Cyclists are led on 50 of the most scenic and varied landscapes in the state--from the northwest corner where the rocky coastline meets the Pacific Ocean to majestic Mount Hood to sagebrush desert near Bend. Photos. 50 maps. Featuring nearly 50 of the greatest mountain bike rides in Northwest and Central Oregon, local mountain biker and author Lizann Dunegan leads cyclists to some of the most scenic and varied landscapes in the state. From the northwest corner of Oregon, where rocky coastline meets the pounding waves of the Pacific Ocean, to majestic Mount Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range, to the dry sagebrush desert near Bend--this part of Oregon mesmerizes everyone who passes through. Areas covered include: Portland/Salem, Columbia River Gorge/Hood River/Mount Hood, Eugene and Oakridge, Bend and Central Oregon, the Oregon Coast, and Southwest Washington. Readers will find comprehensive trail descriptions, from beginner to advanced, GPS-quality route maps, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each ride, detailed directions to each trailhead, mile-by-mile directional cues, difficulty ratings, elevation gain, trail contacts, local information, and much more.