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Bike Your (NEWEST) Park Day

This coming Saturday, September 24, is national “Bike Your Park Day.”  But before you start flipping through your mental files of favorite parks for one last fall ride, we’d like to suggest something different. 377 more words

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Recollections from the Old Road

(Special thanks to Kristen Stallman of the Oregon Department of Transportation for this  feature.  ODOT encourages you to share your story:  kristen.stallman@odot.state.or.us 603 more words

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Celebrate 100 years of the Historic Columbia River Highway

Events this summer

Hailed “King of Roads,” Historic Route 30 was officially dedicated on June 7, 1916, with a dazzling affair that drew the attention of the nation and the world. 573 more words


On the Downs of Ups and Ups of Downs

One week into this great excursion and Matty and I have already seen so many things new and different and breathtaking in the Pacific Northwest. The light paints in a palette it reserves only for this magical region; there is no buzz of urgency amongst its people, no boxes to contain the many shapes that reside here. 558 more words

Just Hello

Bike Overnight to Oxbow Regional Park, 9-10 Feb 2016

Well, this report won’t be a long one, but I will sum it up thusly:

It happened! And it was good.

I had nice weather early in the week, with sunny skies and a high nearing 60F/16C on Tuesday February 9. 674 more words

Bike Camping

Planning for the Big One-Oh-Oh

On June 7, 2016 (and during the months that follow) the Columbia River Gorge will be celebrating.  Our favorite traveling companion is turning 100!  And what a long, winding road it has been.   335 more words
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Ice Castle on Thor's Heights

Winter storms have hit early and hard this year in the Columbia River Gorge.  Wind gusts are consistently in the 70 mph-range and ice still coats the trees, roads, and buildings around Crown Point.   187 more words

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