Amenities Abound at Inaugural Women’s Event
Are you signed up yet for Joyride, Cycle Oregon’s first women’s ride? With route options of 17, 38 and 60 miles, the event is accessible for cyclists of all levels. And trust us, you’re not going to want to miss this historic event—everything from locally sourced food and wine tastings to onsite massages and live entertainment are sure to make for an unforgettable day in the Willamette Valley.
Joyride will offer ample opportunities to sample some of the local fare being perfected throughout Oregon. Beginning at registration, Nossa Familia of Portland will be serving up coffee while Metolius Tea of Bend offers tea.
Rest stops along the routes will feature fresh berries from Sweet Oregon Berry Farm in Dayton, hazelnuts from Ken & Junes’ in St. Paul, spreads and jams from the Republic of Jam in Carlton, Tillamook cheese, and bread from Grand Central Bakery in Portland.
There will be a finish-line feast at Stoller Family Estates featuring a bounty of Oregon products:
• Deck Family Farm (Junction City) pasture-raised chicken marinated and grilled onsite with James Gang (Lincoln City) BBQ sauce or twice-baked squash
• Fresh-sliced Grand Central Bakery (Portland) breads with Oregon jams and honey
• Organic mixed greens with hazelnuts from Ken & June’s (St. Paul) and Vincent Family (Bandon) cranberries
• Vinaigrette potato salad with Rogue (Newport) gourmet sea salt
• Grilled seasonal vegetables from Kruger Farms (Sauvie Island)
• Hood River-sourced pear and apple cinnamon crumble with fresh Alpenrose whipped cream
In addition to enjoying good food, you’ll hear live entertainment from Jillian and Tyler Morin, and Butterfly Breakdown. There also will be wine tastings where you can sample some of Stoller Family Estates top wines, including a newly released rose. If you’re in the mood for self-care, there will be a massage therapist and acupuncturist available for appointments, and a yoga class offered from 2-3pm.
For those who feel like turning the day into a nighttime affair, Stoller Family Estate will be offering a winemaker’s dinner and winery tour at the vineyard beginning at 5pm. Dinner will include appetizers, three courses, dessert and wine pairings for $85.This requires additional registration and is limited to the first 20 people who sign up. See the menu here and email James to sign up.
Registration will close Friday, May 13 or when we get 50 more riders. Claim your spot today!