Category Archives: Workshops + Events

Fall Workshop & Class Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are FREE for members and $5 for walk-ins. Events are held at the PSU Bike Hub, 1818 SW 6th Ave. Please email us if you have any questions.

 

Friday Flat Fix Clinics

Bring your bike and learn the fundamentals of changing a flat tire. This is a great refresher class or for first-time riders.

  • Every Friday from 12-12:30 pm

 

Commuting and Riding Skills

Get comfortable riding your bike around Portland. This workshop will give you all the tools and tips necessary to become a confident commuter. We’ll cover everything you need to keep you safe as well as some handy emergency maintenance techniques.

  • Wed. October 5: 12-1 pm
  • Thur. October 20: 12-1 pm
  • Tue. November 8: 12-1 pm

 

Basic Bicycle Mechanics

This informative workshop will cover the basic functions of bicycles. We will be covering proper methods of lubricating your drivetrain, adjusting your brakes, and other essential maintenance tips to keep your ride rolling smoothly. Feel free to bring your bicycle and we can discuss specific questions that you may have.

  • Thur. October 6: 12-1 pm
  • Wed. October 26: 12-1 pm
  • Thur. November 17: 12-1 pm

 

Basic Mechanics for LGBTQ+

Join us for an LGBTQ+ workshop at the Bike Hub! Bring your bike and get ready to learn basic maintenance techniques and feel free to ask questions in a friendly, non-threatening environment! Attendance is FREE and open to the public.

  • Sat. October 22: 12-1 pm

Summer Workshop & Clinic Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are FREE for members and $5 for walk-ins. Events are held at the PSU Bike Hub, 1818 SW 6th Ave. Please email us if you have any questions.

 

Friday Flat Fix Clinics

Bring your bike and learn the fundamentals of changing a flat tire. This is a great refresher class or for first-time riders.

  • Every Friday from 12-12:30 pm

 

Commuting and Maintenance 101

In this class we cover everything you need to know to keep you safe while commuting by bike, as well as the essential elements of bicycle maintenance. Feel free to bring your bicycle to discuss any specific questions you may have.

  • Tues. June 28: 12-1 pm
  • Mon. July 11: 12-1 pm
  • Thurs. July 28: 12-1 pm
  • Wed. August 10: 12-1 pm

 

Advanced Mechanics Series

These classes are designed to get riders comfortable and confident with advanced repairs by taking an in-depth look at various bicycle systems and how they work. No attendance of previous advanced classes necessary.

  • Brakes: Wed. July 6: 12-1 pm
  • Shifting: Wed. July 13: 12-1 pm
  • Bearings: Wed. July 20: 12-1 pm
  • Wheelbuilding Pt. 1: Wed. July 27: 12-1 pm
  • Wheelbuilding Pt. 2: Wed. August 3: 12-1 pm

PSU Bike Challenge Awards Party Tomorrow!

Awards Invite

Join us tomorrow for our end of challenge Awards Party. We’ll have FREE Hot Lips pizza, KIND Snack bars, and raffle drawings for prizes from our amazing sponsors.

We’ll also be handing out trophies and prizes for team and individual winners in the following categories.

Department Team Awards:

  • Top Department of 500+ students/staff
  • Top Department of 200-499 students/staff
  • Top Department of 50-199 students/staff
  • Top Department of 20-49 students/staff
  • Top Department of 7-19 students/staff
  • Top Department of 3-6 students/staff

Individual Awards:

  • Top Encourager
  • Top Male Rider
  • Top Female Rider
  • Top Male New Rider
  • Top Female New Rider

Winners will be announced via email tomorrow morning, so be sure to log your trips for the rest of the day for a chance to win!

It all kick offs at noon tomorrow at the Bike Hub. See you there!

Spring Workshop & Clinic Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are FREE for members and $5 for walk-ins. Events are held at the PSU Bike Hub, 1818 SW 6th Ave. Please email us if you have any questions.

 

Friday Flat Fix Clinics

Bring your bike and learn the fundamentals of changing a flat tire. This is a great refresher class or for first-time riders.

  • Every Friday from 12-12:30 pm

 

Women’s Maintenance 101

This class is open to anyone who identifies as female. This informative workshop, which is led by our female staff, will cover all of the basics of repair maintenance for properly maintaining your bicycle. Feel free to bring your bike and ask questions. Attendance is free and open to the public.

  • Sat. May 14: 12-1 pm

 

Commuting 101

Get comfortable riding to and from campus. In this class we cover everything you need to know to keep you safe, as well as some handy emergency maintenance techniques.

  • Thurs. April 28: 12-1 pm
  • Tues. May 10: 12-1 pm

 

Basic Bike Maintenance

For new or seasoned riders, this class covers the essential elements of bicycle maintenance. We’ll cover flat repair, cable adjustment, and identifying mechanical issues before they get out of hand. Feel free to bring your bicycle to discuss any specific questions you may have.

  • Mon. May 9: 12-1 pm
  • Mon. May 16: 12-1 pm
  • Mon. May 23: 12-1 pm

 

Bicycle Legal Clinic

Have questions about the traffic laws related to biking, insurance, or what to do in a crash? Come get your questions answered at the Bicycle Legal Clinic. Charley Gee, local attorney, will walk you through the rights and responsibilities of cyclists on Oregon’s roadways and sidewalks. This class is free and open to the public.

  • Thurs. May 5: 12-1 pm

Biker Breakfasts

Each week in May we’ll be setting up around campus and serving free breakfast for riders between 8-10 a.m.

  • Mon. May 2: Between Lincoln and Cramer Halls, on Broadway
  • Tues. May 10: PSU Urban Plaza
  • Wed. May 18: In front of the Engineering Bldg. on 4th Ave.
  • Thurs. May 26: In front of the SRTC Bldg.
  • Tues. May 31: Between Lincoln and Cramer Halls, on Broadway

Stop by for some fresh coffee, Einstein Bros. bagels, and healthy breakfast bars courtesy of our sponsors: Olé Latte Coffee, PSU Dining, and KIND Snacks.