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Our Ride Coordinator, Audrey Murray, can help you map out rides and/or suggest routes of your preferred length and level of difficulty. You can contact her at [email protected].

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Deschutes River MTN Bike Ride

May 11, 2022 @ 3:30 am - 5:30 am

**Deschutes River MTN Bike Ride: Lava Island Falls to Slough Day Use Area and back**
Contact Info: Moe Slater at 541-390-6569 or [email protected].

When: Wednesday, May 11th

Where: Meet at the Lava Island Day Use Area for pre-ride meeting and gear check at 10:15 …. READY TO ROLL at 10:30
***Forest Service Pass required [](

This ride is for those who are comfortable riding on single track and pine cones…lots of pine cones! This ride is **NOT** suitable for TRUE beginners. We will be riding on single and double track and old forest service roads at a conversational pace. Expect beautiful views of the Deschutes River.

We will briefly stop at the Slough Day Use Area for a snack before continuing back on part of the Deschutes River Trail. There is a restroom available. Bring snacks and water.

NO E-bikes are allowed on this ride

Lunch/beer after at Cascades Lakes Brewery for those interested.

Route Details: This ride is 9.4 miles with an elevation gain of 350′.

You MUST sign up to go on this ride. After you press ATTEND, be sure to fill out the “Complete Your RSVP” form with your cell number and Emergency Contact info, then press SUBMIT.

*****Bella rides are “no-drop” rides and no one will be left behind. In consideration of others, we ask that you choose a ride that is close to your skill level based on the description given of the ride.

If you choose to leave the group by going significantly faster or slower, or taking a different route, you have an obligation to let the leader know. When you leave the group, you are on your own.

No guests are allowed on this ride. You MUST be a current paid Bella member to attend.

Rain cancels the ride. Check MeetUp by 8am on the morning of the ride for any updates.


May 11, 2022
3:30 am - 5:30 am


Lava Island Trailhead
Bend, OR 97702 US + Google Map


Bend Bella Cyclists Meetup
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