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7 Devils Road (Charleston, OR)

My July 2007 update: 7 Devils Road is situation right on the coast south of Coos Bay at Charleston, Oregon. This road has been highly recommended by many people I’ve met and it’s conveniently situation near the western terminus of OR42 and OR42S at US101. Well, now I know why. This road, 7 Devils Road, …

Logsden Road / Rock Creek Road

I had an opportunity to ride part of this road recently. I found it to be a very nice rural road without much traffic. The western half of the road that I did was quite enjoyable with very smooth pavement and built with well-engineered curves without extreme changes in curve radius. If you’re riding a …

Cow Creek Road

This narrow little riverine road is a welcome diversion from the high-pressure freeway slog of Interstate 5. It hops out around circles around to the west in the north end of the Siskiyou Range. It’s reputed to be a narrow and twisty little thing that zips around next to the creek with very little traffic …

US Interstate 5 (Medford, OR – Green, OR)

The passes north of Grants Pass, Oregon are an absolute delight. You’re probably thinking, “But it’s a four-lane freeway, it must have been horribly boring.” Not so, not so. The sweeper were all marked at 50-55 which could easily be taken at 75 and as it was a rural Oregon freeway, the tractor-trailers would not …