Pedal PaLooza Goes Vegas

Land Rover is helping to fund a parallel Pedalpalooza in Sin City.


Pedalpalooza is Portland’s annual celebration of all things bikey, with rides for devotees of just about everything—Morrissey, Dave Matthews, tweed, plaid, baby animals, Star Trek, Star Wars, yoga, zumba, ice cream, freemason architecture, nudity, drunkenness, drunken nudity.This year, apparently Las Vegas wants in on the fun. On Sept. 11, Sin City is hosting an event called...wait for it...Pedal ...   More
Thursday, August 21, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Pedalpalooza in Your Pocket

Introducing the best Pedalpalooza event calendar ever, courtesy of our Headout app.


Pedalpalooza rewards spontaneity.The best moments from Portland's monthlong celebration of bikery, which begins Thursday, always seem to come when you decide on a whim to join a random group of people you don't know. Those are the rides where you make the coolest new friends, end up in a part of the city you haven't been and collect the weird little factoids to impress your friends.Last year, we noticed ...   More
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Biking for Beers

Pairing this week’s Pedalpalooza rides with Portland Beer Week events.

THURSDAY JUNE 5 DRINK: It’s going to be a long week of beards, bikes and beer at both Pedalpalooza and Beer Week. Start slow, clean and crisp with Masters of Lager at Imperial Bottle Shop &   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 WW Staff

Bike Guide 2014: The Weirdkeepers Shops and Rides

Bike Guide
SHOP Community Cycling Center 1700 NE Alberta St., 287-8786,, Sunday-Friday 11 am-7 pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm.  The trippy mural on the northwest corner of the Communi   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 WW Staff

Willamette Weekend: 15 Things to Do in Portland, June 7-9


Friday, June 7 Freak Mountain Ramblers, Bingo and Friends, Lewi Longmire, Fernando, Little Sue, Dan Haley, Tree Frogs [FOLK] Performing as a founding member of the beloved Freak Mountain Ramblers, with various friends or under his own name, rock-’n’-roll true believer Jim Boyer has employed his happy-golucky and sometimes soul-baring style to charm and move Portland audiences for ...   More
Friday, June 7, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Headout Picks: 6/5/13

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THURSDAY, JUNE 6PEDALPALOOZA KICKOFF [BIKES] In Portland, it’s always a good time to ride, but never more so than during this annual bonanza of all things bikey. The three-week extravaganza   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Pedalpalooza 2012: All the Fun of Manual Labor With Jeff and Jodi


In this week's Headout feature, "What's Your Ride?", we implied that Jeff and Jodi's North Portland Bike Move—a Pedalpalooza "ride" in which riders help a Portland couple move house—might not be as fun as, say, the rides where you get to dress up as Prince, or get naked. Jeff and Jodi beg to differ.We received this response from the resourceful couple, who assured us that packing up a stranger's ...   More
Thursday, June 21, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Headout: What’s Your Ride?

Follow our Pedalpalooza 2012 decision tree, then hop on your bike.

 Click on the image below for a larger version!Illustration by Elizabeth Baddeley RIDE: More information about these events at Picks THURSDAY JUNE 14 NICK KR   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Better Off Red: Ginger Ride 2011


Over two hundred redheads rode west on the Burnside Bridge Saturday evening, biking fearlessly towards the glowing horizon as if summoned by the setting sun. Pedalpalooza called, and the gingers answered with the Third Annual Ginger Ride.--- “We were born this way,” explained Ginger Ride co-organizer Benjamin Adrian, “and I'm just really excited for my people.” In the true motley spirit ...   More
Monday, June 13, 2011 by

The Five Weirdest Rides at Pedalpalooza

2008 multnomah county bike fair photo by gabriel amadeus

Pedalpalooza is a medley of bike riding events spanning more than two weeks, very loosely organized by the folks at Shift. Anyone can organize an event and post it on the web site. Currently there are 240 events scheduled, each one more bizarre than the last. Here are the five craziest rides at this year's festival.Tour de FranziaOverlook Park, North Interstate Avenue and Fremont Street. 7 pm Monday, ...   More
Friday, June 10, 2011 ASHLEY COLLMAN


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