Pedalpalooza Kicks Off in Portland
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Pedalpalooza is returning to the city of Portland from June 4th through June 27th. This annual, 3 week biking extravaganza will feature over 247 different events which individuals in Portland's biking community have been hard at work organizing.
The Kickoff Ride is set to begin at 6pm on June 4th. This traditional bike ride that officially kicks off Pedalpalooza will include a 5.5-mile ride that will drop families off at Base Camp Brewing. The ride will then continue for another 7.5 miles for a snack/restroom stop on Grand. The ride will conclude under the Hawthorne Bridge around 10pm.
A few highlights from the schedule includes the Morning Rides, Monster Ride and the Naked Bike Ride.
In a city that is known for their biking culture this event will sure to be one of the highlights of the year.
For more information regarding this event please visit shift2bikes.org.
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Check out these 17 businesses for bike rentals and tours, that allow you to enjoy the Portland bike scene without owning a bike:
Bike rentals and guided tours, including a pub and Columbia River Gorge ride
Bike Rentals: $35-$60 a day
133 SW 2nd Ave
Peer-to-peer bike sharing
Search online or with an app for avaiable bikes of all sizes and prices to loan from local bike owners
Bike owners list their own rental prices, anything above $1
Bike rentals and valet partner with OHSU at the Portland Aerial Tram
$40 a day, $20 a day for OSHU employees
SW Moody and Gibbs
A wide range of city, cruiser, road, mountain, tandem, child, and hybrid bike rentals
10 SW Ash Street #100
Brompton folding bike rentals, with optional child seats and mandatory bells
$30-$45 a day
900 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
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Bike rental for PSU students and visitors, and a bike sharing program
$35 a day
1818 SW 6th Ave
Specialty bike rentals, including tandems, quad sports, choppers, slingshots, and surreys.
$20-$45 a day
1020 SW Naito Parkway
Off-road bike rentals
$60-$75 a day
1510 NE 37th Avenue
8-speed, 1-speed, and racing bike rentals.
$35-$50 a day
8524 SE 17th Ave
Bike rentals with locations in Downtown, Hollywood, Woodstock, Lack Oswego, Beaverton, and Clackamas
$75-$85 a day
1001 SW Salmon
Vintage, road commuter and touring bike rentals
$25-$30 a day
305 NE Wygant
Road and mountain bike rentals
2714 NW Thurman
Road and cruiser bike rentals
$40-$50 a day
7639 SE Milwaukie
Single speed, road, and electric bike rentals, was well as number of city tours
Bike Rentals: $30-$70 a day
Tours: Start at $40
117 NW 2nd Ave
Road bike rentals
$60 a day
2671 NW Vaughn
High-end road bike rentals
$40-$60 a day
3202 SE Hawthorne
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