• High Cascades 100

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    Mudslinger Events- Oregon Outdoor Recreation brings back the High Cascades 100 Saturday July 17th.

    Join friends and family for this 12 year tradition of riding 100 miles across our Central Oregon Cascades. More INFO HERE.

    Starts and ends at the Athletic Club of Bend. Registration is still open. REGISTER HERE.

  • Sasquatch Duro Saturday June 12th

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    Saturday June 12th is the Sasquatch Duro. Cycling and other events are returning this summer and this is a chance to join a live in person gravel grinder in Oakridge. MORE INFO HERE.

    The World of Gravel Cycling is exploding and with that brings Mudslinger Events to Oakridge and Westfir to a place that started many adventures back in the late 1980s when mountain biking was grabbing ahold of the imagination of cyclists.

    “Duro” is slang for severe, so whether you take on the little Squatch, Big Squatch, or the Monster Squatch local bike and community experts Willamette Mountain Mercantile and others will be on hand to support your journey through Sasquatch infested land.
    Remember your lower on…

  • Sisters Stampede 2021 Sunday May 30th

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    In person events are returning folks and it is so nice to see. If you are looking to ride mountain bike this Memorial weekend, you can do it with a fun organized group in Sisters Country.

    The Sisters Stampede was founded off the spirit of adventure and the generosity of the Willitts family (Owners of Five Pine Lodge who sponsor the event) takes this event to a whole new level. MORE INFO HERE. 

    This annual memorial weekend mountain bike race draws a maximum allowed by a permit of 500 riders and features the Peterson Ridge Trail System. What sets this event apart is the community of Sisters Oregon with support from Three Creeks Brewing and our bike shop, Blazin…
  • Redmond Trail Love Tuesdays - COTA Trail Maintenance 5PM - 7PM

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    Want to get out this evening and enjoy the long day with some trail work with COTA. Well, you can do just that tonight May 11th from 5p – 7p in Redmond working on a new trail. Do something meaningful today and join this trail work party. You’ll be glad you did. MORE INFO HERE.

    Join us for easy going trail build out at Cascade View. Planning to work on brand new trail and some rock gardens. There is a small drive down Barr road that can be hazardous for low clearance cars. Tools provided. Please wear sturdy shoes, long pants and gloves. Masks are required. Limit 10 people per group.

  • 8th Annual Bend Bike Swap April 23 - 25

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    Created by Ryan McGlone from Boneyard Cycling, the Bend Bike Swap began as a way to give back to the local community. Ryan brought together volunteers from the Boneyard Team, local bike shops and the cycling community for three days of bikes, bike gear, and cycling enthusiasm. This event is FREE.  MORE INFO HERE.

    When: April 23 – 25 starting at 1030am.

    Where: 549 NW York Dr, Bend

    Although the location of the Bend Bike Swap has changed throughout the past five years, proceeds from the event were always donated to the Bend Endurance Academy, Commute Options, and Mountain Bachelor Sports Education Foundation.

    Starting in 2018, the Bend Bike Swap has been organized by the Bend Endurance Academy and…

  • Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA)

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    March gently ushers in mountain bike season in Central Oregon and we want to throw a shout out to the Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA). If you are riding trails anywhere in Central Oregon from Madras to Lapine you should know and support COTA. There are local chapters in Bend, Crook County, Madras, Redmond, Sisters, and South Deschutes County (Sunriver/Lapine and south).

    This community non-profit does so much work, not only for our trails, but also with land agencies to plan and steward our world class trail system. Consider being active in your local chapter.

    There is a lot going on at COTA right now and the March COTA newsletter is full of lots of information for each chapter.…

  • Mountain Biking Central Oregon In Winter

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    Central Oregon Mountain Biking in Winter can be open and good, you just need to know when and where to go. Important in knowing when is understanding the freeze thaw cycle. It’s really really important to maintaining our trails. Central Oregon Trail Alliance is our local organization that conducts trail maintenance, implements signage, and works with other agencies to manage and designate our trail systems. In their New Year’s letter they explain why it’s so important to NOT RIDE when it’s muddy. Below is an excerpt of the letter. MORE INFO HERE.

    From Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA)

    Why do we talk about freeze/thaw conditions every year? Because of the moderate winters we have here, the soils in…

  • Powderhound Preview & Fundraiser Nov 18 -22

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    THE SHOW MUST GO ON! And so the Powder Hound Preview to winter will continue this year as an online event. This is the gathering that has  brought together the winter sports community to watch local films, share stoke, and donate to great non-profits all at a fun filled night at our local Tower Theater each November. That can’t happen this year so get your covid pod together this evening and sit back and watch this year’s Powder Hound Preview & Fundraiser from the comfort of your home.

    Starts Wednesday Nov 18th and new episodes each night through the 22nd, Hosted by Pine Mountain Sports.  This is an online event. Pine Mountain Sport’s Dan McGarigle…

  • Oregon Cancer Bike Out 2020 - Bend

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    Saturday October 10, 2020. The event is Free!

    Due to Covid-19, we are only operating the Bend event.  More INFO HERE. 

    There are some changes and options for the event this year due to restrictions and safety around Covid-19.

    You can choose from these ride options:

    Self Shuttles – Bring your own shuttle vehicles and set up a ride or two based on your own interests. Loop Rides – There are a number of great loop rides to and from Wanoga.  Down Tiddlywinks and up Funner is one example. Reverse Shuttle – We can help you drop one shuttle vehicle off in the AM and shuttle the driver back to Wanoga. Example: You have a group of 4 riding.…
  • Gravicross 2020

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    GraviCross is back September 12 & 13 at Mt. Bachelor. More INFO HERE.

    On Saturday, think bikes, downhill riding, XC racing, slope-styling and gravel-grinding…smash them all together into one event and you have the 4th Annual ‘GraviCross’ race, presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Company at Mt. Bachelor. This bike park inspired course will consist of approximately 5 miles of next level FUN!

    The course will require riders to navigate over uphill climbs, downhill sections, bike park features, drops, berms, rock gardens, and other surprising obstacles. There will be multiple divisions with different time allotments — the fastest rider wins, with time bonuses for features and uphill sections taken into consideration. Prizes will also be awarded to men’s and women’s competitors with…