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  • All Ages and Abilities

    All Ages and Abilities
    Bicycling on Southern Oregon Streets Should Not Require Bravery

    Making Bicycling Safe for Everyone

  • Bitten by a Dog, Chased by a Llama

    I’m posting this to provide a warning about riding on Klamathon Road in Siskiyou County (this road is also referred to as Anderson Grade).   This section of road begins adjacent to the Collier rest area off of I5 (3 miles south of Hornbrook).  The gravel road runs for about 5 miles north along the Klamath River to Copco Road.  I’ve ridden this road a number of times in the past as the rest area provides convenient parking and, once at Copco Road, there are quite a few beautiful rides available. Our group encountered three unrestrained, aggressive dogs about 2.3 miles north of the rest area.  The bite I received required a visit to urgent care and, since the dog had not been vaccinated for rabies, I am receiving the series of rabies vaccine shots.  In the future, I will not ride on Klamathon Road—a good alternative is to ride the freeway from the rest area north to Copco Road.

    After our encounter with the dogs, we proceeded further north where I took the freeway back to my car to avoid another encounter with the dogs.  Strangely, we passed an unrestrained llama that chased us for a short while.

    It was good to get back to Oregon.

  • Volunteers needed July 21, 2019 for 1-2 hours

    The club has a storage unit in Ashland.  After the Up and Down ride on July 20 I will need 2-3 people Sunday morning to help unload the rental truck, and put the signs and coolers back in the storage unit.

    The road signs are made of wood and weigh about 25 pounds each, so being able to lift those is a must.  If you can give me a hand that day call or text 541-261-4891.

    Thanks,  Matt Walker

  • Pictures from the Ride of Silence May 16

    Pictures from Ann Smith taken on the RIde of Silence, on Wed, May 16.

  • Velo Melos Roll Out For A Great Group Ride

    Pick an interesting route and add a prefect summer day and you end up with a fun group ride for 14 Velo members. We gathered at the very busy Upper Table Rock trailhead and then made our way out to Meadows, Evans Creek and Antioch roads for some climbing and relaxing downhill runs. Traffic was light, scenery was beautiful and the riders energized and companionable.We welcomed some newer members who appreciated learning a new route. During a quick stop at Rainey’s Market on Hwy. 234 for refreshments we stood out a little from the horse trailers and cowboy hats.

  • I need your support for the Great Cycle Challenge

    On behalf of Jennifer MacCracken:

    This month, I am taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids’ cancer!

    I am pedaling for the entire month and my goal is to ride 500 miles.

    Why am I doing this? Because cancer is the largest killer of children from disease in the U.S. – on average, 38 children die of cancer every week! Kids should be living life, not fighting for it.

    It will be tough, but nothing compared to what these kids face every day of their lives as they battle this terrible disease.  And so I am taking on a personal challenge to raise $500 to give these kids the brighter futures they deserve.

    But to achieve my goal, I need your support.  Join me in the fight against kids’ cancer! Please help me reach my goal by donating at my personal fundraising page.

    All funds raised will support the Children’s Cancer Research Fund to continue their work in developing innovative treatments and finding a cure for childhood cancer.

    Thank you for your support,

    Jennifer