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CO3 — a Bike Tour With an Economic-development Twist

I’m smiling. I’m reflecting on CO3 and hearing peals of laughter as strangers become friends, seeing plump strawberries plunked in

July 8, 2014 | No Comments

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Rider Profile — Jim Ruble

If you’re lucky, you’ve got good friends who can convince you to become a Cycle Oregon rider. If you’re really lucky, those friends are Candlelighters. Jim Ruble is one really lucky guy.

July 8, 2014 | No Comments

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July Training Tips

Recently some riders have contacted me and expressed their concerns about their preparation. If you’re one of them, this post

July 8, 2014 | No Comments

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Ian Madin Rocks Geology — Super Views and Supervolcanoes

Our Layover Day route to Smith Rocks and back offers super views at three overlooks, and lots of distant views

July 4, 2014 | No Comments

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Route Talk With Ken Chichester

DAY 5             Madras – Smith Rocks Loop After an 83-mile day and before a 90-mile day, many will want to

July 4, 2014 | No Comments

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Tygh One On – In and Around Tygh Valley

  Photo by Scott Ripley https://www.flickr.com/photos/ripleyphoto Tygh Valley is an unincorporated part of Wasco County near Maupin and Wamic. The

July 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

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When Worlds Collide — A Linfield Student’s Perspective on Cycle Oregon

This piece was submitted by Karly Osten, who works in the Blogmobile on the Week Ride. It’s because of Linfield

July 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

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Ride Crater Lake Without Car Traffic

As those of you who ride Cycle Oregon regularly probably know, one of the most spectacular places to ride a

June 18, 2014 | No Comments

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Route Talk With Ken Chichester

DAY 4            Tygh Valley to Madras In developing a bike route between these two communities, there really wasn’t much of

June 3, 2014 | No Comments

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Ian Madin Rocks Geology — Hot Springs, Cold Springs and Goose Bumps!

Overview of Day 4 route (purple line), looking south Leaving Tygh Valley, we climb slowly across a gently sloping surface,

June 3, 2014 | No Comments