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Category Archives: Cycling

Cycling Oregon: Drain to Oakland to Yoncalla and Back

This is probably one of the most scenic bike rides in Oregon. Kathy and I love it because it’s challenging and rewards you with lots to look at. We park our car behind the community center in Drain. It’s easy to find this is Drain folks if you can’t find the community center you shouldn’t…
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Cycling the Old McKenzie 242, Best Bike Rides in Oregon

On May 4th 2013 we took a group of folks up the Old McKenzie Highway. Each Spring the state plows the road and opens it to cyclists before opening it to traffic. This is the greatest time to hop on your bike and make the 22 mile journey to the top. If you are really…
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Pedal For People: Metric Century Ride

Here’s your chance to get some exercise and support an organization that supports people in our community with disabilities. Pedal For People is a Metric Century (65 miles) bike ride that happens May 11th. We hop on our bikes at Armitage Park North of Eugene, ride to Marcola, to Brownsville, to Coburg and end back…
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Century Ride Plus 2 (Ride The Rogue)

At the end of the day your toes hurt, there are two red sores on the backside of your backside and you can eat and eat and still not get enough calories to replace what you just used up. These are just a few of the reminders you have following a 102-mile bike ride. We’re…
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Cycling Oregon: Cottage Grove to Oakridge

Kathy, myself and a friend (Shawn Litson) did bike ride that now rates as number one in our book. It took a little planning but it was well worth it. Shawn took his car to Oakridge on Friday. Saturday morning we picked him up and drove our group to the parking lot at the Village…
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High Lakes Bike Ride

Kathy and I just got back from the greatest, most beautiful, most difficult bike ride. We left at 10 this morning and got back at 3:15. The 55 mile ride called "Three Lakes Loop" and takes you high into the mountains past three beautiful high mountain lakes. We started from the place we are staying…
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Amazing Bike Ride

We went on a great bike ride this morning with a couple of friends. (Brad, Kathy, Rick and Steve) We started off Seavy Loupe out near Mount Pisgah. We rode to highway 58, crossed the freeway to Matthews Road, took the first right on Dillard, rode it down by the dump, over the freeway, left…
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Cycle Brice Creek/Hike Too

Kathy and I just got back from the greatest bike ride. We left a parking lot just east of Cottage Grove ( Cottage Grove to Oakridge )and headed along the Rails to Trails bike path. This is a blacktop trail that goes up alone Dorena Lake and ends at Culp Creek. It used to be a rail…
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Game Day: Oh, That’s a Game Face?

Months of training, years of talk, the triathlon is finally here. It’s 5am and my wife is waking up with me. It’s not that we don’t sleep in the same bed but I always get up at 5 in the morning but she NEVER does. Our dog is a bit freaked out by the whole…
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