Bikes, Beers, Burritos 2013 part 2

November 18, 2013

Oregon! Miles and miles of beautiful singletrack in national forests with old growth and paved logging road access, and overwhelming options of good cheap beer...

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Dirty Fingers Bike Shop in Hood River has beer on tap they offered some solid advice on a ride plan in Mount Hood National Forest.

Day 4 Mt. Hood national forest, Eight Mile and Fifteen Mile loops
37km loop 1205m gain/loss
On the verge of complete exhaustion after climbing back out of the fifteen mile loop and way behind the rest of the crew this was the weather.
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Day 5 Mckenzie River Trail, OR
35kms shuttle 530m gain 1013m loss
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A hearty breakfast stop in Sisters, Oregon
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Day 6 Bend, Tiddlywinks, South Fork, Funner - grand tour
60.6kms loop plus low pickup on Funner 1253m gain 1526m loss bend cafebend cafe
Waiting for breakfast at the local cafe

Tiddlywinks had a bike park feel to it: super buff, lots of air time and big fast berms

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