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Cyclo Femme – Riding Strong


With 134 registered rides in 15 countries across the world, the Cyclo Femme movement is taking the world by storm on May 15.

Oregon is one of the states with the most rides, from city to rural, pavement to dirt, fast and casual.

Here’s an overview of what’s planned:


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Oregon City

Oregon City Trail Alliance is sponsoring their first Ladies Ride. They’ve even offered to help people find bikes if they need one.


Pendleton is well known for their active group Pendleton on Wheels and the mighty Century Ride of the Centuries, and now they’re hosting what looks to be a fantastic Cycloe Femme ride.

“The subject of this ride is for all mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, etc. to share in a healthy event with other women around the world and to promote unity and biking in our community.”


The Portland events are being dubbed “LOVE GATHERING!” 7 rides planned. Feeling inspired to organize your own woman-led ride? Email April Streeter

New Riders ride – Gather at Abernethy Elementary school at 10:00 a.m. to ride to the Bike Farm for the party. All welcome. Ride leaders: Birgit Meyer and Nancy Nolan Contact Birgitmeyer2002@comcast.net

Let’s Race Bikes ride from the Bike Farm at 9 a.m. and ending back there. Be prepared for some climbing and some spirited fun. Contact Cindy Lewellen cindy.lewellen@gmail.com

Ladies Let’s Ride – To join this group see the listing at meetup.com/Rubber2theroad, or contact DebraRhea@comcast.net 

Ride Like A Girl - Come to the Bike Farm to join the party and ride after. More info on this great group >>/

Women on Wheels 1 - ride from the Bike Farm to Ed Benedict Park and Sunday Parkways (9 miles via multi-use path) Join our meetup for year-round fun rides. www.meetup.com/womenonwheels Ride leader: Chris Clothier clothiercs@gmail.com

Women on Wheels 2 – ride from Bike Farm to Max and take Max to Flavel St. station; ride to Ed Benedict and Sunday Parkways. See more on their website Ride leader: Maggie Trout angelictrout@gmail.com

Ladies Auxiliary – training ride from the Bike Farm. Contact: jjfantastic@hotmail.com

Specific Portland Details and updates here >>


Blazin Saddles is hosting a no-drop mt. bike ride on Peterson Ridge, about 8 mile loop for all skill levels.


The Springfield crew is taking a spin through the region – with music.

Add your event!

Cycle Femme is still accepting events and you can log your ride on the website. The Portland posse is also encouraging people to add on additional rides in the big city.


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