Why yes, I have been thinking a lot about bike camping and touring lately. It seems like I’ve talked about it weekly on this blog, especially since I just did my first “camping” trip in awhile. What can I say? I like doing it. But I realized something: all of the upcoming trips I’m thinking… Continue Reading →
Cycle Wild Bike Touring 102 workshop, Wed 2 April
Hey folks, after teaching a few Bike Touring 101 workshops, we realize that some of you want something more. Some of you have experience, but just want more help in the planning process. So we’ve decided to craft a workshop around that. Here are the details: Have you toured before, or are planning a bicycle… Continue Reading →
Camping Report: Cycle Wild Sunset Falls, 13-14 April 2013
The group at Lucia Falls. How was the camping trip last weekend to Sunset Falls, you may ask? I’ll boil it down into one word: Wet. A camping trip during April in Cascadia is always a crapshoot. Yes, there are plenty of nice days, but when you schedule a camping trip months in advance, like… Continue Reading →
Unofficial Cycle Wild Mid-Week Camping: Metzler Park, Wed 12 Sept-Thurs 13 Sept
Announcing yet another unofficial Cycle Wild mid-week camping trip! Why “midweek”? Fewer people camping, don’t have to worry about full and crowded campgrounds Not everyone has a 9-5 Monday-Friday schedule Some people are unemployed, self-employed, or have flexible schedules Why September? The weather is still good! For most people, summer ends at Labor Day, so… Continue Reading →
So Very Hot: Cycle Wild Bike Camping at Battle Ground Lake Report
The group waiting for departure at Cascades MAX. All photos unless noted otherwise Will Vanlue/Prudent Cyclist The high temperature for Saturday, August 4th in Portland was 102F/39C, and for Sunday, August 5th was 94F/34C. The hottest day of the year so far. What a great day for a bike ride! (Sarcasm.) But thankfully we didn’t… Continue Reading →
Cycle Wild Labor Day Camping Trip: Options, Options.
The Pacific Ocean at Cape Lookout, by pzavit. Yes, I know. We don’t want to think about summer being over, and talk of Labor Day means that summer is starting to wane. But our friends at Cycle Wild like to leave summer with quite the bang, so they are mulling over ideas of what to… Continue Reading →
Where in the US 26/Mt. Hood National Forest corridor should Cycle Wild camp in September?
Yes, yes, the September “Mt. Hood-US 26” corridor trip is still two months away (Sept 21-22), but Cycle Wild is now thinking about the logistics. But where to camp? Cycle Wild has a few choices to pick from. The first one is Tollgate Campground. This campground is on US 26, just east of Rhododendron, about a… Continue Reading →
Cycle Wild overnight bike camping trip to Battle Ground Lake, Aug 4-5. Registration Required
UPDATE 7/27/12: This event is now FULL. Please visit the Eventbrite event page to get on the waiting list. You may have seen the announcement about the next Cycle Wild overnight bicycle camping trip that I’m organizing, to Battle Ground Lake State Park in Clark County, Washington on August 4th and 5th. Cycle Wild has… Continue Reading →