Entries by Rhonda Morin

Piece of cake

Sorella Forte members got down to business during the 2017 OBRA road race opener in Aurora, Ore., on March 19. Piece of Cake this year was, well, a piece of cake for Heather and Sarah. The skies cleared, allowing for a dry race.  Piece of Cake was my first race, in my first racing season. I […]

Gorge Roubaix Road Race and Gravel Grinder

The Gorge Roubaix Road Race is on! Mark you calendars for Saturday April 1st, 2017. Thanks to everyone who reached out to Breakaway Promotions to offer their time to volunteer at the event. Also a huge thanks to Evoluation Racing, Portland Velo and the Bicycle Attorney and other racing teams for their financial contributions in helping to […]

2017 Annual Member Meeting

Strong Sisters! Sorella Forte held its annual meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Thank you to everyone who attended. Your commitment to this group is appreciated. For those who were not in attendance, we had a few board spots to fill, introductions of new sponsors, a gift certificate from one of the new sponsors to […]

Thinking about spring

McKenzie Pass Ride Generally in May, Sorellas gather for a car-free ride on McKenzie Pass. The mountain pass in the Cascade Range in central Oregon. It is located at the border of Linn and Deschutes counties, approximately 20 miles from Bend.  

Meet the Team Ride

We are holding a Meet the Team ride for women only from St. Honore Bakery’s Division street location on May 14. Two rides – a shorter ride and a longer ride. This ride is free. Both rides will leave St. Honore Bakery’s Division street location and swing by River City Bikes to meet that group […]

McKenzie Pass Ride

Saturday May 28, 2016 Ride one of Oregon’s most scenic mountain pass roadways while it is closed to cars. The women of the Sorella Forte Cycling Club invite all of our cycling sisters to join us for an out-and-back, recreation-paced group ride up to the McKenzie Pass Observatory. Help us fill the road with dozens of […]

Ride and Unwind on the Joyride

A Cycle Oregon Event for Women Joyride in Willamette Valley Grab your friends, daughters, sisters, and moms and escape to the countryside! Whether you’re a newbie or veteran rider, we hope you’ll join us for Cycle Oregon’s first annual one-day event celebrating women on bikes. Register at Cycleoregon.com Download the flyer

Mountain bike skills clinics

Spring is here and it’s mountain bike time! Sorella Forte president and Wenzel coach Elaine Bothe and associate coach Rhonda Morin team up to lead a series of mountain bike clinics starting in March. March 19, 2016 – Advanced clinic, Sandy Ridge Trail System, Brightwood, Oregon March 26, 2016 – Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced clinics, Cascade Locks EasyCLIMB Trail System, Cascade Locks, […]

Club Meeting

Our annual meeting is on Jan 31, 2016, at The Lumberyard Bike Park. Riding and lessons hosted by Elaine in the afternoon starting around 3:00 p.m. with a total newbie orientation walking tour and riding skills at 4 p.m. Meeting starts at 6 p.m. This will not be a full potluck this year. Depending on […]

Cyclocross Highlights from 2015

There was dust and hot temps in the early ‘cross season that changed to rain, then sticky mud, then everybody’s favorite: PIR’s peanut butter mud! 2015 was a fun season. Come on out and join us in 2016!