Argonaut Ride

I didn’t get to spend much time on the road bike while in Portland, but one of the two rides I did was with Ben from Argonaut Cycles, Kyle from Chris King, Souphorse and some fellas from the Jens Voigt Army who have been testing custom Argonaut Frames. We left from Portland and rode to Hood River. I borrowed Billy’s Raleigh Record Ace and we headed out towards Mt. Hood.

The route is arguably one of Oregon’s finest, hitting local favorites like Bull Run, Little Switzerland, and Lolo pass.

 The route took us alongside the river, through the Mt. Hood National Forest, past farms and orchards, before descending into Hood River. We totalled 111 miles and 7,700′ of climbing for the day. Tons of climbing and fun with a great group of guys.

We concluded at a carbon fiber facility just north of Hood River, where Ben from Argonaut has been working on custom carbon frames. There’s more to this story developing, so sit tight, but for now, check out the photos below.

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  • Mattprovidence

    one of the best rides in portland. period.

  • Jdhhsept

    havent been to the pnw in way too long. awesome set.

  • http://www.reportagephotographic.ie/ Ed O’Mahony

    Great set of B&W images – really love this bunch.
    Thanks Prolly.
    Ed.