Posts Tagged ‘Portland Biking’

Tips for Biking with Kids

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Fanno Creek TrailIntroduction: You are a true Portlander, right?  Let me ask you, are you ready to start biking with your kids?  It’s one of the first things I noticed with our first child – in Portland so many parents share their love for biking with their children.  If you’re feeling a bit of trepidation, I’d like to share some of advice – advice gleaned NOT from reading a bunch of biking websites, product brochures, listening to expert testimony, sales representatives, or even using common sense!  Rather, this advice comes from putting hundreds and hundreds of miles on my bike with my son.  Hopefully, this advice will get you up and pedaling with your kids.

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Terwilliger Bike Path

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Going downhill on the Terwilliger Bike PathWhat’s to Love: The Terwilliger bike path is (Chart House Restaurant toward downtown) a fun downhill ride for kids just getting used to their bikes. The path is totally separated from the road, which adds an element of safety. There are only a couple of uphill (slight) sections – besides that, this ride is all downhill.

Heading south from the Chart House/OHSU toward Capital Highway, Barbur Blvd, Tryon Creek and finally, Lake Osweo, this ride is a semi-epic journey for young bike riders!  Besides a small section between Boones Ferry and Capital Highway, you’ll be on a wide, paved path the entire route to Lake Oswego.

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