“We’re facing challenges unlike any we’ve ever felt before.”— Steve Schulz, Cycle Oregon executive director Photo: Cycle Oregon riders near Farewell Bend State Park in 2015. (J. Maus/BikePortland) If you were holding out hope that Cycle Oregon would somehow be the savior of your 2020 riding season, I have some bad news.
Written by Tony Jordan. BikePortland is always open to sharing your guest articles. Please get in touch if you’d like to contribute! On January 29th, Cycle Oregon will announce its 2020 routes at the annual Kickoff Party. According to their website we can expect some surprises such as, “short and long options, gravel options, multiple … Read more
With its second year in the books, it feels like the Gravel event has found a home with Cycle Oregon. After three decades of their signature, 7-day “Classic” event, the nonprofit has found a sweet spot around one of cycling biggest trends: riding unpaved backroads, a.k.a. gravel grinding. The tiny eastern Oregon town of Dufur … Read more