Karsten Hagen   Karsten is a native of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle, WA), and a Bend local since 2009. He’s the regional sales manager for Giant Bicycles USA. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of hanging onto his wheel, you know that he’s also one hell of a giant on a bicycle. Karsten is a regular donor and a […]

Gary Bonacker and Leslie Cogswell on Tuesday, October 14, awarded the St Charles Foundation an $85,000 grant to be used specifically to fund their Cancer Care and Survivorship Programs. These programs serve adults throughout the region through the efforts of the St Charles Foundation. Click here for a list of programs. St. Charles administrators and the […]

  Gary Bonacker (TdC Founder) Below you will find a handful of our favorite articles about spirit and  history of this great event. Now in our tenth year, Tour des Chutes is a proud piece of the local cancer community. The story behind the Tour des Chutes (H. Clark, The Bulletin) More Than 1000 Cyclists Raise […]

Below you will find an assortment of heartfelt articles about Johanna and her family. These works are from sources near and far, as Johanna touched the lives of so many. This woman inspired all who were blessed by her presence. It’s fitting that her memory should do the same. We’re honored to have the opportunity […]

This year’s event included a huge Party Pack with four opportunities to gather with a supportive community of cyclists and runners. Thank you Worthy Brewing and Deschutes Brewery as well as the amazing bands who donated their time to entertain us. Kick-Off Celebration at Deschutes Brewery – April Pre-Event Party @ Worthy Brewing on Friday before the […]