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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERE are some suggestions for rides.
Let’s Go to Portland – Ride Like a Girl!
August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 3:00 pm
UPDATE AS OF JULY 24:
Here is what the RLAG group has put together to date:
Wednesday August 14 potluck at Carolyn’s home (Cedar Mill / NW Portland area) (address will be provided to those who RSVP for the event)
Thursday August 16: We’ll bike the Banks-Vernonia Trail with an option to add Timber Road. Specific distances/routes TBA, but there should be something for everyone. More details coming – RSVP to get updates as the plan develops and join us for a great day of riding one of our favorite routes.
• Shorter (~20 miles) option TBD
• Banks to Vernonia and back (42 miles)
• North Plains – Vernonia – Timber Road (about 70 miles (with climbing),
Friday August 17 – Portland ride this will be a morning ride of ~30 miles closer to downtown Portland. Biking around the Willamette and up into North Portland, we want to enjoy some of the lovely sights Portland is known for: the new Tillikum Bridge, Eastbank Esplanade, Cathedral Park, Willamette Avenue, etc.
Routes will be provided soon.
So far, I do not see in the comments that anyone wants to carpool or stay with an RLAG member. I did post those questions in MeetUp and they should have popped up when you RSVP’d but if you answered, I don’t see it so PLEASE PLEASE let me know in Comments. If you don’t post anything there, I’ll assume you do not want to carpool and have made your own arrangements for a place to stay.
It’s our turn to be hosted! The Ride Like a Girl cycling club is inviting Bend Bellas to ride some of their favorite rides in the Portland area. While the rides have not been determined, they intend to pick road rides in rural areas. Expect narrow roads with no shoulders or bike lanes.
Please use the RSVP function on MeetUp to let me know you want to join this fun time in Oregon’s big city. Use the comment section to tell me if you’d like to stay with a RLAG member and if you’d like to carpool with one of your fellow Bellas. Once we know who all is going, we’ll figure out the specifics. Also, post any questions in the comment section and I’ll answer them as plans develop.