Bend is a paradise for cyclists and a mecca for outdoor enthusiast. There will be something for every cyclist, whether you like road cycling, mountain biking, trails or leisurely cruising. According to Central Oregon Trail Alliance Chairman Woody Starr. “If you were to draw a circle around Bend representing a one hour drive to a trail head, I’m told there is over 1,200 miles of trails.”
Your ride will be scenic and smooth through high desert plateaus and rock formations. Wherever you look, there will be snow-capped peaks on the horizon. Several routes within the Three Sisters Scenic Bikeway have been officially designated by the State of Oregon as Oregon Scenic Bikeways. You can start a few of the road cycling routes from Bend, like: Twin Bridges Loop and The Bachelor Party Out & Back and Bend to Sunriver. www.visitbend.com has a wealth of biking information to plan your trip.
With over 300 miles of singletrack, Bend caters to riders of all abilities. From beginners and kid-friendly tracks to downhill and dirt-jumping. Mt. Bachelor Bike Park offers lift served access to additional 13 miles of downhill oriented trails.
You will have plenty of bike shops in Bend that offer high quality bike rental, to choose from. To plan your next trip to Bend, www.visitbend.com has a wealth of useful biking information so you can make the most of your visit.