CAMPS / CLASSES / CLINICS
Dirt Divas Mountain Biking Program In-Store Clinic: Wednesday, Oct. 3; 7 p.m.; Pine Mountain Sports, Bend; learn about riding in cold weather, with accessories, layering and night riding tips from Lindsey Voreis; free; snacks and socializing at 6:30 p.m.; contact Leanna with questions and register at 541-385-8080.
INDOOR CYCLING CLASSES: At Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; limited to eight riders per class; sessions from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $12-$18 per class; www.poweredbybowen.com, 541-585-1500.
FIX-A-FLAT CLINIC: Learn how to repair a punctured mountain- or road-bike tire; 10 a.m. Sundays; Sunnyside Sports, 930 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; free; 541-382-8018.
Restore Proper Movement Yoga: Restorative yoga for busy athletes such as cyclists, runners and triathletes already training; no strength poses, just restorative yoga for active recovery; Mondays; 5 p.m.; Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 30 minutes; 5 points on Power Pass or $5 per class; 541-585-1500.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation September Mountain Biking Program: Age 8 and older; on early school release Wednesdays; MBSEF will pick kids up from their schools and head out to the trails to ride; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Cycling After-School Mountain Biking: Grades three through eight, all abilities welcome; Wednesdays through Oct. 10; 2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. for grades three through five, 1 p.m.-4:15 p.m. for grades six through eight; program encourages elementary and middle school kids to explore the trails, spend time with friends and improve cycling fitness and skills; transportation provided from area schools for grades six through eight; firstname.lastname@example.org or enroll online at BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Cycling Cyclocross Team: Ages 10-18; Tuesdays through Thursdays through Nov. 25, option to extend through Jan. 6; 4 p.m.-6 p.m.; for beginners to advanced riders; teaches bike handling skills, fitness workouts and race strategy in a fun and safe environment; beginners may use mountain bikes; weekly training sessions and fully supported travel to Oregon Junior Series; email@example.com or enroll online at BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Movie Night at McMenamins: “Line of Sight"; Thursday, Sept. 27; 9 p.m.; Old St. Francis School theater, Bend; $5 (cash only), 21 and older; film chronicles Alleycat underground bicycle racing; fundraiser for the Bicycle Messenger Emergency Relief Fund, Commute Options and Safe Routes to Schools, and Central Oregon Trail Alliance; pinemountainsports.com.
WebCyclery Thrilla Cyclocross Series: Thursdays through Oct. 4; 5:25 p.m.; NorthWest crossing course next to Summit High School, Bend; one race for juniors and beginners (men C, women C, men C 40+ and men C 50+), and another race for experienced riders (men A and B, women A and B, men A and B 40+, and women B 40+; adults $15 per race or $45 for series, juniors $8 per race or $25 for series; OBRA license required; http://webcyclery.com/thrilla_2012.
Future Cross: Sunday; 10 a.m.; Seventh Mountain Resort, Bend; men A, B, C, A 35+, B 35+, C 35+, 50+, 60+ and Clydesdales and beginner divisions; women’s A, B, masters 35+/45+ and beginners divisions; single speed and juniors (ages 10-18) divisions for both genders and a kiddie cross race; $10-$20, plus $10 per additional race (kiddie cross race is free); proceeds go to CXmas Junior Fund; OBRA license required; 541-585-1500; bart@poweredbybowen; poweredbybowen.com/sports-camps-clinics/future-cross-cx-race.
Redmond Golf Cross: Saturday, Sept. 29; old Juniper Golf Course on Southeast Ochoco Way, Redmond; registration opens at 8:30 a.m., first race begins at 9:30 a.m.; men’s, women’s, masters, juniors, Clydesdale and single speed divisions; free kiddo cross race for kids age 10 and younger; $20; firstname.lastname@example.org; trinitybikescycling.com/events#!__events/golf-cross.
Dirt Divas Mountain Bike Program: Women-only rides held twice per month based out of Pine Mountain Sports in Bend; next ride is Monday; 5:30 p.m.; free rentals available (show up 30 minutes early if taking out a rental); free; all ability levels welcome; 541-385-8080; www.pinemountainsports.com.
Bend’s Big Fat Tour: Friday, Oct. 12-Sunday, Oct. 14; guided, supported rides, $89-$159, depending on number of rides and date of registration; 541-385-7002; email@example.com; bendsbigfattour.com.
OUT OF TOWN
Peach of a Century: Sunday; Salem; ride options of 62, 75 and 100 miles; routes on low-volume through the Willamette Valley east of Salem; $18-$41; firstname.lastname@example.org; salembicycleclub.org.
Harvest Century: Sunday, Sept. 30; Hillsboro; ride options of 45, 75 and 100 miles, plus family fun route; $55-$65; 503-292-4964, ext. 170; email@example.com; harvestcentury.org.