Updating to 2018
Bike MS Oregon Willamette Valley — Aug. 4 to 6, 2017 Three bike route options of 30 to 100 miles on Saturday and two options of 30 or 50 miles on Sunday. Explore Willamette Valley farms and vineyards, and take a side trip to Silver Falls. Starts and ends at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. Benefits the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Bike Oregon Wine Country — August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017 Eola Hills hosts wine country rides every Sunday in August. Northern route is 45 or 52 miles, tours of seven wineries, plus a salmon barbecue and wine tasting at the finish. Begins/ends at Eola Hills Winery, Rickreal, Oregon.
Blackberry bRamble Century — August 6, 2017 Cyclists can choose five options from 10 miles to 100 miles. The loop uroutes begin and end at the Hilyard Community Center in Eugene. Cyclists, depending on their option, can follow Wolf or Poodle creeks or head to Orchard Point. Blackberry pie, ice cream and beer at the finish. Benefits Safe Routes to School, Eugene Adaptive Recreation, Center for Appropriate Transport and Crow Elementary School. Presented by Greater Eugene Area Riders (GEARs).
Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour — Aug. 13, 2017 Sponsored by Mid-Valley Bicycle Club; up to five covered bridges. Three options of 68 to 101 miles. Begins at Linn County Fairgrounds in Albany.
Oregon Handmade Bike Show – Aug. 12 & 13, 2018 An exhibition by frame, component and accessory companies. Open to the public. Presented by Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association. Cathedral Park Place, 6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203
Providence Bridge Pedal— Aug. 13, 2017 The 2015 20th anniversary ride celebrates by inaugurating the new Tillikum Bridge. The routes also include biking over the car-free upper decks of the Marquam and Fremont bridges. Shorter mileages for fewer bridges. Twenty thousand participated in the 2005 event that benefited the Providence Cancer Center and the Bicycle Transportation Alliance.
Crater Lake Century — August 19, 2017 A few good climbs greets cyclists on this ride from the Fort Klamath Museum. Follows the Wood River Valley, climbs to Crater Lake, for a trip around the lake then back to Wood River Valley. Fund-raiser for the museum.
Yaquina Lighthouse Century — TBA Three bicycle tours — 25, 63 and 100 miles — leaving from Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area Visitors Center; sponsored by Yaquina Wheels
Beaverton, Banks and Beyond Bike Tour (BBBBT) — Aug. 19, 2017 The bike ride starts at Papa’s Pizza Parlor (15700 Blueridge Drive in Beaverton, Oregon) to Stub Stewart State Park in Buxton, with an option to explore Vernonia and return. Options of 32, 64, 86 and 100 miles. Presented by the NW Bicycle Council, dedicated to promote safety and harmony between bicyclists and others who share the road.
Portland Century— August 20, 2017 Four options of 45 to 100 miles up to the Bull Run watershed. Check the website for maps and other details. Begins and ends at Portland State University Touted as a gourmet bike tour.
Bike to Beer Fest (Biketoberfest) — See October Claims to be the world’s only bike-in beer fest, with live music all day and food, games and special beer releases featured. At Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland.