Roads End Fat Bike Beach Ride Lincoln City Oregon

Fat biking is rapidly becoming more and more popular on the Oregon Coast. If you haven’t experienced fat biking yet you really should give this a try. The Roads End Fat Bike Beach Ride Lincoln City Oregon is a great beginner ride. No need to transport the bikes. You can start this ride right from Safari Town Surf Shop.

It’s an exhilarating experience riding a bike right next to the pacific ocean. Find out what everyone’s raving about. Rentals start at just $20/ hour and Safari Town Surf Shop is the perfect starting point for the Roads End Beach Ride.

Roads End Beach Ride Directions

  • From Safari Town Surf Shop we recommend  fat bikers walk their bikes south to the visible crosswalk just north of the shop
  • Cross U.S. 101 at the lighted crosswalk and take a left on 34th street toward the beach.
  • At the end of 34th street take a right and enter the beach at the 34th Street Beach Access
  • Head north on the beach toward the headland (Roads End Point).
  • Make sure to check out the tide pools at Roads End at lower tides.
  • Once you’ve made it to Roads End Point, you will then turn around and head back.
  • Feel free to take a break here and enjoy the beautiful scenery! You’ll know you”re at the end as the beach will give way to a rocky headland. See photo below.

Roads End Fat Bike Beach Ride Lincoln City Oregon

Fat biking Beach riding tips:

  • Try to plan your ride when the tide is lower. Look up the tides and don’t go around any headlands that may be impassable at higher tide.  You want to ride safely and avoid getting trapped anywhere by the incoming tide. The hard packed sand is also easier to pedal on than the soft sand and there is lots more hard pack at the lower tides.
  • Ride against the wind at the beginning so you don’t end up 5 miles down the beach and have to go against the wind to get back.
  • Mornings can often be less windy, but always check the forecast.
  • Don’t ride on days when the surf is hazardous and big tidal surges are predicted. You can check the surf report on our website.
  • Don’t ride in the salt water. It may be tempting, but it’s very hard on the bikes and gets sand into the drive train and cassette sprocket and that makes pedaling much more difficult. You want to keep the chain and components as free from sand as possible.
  • Rinse your bike thoroughly with fresh water immediately after your ride. This will help get the corrosive elements off your bike.
  • Be respectful of marine wildlife, and shore birds. Give them some space and stay clear of them.
  • Watch out for pedestrians and share the beach with others.
  • Bring your cell phone. They are great for taking photos, and if you get into any trouble you can call for help.

 

Roads End Ride tips from Travel Oregon

 

How difficult is it to ride a fat tire bike on the beach?

 

Roads End Ride Info:

Ride Length: 6.4 Miles

Difficulty: Mild

Elevation: 157 ft

 

Places to stay:

Coho Oceanfront Lodge

The Seagull Motel

D- Sands

 

 

 

 

 

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