New Year’s Day Ride — Jan. 1, 2017 Bicycle Transportation Association gathers cyclists in Waterfront Park under the Morrison Bridge for its annual tour of “play spots” in Portland. 10 miles, free, and not a loop.
Worst Day of the Year Ride — Feb. 12, 2017 18 miles around Portland or a 46 mile challenge route; rolls out rain or shine. Sign up early, limited to 3,500 bicyclists. Sponsored by Community Cycling Center
Pedals N Pears — April 8, 2017 This bike ride that leaves Medford offers four options of 7 to 62 miles. Coincides with annual Pear Blossom Festival.
Wet ‘n’ Windy — March 26, 2017 50-mile bicycle ride from Bend to Powell Butte and back. Maps, support, food stop; sponsored by Hutch’s Bicycles in Bend
Ride the Heart of the Valley — April 29, 2017 The bike ride benefits the Olive K. Britt Emergency Endowment at the OSU Veterinary Hospital and the Johnson Dental Clinic at the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis. Route options of 12, 30 and 62 miles.
Pre-Season Century — April 30, 2017 100 miles from Bend to Prineville and return; sponsored by Hutch’s Bicycles in Bend
A Cherry of a Bike Ride — April 23, 2017 Five bike ride options — 30, 40, 60, 80 and 100 miles — start at The Dalles; limited to 500 cyclists. Part of the Northwest Cherry Festival activities