News Updated: October 2, 9:20pm PDT

The ORR October Thursday Meeting restaurant venue is Bugatti's Beaverton at 2905 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton OR 97006 Tel: 503 626-1400 at 7:00pm on Thursday 10/8/15.

Due to other commitments, the ORR Colors Ride ride has been rescheduled for Sunday 10/18/15. We will meet at Elmer's on I-205 & Stark at 9:00am. See the 2015 Ride Schedule for details.

The International Motorcycle Show is coming to Portland this year on Sat. October 31 and November 1. Several riders with ORR will be going to the VIP early morning pre-show tour on the Saturday morning at 8:30am. Book now and support this now local event !

Open Road Rider

This site was created for motorcyclists in the United States Pacific Northwest, but is dedicated to enthusiasts everywhere.

Open Road Rider is a focal point for those who enjoy riding alone or in groups. There are no formal memberships, committees or dues, just a common interest in sport touring motorcycling.

Weekend day rides start and end in Portland, OR, USA and cover 200 - 400 miles. Short hops to trendy coffee bars are not us. All makes and models welcome, in roadworthy condition.

We meet the second Thursday evening of every month at a Portland area restaurant at around 7:00pm to talk about forthcoming rides and our favorite topics, street motorcycle riding and touring.

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