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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Our next Board Meeting will be 5:30pm Wednesday, March 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
Tuesday, March 3 – 9:30 am Alton Baker Park
Fox Hollow, return ride will depend on the weather. 25-50 miles, 12-15 mph avg pace
Thursday, March 5 – 9:030 am Alton Baker Park
Ride 114b, McKenzie View & Sunderman, 35 miles, 12-15 mph pace
Saturday, March 7 – 9:30 am Alton Baker Park
Ride 320a – River Dr and Howe Lane, 41 miles, 10-12 mph pace
Ride 108c – Brownsville via WVSB, 64 miles, 12-15 mph pace
Sunday, March 8 – 9:30 am Alton Baker Park
Ride 207a – Franklin Firehouse, 39 miles, 12-15 mph pace
March Ride Schedule