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April 2021

Easier Deschutes River MTN Bike Ride

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lava Island Trailhead Bend, OR 97702 US + Google Map

Easier Deschutes River MTN Bike Ride Contact Info: Carol Terzi at 541-389-6059 When: Thursday, April 22 Where: Meet at the Lava Island Day Use Area .... READY TO ROLL at 11:00 am **** Be advised that there is a LOT of roadwork on the Westside of Bend so plan accordingly. **** This will be limited to 8 riders, in order to stay within the Bella guidelines for social distancing. Masks are strongly encouraged during our pre-ride remarks and during our…

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Solid Intermediate MTB: Phil’s classic

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phil’s Trailhead Bend, OR 97701 US + Google Map

Intermediate paced ride from Phil's Trailhead. Very short breaks at major intersections. PLEASE DON'T SIGN UP FOR THIS RIDE IF YOU RODE THIS PAST THURSDAY WITH SUSANITA OR CATHERINE.((YOU ARE WELCOME TO SIGN UP AFTER 5PM SUNDAY IF THERE IS SPACE AND YOU RODE THURSDAY)) THANKS, I'm trying to get those who have not had a chance to get on a ride to have a chance. We’ll take Ben’s to Voodoo. Then Voodoo to Voodoo Child. Then Ticket to Ride…

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Horse Butte Mtn Bike Ride

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Horse Butte Trail Head, 1815 Forest Service Road
Bend, or 97701 US
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Distance: 10 mile loopElevation gain: 662'Pace: Slow and easyViews: AmazingRWGPS link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12818452 Meet at the trailhead, ready to roll out by 11am.Take advantage of the beautiful weather to do a fun 10 miler on your mountain bike. This route is good for Bellas with previous experience riding on single track. There are some short rocky sections and a little climbing.My pace is slow and steady and I will lead from behind. Everybody can ride their own pace and we will…

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Intermediate MTB: Storm King

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cascade lakes welcome station, 18500 cascade lakes national scenic byway
Bend, or 97702 US
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Organizer Susanita (202) 413-2693 This is an early season intermediate mountain bike ride from the visitor center. There are a few rocky sections that most people walk ... I walk them! We’ll keep an intermediate pace with frequent stops to regroup. We’ll probably get more spread out when we’re climbing because everyone has their own climbing pace but as soon as possible after a climb we’ll regroup. NO ONE WILL BE LEFT BEHIND. This isn’t a technical trail but it…

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Advanced Beginner Gravel Ride: “Dirty” Twin Bridges

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
64150 Tanglewood Dr, 64150 Tanglewood Dr
Bend, OR 97701 US
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Organizer: Mimi Graves 541-419-9616 or [email protected] This will be limited to 8 riders, in order to stay within the Bella COVID guidelines . Masks are strongly encouraged during our pre-ride remarks and during our rest stops. Our pace will be a moderate 10-11 mph since it is early in the season. Our starting point will be my driveway as we'll head out on Hunnell Road right behind my house. You can park on either side of the street at the…

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Adv. Beginner MTB: Horse Butte Loop

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horse Butte Trail Head, 1815 Forest Service Road
Bend, or 97701 US
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Distance: 10 mile loopElevation gain: 662'Pace: Mellow advanced beginner paceViews: AmazingRWGPS link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32101447 Meet at the trailhead, ready to roll out by 11 am. Take advantage of the beautiful weather to do a fun 10 miler on your mountain bike. This route is good for Bellas with previous experience riding on single track. There are some short rocky sections and a little climbing. Everybody can ride their own pace and we will regroup as needed. Bring snacks for a break…

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Horse Butte out and back

April 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Horse Butte Trailhead Bend, OR 97702 US + Google Map

SEE UPDATE BELOW************ 2nd UPDATE******* MILES: 9.8ELEVATION GAIN: 609GPS ROUTE: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34533110BIKING SKILLS: Very advanced beginner/low intermediate Ready to roll at 11:30 amMeet in Horse Butte parking area Turn off the unpaved Horse butte road at the usual spot but do not park there. The other group will be parked there. Keep going about a half mile to the large parking area across from the trailhead signLook for the white Toyota van in that parking area across from the starting trailhead…

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May 2021

SOLID INTERMEDIATE: STORM KING, GRAND SLAM, TTR NORTH

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cascade Lakes Welcome Station (Ranger Station), 18500 Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway
Bend, OR 97702 US
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This will be for intermediate riders at a quicker pace and less stops than an advanced beginner ride. BUT, no rider will be left behind. Starting from Visitor's Center on Century Ride: CATCH AND RELEASE>STORM KING>ACROSS CENTURY DRIVE>CONTINUE ON STORM KING>GRAND SLAM>TICKET TO RIDE NORTH>VISITOR'S CENTER. This ride is approx 15+ miles with an approximate climbing of 1500' which should take approximately 2.5-3 hours. One always has the option of leaving the ride and going ahead on one's own if…

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Intermediate MTB: Mrazek Out & Back

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
B-S Logging Road, B-S Logging Rd
Bend, OR 97703 US
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Organizer Susanita (202) 413-2693 Let’s ride Mrazek. The Mrazek Trail is maintained by Phil Meglasson (the Phil of Phil’s trail) and is not maintained by COTA. It’s a very, very fun trail and one of my favorites! You can expect lots of twists and turns, tight corners and Phil’s unique flavor of trail design along the way. There’s also a very fun but short swoopy roller coaster section on the ride back. It’s 7 miles out and 7 miles back…

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Eastside Airport Ride with Butler Market Detour

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Pine Nursery Park, 3750 NE Purcell Blvd
Bend, OR 97701 US
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Organizer: Marsha Wolfson; [email protected]; 908-578-1922 This ride is for women who want to ride approximately 19 miles at an average pace of 11-13 mph. Please don't sign up if you are a stronger, faster rider, or if you cannot ride 20 miles at this pace. This is a scenic route on mostly low traffic roads, with views of the mountains, and some livestock. It goes around the Bend Airport and it is fairly flat. We will start at Pine Nursery…

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