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FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: RidePDX Amps Up the Competition

With blacklights and leaderboard-driven indoor cycling classes, this new South Waterfront studio wants to bring out the road racer in you.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/24/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

A Field Guide to the Best Hiking and Biking Trails in Oregon

34 amazing places to hike, bike, and explore from Hood to the coast—and beyond.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/21/2015
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AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Awful French Airplane Ideas, Chewing Gum in Russia, and the China-Portland Express

This week’s best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/21/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in the Portland Metro Area

No time for a weekend away? Explore the adventures in your own backyard.

  • By Ramona DeNies and Margaret Seiler
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in the Willamette Valley

Wine isn't the only reason to head to the valley, where you'll also find old-growth firs, misty swimming holes, and volcanic switchbacks with killer views.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/20/2015
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BEER

Celebrate National Radler Day at Hopworks BikeBar

The Radler: history's first beer made specifically for cyclists.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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PERSPECTIVES

Portland to Patagonia: The Long (Long, Long) Road South

Last year, Seth McBride became the first-ever quadriplegic cyclist to complete a transcontinental expedition from Portland to the southernmost tip of South America. This is his amazing story.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 02/20/2015
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WINTER BUCKET LIST

A Guide to Northwest Winter Wandering

Plan a perfect day on Mount Hood, layer up for winter biking, or get outta town for a warm-weather escape!

  • By Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, Michael Zusman, and Caleb Diehl
  • Published 12/01/2014
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BEER BULLETIN

Hopwork's Handmade Bike & Beer Festival

The ultimate Oregonian pairing? Bicycles and beer! Combine them in style with this 2-day artisan-powered festival at the brewery.

  • Published 09/09/2014
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SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Eden Dawn, Allison Jones, Margaret Seiler, Michael Zusman, and Maya Seaman
  • Published 08/01/2014
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TRAVEL INSPIRATION

An Epic Oregon Bike Ride

Saddle up your bike for an epic Eastern Oregon adventure on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 07/25/2014
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GET OUT

Your Game Plan For Summitting St. Helens, Hood, and Adams

A trio of nearby peaks beckon—here’s how beginners can start their ascent.

  • By Devan Schwartz
  • Published 07/21/2014
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GET OUT

8 Great Afternoon Hikes and Rides

Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.

  • Published 07/21/2014
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DAY TRIPPER

Transit + Bikes = Adventure!

Give your weekend bike rides a serious boost with these bike-friendly transit options.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/18/2014
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PDX INDEX

Pedalpalooza, By the Numbers

The annual bike event offers way more than the World Naked Bike Ride, no butts about it.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 06/02/2014
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NEWS

Portland Crowned King of Bike Commuting

A new report by the US Census Bureau shows that more Portlanders bike to work than residents of any major US city.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 05/29/2014
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INTERVIEW

25 Great Portland Bike Rides

Todd Roll, founder of Pedal Bike Tours, rounds up local rides for novice bikers in his new book "Pedal Portland: 25 Easy Rides for Exploring the City by Bike." We get the inside scoop on his favorite rides.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 05/09/2014
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OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Adventurers

Seeking the trail less traveled? Whether you’re chasing adrenalin or a bit of solitude, these spots deliver.

  • By John Shewey and Ketzel Levine
  • Published 08/01/2013
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TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway

Oregon's newest scenic bikeway offers 50 miles of horse pastures, pioneer cemeteries, and wetlands.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/01/2013
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