Entries by Brian Cameron

On A Roll (Tillamook Headlight Herald article by Brad Mosher)

Rail riders start rolling on local rail line Bay City kicked off its new business Friday when the Oregon Coast Railriders started making runs from Bay City into Tillamook using the railroad and pedal-powered rail cars. According to owner Kim Metlen, the business has gotten off to a big start. “When we had the free […]

Here’s what it looks like to Railbike the Oregon Coast (Portland Monthly article & slideshow by Marisa Russell)

Here’s What It Looks Like to Railbike the Oregon Coast This summer, you can ride abandoned rail tracks past estuaries and cheese factories, over bridges and under blue skies—all on a custom foot-powered, four-seater contraption. If you’re like me, you never quite got over a childhood fascination with all things rail-related. Maybe you even wanted, at […]

Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast (OPB article by Tom Banse)

You may have heard about “rails-to-trails” conversions. Thanks to some entrepreneurial bicycle enthusiasts, you don’t need to wait for the rails to come out in two Oregon counties. Friday, a company begins offering scenic tours along Tillamook Bay using pedal-powered contraptions that ride on the rails. In 2014, a northeast Oregon couple, Kim and Anita Metlen, […]