25 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 Tuesday, November 7th at 6:30 pm. The meeting location will be announced at a later date. Members and the public are encouraged to attend.

Lessons from Abroad: Cycling and Learning in Denmark and The Netherlands

Wednesday, October 18th
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Eugene Garden Club
1645 High Street

In the summer of 2017, Dr. Marc Schlossberg, Professor of City and Regional Planning at the UofO, took 16 students and 4 Eugene city planners to Denmark and The Netherlands to learn how to design livable, bikeable cities. The experience changed their lives forever. Come hear what they learned and share their excitement and visions for the future.