Bike the Bridges with Bend Bikes
The 2019 edition of Bike the Bridges will be held on Sunday, August 18th. Check-in starts at 4:00pm with the ride kicking off around 4:30pm. This fun and family-friendly bicycle ride showcases many of the beautiful vistas you get when crossing the Deschutes River as it passes through Bend. Let this be your excuse to get a little exercise, make friends, and discover new bike routes to commute around town.
The ride starts and ends at The Gear Fix.
The event is free but registration is required. When you register online, be sure to indicate which route you’re interested in.
3 Route Options to Choose From
Family-friendly: 3 miles
This family-friendly 3 mile route includes three bridges and two short sections on road. The majority of this route is on paved trail.
Shorter Ride: just over 7 miles
This 7+ miler will include seven bridges with 99% of the route on pavement but for two very short gravel sections.
Long Ride: almost 12 miles
Over an 11 mile route covering nine bridges mostly on pavement but does have a few gravel miles in the mix north of the 1st Street rapids.