Cycle Oregon’s ‘Gravel’ goes east into wide open Wasco County
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
Photo gallery and recap: Oakridge and Westfir host ‘Sasquatch Duro’ gravel event
Small towns, big ride.
Photo gallery and recap of the Oregon Coast Gravel Epic
Grin-inducing descents and bucolic scenes along the Alsea River.
Unpaved road fans raise red flag over Clackamas County forest project
The US Forest Service is eyeing 4,000 acres of land near the Clackamas River for a major project and local unpaved road enthusiasts are concerned about how it will impact riding conditions and the environment.
A taste of ‘Gravel’ in the Tillamook State Forest
Oregon history and adventure just 50 miles east of Portland.
The storm is over, the gravel remains: What local agencies are doing about it
First snow then wind then rain then ice… And now, gravel. It’s everywhere. What are PBOT and ODOT doing about it?
An update on gravel in the bike lanes
Gravel on N. Interstate Ave. Photo taken yesterday (12/6).(Photo © J. Maus) Since the outset of what has become an epic Storm of 2008 (stories, photos), we wondered how the Bureau of Transportation would handle the perennial problem of gravel on the roadways — and especially the gravel that inevitably ends up all over the … Read more