Oregon Bicycle Ride Calendar — August

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2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, please verify your bike rides as many have been cancelled or postponed.

Bike MS Oregon Willamette Valley —  Aug. 1-2, 2020 Bike route options of 18 to 160 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.

Cycle for a Cause Aug. 2, 2020 The charity bike ride features two options of 35 and 100 miles that begin and end at St. Josef’s Winery near Canby. Destinations are Silver Falls State Park and Mount Angel. Benefits Apple of His Eye Charity, which works in India and Rwanda.

Bike Oregon Wine Country  Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2020 Eola Hills hosts wine country rides every Sunday in August. Begins/ends at Eola Hills Winery, Rickreal, Oregon. Check the website for routes.

Blackberry bRamble Century — 2020 TBA Cyclists can choose five options from 10 miles to 117 miles. The loop routes begin and end at the Hilyard Community Center in Eugene.  Visit the bakery at Camas Country Mill offering heirloom grains and goods. Pre- and post-ride parties. Proceeds from the bRamble help support GEARs operational, advocacy and education projects, and local causes such as Safe Routes to School, Eugene Adaptive Recreation, Center for Appropriate Transport. Presented by Greater Eugene Area Riders (GEARs). #

 

Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour — Aug. 9, 2020  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 Coast Gravel Epic — Postponed to Aug. 29, 2020 A gravel cycling endurance event that features the stout climbs found deep in the coastal mountains of the Siuslaw National Forest The Abomination route is 60 miles long with 6,500 feet of climbing, while the Son of Abomination is shorter at 37 miles, and 3700 feet of climbing on paved and gravel roads. Part of Oregon Triple Crown.

Providence Bridge Pedal— Cancelled due to Covid-19; returns in 2021 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.

Reach the Beach —   Aug. 15, 2020 Postponed to October 2020  Four routes — 26 to 103 miles. Begins in different locations depending on length option. Portland – 100 miles; Newberg – 80 miles, Amity – 25 miles, Grand Ronde – 28 miles. All end in Pacific City; benefits American Lung Association. Registration now open

Crater Lake CenturyAugust 15, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19 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.


Portland CenturyJune 7, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19 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.

Roy Ride and Brew — 2020 TBA  Choose one of four route options — 53, 30, 15, or 8.2 miles — to support St. Francis of Assisi School programs. Begins at St. Francis of Assisi School, 38975 NW Harrington Road, Banks, OR. A chicken barbecue or vegetarian dinner follows the ride.

Peach of a Century — Cancelled due to Covid-19; returns in 2021  Three bicycling options include 62, 74, and 100 miles. Tours  leaving Chemeketa Community College; sponsored by Salem Bicycle Club.

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2 comments

  1. The BEAVERTON Banks and Beyond Bicycle tour will not be happening any longer. The last ride was in 2017.
    Jacqueline Sinke- executive board member NWBSC and volunteer.

    • John Reidy on February 10, 2019 at 9:32 am
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    Hi Bis, we’re trying to get the listing for this years Blackbery bRamble updated to the correct date and info. Can you please use this blurb? Thanks!

    August 4, 2019 21st Annual Blackberry bRamble: Eugene Oregon: Beauty, Challenge and Fun. Choose a classic or new route (36-64-82-100-117 mile options), with a variety of elevation gains, thru the Willamette Valley Wine country and the Siuslaw River area. Visit the bakery at Camas Country Mill offering heirloom grains and goods. Pre and Post Ride Parties make this a destination vacation. Presented by Greater Eugene Area Riders eugenegears.org/bramble/. Discounts for groups of 5+.

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