Bike MS

National MS Society, Oregon Chapter

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Event Details

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Date(s): August 1-3, 2014
Ride on:
Saturday and Sunday
Start/Finish Location: Western Oregon University Monmoth, Oregon
Registration Fee: $55 through June 8 | $70 June 9-July 20 | $95 July 21-August 3
Fundraising Minimum: $250
Route Options: 33 - 100 miles
Age Minimum: 12


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ACCOMODATIONS

Camping: It’s available and free! We have a nice, flat field slightly removed from our event festivities. Tent sites are available on a first-come, first served basis.

RV: We will have space available to accommodate your RV as well.

Dorm Housing Options: (Check-in Friday/Check-out Sunday)

  • $65.00 - Single with shared bathroom down hall
  • $85.00 - Double with shared bathroom down hall
  • $150.00 - Triple with private bathroom
  • $260.00 - Apartment with four beds, kitchen and two bathrooms

Note: Towels and bed linens included in price. Check-in anytime after 5 pm Friday, 8/1.

How to reserve your room: Login to your Bike MS participant center (login at top right of this page), scroll down to “dormitory housing” and follow the link.


EVENT OVERVIEW

Bike MS passes through natural wildlife preserves, historic towns, farmlands and back roads of Willamette Valley's finest countryside. The routes include fully-stocked rest stops every 10-15 miles and safety provided by volunteer EMT’s, HAM radio operators and bicycle repair from our partner bike shops. We will conclude the day at Western Oregon University where you will be treated to a delicious meal, massage, musical entertainment and an evening program. Everyone is up early on Sunday for breakfast and on the road where the route heads you to our finish line celebration and a great feeling of accomplishment.

Your participation will aid in assisting support programs, services, and research that makes a huge difference to the people who must fight MS every day of their lives.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to a vision of a world free of MS.


FIELD TRIPS

1. Mullin Farms U-Pick

Saturday August 2, 11:45 –1:15 PM
3792 Vitae Springs Road South, Salem, OR 97306
503-884-1212
All ages 

Bring your friends, your kids, and your hungry belly to Mullin Farms, where you’ll pick one of Oregon’s most popular fruits. Mullin Farms U-Pick offers trees of delicious blueberries ripe for the picking. Grown using natural practices, you’ll leave with your baskets full and your lips stained blue.

Mullin Farms accepts cash or checks only, so come prepared. Baskets/bags available at the farm.

2. Rogue Hopyard

Saturday August 3, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
3590 Wigrich Rd Independence, OR 97351
503-838-9813
All ages

The Rogue Nation's Department of Agriculture has entered into a strategic alliance with Heritage Hop Growers, the Coleman Family. The Rogue Hop Farm is on the Willamette River, south of Independence, Oregon on the former John Haas Alluvial Hop Farm. There are over 55,000 square feet of hop harvesting, osprey nests, a pond full of large-mouth bass, and corn and grass fields, on this dead-end road farmland just outside of haunted Independence, Oregon.

3. Ankeny Vineyard

Saturday August 3, 3:45 – 5:00 PM
2565 Riverside Road S. Salem, OR 97306
503-378-1498
Must be 21 and over

Ankeny Vineyard overlooks the Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, home to thousands of migratory waterfowl. A combination of gentle slopes and low elevations makes it one of the earliest ripening sites in the valley, resulting in extraordinary Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris grapes. Vineyard owner Joe Olexa and winemaker Andy Thomas turn out small hand-crafted batches of wine to capture the unique character, or terroir, of Ankeny Vineyard.


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