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Old 02-02-2007, 01:28 PM
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Default getting outta Portland

'nucks, 99W has a bike lane/decent shoulder for almost the entire stretch to Newberg, but it's really ugly: high traffic with a lot of auto-oriented commercial crap. Guaranteed bad 1st impression of Oregon.

I have some other possibilities in mind, but first let me ask: where's your second night destination? On the coast, or at one of the BLM campgrounds along the Nestucca? Let me know before I float suggestions that are moot...

also, if you haven't already found it:

http://www.portlandonline.com/transp...ex.cfm?c=dggdi

has good info (well i better say it's good, since i created it on touring around Portland and NW Oregon. There's some pdf maps of the Nestucca route, too.
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