Sierra Cascades bike route launches in Portland tonight

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Detail of Oregon portion of
new Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route.

The Adventure Cycling Association will officially launch their new Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route tonight at the REI store in the Pearl District. As I reported back in February, the new route stretches nearly 2,400 miles from Canada to Mexico. It will also give Oregon a nice boost in bike tourism because it rolls through the Columbia River Gorge and Hood River before heading south through Sisters, Bend, and then onto Ashland.

Adventure Cycling’s executive director Jim Sayer says about 250 people showed up to the Sierra Cascades route launch event in Seattle last night.

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