Past Meetup

Hills After Lunch

This Meetup is past

Helvetia Tavern

10275 Northwest Helvetia Road · Hillsboro, OR

How to find us

South end of the parking lot, near the RR tracks

Location image of event venue


This is the Winter version of Hills After Work, and it's the same dose of hardcore bikey rejuvenation: a varying route through bicycle heaven of 25-30+ miles, and 2500+ feet of climbing. Hardcore is more about attitude than conditioning. Even if you're kind of a slow climber, come on out. The route will always be hard, but we'll be nice, and if you keep at it, you'll get better.

I repeat: we'll be nice! Come on out and give it a try. And if this ride seems like too much, (well, it IS a lot of really hard climbing), Try the Thursday Night Ride:


Ride leader: Paul Johnston [masked][masked]

Date and Time of Ride: Tuesdays at 2:00 pm

Meeting Point: Helvetia Tavern.


The Route: TBD (

Route Stats: 25-35 miles major hills

Pace and terrain rating. Kinda Maniacal, yet friendly.

Type of ride: This is an intermediate level training ride. We will regroup at hilltops and major turns. If you are concerned about your ability to keep up, feel free to give it a shot, but be a good sport and be prepared to make your own way back if the pace is too much.

Weather Cancellation Policy. Only extreme weather will cancel this ride. ****************************************************

Mandatory for all riders.

Helmets must be worn at all times while riding. This is a requirement and not a request. Obey traffic laws and remember you’re a representative of the greater cycling community and should conduct yourself that way on the road. Represent us well!

Have their ride in good working order and bring a flat kit & the right size spare tube on all rides. If there is an issue with proper working or lack of equipment you may be asked to sit the ride out.

Please ask for help if you are ill equipped prior to the ride, we will help if we can!


Ride Difficulty Scale For Road Rides

Flatland Windless Cruising Pace

A 12 & Under

B 13-14 MPH

C 15-16 MPH

D 17-18 MPH

E 19-20 MPH

F 21-23 MPH

Terrain/Climbing Rating

1 = Flat

2 = Flat/Rolling

3 = Rolling

4 = Rolling / Hilly

5 = Hilly

6 = Hilly Mountainous

7= Mountainous

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