Cycle Oregon Classic 2023 Trip Report

OAS was able to support 4 athletes for the 2023 Cycle Oregon Classic! Cycle Oregon is a multi-day supported road ride through Oregon’s most iconic bike routes. OAS supported from day 2 to day 6, Sept 11-15th,  of Cycle Oregon’s Classic, which totals up to 5 days of riding. To learn more about the route the OAS Team took, please check out Cycle Oregon’s details here:

Support Provided:

OAS provided on-course and in-camp support. On-course support looks like: Tandem captains,  someone to ride with or near you, OAS sag team for on course repairs and simple fixes, transport of personal gear, and more. In-camp support included help setting up camp, loading and unloading equipment, guiding to and from events and meals, and other non-personal care needs as requested.

Adaptive Athletes

  • Bruce Creager
  • Kipp Wesslen
  • Max Woodbury
  • Nancy Stevens

OAS Volunteers & Staff

  • Hayley McClure
  • Medodie Buell
  • Jesse Stemmler
  • Charlotte Dadabay
  • Dan Eller
  • Jesse Brown
  • Randy Norris
  • Kris Graumer

Day Two

Carlton to Cloverdale

Miles: 57.4

Elevation Gain: 3000′

Theme of the Day: Finding our flow!

Day Three

Three Capes Ride / Layover Day

Miles: 33

Elevation Gain: 2200′

Theme of the Day: It’s all about the team.

Day Four

Cloverdale to Toledo

Miles: 80

Elevation Gain: 5155′

Theme of the Day: Today was all about strategy and tackling the unexpected. Knowing yourself, your teammates, and getting there together – everyone finishes together.

Day Five

Newport Out & Back / Layover Day

Miles: 37

Elevation Gain: 1000′

Theme of the Day: Friends, flats and fish. Today was a layover day here at Cycle Oregon. Which means the sights are at a premium; docks laden with sea lions, ocean views abound, and a day to ride to recover. Sandy beach walks, flat tires, fish, and stunning coastal views brought in a day for the books.


Final Day – Summary

Toledo to Alsea

Miles: 74

Elevation Gain: 3760′

Summary of the trip: Achieving what we only thought we could only dream of by pushing boundaries and working together as team.

OAS Team that participated in Cycle Oregon 2023. Includes OAS Staff and Volunteers along with athletes that either are visually impaired or use hand-pedal bikes.

OAS Team Full Group Picture