Oregon Cycling News, Tales and Perspectives

In a state so chock-full of cycling opportunities, it takes more than an events calendar to stay on top of everything that’s happening on two wheels. We’ve compiled information on upcoming events, travel stories related to cycling, relevant blog posts and more, to keep you up to date on the Oregon cycling scene.

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  1. 2017 Scenic Bikeway Event Rides

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Want a chance to check out five of Oregon’s unique Scenic Bikeways and enjoy them in the company of fellow riders, with organized support? Local proponent groups have organized rides this spring and summer for theOregon Outback,Old West,…

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  2. Three Ways to Celebrate 30 Years of Cycle Oregon

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Cycle Oregon, which started out as a crazy idea and has grown into one of the largest and most renowned bicycle tours in the country, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its signature week-long tour in 2017. They’re offering riders of all ages…

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  3. DIY Adventure in the Oregon Outback

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Want to get out there really out there on your bike this year? The Oregon Outback, a semi-organized, largely off-road bicycle adventure into some of Oregon’s wildest spaces, returns May 26-31, with a twist. It’s a unique combination of…

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  4. Tour de Fronds: Go Wild!

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Two things to know about the Tour de Fronds: 1. It has a clever name (fern fronds, Tour de France get it?) 2. It covers roads you would likely never ever ride unless you’re doing this event. Of course, once you’ve ridden it you’ll probably…

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  5. CROC – Spend Memorial Weekend on Two Wheels

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Join in a Memorial Weekend tradition that offers riders three days of route choices through the varied landscape of eastern Oregon. Since 2003 the Century Ride of the Centuries (CROC) has taken riders from Pendleton out into rolling wheat fields,…

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  6. Five Scenic Bikeways Event Rides for 2016

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
    • Posted in:
      Events

    Want a chance to check out five of Oregon’s unique Scenic Bikeways and enjoy them in the company of fellow riders, with organized support? Local proponent groups have organized rides this spring and summer for the Grande Tour, Old West,…

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  7. Ride the Heart of the Valley, April 23

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
    • Posted in:
      Events

    Ride the Heart of the Valley is put on yearly by the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine students with help from SCAVMA (the Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association). This is a BIKE RIDE fundraiser for a good…

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  8. The World’s Best Bike Movies, at Filmed By Bike

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Immerse yourself in the creative world of cycling at the 14th Annual Filmed by Bike, a film festival featuring the world’s best bike movies May 6-8 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. The festival will host a diverse array of movies, a…

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  9. 30th Annual Oregon Bike Ride: Small Tour = Big Fun!

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
    • Posted in:
      Events

    This summer the Oregon Bike Ride will show cyclists from all over the country its special blend of scenery, amenities and hospitality when the event rambles through Wine Country and along the Oregon Coast, both in the same week: July 30 August 6…

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  10. Pedals ‘n Pears: Bike through the Blossoms in Medford

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
    • Posted in:
      Events

    Medford’s annual Pear Blossom Festival has been going strong for 63 years but this year the festival is expanding into an activity territory we love: pedaling. The first annual Pedals n Pears event will debut Saturday, April 9, adding a…

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  11. Bike the Bridges! Providence Bridge Pedal

    • Author:
      Ride Oregon Staff
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      Events

    Portland is a city of bridges and one of the best ways to capture the essence of this unique placeis to ride thosebridges. Every year, the Providence Bridge Pedal allows you to wind your way across six, eight, even 10 bridges, in lanes…

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  12. CO3: A New Cycle Oregon Ride

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events

    What if a bike tour could bring business to communities all across Oregon? It’s a question lots of people are asking now but Cycle Oregon has been asking it since 1987. Harnessing the power of cycling to bring people together and build up…

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  13. Kiddie Cross 2013: Fall Down, Get Dirty, Eat Mud

    • Author:
      Kohleun Adamson
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      Events

    The dirt, the tears, the speed and mud, the air thick with anticipation and riders enjoying the freedom that comes only with the recent loss of training wheels. That’s right, training wheels. Part of the family of Crusade Cross events, Kiddie…

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  14. The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic

    • Author:
      Brynna King
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      Events

    The practice of cycling through gravel yep, on purpose has exploded in recent years, and it’s now one of the hottest trends on two wheels. And gravel riders? Well, they’ve got grit. Voluntarilygrinding on slippery surfaces, dealing…

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  15. Car-Free Weekend at Crater Lake, Sept. 21-22, 2013

    • Author:
      Brynna King
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      Events

    A 33-mile paved road full of ups, downs and mild curves circles around Southern Oregon’s Crater Lake. Visiting vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians usually have to share this road, also known as the Crater Lake Rim Route, as they take in the…

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  16. USA Cycling Talent ID Camp

    • Author:
      Jim Anderson
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      Events

    Most of us have fond memories of summer camps and the activities that enriched us during those warm days that never seemed to end. These camps are filled with sunny days, games, songs, dining halls and learning. Now imagine being a teenager and…

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  17. Cyclepedia Exhibit at Portland Art Museum

    • Author:
      Brynna King
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      Events

    Ever wonder how people went from riding those funny old bikes with huge front wheels to motorized bikes, elaborate cargo bikes and bikes you can fold up and carry around? From now through September 8, 2013, visit the Portland Art Museum’s…

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  18. Floating Petals and Whirring Pedals

    • Author:
      Ayleen Crotty
    • Posted in:
      Events

    In a very special region of Oregon, at a very special time of year, seemingly endless fields of flowers flaunt the vibrant colors of summer. The Willamette Valley is famous for its excellent wineries and abundant fresh produce. Tucked within this…

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  19. Cycle Oregon 2013

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events

    Oregon’s premier cycling event, Cycle Oregon, has set its tour dates for 2013: The Week Ride will take place Sept. 7-14, and the Weekend Ride will be July 12-14. The summer still seems like it’s a long way off but if you’re hankering to…

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  20. Winter Cycling Events

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events

    In most parts of the country, the temperature drops, rain starts to fall and people garage their bikes in favor of heated cars. But not so in the Pacific Northwest at least for a tough minority. Winter-season cyclocross is well underway in…

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  21. Halloween Cyclocross Festival

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events
    • Location:
      Bend in Central Oregon

    Halloween has a way of bringing out the crazy in people. And as a cycling aficionado, what better way is there to celebrate your own breed of crazy than at a Halloween cyclocross festival? From October 26 to 28, Bend will host the Halloween…

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  22. Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

    • Author:
      Brynna King
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      Events

    Hands, hammers, files and fire make bicycles. We can build it. These slogans get at the heart of the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show’s simple mission: to showcase the talents and wares of Oregon’s independent frame builders, while…

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  23. Feast Portland Brunch Ride

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events

    It was bound to happen: Since Portland is known as both a cycling mecca and a hub of all things fresh and foodie, it’s only natural that a group bike-and-brunch ride has been built into the schedule of events for this fall’s 2012Feast…

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  24. 2012 Subaru Outside Games (Bend)

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events
    • Location:
      Bend in Central Oregon

    Central Oregon outdoor fanatics, unite! The Subaru Outside Games, taking place June 10 to June 17, are all about helping adrenaline junkies join forces in Bend, one of Oregon’s best cities for outdoor sports and recreation. This independent…

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  25. Oregon Human Power Challenge

    • Author:
      Brynna King
    • Posted in:
      Events
    • Location:
      Portland in Greater Portland

    Can a bike be faster than a speeding bullet? Maybe not, but it can dress up like one and give it its best shot. Cyclists – or, more specifically, operators of human-powered vehicles – will gather this Memorial Day weekend at the Portland…

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