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Galice to Wolf Creek Loop
Ride goes from Galice Resort to Wolf Creek. This is a scenic route along the Rogue River and Graves Creek for much of the route. There are many miles on Graves Creek Road that is a si...
Ashland Watershed Loop
Nothing about this ride is ordinary; the road is single-lane decomposed granite, the route is remote (like cycling in the wilderness), and the surrounding landscape is breath-taking. Yo...
Greensprings Keno Access Loop
This loop will take you through some very scenic areas around two lakes in the cascade range before you get onto the Keno Access Road. The Keno Access Road does a gentle climb up to a...
Cantrall Park Loop
The route up to the top of Cantrall Road is strenuous but worth the effort. You climb through thick fir forests mixed with madrone trees. The average gradient of the climb is 8.9% wi...
Triple Peak Challenge
Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary? Try riding to the top of Dead Indian, Mount Ashland and the Greensprings in one day. The total elevation gain for the 92-mile thigh-burn...
Salmon River Loop
If any ride speaks to the rugged beauty of the State of Jefferson, the very challenging Salmon River Loop does it in spades. This 100 mile loop is in the middle of one of the least deve...
Crater Lake Loop
This is probably the classic ride in Southern Oregon. It brings everything a rider could want to the table. It's a short 33 mile loop around the lake with several options for starting l...
Applegate Dam via Sterling Creek
This route leaves from Jacksonville and starts to climb immediately on Cady Road. Once at the top of Cady you make a left onto Sterling Creek Road. The climb from Jacksonville to the...
Butte Falls Prospect
The Butte Falls/Prospect Loop is an amazing ride into the cascades. It has some good climbing - nothing that will break the legs - and superb scenery. Traditionally the club rides will...
Cedar Flats/Deer Creek
Experienced cyclists who've exhausted all of the possible rides and loops in the Medford/Ashland area may not be aware of this very challening loop south of Grants Pass. Like the Conde...
There aren't many places around with views like you get on the Mt. Ashland Road. Once you clear the initial mile you are thousands of feet above the landscape below and the horizon open...
The road to Anderson Gap is one of only a few paved one lane roads that climb into the mountains above the Bear Creek Valley. It does this in spectacular fashion. I enjoy hard climbs. A...
Conde Creek Loop
The Conde Creek Loop is one of the harder rides the Club will run each year. It is very similar to the Cedar Flats/Deer Creek Loop in that it is generally a rolling/flat ride with one v...
The Lakes Loop
The Lakes Loop is a great training ride in the weeks before the Mountain Lakes Challenge (MLC). It incorporates all of the really hard parts of the MLC and still gets in roughly 50 mile...
The ride to Applegate Lake and back is possible at just about any time of the year, it just so happens that it's about the best moderate length ride to open the season in the spring. It...
The Woodrat ride is a great intermediate length loop that quickly takes you out of the populated Rogue Valley into a forrested rural area. The ride is roughly 46 miles with 3000 feet of...
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Bicycling on Southern Oregon Streets Should Not Require Bravery
Making Bicycling Safe for Everyone
Come to the 2022 Ride the Rogue at Palmerton Park Rogue River on Saturday September 24, 2022 and learn about the future of the Rogue River Greenway. Representatives from ODOT (Oregon Dept. Of Transportation) Region 3 and RVCOG (Rogue Valley Council of Governments) will be there to show the possible routes to connect Rogue River to Grants Pass with a Multimodal path. Learn how you can be part of the community guiding the future of the Greenway.
If you still want to ride, you can sign up at the event. We’ll have additional T-shirts and meals on a first come first serve basis. Your support makes the Greenway possible.
Grants Pass-to-Rogue River Multimodal Plan
The Grants Pass-to-Rogue River Multimodal Plan (Plan) will identify a continuous six (6) mile multi-use trail extending from the City of Grants Pass east to the City of Rogue River. It will connect to the existing section of Rogue River Greenway in Jackson County which in turn will connect to the Bear Creek Greenway in Jackson County.
The future multi-use trail will provide recreational opportunities for local residents and tourists. It will also act as an alternative to automobile travel between those communities.
The study area for the Plan includes a corridor between Oregon 99 and Interstate 5, extending from Tom Pearce Park in Grants Pass in the west to the Depot Street Bridge Portal in Rogue River in the east. The study area is further divided into a west segment and east segment, with the county border between Josephine and Jackson serving as the dividing line between the two segments.
The Plan is broken into two phases: Phase 1 of the Plan will identify the proposed route for the multi-use trail (e.g. Foothill Boulevard, OR 99, etc.), and will be the one that is safest, most convenient, and most conducive to commuting and recreation.
Phase 2 of the Plan will refine the proposed route by capitalizing on the aesthetic resources in the area, identifying access points, identifying preferred alignments, developing solutions to railway conflicts (if any), establishing standards, providing preliminary cost estimates, and identifying potential funding sources.
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Courtesy of John Fries:
This newspaper item is an update to the previous post about Sue Hutchinson, in response to inquiries that John Fries made to the Mail Tribune about the disposition of the criminal case against the hit-and-run driver who killed Sue Hutchinson last year.
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Jackson County in partnership with the cities of Central Point, Medford, Phoenix, Talent, and Ashland announce the second community open house and survey to provide input on the future of the Bear Creek Greenway.
The first phase of Envision Bear Creek project gathered public feedback about Greenway priorities. Hear the results and provide input on the recommended improvements on the Greenway.
Join the discussion on August 25, 2022, to help shape recommendations.
Two available options to attend online: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. with live Spanish Interpretation at the 5:30 session.
An online survey is available beginning August 19 through September 18 in English and Spanish. Share your thoughts on the future of this unique regional resource.
To learn more about the project, how to join the virtual August 25 Open House, and take the Envision Bear Creek survey, please visit http://Https://envisionbearcreek.com
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On July 9, 2022 Phil led a ride to Wimer Bridge and back. There were two options: 32 miles (start and end at the Valley of the Rogue Park) and 23 miles (start and end at Palmerton Park in Rogue River). Eighteen people rode up to the historic Wimer bridge for a rest stop & snacks at the Wimer Market. This is a fun ride, with some shade, and not much traffic.
Many thanks to Phil for leading the ride. I was scheduled to lead it, but got sick and Phil was able to lead it on short notice. Thank you, Phil!!
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