Saturday, February 24, 2018

Bike in Movie 2016 recap

Another year in the books! A BIG thanks to everyone who organized, supported, volunteered, and join us for this great event. Special thanks to our sponsors for the great raffle prizes, good eats, and tasty beer! Special shout out to DJ Anjali for mixing her beats and to the makers of Rising from Ashes. Such […]

BIKE 4 PEACE, Sept. 24!

One of the best events of the year is less than a month away!  In celebration of HI USA’s global Sleep for Peace Program, we are gearing up for our bike-in movie night, ‘peace ride,’ and fiesta on Saturday, September 24 from 4-10pm. The ‘Rose City Peace Ride’ will kick off the event starting at […]

Southeast ‘Sunday Parkway’: stroll, ride, or roll

‘Sunday Parkways’ is a series of community events that gets neighbors and friends outside and active! Whether you choose to ride a bike, roll on a skateboard, cruise on your rollerskates, or just stroll with your family, a fun route is created for everyone to enjoy the beautiful summer days…vehicle exhaust free! This year’s Southeast […]

Biketown is here.

Biketown, Portland’s first bike share program sponsored by Nike, has launched this summer! 1,000 bikes at 100 stations are ready to be rented for 30-minutes, the day, month, or year. How to get started? Create an account by visiting or downloading the Biketown smartphone app for iPhone or Android. There are also 20 Biketown […]


Whether you’re new or old to Portland, PedalPalooza has some great events for all ages, styles, and interests! PedalPalooza is 3+ weeks of bikey fun that began in 2002 by an organization called Shift, who successfully expresses Portland’s creative bike culture through performance events and bike fun intended to highlight the positive contributions of bicycling for […]

Bike Theft Prevention

As warmer weather arrives, larger volumes of bikes are being locked up around the city. Bike theft is a serious issue here but with a little prep work, you can reduce the risk of losing your bike. The following are helpful prevention tips from Bike Theft Central: Invest in the highest quality lock you can […]

Discounts on Portland Walking Tours

Portland Walking Tours Schedule/Buy Tickets   (503) 774-4522 20% discount off any tour, must book with hostel front desk Discover Portland Walking Tours™ . Join our award-winning, leisurely Portland urban adventures with no hills and see what our guests and the media are talking about. When you’re in Portland, be sure to check out one […]

How to do Portland on the Cheap

Check out this article in the HI USA Northern California newsletter about exploring PDX on a budget. Posted by Tee on Thursday, March 17, 2016 How to Do Portland on the Cheap For those of us with the incurable thirst for travel and the never-satisfied itch for new adventures and new people-meeting, we know […]

Pre- BIKE IN MOVIE- ride – Sat Sept 19 (5-6pm) for “Sleep For Peace”

Save the date- Bike In Movie coming -Saturday Sept 19!

HI Portland Hawthorne Hostel’s 12th Annual – Bike-in Movie This year in conjunction with Hostelling International USA’s Global Sleep for Peace Program In honor of World Peace Day – Sept 21 Saturday, Sept 19th 4-6pm First Annual Bike for Peace Ride Begins at HI Portland NW – 425 NW 18th Ave Crosses the new Tilikum […]

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