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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 


1,400 bikers ride through Creswell


July 19, 2018

Aliya Hall/The Creswell Chronicle

Ken Parramore and Verlean McCoy of the Creswell Heritage Foundation staff the snack table for cyclists at Cycle Oregon's Weekender event from July 13 to July 15. Creswell served as Sunday's rest stop for the event; the first time the city has been a stop for the organization.

Around 1,400 bikers rode through Creswell last weekend as part of Cycle Oregon's Weekender Event - the first time Creswell has been a stop for the organization.

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, bicyclists took a brief rest at the Emerald Valley Golf & Resort to sit in the shade, refill their water and snack on treats. The Creswell Heritage Foundation and the Creswell Community Singers both volunteered to staff the event, and were excited for the opportunity to raise awareness and funds to their groups.

"I am very aware of how popular and important (cycling) is to this area and the benefi...

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