The 4.5-mile route officially opens Sunday, May 1, with a celebration of an idea conceived by Powell but created through communal effort.
At a meeting of NBA owners in 1970, a staunch supporter of Portland receiving an expansion team locked himself in a bathroom until a group led by Portlander Harry Glickman could secure a letter of credit.
Adams led the Ducks to victory in their last six regular-season games, including key wins over No. 7 Stanford and No. 22 USC. But it wasn't enough to wrestle the Pac-12 North title from the Cardinal and earn a place in the Rose Bowl.
You, too, can ride the harrowing 43-degree curves in the Alpenrose Velodrome. All you need is $10 and a helmet.
The Portland Women's Rowing Club has made a name for itself over the years, steadily winning races and building a powerful reputation.