Whether you’re into road biking, mountain biking or in-town cruising, Oregon has the trails and bike paths to suit your cycling. We have the only Scenic Bikeways program in the nation as well as world class single-track mountain bike trails winding through deep forests and along wild rivers.
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Oregon Scenic Bikeways
The very best of Oregon on two wheels
Here in Oregon, a bike ride is often more than just a bike ride. It’s a chance to spend time with good friends, slow down and pedal at your own pace, and take in the countryside and a good meal. It also is why we have designated our most scenic rides, the best of the very best, as Oregon Scenic Bikeways. So what are you waiting for? Grab your bike and see for yourself.
an ItineraryPortland’s Bike and Brew Tour
Beer and bike cultures naturally overlap, and not just because beer tastes great after a long ride. Exploring the city’s beer scene through pedal power is an unforgettable experience. Not only can you indulge in two of Portland’s greatest…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryRide the Sandy Ridge Trail
As a dirt lover, I’ve been hankering to check out the Sandy Ridge Trail, which holds a special place as the mountain biking single-track closest to Portland. Located just east of the town of Sandy on the southwest flank of Mt. Hood, the system’s…Continue reading this story…
an ItineraryRiding the Old West Scenic Bikeway
There’s a little-known secret about cycling in Oregon: Some of the best riding in the state isn’t in Portland or even along the Pacific Coast. You have to cross the Cascade Mountains and head into the open country of Eastern Oregon, where cows…Continue reading this story…
an ItineraryRide the McKenzie River Trail
The only major controversy surrounding the McKenzie River Trail (MRT) is whether it is the best mountain bike trail in Oregon or the whole country. When I worked in a bike shop years ago, I pitched it to customers as the state’s top trail, though…Continue reading this story…
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I’d like to get information about bicycling the entire length of the OC&E Woods Line State Trail. I’d like to hear from someone who has actually done it. I’m interested in the best type of bicycle to use, is an off-road touring bike OK (Salsa Fargo, for instance), recommended tire size, water availability (streams, creeks, etc.), location of the trailhead in the Sycan Marsh, and so on. I haven’t been able to get much information from people who have cycled on the trail. Thanks.
I have not been on the OC&E Woods Line State Trail, but I found some people who have. Most helpful was Zach Gilmour at Hutch's Bicycles in Klamath Falls (541-850-2453). He has ridden most of the trail and here is what he says: Best type of bicycle to use: "It's soft gravel for nearly all of it (the last seven or eight miles of it closest to Klamath Falls are paved). For what I've ri…