DUII Driver Hits Bicyclist

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say a DUII driver was arrested Saturday night for hitting a bicyclist. It happened at 51st and Main St. at about 11 p.m. Police say 36-year-old Jake Walsh was driving a truck eastbound on Main St. when he hit a 15-year-old on his bike. He was taken to the hospital … Continue reading »

City to Make New Plan for Trails

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is looking to make some big changes on its hiking and biking trails. On Tuesday, it’s seeking input from the public. The city wants to come up with a master plan to decide how to manage its soft surface trails. Some important decisions include where the trails will be built, how … Continue reading »

Oakridge Ready for Mountain Bike Oregon

OAKRIDGE, Oregon — Mountain Bike Oregon kicked off its ninth year on Friday. Cyclists come from all over the world for the three-day premiere biking event and local businesses prepare in advance. About 350 cyclists are camping out in Oakridge this weekend, some from as far away as England. Randy Dreiling, one of the event’s … Continue reading »

Biking Brings Big Business to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Biking isn’t just for fun anymore. It’s actually big business for Oregon. A survey from Travel Oregon says recreational bike travel accounts for $400 million of Oregon’s annual $9 billion tourism industry. Residents told KEZI 9 News they think a lot of people choose Oregon for their bike rides because of its … Continue reading »

Kids Ride in Bike Rodeo

EUGENE, Ore. — A local mountain bike group is working to make a difference in kids’ lives. Trips for Kids-CAT teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods and a group of midwest high school coaches for the first time Saturday. The group set up a bike rodeo or series of wooden obstacle courses in the parking … Continue reading »