Exploring eastern Oregon by bike (and bus) with Treo Bike Tours

The descent into Cottonwood Canyon State Park.(Photos by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) What’s better than riding the dreamy roads of eastern Oregon with a handful of good friends? How about door-to-door support for you and your entire group on board on air-conditioned shuttle bus that’s stocked with yummy drinks and snacks? Fortunately, as I found this past … Read more

Eastern Oregon hunting ranch reinvents itself as bicycle tourism destination

Their logo pays homage to pheasant-hunting roots. A 300 acre ranch located near a ghost town about 190 miles east of Portland is the latest sign that bicycle tourism is poised to deliver a jolt to Oregon’s rural economies. Phil and Kathy Carlson founded Treo Ranches as a bird hunting destination in 1987. Since then … Read more