Monday, October 24, 2016

Bicycling Resources and Links

Ride Oregon Ride–Provided by the state’s tourism association, it covers all aspects of bike travel in the state, such as routes, services, lodging, etc.

Oregon Scenic Bikeways–Oregon’s innovative Scenic Bikeways program offers the very best of Oregon’s scenic, historic, natural and cultural experiences – from the seat of a bike.

Portland Sag Wagon–A shuttle and concierge service for self-supported bicycle tourists. Skiers, Hikers, Kayakers, Surfers and Sailors also welcome.

The Bike Concierge–A shuttle and concierge service for self-supported bicycle tourists. They also offer a “bike ship” service, where one can ship their bike to them, and they will meet them at the airport, train station, or the like with an assembled bike!

Oregon State Parks Bicycle Info–Information about bikes in the parks.

Oregon Hiker-Biker Campsites–Listing of hiker-biker campsites available in Oregon State Parks. Hiker-biker sites are for the exclusive use of those arriving by foot or bike. And the best part is the price-$5 a night per person (at most locations)!

Portland Office of Transportation Bicycle Program–Everything to know about bicycles in Portland! Tons of resources and links.–Portland’s best website for bicycle news, views, and information.

Shift to Bikes–SHIFT revels in expressing Portland’s creative bike culture through performance events and bike fun intended to highlight the positive contributions of bicycling for the community at large. They host the annual Pedalpalooza bicycle festival in June. Check out their calendar for fun events.

Cycle Wild–Provides people with the resources they need in order to explore the natural world by bike. They also provide a calendar of camping trips scheduled by local individuals and organizations within a day’s ride of Portland.

Bicycles on Amtrak–Information on bringing your bike with you on the train.–Online message board about all things bike around the world.

State Bicycle Coordinators (via Transcendental Transcontinental)–List of every state’s bike info. Good way to get maps if you are planning a tour!

Adventure Cycling Association–America’s premier member-based bicycle touring group. They research and produce cycling maps for their Adventure Cycling Route Network, one of the largest route networks in the world at 38,158 miles (and growing).