Grab your friends and join us for the official start of the Oregon cycling season!
The 2015 ride set a record by generating over $800,000 in revenue for the American Lung Association with $668,854 coming from donations. Let's break that record for the 2016 event!
The American Lung Association’s Reach The Beach presented by AAA - one of Oregon's premier cycling events - is perfect as a personal challenge or to ride together with friends and family. A top notch ride with amazing support that gives you four different start locations: Portland (100 mi), Newberg (80 mi), Amity (55 mi) or Grand Ronde (28 mi). We provide superb organization, beautiful routes, medical and mechanical support on course, eight lunch and snack stops and a magnificent beach party with a delicious, hearty feast. Reach the Beach is one of Oregon's premier cycling events. Spend the day exploring Oregon by bike.
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One of the best supported rides in the Northwest
This beautiful ride gives you four different start locations:
When you ride Reach The Beach presented by AAA, you not only take an exciting physical challenge, you also take on the personal challenge of raising the additional funds required to ride in this year's event. By raising this additional funds for the American Lung Association, you can be especially proud of the extra help you have provided for the thousands who suffer from lung disease. >> Learn how much fun Fundraising can be.
Free Training Rides
Starting in 2016 the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club will conduct a series of training rides to help prepare you for Reach The Beach. Just choose a training on the list - depending on your schedule and skill level - and just show up at the stated time and location to participate in these great rides. There is no feeand no advance sign up is required, but it is generally a good idea to call first to confirm the ride details.