning Wrap-up (with a little Monday on the side)

Good Morning!

Our fearless leader, taking on the mornings – One donut and cup of coffee at a time.

What a beautiful morning it was on the Steel Bridge! It was so nice to talk with some of you, daily commuters, as you braved the crisp cold air this morning.  Thanks to everyone that stopped by for some morning rewards and a nice chat. Seeing everyone riding bikes to work, or home, this morning brought a new appreciation for the city and everyone in it. Whether you all were taking a break from your commute or ride or whirling by, smiles were all around by the handful. Hope you all enjoy your Tuesday!

Here’s one awesome commuter and her sweet bike

 The Hawthorne Bridge  brought us some great stories to kick off the morning and a lot of squeaky brakes.

If you haven’t seen this already, you really should, it’s pretty neat! Here is the bike counter stats from the Hawthorne Bridge for the last 30 days. http://portland-hawthorne-bridge.visio-tools.com/

Free Rides with Pedal Bike Tours!

If you love art and bikes, you’ll have a blast on one of our monthly guided bike rides to the art galleries of Portland’s Pearl District and the SE neighborhoods.  On the first Thursday and Friday of the month the Pearl and SE galleries stay open late and offer free food and drink.  Not to be outdone, we’re providing bikes and helmets for free on the ride.  So stop by our shop and come ride with us!  We will be leaving at 6pm and returning at 9pm. Check out our calendar for specific dates.

First Thursday Ride
1 – 3 miles to the Pearl District art galleries, flat terrain
First Thursday Information
Pearl Gallery Map

First Friday Ride
5 – 10 miles to SE Portland art galleries, a few small hills
First Friday Information
SE Art Galleries Map

Questions?  Call 503-877-2453.

Cheers,
Pedal Bike Tours
133 SW 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
www.pedalbiketours.com

First Friday Art by Bike

This past First Friday, Pedal Bike Tours led a spectacular evening ride to three SE Portland art galleries. If you haven’t joined us for one of our free First Friday Art by Bike rides, what are you waiting for? Rides start at the shop at 6pm. All are welcome.

Our night began with a stop at Pushdot Studio on SE 11th to view Friderike Heuer’s exhibition, (S)elective Affinities/ Wahlverwandschaften. The delicious food and cozy space offered a perfect environment for contemplating the interesting juxtaposition of unique characters and scenery in Friderike’s work.

Pushdot Studio
2505 SE 11th Avenue Suite 104

From Pushdot, we traveled up Clinton St. to visit the always welcoming, Studio 2507. Here we encountered the subdued and moody images created by Travis Wade for “mixed media paintings by a serious and dark man.

Studio 2507
2507 SE Clinton St.

Finally we traveled to The Bike Show for bikey art, live music by Halley the Harpist, Bece Kidder, and Crankmychain, delicious biscuits from the Biscuit Bike, and the occasional robot/dinosaur attack. This show was hosted by The Splendorporium and Art for Life Children’s Gallery, a fascinating space near Powell City Park. The little people were in full force and brought a lot of great energy to the show. Also Crankmychain gave us all plenty of reason to dance as we enjoyed the artwork! Thanks Splendorporium!

Splendorporium and Art for Life Children’s Gallery
3421 SE 21st Ave

We’re looking forward to some more great rides this year so come on out and join us! Check the Pedal Bike Tours Calendar for dates.

Art By Bike- First Friday- April 2nd

Art By Bike- First Friday

Free community bike ride to Southeast Portland’s Monthly Art Walk

We had so much fun last month we’re doing it again! Check out highlights on our blog. On April 2nd feed your soul and stretch your legs with Pedal Bike Tours and Art Scout Art Consulting on a free bike tour from Pedal’s shop (2249 N Williams) to First Friday, southeast Portland’s version of Last Thursday where galleries and other businesses throw a street-side party of art, food and community.

Easy riding for everyone, bring spouses, significant others, grandparents, children, even portable pets! We’ll ride on quiet streets through lovely neighborhoods and pause for nourishing art and refreshments at three different galleries.

Date: April 2nd

Time:5:30pm-8:30pm

Where: starting at Pedal Bike Tours, 2249 N. Williams

Stop 1) B. Rogers Gallery

Address: 2415 NE Broadway St.

Telephone: (503) 236-0600

Hours: Wed-Sat 11-6, Sun 12-5 First Friday till 8

Sky, Roads, and Rivers Pastel works by Andrea McFarland.

Stop 2) Grass Hut www.grasshutcorp.blogspot.com

Address: 811 East Burnside St.

Telephone: (503) 445-9924

Hours: W-Su 12-7pm and First Fridays

"Balls Out", as in give it your all. A group show of 50+ Artist from all over the country who were given a panel of wood, ink, and felt to do what ever they wanted to do with.

Stop 3) New Space www.newspacephoto.org

Address: 1632 SE 10th Ave.
Telephone: (503) 963-1935

Hours: M-Th 10am-10:30pm, F-Su 10am-6pm and First Fridays

Photography show with works by Bryan Wolf and Elizabeth Fleming.

Oregon Tours

1 (503) 243-2453 info@pedalbiketours.com
133 sw 2nd avenue portland, or, 97204