Welcome

23 Years and Still Riding

Welcome to GEARs. The Greater Eugene Area Riders is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote and encourage bicycle riding for transportation and recreation. We coordinate weekly rides, provide safety and skill education, defend the rights and responsibilities of bike riders, and work to enhance the bicycle culture in Eugene and surrounding area. Membership in GEARs has its rewards! In addition to all of the rides and advocacy work we do, there are additional benefits. Local bike shops and other businesses are now offering discounts for GEARs members. Go to our Bike Rewards page to see a list of participating business members. Join GEARs Now.

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Next Meetings:

Our next Board Meeting will be 5:30pm Wednesday, February 4. The meeting will be held at the Keystone Cafe – 395 W 5th Ave, Eugene. Members and the public are encouraged to attend.

GEARs Welcomes it’s 2015 Board of Directors

President – Paula Erickson
Vice President – Steve Hecker
Secretary – Lynda Christiansen
Treasurer – Judy Duff
Members at Large – Jeff Sprague, Mel Huey, Ray Linneman

 

Recreational Rides

Tuesday, January 20 – 10:00 am Alton Baker Park

Fox Hollow, return route depends on the weather, 25 – 50 miles, 12-15 mph avg pace

Thursday, January 22 – 10:00 am Alton Baker Park

Ride 125a, Clearwater Trail & Springfield, 25 miles, 12-15 mph pace

Saturday, January 24 – 10:00 am Alton Baker Park

Ride 211a, Lawrence & Short Butler , 40 miles, 12-15 mph avg pace

Ride 211a, Lawrence & Short Butler , 40 miles, 16+ mph avg pace

Sunday, January 25 – 10:00 am Alton Baker Park

Ride 104d – Harrisburg via Love Lake, 46 Miles, 12-15 avg pace

Ride 104d – Harrisburg via Love Lake, 46 Miles, 16+ avg pace

The Entire January Ride Schedule