Heaven on two wheels. Smooth singletrack through Columbia Gorge old growth forest, steep climbs to amazing mountain views, and easy rambles past Pacific coastline vistas - northwest and central Oregon offers something for everyone. Local mountain biker and author Lizann Dunegan outlines more than forty-five of the best rides in and around Portland, Salem, southwest Washington, Hood River, Mount Hood, Eugene, Oakridge, and Bend. Visit the waterfalls of the Columbia Gorge, ride the surreal Plains of Abraham trail on the slopes of Mount St. Helens, or check out the imposing scenery of Smith Rock State Park, this guide will give you the inside track on everything from the best time to ride, to local events and attractions, to what bike to take for each route. Insider tidbits about each path's historic background make this more than just a trail guide. Also included: detailed ride descriptions; easy-to-read maps and elevation profiles; ratings for physical and technical difficulty; tips on riding and trip preparation. Wherever you ride and whatever your skill level, let Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest and Central Oregon be your guide to this mountain biking paradise.