This is a long bike ride for sure, covering almost 100 miles with a moderate amount of uphill and downhill. It's a great choice for the early to middle part of the season. The grades are not steep and there's only two big climbs which are rewarded by some faster descending.. 91Miles / 5,700ft Overview... Continue Reading →
The simple NE / N Portland flat route, escapes the city without burning you out. Perfect 23mile rip.
A mind blowing ride around the East side of Mount St. Helens. (Active volcano in southern parts of WA) Warning, awesome images inside 🙂
Out here you can get lost in yourself, quiet roads, crunch gravel and expansive views. This route in the Dalles Oregon delivers on all.
Multi-surface ride has a good amount of climbing and explores some great areas of WA close to Coyote Wall in the Oregon gorge.
A revisit to a regular stomping grounds, this is the 2021 version of Circumnavigate mt.Hood via Vista Ridge. Basic stats: 86miles and a gain of 9000ft
Mainly a road ride, this one has been in my good books for a long time. A solid 80 miler starting near Scappoose Oregon, with challenging climbs and twisty descents, comes in with a sweet downhill finish.
This is a good one, maybe even a great one in fall. This route has a lot of great views of the Columbia gorge, Plateau views of Mosier and high mountain views over the valleys of The Dalles. The roads are well paved and wide gravel roads making for an uplifting vibe for a short... Continue Reading →
Marmot, Shipley, Kitzmiller, Pugh and Wildcat are some of the names that pop up when you mention superb roads in the west foothills of mt hood. This past weekend I was working to put together a 3 option ride in the beautiful area to incorporate these. The idea being a well paced 35, 55 or... Continue Reading →
I have been riding the mountain and close by roads for going on years now. My first time circumnavigating mt.Hood, Oregon was 2012 for an original route written by Velodirt. Since then I have really enjoyed exploring the area and variations on the roads. This summer I didn't have too many miles on my legs... Continue Reading →
Best ridden in the morning for the quite and the sunrise. I put together this pdx city route together as a flowy interesting diversion to the insanity of the vid . It's not super long, has some good hills to keep your fitness up, wicked views and ends mellow, so you can side into your... Continue Reading →
Escape the city and ride through a variety of landscapes not too far away. Route to Parrett Mountain.
Winter Creek 2019 route is a 95% car free route through mild gravel and small roads in the Mount Hood area. Splendid view of the mountain top from Trillium lake and flowy woodsy trail on the return.
This variation of Circumnavigating mt. Hood takes in the beautiful Lost Lake Resort going out and back on Lolo Pass rd.
With a diversity of terrain, Portland is well suited to cycling. Here's a collection of classic Portland cycling routes organized by different areas of the city and mileage.
Winthrop, Washington is pretty far from Portland Oregon. Located at the base of the North Cascades it's a proper six hour car drive, but well worth it. There is a massive outdoor culture up there with biking, hiking and more outdoor stuff than you can shake a stick at. We headed up there to scope... Continue Reading →
Like I said, its all good until it's not. Then you are really in trouble. Don't be that person. Here are bike exploring and gravel riding tips and recommendations before it all goes a bit Pete Tong. (google it) Early on I made mistakes, let's just say a lot of mistakes. As I became more... Continue Reading →