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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...
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 start...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 sprin...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 C...
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...
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Cycling on City Streets Should Not Require Bravery
Making Cycling Safe for Everyone
Park(ing) Day 2018 is a globally recognized event in which Cities across the world turn park(ing) spaces into parks! On Park(ing) Day people attempt to rethink urban form and the use of parking spaces. Parking represents one of the largest public spaces in most cities yet we devote it to cars, not people.
See the full description including an application for you or your group’s park(ing) space.
Posted by Jeff Roberts 2 days ago | 0 comments | View/Post New Comment
We say goodbye to Autym, one of the owners of Oregon Mountain Coffee, our usual stop on the Wednesday ride. The owners have sold the business. But Autym assures us that the new owners will welcome us. Best wishes to you, Autym, in your new adventures.
Posted by Harlan Bittner 3 weeks ago | 0 comments | View/Post New Comment
Interesting story in today’s Mail Tribune about a visually impaired cyclist tandem team in Ashland
More info and pictures on the team’s website.
Posted by Jeff Roberts 4 weeks ago | 0 comments | View/Post New Comment
The three amigos shown here at the top of the last major pass in Washington state. The tour was a west to east trip from Sedro-Wooley to the top of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park and then back to Columbia Falls, MT. We traveled the North Cascades Hwy for much of the travel through Washington. We covered 870 miles and climbed 44,000′ on our trek. We had 4 days of rain while on our trip but most occurred while we were in our tents. One particularly bad day we were out riding in a downpour for 2 1/2 hours. This was a leg from Libby, MT to Eureka, MT and covered 78 miles along Lake Koocanusa. I love touring and would go again even with the adverse conditions we saw that day.
Posted by Dennis Cramer 1 month ago | 0 comments | View/Post New Comment
The club has a storage unit in Ashland. After the Up and Down ride 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
Posted by Matt Walker 1 month ago | 0 comments | View/Post New Comment