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Old 02-13-2011, 11:43 PM
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Default Favorite century rides ?

When I can budge out of bed sufficiently early, I like to sneak in a century ride on good weather Saturdays. My favorite (it's close) is looping from Hollywood out and beyond Scapoose, back, lap Sauvie Island, X St. Johns into N. Portland, Kelly Point, east to Blue Lake Park and back home. It's flat as a pancake, but a decent close in ride. I've got other combinations too, but I'd like to hear from others out there what's your favorite 100-miler. I'm surfing for some new turf to ride. I always prefer rides starting from my door (no driving). In a month, we get to move the clocks forward and have some late light to ride by.
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Old 02-14-2011, 07:40 AM
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try bridge of the gods and back - east on the 14, cross the bridge, return on the historic highway. epic beauty. check rubbertotheroad.com for details. there's a stretch where you have to ride on the 84 but its only one mile and the shoulder is pretty wide....
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Old 02-14-2011, 07:50 AM
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Lightbulb My Century Route...

I've uploaded a link to my century route.

It's a lot more urban than most though
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Old 02-14-2011, 08:19 AM
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Have you looked at the "Reach the Beach" route?

http://action.lungusa.org/site/DocSe...pdf?docID=3121

http://action.lungusa.org/site/TR?fr_id=3050&pg=entry
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:33 PM
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Default Forest Service 45

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/5117592
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Old 02-14-2011, 05:20 PM
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Default death wish...

I would not recommend crossing the Bridge of the Gods. It would be like riding on the Hawthorne steel deck, only much longer, with the addition of a 200' drop into the Columbia if you make a mistake. Other than that...
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