Bella events are for dues current members of the Bend Bella Cyclists.  Non-members are welcome on their first ride without a membership but must sign a waiver and give it to the ride leader before the ride.  Please note that this privilege may only be used once — you must become a member before attending your second Bella ride.  To become a member, please join HERE.

Our Ride Coordinator, Amy Brannan, 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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September 2020

Dodd’s Loop Road Ride

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Sky Park, 21690 Neff Rd
Bend, OR 97701 US
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This beautiful loop on Bend's east side is just under 30 miles and has about 800 total feet of climbing, all on gentle rollers. The first 10 miles are on a busier road and so, we will mostly be riding single file. The next two thirds have less vehicle traffic and we can relax and enjoy the stunning views. Bring money if you want to purchase a cold beverage or snacks at the Alfalfa Market store where we will regroup…

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Quail Road Out and Back Road Bike Ride Early Bird Version

September 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
69469 Carlton Rd, 69469 Carlton Rd
Sisters, OR 97759 US
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Hello Ladies! Let's do it again! Ride! Then back yard picnic! This beautiful ride takes us from out of Nancy's driveway to just beyond the top of Lower Bridge Road and back. It's 30 miles and has about 1,100' of climbing, that includes, a couple short good climbs. The ride provides stunning views of the Three Sisters, the Deschutes River, and we go by the alpaca farm where there are acres of happy alpaca's. This is a great ride for…

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Quail Road Out and Back Road Bike Ride

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
69469 Carlton Rd, 69469 Carlton Rd
Sisters, OR 97759 US
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Hello Ladies! Let's do it again! Ride! Then back yard picnic! This beautiful ride takes us from out of my driveway to just beyond the top of Lower Bridge Road and back. It's 30 miles and has about 1,100' of climbing, that includes, a couple short good climbs. The ride provides stunning views of the Three Sisters, the Deschutes River, and we go by the alpaca farm where there are acres of happy alpaca's. This is a great ride for…

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BELLA Hike! Hike Tumalo Mountain (Group 2)

September 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Dutchman Flat Sno-Park Bend, OR 97701 US + Google Map

9/1/20 UPDATE: SINCE WE HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE ON THE WAITLIST TO HAVE TWO HIKES, WE'RE GOING TO ADD ANOTHER HIKE. THE PEOPLE WHO AREN'T ON THE WAITLIST WILL BEGIN AT 9:00 AM. THE SECOND GROUP WILL START A HALF HOUR EARLIER AT 8:30AM. THOSE ON THE WAIT LIST WILL BE ADDED TO THE SECOND HIKE. I WILL BE THERE FOR EACH START TO PROVIDE INFORMATION, BUT WILL HIKE WITH THE SECOND GROUP. This hike will be limited to 6 people…

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BELLA Hike! Hike Tumalo Mountain (Group 1)

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dutchman Flat Sno-Park Bend, OR 97701 US + Google Map

9/1/20 UPDATE: SINCE WE HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE ON THE WAITLIST TO HAVE TWO HIKES, WE'RE GOING TO ADD ANOTHER HIKE. THE PEOPLE WHO AREN'T ON THE WAITLIST WILL BEGIN AT 9:00 AM. THE SECOND GROUP WILL START A HALF HOUR EARLIER AT 8:30AM. THOSE ON THE WAIT LIST WILL BE ADDED TO THE SECOND HIKE. I WILL BE THERE FOR EACH START TO PROVIDE INFORMATION, BUT WILL HIKE WITH THE SECOND GROUP. This hike will be limited to 6 people…

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Bend Bella Cyclists Book Club

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Dr
Bend, OR 97702 US
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Our September book club meeting will take place on Thursday, September 10th at 5:30pm in the Boardroom at the Club. We will be discussing ‘Heft’ by Liz Moore and choosing a book for our October meeting. ‘Heft’ by Liz Moore: Arthur Opp weighs 550 pounds and hasn’t left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Twenty miles away, in Yonkers, seventeen-year-old Kel Keller navigates life as the poor kid in a rich school and pins his hopes on what seems…

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South Twin Lake Road Ride

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fall River Hatchery, 15055 S Century Dr
Bend, OR 97707 US
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22.8 miles400 ft elevation gainRoute: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33055811 Fall should leave us with little traffic on this rural South Century Drive gentle road climb up to twin lakesThe ride will start at at parking area that is 6 miles from Big River Boat launch and 2 miles from the Fish Hatchery turn off. So it figures to be a couple of miles longer than the GPS route above which starts at a different parking placeBring water and a snack, not sure that…

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South Twin Lake Road Ride #2

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fall River Hatchery, 15055 S Century Dr
Bend, OR 97707 US
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This will be the second group for this ride. 22.8 miles400 ft elevation gainRoute: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33055811 Fall should leave us with little traffic on this rural South Century Drive gentle road climb up to twin lakesThe ride will start at at parking area that is 6 miles from Big River Boat launch and 2 miles from the Fish Hatchery turn off. So it figures to be a couple of miles longer than the GPS route above which starts at a different…

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NEW BELLAS Ride and Distanced Picnic

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
64150 Tanglewood Dr, 64150 Tanglewood Dr
Bend, OR 97701 US
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This ride is for NEW MEMBERS to get out and meet other Bellas and explore some Tumalo icons.We'll meet at Mimi's house, 64150 Tanglewood Rd. One group of 6 will start at 9:00 led by Mimi and a second group will be led by Nancy Whitlatch and will start at 9:30. If you ride faster than 12 miles per hour, sign up for the second group. Please park on the street. We'll briefly go over Bella rules of the road…

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New Bend Bella Member Ride (2nd Group) and Socially Distancing Picnic

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
64150 Tanglewood Dr, 64150 Tanglewood Dr
Bend, OR 97701 US
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This ride is for any Bend Bella NEW member to get out and meet other Bella's and explore some Tumalo icons.We'll meet at Mimi's house at 64150 Tanglewood Drive. One group of 6 will start at 9:00 led by Mimi and a second group will will start at 9:30 and will be led by Nancy. If you ride faster than 12 miles per hour, sign up for the 2nd group. Please park on the street. We'll briefly go over Bella…

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