Fiets of Parenthood 2012 (wittco posted on September 10th, 2012 )


THIS SUNDAY … SundaySunday
OFF OF HAWTHORNE … HawthorneHawthorne
Portland … Portland … Portland

Sunday, September 17, 2012
Noon to 4 pm

This is a great opportunity for cargo bike families to share their knowledge, and for the cargo curious to witness the beauty that is THE CARGO BIKE. There will be several platforms and styles of cargo bikes.

Fiets of Parenthood will take place outside Clever Cycles, located at the corner of SE 9th Ave and SE Hawthorne St, on Sunday, September 16, 2012, from noon to 4 pm.

Event organizers want to demonstrate what cargo bikes can do when it comes to hauling families. They want to share knowledge with each other and with kid-carrying novices. And they want to determine, for the third year, which child-toting mom or dad is the mightiest.

In past years, participants have traveled from Tacoma, Bellingham, Seattle, and Eugene to compete and socialize.

Attendees should plan for outdoor fun in typical Portland fall weather: it should be hot, unless it rains. There will be on-site areas for diaper changes and nursing mothers, along with bathrooms, food vendors, shade/rain tents, and water. Activities and race registration start at noon, races and competitions begin at 1 pm. There will be prizes. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bicycle Transportation Alliance.

Kids will have a chance to take to the course as well for the mightiest kid of the Kiddy Kat race.


For more information, Check out Clever Cycle’s post.

Last year’s event.

The Portland Fiets of Parenthood Flickr group

Hashtag FOPpdx

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