Tour de Lane Offers first Bicycle Ride to the Oregon Coast
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Cyclists will see all of Lane County's geographic drama on display in this ride- farmland, mountains and ocean.
Riders can also enjoy a beer on the beach in Winchester Bay and get a shuttle back in time for saturday night's catered dinner.
The three day festival has multiple rides of varying length and difficulty. On the Bike Builder's'Tour riders will have the chance to visit three, local, high-end bicycle manufacturing facilities. The Wine Country Ride will take cyclists through some of the many award-winning wineries in the area. And finally, the Supported Century ride will take cyclists to the Oregon Coast.
The events kick off at 7:00 a.m., Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2 until the last rider returns. The ride showcases the beauties of Lane County including Fern Lake, Springfield, RIchardson Park, Eugene and Junction City. Visit Tour de Lane's website for more information.
Related Slideshow: 10 Apps That Are Changing Biking
Whether its optimizing fitness, making cycling safer, or a way to make a few bucks, these cycling apps are changing the way people ride their bikes:
This app is designed for cyclists who want to do indoor spinning classes, but don’t have the time or the money attend class. The free app coaches you through customizable workouts, from beginner to advanced, and allows you to track calories and listen to your own music or selected playlists.
Record your ride, and learn your speed, distance, pedal revolutions per minute, as welll as how much power you're generating while tracking your changes over time.
The app also lets you post your workout through social media and email your route to friends and family, so they can get live updates from your ride.
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