A Summer Filled With Family Bike Happenings!

This list of Family Bike Happenings will be updated over the summer with the most recent events at top. There are some really fun ways to get out and active on your bike throughout the community, whether on the trail with a mountain bike, in a bike safety class, or around town on a Kidical Mass ride there are lot’s of fun opportunities for families who want to pedal together. So pull those bikes out, pump up the tires, lube the chains, buckle those helmets and get out and ride!

Some events require registration.

Saturday-Sunday, August 4-5, Amazon Park; Blackberry bRamble Bike Celebration


Many know the Blackberry bRamble as the premier long distance ride in our area but it has grown over the years to include a family-friendly community ride and bike celebration and gets better each year. The bRamble has long been known for its scenic route, extraordinary rest stops, reliable support and free blackberry pie and ice cream at the finish. With additions like a dinner and movie the night before, camping, pancake breakfast and a huge bike-based celebration at the end of the ride the Blackberry bRamble is a summer event not to miss.

The night before the ride, meet other riders at a community dinner ($10.00) in support of  Eugene’s Adaptive Cycling program.   All are welcome to reserve a  campsite overnight in Amazon Park, and purchase a pancake breakfast on the morning of the ride.

  • To reserve your camp site, dinner or breakfast through the City of Eugene, Recreation Services call,   541-682-5311.
  • The cost for the  package of dinner, camping and breakfast is $20.00 or a la carte, dinner $10.00, camping $6.00 and breakfast $6.00.


Sunday morning, the rides begin.  Whether you’ve chosen the 100-mile Century, the 62-mile Metric Century, the 39-mile Crow Loop, or the 10/20-mile Community Ride, you’ll arrive back at Amazon Park to find a bike celebration in progress, with bike-powered music, local vendors, a bike rodeo and tricycle race for the kids, great food, a beer garden, and much more.  If you’re hot and tired, cool off with a swim at Amazon Pool for only $1.

All in all, it’s a great  event you won’t want to miss.

Registration will be limited to 500 riders for the 100, 62 and 39 mile rides. The cost is $35  for Pre-registration which ends August 2. Day of event registration will be $45

Registration for the Community Ride will be limited to 200 riders. The cost is $7.50 per adult for pre-registration with children 12 and under free, which ends August 2. Day of event registration will be $10.


Sunday, September 9, Noon-4pm; Eugene Sunday Streets

Eugene Sunday Streets is a FREE community event that rolls into Eugene every summer and is brought to you by the City of Eugene. 

Eugene Sunday Streets is an annual event that promotes healthy, active living by opening the city’s largest public space – its streets – for people to walk, bike and roll to discover active transportation in a safe, traffic-free environment. Activity centers along the Sunday Streets route feature games and entertainment for kids of all ages in Eugene’s beautiful City parks.

Check out the video for a glance back at Eugene Sunday Streets 2011!


If you would like to get involved with planning the activities at the 2012 Eugene Sunday Streets event, contact us at sundaystreets@ci.eugene.or.us or (541)682-5094.

To remain successful and sustainable Eugene Sunday Streets needs the support of our community.


If your organization would like to contribute to Eugene Sunday Streets 2012 by sponsoring next summer’s event, please contact Lindsay Selser at sundaystreets@ci.eugene.or.us or (541)682-5094. Contributions are tax deductible.

Individuals can also contribute to Eugene Sunday Streets by clicking the donation button below or by sending a check payable to the City of Eugene, please write Eugene Sunday Streets on your check’s memo line and mail to the address below. Your contribution is tax deductible.
City of Eugene
Transportation Planning Office
Attention: Lindsay Selser
99 E. Broadway
Eugene, OR 97401


Kids’ Mountain Bike Oakridge, 2012

September 23, 2012, 9AM – 5PM, Greenwaters Park, Oakridge

Guided rides, skills clinics, shuttles, races, food, hikes, nature outings and trailbuilding will all be a part of this day of youth centric mountain biking.

This is a fun-filled youth and family event.  Families are encouraged to participate.

And it’s free!

Bicycles and transportation provided by Trips for Kids-CAT and Oregon Adventures.

Everyone must register to join a guided ride, so register now!

Waiver form must be filled out and signed by parent/guardian for anyone under 18.

Check out the pictures from the June ride in the gallery.

Sign-up now for Kids Mountain Bike Oakridge!



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