Touring wine country on wheels

Touring wine country on wheels

Mary Noble and her friends think that riding their bikes to local wineries makes everything taste better: the varieties of red, white and rose wines as well as their packed snacks.
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The emerald necklace

The emerald necklace

Cyclists and joggers know the Bear Creek Greenway as one of Southern Oregon's best places to get some outdoor exercise without traveling too far from home. But you don't have to be a diehard runner or a heart-pounding cyclist to enjoy an outing on the Greenway. There are plenty of things to see and do for those who opt for a slower pace.
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Families  on Wheels

Families on Wheels

From mountain parks to picturesque little towns and greenways, Southern Oregon offers all sorts of options for family-friendly bike rides.
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Pushing the limits

Pushing the limits

When Corey Hartgrave won the wheelchair division of Medford's Pear Blossom 10-mile race last Saturday, it was merely a warmup for a much bigger challenge.
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Getting there is half the fun (or more)

There are two basic ways to tackle a mountain on a bike. You can have someone shuttle you and your machine to the top, or you can start the old-fashioned way — from the bottom.
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Online vote could land grant for Prescott Park bike trail

Online voting started Monday for grant program that could help local mountain bikers build a showpiece "flow trail" in Medford's Prescott Park.
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Spring on the Mountain

Spring on the Mountain

A low-snow winter has meant that mountain bikers, not skiers, have been getting all the downhill action.
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How Eight Dollar Mountain ate my bike

Every scar on a mountain biker tells a story. If you ride for long enough, you're bound to crash. For me, the worst crash I had took me off of my old bike and onto a new one, and left me with an injury that I'm not sure will ever fully heal.
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Grinding the Granite in sunny Forest Park

Summer is making an early appearance this year. Thanks, global warming! This week, I took advantage of the sunny weather and visited Jacksonville's popular Forest Park for some great downhill.
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Striking fear into hikers' hearts

I've decided to adopt this rugged region as my namesake, and call myself "The Rogue Rider."
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Getting white knuckles on Little Grayback

On the first day of 2014, dozens of local mountain bikers converged on Applegate Lake to ride the trail that zigzags around its shore.
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Introductions: A man and his bike

Introductions: A man and his bike

Let's face it. I'm addicted to dirt. On the street, it's variously called mud, earth or soil, but it's the same stuff. When I'm on it, I feel like I'm flying.
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Mile added to the Rogue River Greenway

GOLD HILL — The Rogue River Greenway will be extended by nearly a mile next summer, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners decided Wednesday.
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Get ready to suffer

Get ready to suffer

Cyclist Doug Striley's introduction to cyclocross impressed him for what it is as much as for what it isn't.
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Hundreds of bicyclists undeterred by wet roads in sixth annual Ride the Rogue

Hundreds of bicyclists undeterred by wet roads in sixth annual Ride the Rogue

ROGUE RIVER — Rain couldn't keep the riders away.
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Wired for winning

Wired for winning

Nine years ago, Jade Wilcoxson was a 26-year-old with a brand-new doctorate in physical therapy. Life looked bright.
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Wonders of cycling the McKenzie River Trail

Wonders of cycling the McKenzie River Trail

Oregon's outdoor wonders boggle the mind: Crater Lake, Oregon Caves, Cascades, Columbia River, the Rogue River, the coast, the high desert and a staggering 49 wilderness areas. This amazing geography affords diverse adventures: backpacking, hunting, cycling, salmon and steelhead fishing, white-water kayaking, surfing, hiking and mountain biking. It is the reason I live in Oregon.
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Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Southern Oregon's largest bicycle club wants bicyclists to start thinking of themselves as drivers rather than riders, and it's teaching classes to do just that.
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Roxy Ann Peak may get larger bike network

Roxy Ann Peak may get larger bike network

A world-class mountain bike trail system could crisscross Prescott Park around Roxy Ann Peak in the near future.
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Up and over 'The Rogue River Ramble'

Up and over 'The Rogue River Ramble'

The State of Jefferson is a dream for mountain bikers and road cyclists, with hundreds of challenging single-tracks in the Sikiyous and Cascades and miles and miles of paved, scenic, rural roads.
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Riding the Several Lakes Loop

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