The Providence Bridge Pedal 2018

Providence Bridge Pedal

Sunday, August 12th, 5:30 am – 9:00 am
SW Naito Parkway and Taylor

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Start the morning by pedaling up on the Marquam Bridge and enjoy a light breakfast then biking through downtown Portland on I-405 and over the Fremont Bridge before joining the full Bridge Pedal route.

Enjoy sunrise and a light breakfast from on top of the Marquam Bridge before starting your ride. You can bike up onto the Marquam as early as 6 a.m. The views of the Willamette River and downtown Portland as the sun rises over the Cascades are spectacular. Marquam Express riders begin as early as 7 a.m. with a rush through town on I-405 and across the Fremont Bridge. 

Marquam, Fremont, Steel, Morrison, Ross Island, Hawthorne, Marquan, Fremont, Steel

Distance

18 miles

Start

Top of Marquam Bridge (Access the Marquam Bridge at SE Water and Yamhill

Starting Time

Access to the Marquam Bridge 6 a.m. (Sunrise: 6:09 a.m.)

Breakfast 6-7 a.m

Ride begins 7 a.m

Finish

SW Naito Parkway and Ash Street

Cost

 $40

This new routing includes crossing six bridges, including the upper decks of the Marquam and Fremont bridges and a thrilling ride through downtown Portland on I-405, all on car-free streets.

Bridges Crossed

Morrison, Ross Island, Hawthorne, Marquam, Fremont, Steel

Distance

12 miles

Starting Location

SW Naito Parkway at Morrison (Northbound)

Start Time

7:30-9:15 a.m. 

Finish

SW Naito Parkway and Ash

Cost 

$25

A free three mile ride especially for young cyclists over the Hawthorne and Steel bridges.

Bridges crossed

(in order) Hawthorne and Steel

Distance

3 miles

Start

SW Naito Parkway and Salmon

Starting Time 

10 a.m.

Finish

SW Naito Parkway and Ash

Cost 

Free

Notes Ages 13 and up are welcome if they are accompanied by a youth/child. Both children and adults must register.

A 5 mile walk through the Pearl District then on I -405 to the Fremont Bridge. Return to downtown via the Steel Bridge.

Bridges crossed

Fremont, Steel

Distance

5 miles

Start

SW Naito Parkway and Ash

Starting Time 

8 a.m.

Finish

SW Naito Parkway and Ash

Cost 

$25

 

A Word for the Bikers

As a South Portland personal injury law firm, we care about our community and the community’s safety.  will be thousands of riders present and bike courtesy and awareness will be essential to everyone’s safety. Also, remember to wear a good helmet and bring water! 

A Word for the Drivers

As for all of the four-wheeled commuters on Sunday, be aware of the Bridge Pedal routes. Check your traffic routes in advance. Avoid putting yourself in a frustrating situation which can lead to unsafe driving and potentially road rage. 

 

Plan ahead, be wise, and have fun Portland!

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August 5th – 11th

National Farmers Market Week  

Wed, August 8, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mirabella – Park View Room
3550 SW Bond Ave. 

South Waterfront Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
Become a part of your neighborhood emergency response team that fosters emergency preparedness and will develop plans to deal with major emergencies.

August 16th 6:30pm

Movie + Concert in the Park: 

Concert: The Jellyroll Society
Movie: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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