Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Siskiyou Velo

Southern Oregon's Premier Cycling Club

Other Rides and Events

Members may be interested in these rides and events from other groups (not Siskiyou Velo).  Use the contacts and links below for more information.

Mohawk Valley Metric Century is on May 12, 2018, in Eugene, OR.

A portion of the proceeds are donated to Oregon Supported Living Program’s Arts & Culture Program, the only truly integrated and accessible arts program in Eugene and Springfield for adults of all abilities. To learn more about OSLP and their services and programs designed to enhance the lives of adults with developmental disabilities, please visit www.OSLP.org.

All three routes start and end at Armitage Park (90064 Coburg Road, Eugene OR 97408). You’ll wind through the gorgeous countryside of the Mohawk Valley, through the small towns of Brownsville, Marcola, Crawfordsville, and Coburg.


  • 150K Classic 7:45 am start time
  • 100K Metric 8:00 am start time
  • 50K Mini 8:15 am start time

Early Bird Registration through April 1, 2018: $55
Regular Registration after April 1, 2018: $65
Registration cost includes a lunch and beverage after the event. T-shirts are available for $10


Malin Community Service Club Presents: The Art of Survival Century on May 26, 2018: Tulelake, CA

Located on the Oregon/California border riders pedal through scenic farm country and spectacular sites including the first US National Wildlife Refuge, the Valor of the Pacific National Monument and the Lava Beds National Monument where amazing geology and geography surround the rider.  Rest stops combine excellent food and beverages with educational components, unique Ranger/Historian led talks.

Choose routes of Century, Metric Century, 45 mile, 16 mile family-friendly or a 20 mile mountain bike route through the Modoc Forest.  All road routes are light on traffic and have mostly flat terrain. RV and camping sites are available at Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds, Lava Beds National Monument, Modoc Forest and surrounding area.  Included in the fees is a SAG, post-ride celebratory meal, entertainment and prizes. 

Great weekend getaway with multiple day activities that include exploration of caves at the Lava Beds National Monument, visit to Crater Lake National Park, waterfowl and wildlife viewing at Tule Lake and Klamath Basin Refuges, road or off-road trails and a great adventure at Oregon’s newest zipline—Crater Lake Zipline.  Visit the contact page or contact Linda at 541-723-3181 for further details.



The 20th Anniversary Tour de Fronds is on June 16, 2018.

The Tour de Fronds is one of the most beautiful cycling events in Oregon. The Tour is your choice of scenic rides on low-traffic roads in Southern Oregon’s beautiful Coast Range. From your saddle enjoy views of old-growth forests, wildflowers, waterfalls, rivers, streams, and mountain vistas.

The Tour is well-supported with many and varied snacks and beverages available at each Check-In area.  A large meal after the tour is included in your registration.

The Tour de Fronds transverses Oregon’s premier Glendale/Powers Bicycle Recreation Area, a project of USDA Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.

Seven rides are available.  Asphalt rides include 30, 456377, and 117 mile long rides with different climbing and grade challenges (see tire recommendations).  Two rides are asphalt/gravel rides including a metric century to the Rogue River/Old Agness Store as well the 55-mile Big Tree/Flannagan Prairie ride.


June 23, 2018 is the Petal Pedal Ride in the Oregon Garden – Silverton, OR

Petal Pedal is a gourmet distance bike ride like no other, produced by Good Sport Promotion. For more information about the event, please visit the official Petal Pedal website.

Support includes well-marked courses, ride maps with cues, fully-stocked rest stops every 15 miles, support vehicles, dedicated dispatcher, medics, mechanics, over a dozen staff and 100 volunteers.

You’ll journey along scenic, quiet roads along mostly flat routes (with a hilly option to visit Silver Falls).  The ride starts and finishes at The Oregon Garden, Oregon’s premier botanical garden with over 80 acres of specialty areas.  All of the routes ride on low-traffic roads. The courses were designed by local cyclists to capture the very best of the Willamette Valley.  Routes include 30, 50, 70 and 100 mile options.

Your ride pass includes:

  • breakfast
  • lunch
  • gourmet dinner
  • free beer
  • full support
  • access to The Oregon Garden

A gourmet dinner with complimentary Hopworks beer is served in the grand hall of The Oregon Garden. Relax, explore the gardens and enjoy the landscape as you wind down from a rewarding day.

August 5th, 2017 is the Inaugural Ride for the Tour de Outback in Lakeview, OR

This ride will showcase Oregon’s newly designated Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway.

Ride Options Include: Century (90) – $50, Metric (65) – $40, Intermediate (25) – $30, Beginner (5/10) – $25, Kids Fun Ride – Free

Rides include: Aid Stations, SAG Wagons, directional signage, goody bag, and after-ride meal.

For Registration: Call the Lake County Chamber of Commerce: 541-947-6040.

For more info, see the Outback Pedal Posse FaceBook page.

For questions and comments, you can: Message through Facebook, or Call and leave a message for Chris, 541-417-1178 at  Oregon Scenic Bikeway.

The 39th Annual Siskiyou Century will be held on September 9, 2017 in Yreka, CA.

All ride festivities take place at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka, CA.  Camping is available at the fairgrounds on Friday night.  The Rotary Club prepares an amazing end of ride feast for all riders.

Route options include The Metric 1/2 Century Ride (37 miles), The Metric Century Ride (64 miles), and The Century Ride (103 miles).





Vineyard Tour

This September 9, 2017, come to the Umpqua Vineyard Tour, sponsored by the Umpqua Velo Cycling Club,

There are 5 cycling routes to appeal to riders of all ages and abilities. Routes range from 15, 30, 50 half century, 75, to 100 mile century. Meet other people like yourself on lightly traveled rural roads that follow the beautiful, scenic Umpqua River. Cyclists will view dozens of vineyards, forests, fields, mountains and orchards along the way, with opportunities to visit local wineries and tasting rooms. Friendly rest stops at scenic locations with nourishing food and snacks. Fun for the entire family.


A team consists of 3 or more riders. It can be your friends, family, employees or co-workers or a combination. Have your employer sponsor your team.

Contact: Ron Hilbert, 541-672-2288me@ronhilbert.com


Ride the Rogue

The Rogue River Greenway Foundation Board of Directors and the Ride the Rogue (RTR) Event Team invite you to attend the Ride the Rogue Event on Sept 23, 2017.

Cyclists come from every corner of Oregon and numerous other states, as do our volunteers.   What an amazing group of people!

The RTR event is our main fund raiser to help build the Rogue River Recreational Corridor and Greenway (RRG) and each year the event grows.

Ride Choices include: Full Century, Metric Century, 40 Mile, and 20 Mile.

All rides take you through stunning areas of natural beauty and colorful history, from the majestic Table Rocks of Sam’s Valley, to the sparkling Rogue River, the experience will be one you won’t soon forget.

Check out the website above for more information, or to volunteer at a rest stop, contact Julia Hendricks by email at rubyerider@gmail.com.



There are many more events in Oregon and California that may interest you.   Check out these pages, organized by month:

Oregon Bicycle Calendar

California Bicycle Calendar