The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is one of the beneficiaries of the ride. With Providence they've put together a terrific membership deal: Save $25 on a first-time or renewal membership!
To get the discount:
1. Go to: http://blog.bridgepedal.com/registration/
2. Click the link to register online
3. Choose the last option (Bridge Pedal registration/BTA membership package)
4. Accept the terms and conditions
5. Choose your ride and complete the rest of the form
As Salem's bike culture matures, we hope that Salem will grow into events like this and like Sunday Parkways. In the meantime, if you're looking for a family-friendly event in August, this one's pretty grand.
(Fremont Bridge, Bridge Pedal 2009: Jonathan Maus, BikePortland)