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Cycle Oregon: Ready to Roll

Cycle Oregon: Ready to Roll

Credit: Frank Mungeam

by Frank Mungeam

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Posted on September 14, 2010 at 12:18 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 4:30 AM

Cycle Oregon is once again set to roll for a week-long, two-wheeled tour of the state.

This year's route features Eastern Oregon, a brief detour into Eastern Washington, and includes a visit to the centennial edition of the Pendleton Roundup.

The ride starts Sunday September 12 in Elgin. More than 2,000 riders will cover up to 450 miles over the course of the week-long tour. Proceeds from Cycle Oregon are used to fund worthy development projects across the states, and the typically small towns visited during the tour also get an economic boost from the swarm of visiting cyclists. will have daily ride reports and photo galleries as CO 2010 rambles across Eastern Oregon.

The 2010 Cycle Oregon route:


Day 1 - Sunday, September 12

Elgin to Enterprise (44 miles)


Day 2 - Monday, September 13

Enterprise to Clarkston, WA (84 miles)


Day 3 - Tuesday, September 14

Clarkston to Waitsburg (82 miles)


Day 4 - Wednesday, September 15

Waitsburg Layover (Option: 45 miles)


Day 5 - Thursday, September 16

Waitsburg to Pendleton (72 miles)


Day 6 - Friday, September 17

Pendleton Layover (Option: 55 miles)


Day 7 - Saturday, September 18

Pendleton to Elgin (75 miles)