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Coolvid19

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 […]

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Ride this: Parrett Mountain

Escape the city and ride through a variety of landscapes not too far away. Route to Parrett Mountain.

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Ride This: Lost Lake

This variation of Circumnavigating mt. Hood takes in the beautiful Lost Lake Resort going out and back on Lolo Pass rd.

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12 Great Portland Road Rides

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.

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Ride This! Bull Run – Classic Portland Route

One of the tried and true classics of the Portland area – “Bull Run”. This route is East of Portland and offers a super 60mile road ride.

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Ride This! – Mt. Rainier – Stevens Canyon

This Rainier ride has a similar ride sensation to the Sunrise / Cayuse pass ride that I posted up a while ago. (link here) Mountain riding, high altitude, snowbanks, epic valley views, tree lines and killer pacific north-west tree canopy roads circumnavigation of Mt. Rainier with Stevens Canyon. Four phases of the ride: a mellow warm up to […]

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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 […]

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Ride This : Windy Ridge NF25/99

Almost an institutional ride now, this being my 4th time. This ride has mind blowing landscape and killer mountain views of Mt. St Helens, Washington. With the added bonus that its 100% traffic free delight (right now).

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Ride This: Sisters to Smith Rock

Two wicked places, Sisters and Smith Rock, Oregon. Fortunately, there is an amazing road cycling route that connects both.

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Ride This : Circumnavigate Mt.Hood

Mt.Hood – stands at 11,249ft and you can cycle around the whole thing in a day. This is my 11th time riding this route around Mt. Hood, each time with minor variations but each as impressive and inspiring as the first. 

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Ride This! Petal Pedal ride

There’s something good to be said for a simple yet highly rewarding bike ride. If you have ever wanted a day on the bike,  a simple day with lots of camaraderie and beautiful views, but you don’t want to climb up steep mountain passes or to have to think about where to get water, food, or […]

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Mt Rainier – Sunrise ridge, Cayuse & Chinook Pass

Mt Rainier, the scale of the mountains and valleys can only be expressed by being experienced. I am familiar with Mount Hood which is a big mountain – 11,000ft, but the scale and the formation of rock and valleys of Mount Rainier – 14,000ft in comparison is simply breath taking and a must ride.

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Ride This! Vernonia Century

Vernonia Century – The 115mile Portland, Timber, Vernonia, Scappoose classic This is one of those rides; a staple or a “classic” of the area. On the longer side, but a perfect mid to late season ride when fitness is high. The Vernonia Century has well paced climbs with 6000ft over 115miles, provides some good ups, some nice […]

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Ride This! Tickle Creek ride

The Tickle Creek ride heads East towards Boring, Oregon then turns South toward Oregon City to make a nice East side loop. Tickle Creek is one of those rides that gives all the whole ride and starts off flat for a nice warm up to get you and your group in the mood.

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Barlow Sandy Ride

A great mountain area 35mile ride with spectacular views of mt.hood and superb rolling countryside.  A couple of short climbs, one at the beginning and one mid way. Stats: 35miles , 2500ft ascentWater stop at mile 16. Car free for 60%. Starting at the Ant Farm in Sandy Oregon, (the Ant Farm brews a great coffee to start your ride). The […]