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South Coast Bike Festival

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 6:00 pm PDT

South Coast Bike Festival is a weekend celebration of riding bikes and exploring the stunning scenery of the South Coast and the town of Port Orford. The weekend includes both scheduled rides & activities with time for you to explore the area on your own.

Saturday’s rides include mountain & fat bikes and activities that can be enjoyed on any type of bike.

Sunday’s ride is considered a “road ride” although all bike types are welcome.

The South Coast Bike Festival is Oregon Ride’s final event of the season, bringing together all types of cycling enthusiasts to enjoy a weekend on the Southern Coast with camping, bike riding, beach activities, scheduled rides, parties, bonfires, and local beer! We hope you can join us. Our motto for the weekend is #BringAllTheBikes

Friday, September 27, 2019
6-8PM Welcome Party & Festival Check In
A great start to the weekend with music, welcome beverage and snacks.

Location: Coast Health Center’s new site (the old Umpqua Bank building) 716 NE, US-101, Port Orford, OR 97465.

Saturday, September 28, 2019
10AM Fat Bike and Mountain Bike Trail Ride at Cape Blanco led by local bike club WRCMBA.

Location: Meet at the Lighthouse at Cape Blanco State Park.

11AM “Scenic Scavenger Hunt.”
Explore the breathtaking scenery and cute town of Port Orford by bike! The Scenic Scavenger Hunt will take you around some of the most breathtaking views in Port Orford as well as hidden gems in the town. All bike types welcome, but Fat Bikes will have bonus ride time on the beach.
Location: Battle Rock Park & Visitors Center

There will also be a “Street Fair” happening in Port Orford from 10-2PM and riders are encouraged to stop in and enjoy food, drinks, and music.

5-7PM Fat Bike Beach party (everyone is welcome):
If you don’t have a Fat Bike you can rent one (see below) or just come down to the beach and enjoy the fun activities, food, beer & bonfire.

Location: Cape Blanco State Park Beach South

Beach Activities will include:

Race Ride w/ obstacles from Cape Blanco to Elk River & back
Bunny hop contest
Limbo contest
Slow Race
Smallest Circle competition
Track stand competition
Log pull
Music
Bonfire (depending on fire restrictions)
Brats & Beer

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bike Ride (Coast Health Ride for Life)

7:30AM Check In & Registration
Start & End Location: Coast Health Center’s new site (the old Umpqua Bank building) 716 NE, US-101, Port Orford, OR 97465.
For detailed route maps, elevations & turn by turn directions: https://ridewithgps.com/events/100567-south-coast-bike-festival

9AM Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Ride begins for Full & Medium Ride
Option 1: Full Ride 61+ miles
Option 2: Medium Ride 44 miles

12PM Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Ride begins for Short Ride
Option 3: Short Ride 7 miles begins

Option to drive yourself to the Salmon Hatchery and do only the Elk River section of the ride which is a total of 22.5 miles out & back.

1-5PM After ride party
Enjoy taco’s, beer, music, and raffle after the ride.
Location: Coast Health Center’s new site (the old Umpqua Bank building) 716 NE, US-101, Port Orford, OR 97465.

*Note: the Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway is a beautiful ride along some of the Southern Oregon Coast’s most breathtaking sites. You are not on a separated bike path. You will be riding with some traffic (although very light) as this is a road ride. For more details on the Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway: https://traveloregon.com/things-to-do/outdoor-recreation/bicycling/wild-rivers-coast-scenic-bikeway/

All rides are an out and back and will have rest areas with light snacks & hydration mechanical support, SAG, and radio communications support along the way.

Venue

Port Orford
Port Orford, OR 97465 United States + Google Map

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