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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

  • Wildfire Recovery for Cookie Webb

    Cookie Webb escaped the devastating fires in Phoenix, Oregon this week with just her car, purse, and phone.  Her home along with the entire Creekside community burned to the ground.  She has lost everything that wasn’t in her purse.

    Cookie is a frequent ride leader of Slo-Mo rides, much appreciated by many Siskiyou Velo members.  Please donate to help her out if you can.  Her son has set up a GoFundMe page:


  • Cyclists Bring Food And Water To People In Oregon Towns Destroyed By Fire

    Courtesy of Mike Vergeer,

    From All Things Considered on NPR:


  • Local Bike Shops Impacted by Almeda Fire

    We have learned that Flywheel in Talent was destroyed in the fire on Tuesday.  Also, Alex Hayes, owner of Cycle Sports, lost his home.  Cycle Sports employees have placed an envelope on their counters for anyone who would like to make a donation to Alex and his family.

  • With bike races canceled, there’s a way to compete


    Interesting article on virtual racing using Ride with GPS, from today’s Mail Tribune. No login required.

  • Group Ride Suspensions Continue. Additional Routes Added to Featured Club Rides.

    The Siskiyou Velo board met via Zoom on Monday, July 27 for its regular monthly meeting.  The key topic discussed was the status of the club-sponsored group rides, which are currently suspended due to Covid-19.  Dennis Cramer, the chairman of club rides, polled a number of our regular ride leaders for their perspectives on leading club rides at this time.  Some leaders were willing to lead group rides under the conditions the club had established before suspending rides earlier this year—that is, riders carry masks and hand sanitizer and practice social distancing.  Other ride leaders would require additional measures including that all riders wear masks during rides and limit their group sizes to between 5 and 10 riders. Given the complexity of managing rides with different requirements and the fact that coronavirus cases are continuing to increase in our area, the board decided to maintain the suspension on club-sponsored group rides at this time.

    Many members enjoy group rides in part because they can discover new routes this way.  To help members in this regard, especially new members, the club has posted additional featured rides on our website—there are now over 50 routes available that include moderate and advanced rides.  To access these, simply click on Rides/Events > Featured Rides.  Check them out!