Bike the Bridges with us!

Bike the Bridges

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.

River Trail - 2016 Bike the Bridges - Bend Bikes
We had a good sized crowd last year on the River Trail for the ride. Don’t miss it this year!

We’ll start and end at¬†The Gear Fix.


Our event is free but registration is required. ¬†When you register online, make sure to tell us what type of route you’re looking for: short or longer.


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.

As always, we ask all attendees to follow our How We Roll guidelines to help us promote a good vibe during our rides.

Lastly, won’t you help us spread the word about our ride? ¬†Fill out our online form to print out and put up our event poster at your workplace.

Come join our fun!