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Biking Portland

55 Rides From the Willamette Valley to Vancouver
Wozniak, Owen (Book - 2012)
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Biking Portland
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Cycling routes for Portland-area riders chosen for their interest, tranquility, and variety - Quick-reference tables help you find the ride suited to your fitness level and interests - Both driving and public transit directions are provided for start point to each ride - Turn-by-turn riding directions providedAs anyone who''s ever rolled two wheels into the City of Roses knows, biking is an undeniable part of Portland''s identity. So what better way to explore a city celebrated for its green parkways, bike culture, and one-of-a-kind geography?Your guide to the area''s best routes is avid cyclist and bike commuter Owen Wozniak, a Portland resident and former researcher for the city''s bicycle infrastructure. Wozniak''s done his homework to bring you Biking Portland: 55 Rides from the Willamette Valley to Vancouver, offering 55 must-bike routes from downtown Portland along the river, into the greenways of the Tualatin basin, through the Clackamas countryside, and across the Columbia to destinations like Cedar Creek and Cape Horn. Features include a detailed map for each route, 75 photographs, a keying of each ride by "type'' - residential, urban, rural, non-motorized - and public transit directions to the start of all 55 routes in addition to standard driving directions. Each cycling route features turn-by-turn descriptions, mileage logs, photos, maps, and elevation profiles, while sidebars throughout the guide showcase Portland''s rich biking heritage with fascinating anecdotes. Rides range across skill levels with a balance between easy, moderate, and strenuous - here you''ll find routes for families, Portland newcomers, and seasoned Oregon road warriors.Owen Wozniak uses his bicycle as his primary means of transportation around Portland. He holds a master''s degree in environmental policy and grew up hiking, biking, and running in Anchorage, Alaska. A former policy researcher for the City of Portland''s Office of Sustainable Development, where he worked on projects related to the city''s bicycle infrastructure, he now works for The Trust for Public Land, the national nonprofit dedicated to conserving land for people. He works throughout Oregon, but especially in the Portland region, acquiring land for parks, trails, natural areas, and community gardens.Cycling routes for Portland-area riders chosen for their interest, tranquility, and variety - Quick-reference tables help you find the ride suited to your fitness level and interests - Both driving and public transit directions are provided for start point to each ride - Turn-by-turn riding directions providedAs anyone who''s ever rolled two wheels into the City of Roses knows, biking is an undeniable part of Portland''s identity. So what better way to explore a city celebrated for its green parkways, bike culture, and one-of-a-kind geography?Your guide to the area''s best routes is avid cyclist and bike commuter Owen Wozniak, a Portland resident and former researcher for the city''s bicycle infrastructure. Wozniak''s done his homework to bring you Biking Portland: 55 Rides from the Willamette Valley to Vancouver, offering 55 must-bike routes from downtown Portland along the river, into the greenways of the Tualatin basin, through the Clackamas countryside, and across the Columbia to destinations like Cedar Creek and Cape Horn. Features include a detailed map for each route, 75 photographs, a keying of each ride by "type'' - residential, urban, rural, non-motorized - and public transit directions to the start of all 55 routes in addition to standard driving directions. Each cycling route features turn-by-turn descriptions, mileage logs, photos, maps, and elevation profiles, while sidebars throughout the guide showcase Portland''s rich biking heritage with fascinating anecdotes. Rides range across skill levels with a balance between easy, moderate, and strenuous - here you''ll find routes for families, Portland newcomers, and seasoned Oregon road warriors.Owen Wozniak uses his bicycle as his primary means of transportation around Portland. He holds a master''s degree in environmental policy and grew up hiking, biking, and running in Anchorage, Alaska. A former policy researcher for the City of Portland''s Office of Sustainable Development, where he worked on projects related to the city''s bicycle infrastructure, he now works for The Trust for Public Land, the national nonprofit dedicated to conserving land for people. He works throughout Oregon, but especially in the Portland region, acquiring land for parks, trails, natural areas, and community gardens.
Authors: Wozniak, Owen, 1975-
Title: Biking Portland
55 rides from the Willamette valley to Vancouver
Publisher: Seattle : Mountaineers Books, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 316 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Owen Wozniak
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 9781594856525
1594856524
9781594856532
Branch Call Number: 917.954904 W938b 2012
Subject Headings: Cycling Oregon Portland Metropolitan Area Guidebooks Bicycle touring Oregon Portland Metropolitan Area Guidebooks Portland Metropolitan Area (Or.) Guidebooks
Topical Term: Cycling
Bicycle touring
LCCN: 2012025364
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55 must-bike routes from downtown Portland along the river, into the greenways of the Tualatin basin, through the Clackamas countryside, and across the Columbia to destinations like Cedar Creek and Cape Horn.


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