Classic Local Portland Routes

Classic Portland cycling routes, organized by different areas of the city and mileage. They offer a solid vibe of Portland areas ridden by many local road riders and are ideal for a quick spin, winter base miles or fun summer spins. This is a limited selection that I managed to curate quickly, so check back frequently for updates.

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Rapha Technical T Shirt, part of the 2018 Explore collection

The Rapha Brevet line received a few key upgrades in 2018, one product I talk about is the lightweight Brevet Jersey in prior posts. Then there is technical T Shirt inspired by performance roadwear, made with technical fabrics to support activities on and off the bike. Technical T-Shirt Materials and Fit Constructed from various grades of... Continue Reading →

Review: Giant Surge Team Road Shoes

Shoes are, undeniably, one of the top 5 items that determine your comfort and power on a bike.  It's important to note that shoes are like gloves because there are lots of shapes, sizes and colours and everyone's preference is slightly different. It sounds obvious but for reviewing purposes but it's also important to point... Continue Reading →

Product review: Apidura Saddle Pack, pack it all in touring

If you're considering any type of multi-day trip, bikepacking or even a simple overnighter, you will need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. My perspective on this is from someone that really likes what you would call credit card touring.... Continue Reading →

Ride This : Mt. St Helens – Spirit Lake Highway

A while back I came upon an organized ride called Tour De Blast, which followed Spirit Lake Highway up to an amazing view of the north side of Mt. St Helens from the Johnson Observatory. Ever since being inspired by this ride 4 or 5 years ago I have made sure to ride this at least... Continue Reading →

Tech: Wolftooth ReMote Dropper Lever

The Wolftooth dropper lever for your mountain or gravel bike - With a slight change from the regular pace, we have a tech review on the widely praised Wolftooth dropper lever. Uber quality, engineered and made in the USA - Just from the photos, you can tell this company cares about quality and manufacture. We installed... Continue Reading →

Rapha 2018 Lightweight Brevet Cycling Jersey

The updated 2018 Rapha Brevet line includes some great new products like their active t shirt, bibs with pockets, and performance lightweight materials. All allow you to travel further and lighter, (#packlighttraelfar I think is their hashtag )by making products designed for heat, exploration and overnight drying materials which helps when on the road multiple... Continue Reading →

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