#SEO

A temporary tag used in the process of publishing Dirty Freehub 2.0. The tag has no value to the end-user, only internal value to the Dirty Freehub Team. The tag denotes routes that need SEO completed (Yoast and photo deck).

4 Boys

5 Star Route
Bend, Oregon
You’ll be switching surfaces almost as fast as you switch gears: ranging from paved road, to gravel road, to doubletrack, to singletrack, to paved bike path.
Route: Loop | 46 mi
Gain: 2,500 ft
Surface: 30% gravel, 30% single track, 30% paved path
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Urban Backcountry
eBike Friendly: No

7 Mile Hill

5 Star Route
Hood River, Oregon
Ride the closed to cars section of the historic Columbia River Highway, pass through the Mosier tunnels, climb the 7 mile hill, peak at Mt Hood, and grind the gravel past orchard farms.
Route: Lollipop | 41 mi
Gain: 3,600 ft
Surface: 7% gravel, 93% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 35mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Ajo Mtn Drive

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
A ride through the remote Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument with jaw dropping mountain views, a natural arch, loads of wildlife, and more than a few organ pipe cactus.
Route: Lollipop | 20 mi
Gain: 1,300 ft
Surface: 90% gravel, 10% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Ajo Peaks Tour

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
A tour of the beautiful peaks of the Little Ajo Mountains with a stop at a defunct open-pit copper mine and a finish at the historic town plaza. Beautiful Sonoran desert with all kinds of cactus.
Route: Lollipop | 23 mi
Gain: 1,600 ft
Surface: 85% gravel, 15% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 50 mm+
eBike Friendly: Yes

Alpaca

5 Star Route
Bend, Oregon
If seeing alpacas isn’t a good enough reason to get on a bike, how about sweeping views of Mt Bachelor and the Three Sisters. Or a whole lot of gravel roads slicing through farms and BLM land?
Route: Loop | 43 mi
Gain: 1,800 ft
Surface: 55% gravel, 5% single track, 40% pavement
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 45 mm+
eBike Friendly: No

Alto Ruins

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
A ride leading out of the quaint town of Patagonia to the ghost town of Alto on hard-packed gravel roads (mostly) with big views. Includes the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve and a hummingbird sanctuary.
Route: Lollipop | 29 mi
Gain: 2,600 ft
Surface: 100% gravel
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40mm +
eBike Friendly: Yes

Barnhardy

5 Star Route
Lakeview, Oregon
Explore the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. Wild and rugged with exquisite beauty and ... a whole bunch of antelope! (w/ shorter option)
Route: Lollipop | 27 mi
Gain: 3,200 ft
Surface: 100% gravel
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 50 mm+
eBike Friendly: Yes

Bennett Pass

5 Star Route
Hood River, Oregon
11 miles of the most mind blowing beauty in the Pacific NW. Rocky, Gnarly, Gorgeous! Paved downhill start, mixed climb, then the fun stuff!
Route: Loop | 27 mi
Gain: 3,600 ft
Surface: 60% gravel, 40% paved
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
eBike Friendly: Yes

Big Big Red

Development Route
Bend, Oregon
A longer version of Big Red that is easily accessible from Bend. We really like this route before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. During the summer, it has a “pinball wizard” feeling as you navigate through Sunriver during the height of tourist season.
Route: Dumbbell | 48 mi
Gain: 1,500 ft
Surface: 65% gravel/single track, 35% bike trail/road
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 40mm +
eBike Friendly: No

Big One6 (The)

5 Star Route
Madras, Oregon
Rolling hills, big views, good pavement, little traffic, cool geology and a scenic lake. This ride “goes” almost year-round.
Route: Out & Back | 31 mi
Gain: 2,500 ft
Surface: 20% gravel road, 80% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Rural
eBike Friendly: Yes

Big Red

5 Star Route
La Pine, Oregon
This ride is easy like Sunday Morning. But it’s well worth the drive to La Pine for the river views … and the visit to Big Red (the oldest and largest Ponderosa tree in Oregon).
Route: Loop | 17 mi
Gain: 500 ft
Surface: 70% gravel road / singletrack, 30% paved
Technical Difficulty: Easier
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 40mm
eBike Friendly: No

Bird Nerd

5 Star Route
Burns, Oregon
A mixed gravel bike ride through the Malheur National Wildlife refuge. Birds! Birds! And more Birds! And a bit of iconic history.
Route: Loop | 40 mi
Gain: 800 ft
Surface: 50% gravel, 50% paved
Technical Difficulty: Easier
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Black Butte Loop

5 Star Route
Bend, Oregon
A loop around Black Butte with a mix of groovy drop-bar single track, undulating double-track, and big views of the Cascade Mountains.
Route: Lollipop | 33 mi
Gain: 1,700 ft
Surface: 35% gravel road, 60% single-track, 5% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm+
eBike Friendly: No

Black Hills

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
A fun out and back with kiosks and picnic tables scattered across the route, little if any traffic, beautiful views, loads of cactus and a whole lot of history.
Route: Out & Back | 34 mi
Gain: 4,600 ft
Surface: 100% gravel
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Bonanaza

5 Star Route
Bend, Oregon
We are sure LIttle Joe from Bonanza lives our here somewhere. A route full of history, rolling hills, and sweeping views. Best ridden in the spring when the creeks run full.
Route: Lollipop | 51 mi
Gain: 3,200 ft
Surface: 100% gravel road
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Brickhouse

5 Star Route
Detroit, Oregon
If you are craving steep climbs then pull out that polka dot jersey and head to the Brickhouse route. This is a good summer route as it offers up a lot of shade.
Route: Lollipop | 33 mi
Gain: 4,300 ft
Surface: 50% gravel, 50% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Bring a Fork

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
See the diverse Sonoran Desert cacti, bask in the glorious views of the Santa Ritas, and ride past the most incredible crested saguaro. A lot of single-track fun on a drop-bar gravel bike.
Route: Figure 8 | 15 mi
Gain: 700 ft
Surface: 85% singletrack, 10% gravel, 5% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Urban Backcountry
Tire Suggestion: 50 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Broadway Lava

5 Star Route
Prineville, Oregon
A ride through ancient lava fields, high alpine meadows and Ponderosa forests in the Ochoco Mountains.Overall this route has a potpourri of surfaces: easy pavement, smooth gravel, rough gravel, washboard, and muddy dirt roads.
Route: Lollipop | 43 mi
Gain: 4,600 ft
Surface: 70% gravel, 30% paved
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
eBike Friendly: Yes

Bud and Bo

5 Star Route
Tucson, Arizona
This route offers up the classic big valley, big views that the Patagonia region is famous for … and it offers up a chance to think about the sacrifices of our Border Patrol agents.
Route: Loop | 44 mi
Gain: 3,000 ft
Surface: 70% gravel, 30% paved
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40mm +
eBike Friendly: Yes

Buenos Aires

5 Star Route
~ Tucson, Arizona
Meander across the grasslands of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, roll through washes and past old sycamore trees, pass within a klick the Mexican border, grunt up one steep hill that provides just enough elevation for a grand view of the whole area and swing back to the start with Baboquivari Peak off in the distance, just calling you to go further.
Route: Loop | 36 mi
Gain: 2,500 ft
Surface: 100% gravel
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 45 mm+
eBike Friendly: Yes

Buenos Aires- Arivaca

Development Route
Tucson, Arizona
This route is an extension of the 5 Star Buenos Aires route. It is a bit longer in distance and includes some riding on a very quiet Arizona paved road. And … it includes a stop in the the town of Arivaca where artists, makers, and growers make up the community.
Route: Lollipop | 46 mi
Gain: 2,500 ft
Surface: 80% gravel, 20% paved
Technical Difficulty: Moderate
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes

Catch and Release

5 Star Route
Sisters, Oregon
Circumnavigate the Freemont Canyon with a classic wilderness crossing of Wyches creek. Hope you don’t mind wet feet …
Route: Loop | 37 mi
Gain: 1,700 ft
Surface: 40% gravel road, 60% tarmac
Technical Difficulty: Advanced
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: No

Cayucos & Wine

Development Route
Bakersfield, California (South)
Explore the seaside town of Cayucos, ride past the stunning Morro Rock, bask in Central California's picturesque rolling grassy hills and vineyards.
Route: Lollipop | 61 mi
Gain: 6,100 ft
Surface: 25% gravel, 75% paved
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Attention Required
Locale: Rural
Tire Suggestion: 40mm +
eBike Friendly: Yes

Cement Creek

Development Route
Crested Butte, Colorado
An out and back training ride starting from the center of Crested Butte South. A steady and rugged climb through tree lined hillsides and meadows, terminating in the basin just below Mt. Tilton.
Route: Out & Back | 30 mi
Gain: 3,200 ft
Surface: 100% gravel
Technical Difficulty: Demanding
Navigation: Straightforward
Locale: Remote
Tire Suggestion: 40 mm
eBike Friendly: Yes