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    West Coast Fantasy Trip

    Putting together a west coast road trip from SoCal to the PNW in May-June 14 with camping and MTB riding along the way.

    If you were me, where would you go? Share your recommendations. Looking at traveling up I-5 but considering going or east to Bend or west to the Coast.

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    Within close reach of I-5: Ashland, Oakridge, McKenzie River, Black Rock.

    I would give serious consideration to Bend and Hood River as well.

    Caveats for time of year, some trails might not be opened up yet that early.

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    I am originally from Portland but didn't pick up XC riding till I got down here to SoCal. Honestly I am not confined to that area but with the rest of the trip going into WA and possible BC, I don't want to spend too much time driving.

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    I would hit Downieville, even though its off I-5. Maybe do southern Oregon then head from Eugene to Bend, up to Hood River, and on north from there.

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    With your timing, you'll miss a lot of the good trails that draw people to the PNW to ride. If possible, I'd move the trip 15 to 30 days out.
    I only ride bikes to fill the time when I'm not skiing.

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    It probly ain't considered a destination trail by the locals, but if you are in Portland, definitely check out Sandy Ridge...

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    West Coast Fantasy Trip

    My dates are pretty flexible to the right and the left. Just wanted to put out a ballpark timeline.

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