Saturday, February 24, 2018

Save the date- Bike In Movie coming -Saturday Sept 19!

HI Portland Hawthorne Hostel’s 12th Annual – Bike-in Movie This year in conjunction with Hostelling International USA’s Global Sleep for Peace Program In honor of World Peace Day – Sept 21 Saturday, Sept 19th 4-6pm First Annual Bike for Peace Ride Begins at HI Portland NW – 425 NW 18th Ave Crosses the new Tilikum […]

Skamania County’s bike-friendly transit to the Gorge expands to weekends

Reposted from by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on April 28th, 2014 at 10:35 am Starting May 1, you’ll have transit access to Cascade Locks seven days a week. (Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) As bike tourism booms in and around Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge areas, there’s a growing interest in transit service. With a […]

So many Adventure Cycling routes to choose from!

Portland is a great “Gateway” to bicycle tours because of how many different cycle-touring routes are nearby! And four of those routes are mapped by the great non-profit Adventure Cycling Association: the Lewis and Clark, Sierra Cascades, TransAmerica, and Pacific Coast.

Bicycling Resources and Links

Here’s some bike links to help you out.

To and from the south (Salem, Eugene) by bicycle

Though not as common or as popular as biking to The Coast, The Columbia Gorge, or north to Seattle and Vancouver, BC, there is a decent route down the valley known as the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway.

Portland-Gateway to Bicycle Touring

Portland is a great place for bicycle touring, and the Hawthorne Hostel is an awesome base for your Northwestern bicycle exploration!

Bicycling to the Columbia Gorge and eastern destinations

If you’re heading to or from the east on bicycle, you’re in for a treat! The Columbia River Gorge offers excellent riding and unparalleled scenery.

To and from the Oregon Coast by bicycle

Chances are if you are bicycle touring through the area, you’re either on your way to or from the Oregon Coast in order to ride the Pacific Coast Bicycle Route. If you are, you are in store for a great ride! And these directions will help you bike between Portland and the coast.

Bicycle Touring Discount

We offer bicycle tourists a $5 discount a night!

From the north (Seattle/Vancouver BC) to Portland by bike

Bicycle directions from Vancouver BC and Seattle to Portland.