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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

  • More Money for Bicycle Improvements

    An Oregon legislative bill could dramatically increase funding for bicycle improvements in the Rogue Valley. You can help influence the legislation by voicing your support for more bicycle funding at a February 23rd public hearing at Central Medford High School Auditorium, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford. The meeting starts at 9:00am. The legislation, referred to as Cap-and-Trade – HB 2020, could provide substantial funding for “all ages and abilities” bicycle improvements and help to make bicycling in our communities “safe and convenient,” a requirement of the Oregon Transportation Planning Rule. Click HERE for more information about how bicycles can reduce green house gas emissions.

  • Up & Down Ride on July 20 now open for registration

    The fourth annual Up & Down: Ride the Cascade Siskiyou Scenic Bikeway is scheduled for July 20. Registration is open at upanddownashland.com. (The previously published link was incorrect).

    The Scenic Bikeway route, aka mountain lakes loop, is our iconic shorter route at 49 miles and 4900’ of climbing. The second route this year is The Spencer Creek which features 96 miles with 7800’ of climbing. Both leave Emigrant Lake and climb the Greensprings Hwy where The Green Springs Inn hosts a lavish breakfast on their tree-shaded lawn. Further water and rest stops are on the two courses, as well as extensive SAG support for any rider who needs a boost or encouragement. A delicious Bar-b-q lunch and craft beer are served at the finish where riders stop to enjoy their success and visit with other riders.

    Jefferson Public Radio is a title sponsor this year and will be alerting riders all over Oregon and Northern California of our “best of the best” ride. This year we are offering the opportunity for a group of 4 riders to register for the price of 3. Gather your friends and sign up soon. Registration will close at 250 riders.

    Many of the volunteers who are instrumental in making this ride so successful and friendly are Club riders. The Velo Club is immensely helpful in putting this ride on. Come on out and have a great day in the mountains!

  • Safe and Convenient Bicycle Infrastructure

    The need for investments in bicycle infrastructure have never been greater. People riding bikes should be able to have the same levels of safely and comfort as people driving automobiles.

    Bicyclists in the city of Melbourne, advocating for those investments, are getting support from an unlikely source – the automobile association. Read more HERE.

    Thanks to Art  Coolidge for passing along the story.

  • Update: Driver guilty of first-degree manslaughter

    Update on the case of a cyclist killed in Bend in 2017: http://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/6915820-151/judge-witt-guilty-of-first-degree-manslaughter

     

  • A Sail for your Bike

    1. Although there’s nothing like cycling with a good tailwind, your bike and your body are only capable of catching a limited amount of that wind. The CycleWing was designed to help, acting as – you guessed it – a sail for your bike.

    Read more at:

    https://newatlas.com/cyclewing-bicycle-sail/58303/