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Eugene, OR 97401
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You’re invited to join our beginner level Saturday morning group ride, starting and ending at Performance Bicycle. The ride is for beginners, those getting back in the saddle, or riders who want to add some variety to their cycling. The ride will last approximately one hour, and will go at an average pace of between 12 and 15 miles per hour. We’ll explore some of the local bike paths and some residential routes, as well. The ride will take place every Saturday morning at 8:00am and is a “No Rider Left Behind” ride. Come out and join us for this fun, non-competitive ride. We can’t wait to see you there.
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Whypass Mountain Bike Trails
Description: Whypass is a homegrown singletrack network built by local mountain bikers. It lies mostly on BLM land just 30 minutes southwest of Eugene and affords over 20 miles of fun, bike-specific singletrack. Whypass trails are defined by their limited sight lines and steep, tight nature built specifically by & for mountain bikers.
Location: Off Carpenter's Bypass in Lorane, OR
McKenzie River Trail
Description: Winding along the crystal-clear, fast-flowing McKenzie River, this classic singletrack trail twists its way through a forested ecosystem characterized by majestic stands of old-growth Douglas fir and a mix of younger trees with a spongy forest floor carpeted in green, glowing ferns and moss-coated logs. The trail is well maintained and full of bridges, stream crossings, waterfalls, and fast twisty sections. If you love to ride forever on singletrack, this trail is sure to please. Trail surface: Singletrack, doubletrack, and bridges.
Difficulty: Intermediate to Advanced Location: Willamette National Forest
Description: This is a shared use trail that winds through conifer woodlands up to a viewpoint overlooking a large swath of the Southern Willamette Valley. The entire trail is well gravelled and well maintained. It gains around 1,000 ft. and is technically easy, but aerobically moderate.
Difficulty: All levels
Location: 52 & Willamette City Park
McKenzie View Road Loop
Description: This relatively flat ride is about 20 miles long, and includes both urban and rural scenery as well as beautiful views of the McKenzie River. This route is a favorite of many Eugene and Springfield residents. The section along the McKenzie has rolling hills and is secluded; there are plenty of food, drink and other resources in the urban sections.
Location: Road Loop in Eugene
Row River Trail
Description: The Row River Trail is a 15.6-mile rail-trail that follows the route of the now abandoned Oregon Pacific & Eastern Railroad line. The trail runs along the scenic shore of the Row River and Dorena Reservoir. Several quaint, covered bridges are located nearby, as is the historic Bohemia Mining area.
Difficulty: All levels
Location: Cottage Grove
Description: This short loop tour is a great introduction to the extensive bikeways in Eugene. The route begins at Alton Baker Park downtown and takes you through cottonwood forest and picturesque parks along the banks of the Willamette River. This is a great family ride with plenty of opportunities to stop and explore the many beautiful parks in Eugene.
Oakridge Trail Network
Location: Oakridge, OR
Brett’s Ride Tip: Never forget why you started riding. Bikes are fun!