The Banana Belt Fat Bike Festival is a family friendly weekend celebration of the Southern Oregon Coast & Fat Bikes! We are highlighting the newest South Coast Fat Bike Maps and celebrating the love Oregon has for its beaches, bikes, and beer!


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Festival Schedule

Fat Bike Festival After Party

2-6PM After we are done riding on the beach for the day it is time to head to the true Oregon “microbrewery” at Arch Rock Brewing Co.   (more…)

Event Sponsors / thank you for the support!

Lodging Partners

Turtle Rock Resort

Special Bike/Tent Camper Deal For Our Event:

  • $10 per night for a tent site in grassy area.
  • No car parking at tent site but can drop gear and then park down the lane a bit in designated parking area.
  • Wonderful shower/toilet building located near to tent site.
  • Campground is on Hunter Creek and has beach access.
  • Restaurant & Bar on site.
  • Packet pick up Friday night at campground
  • Across the street from the Saturday party.

Pacific Reef

Special Bike/Tent Camper Deal For Our Event:

  • Call for details of potential offers.

Event Registration / sign up today!

Event FAQS / find your answers

Yes, South Coast Bicycles will be there to help if you need any mechanical support.

"The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) is the official sanctioning body of bicycle racing in Oregon, Southwest Washington and parts of Northern California. We work with race promoters to put on world class events within the region. We sanction road, track, mountain bike, enduro, cyclocross and gran fondo events. OBRA provides the community and framework for successful events. We provide insurance, race equipment, competitions, calendars, training, judging, timing services, marketing, membership services and many other services to make bicycle racing safe, enjoyable and accessible. OBRA sanctions over 390 events and clinics throughout the year." In order for us to get all the necessary permits and insurance to run a safe & successful bicycle event, we use OBRA as our official sanctioning body.
You may register on Friday or Saturday at event but the fee will be $30 for OBRA members and $32 for non-OBRA members.
Friday, August 3, 2018 5-7PM Packet pick up and welcome party. Join us for a welcome beverage and packet pick up at Turtle Rock RV Resort ~ 28788 Hunter Creek Loop, Gold Beach, Oregon OR: Saturday at beach:  Packet pick up and day of registration 9:30 – 10:15am

Just South of Gold Beach on the beach at Pistol River Middle.  See google map above.

There is plenty of parking available on the beach side of 101 in a gravel parking area.
This will be a family friendly event and great for spectators.  We will have beach games set up, and plenty of fun Fat Bike antics to view.  Family, friends, and community members are welcome to join us at the after party celebration as well where there will be food and drinks available for purchase and a live band.
Snacks & drinks will be available at the beach and full menu at the after party available for purchase. After Party located at: Arch Rock Brewing ~ 28779 Hunter Creek Loop, Gold Beach, 97444
Daniella Crowder, Director, Oregon Rides & Events email:
Fat bike rentals are available from: South Coast Bicycles: Pineapple Express Adventure Rides Reservations must be made directly prior to the event.

Event Location

Gold Beach, OR

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Contact Us

Oregon Rides & Events

150 NW 6th Street, Newport, OR 97365

(541) 270-7969