Ideas for Your Next Ride

Looking for ride inspiration? We’re here to help you find your two wheeled nirvana. Here is where you’ll find a treasure trove of suggested itineraries – road routes and trails that vary from one-day samplers on up to full weeks of bike bliss. You’ll find official Oregon Scenic Bikeways routes here, as well as highlights from Cycle Oregon’s most recent routes, plus some of our personal favorite trips. Start exploring!

Rider Alerts:
— Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway is temporarily closed as of 9/15/14 due to wildfires in the area. Learn More
— 7 miles of I-84 between Hilgard State Park and La Grande in Northeast Oregon is temporarily closed to cyclists traveling both directions. Learn More

Featured Itinerary

A Multi-Day Journey on the Old West Scenic Bikeway

In 2013, we at Ride Oregon partnered withPath Less Pedaledto create a series of short, inspirational videos featuring ourOregon Scenic Bikeways. For each video, we sent a small group of cyclists out to experience our Scenic Bikeways and the…

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  • Length:
    173.8 miles
  • Location:
    John Day
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Oregon Cycling Updates

  1. Pedal a Historic Stretch of Railway in Joseph

    Author: Ride Oregon Staff

    You’ve heard of Rails-to-Trails. But what if you could just ride the rails themselves? That’s the question Eastern Oregon resident Kim Metlen asked about the several miles of trails near his home in Joseph.Metlen has designed and built…

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  2. Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway Temporarily Closed Due to Wildfire

    Author: Ride Oregon Staff

    A portion of Highway 224 at milepost 35 is closed to all traffic in responseto the 36 Pit wildfirein Clackamas County near Estacada. Until the road reopens, theCascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway, which follows Highway 224 through Estacada, will…

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  3. Oregon Cycling Pioneer: Christy Rheu Waldner

    Author: Brynna King

    Christy Rheu Waldner has turned her passion for cycling into a community affair, for a simple reason: I receive joy from helping make someone else’s journey a little more pleasant, she says. Waldner, owner of Mt. Vernon’s Bike Inn, a…

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Upcoming Guided Tours

Let a guide show you around Oregon on two-wheels.

  1. Willamette Valley Hop & Vine Bike Tour

    September 27, 2014
    1405 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209
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  2. John Day Country – Echoes of the Old West Ride

    October 18, 2014
    61535 S Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97702
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  3. Aufderheide Full Day – Cascadian Rainforest Ride

    October 4, 2014
    61535 S Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97702
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