Ride and Dig

A Regenerative Mountain Biking Experience

This three day mountain bike adventure combines guided rides with trail work to promote sustainable trails and enhance recreational opportunities for others.

A partnership between Cog Wild, COTA, VisitBend and LOGE.

Experienced guides from Cog Wild will select appropriate routes for you to explore & enjoy the amazing mountain bike trails around Bend. Then leaders from the Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA) will explain and lead discussions about trail design, our unique high desert ecosystem, sustainable forestry, and stewardship of our recreational resources.

Our trails are built and maintained by volunteers — thank you for your interest in supporting sustainable trails in Central Oregon!

  • May 20 – 22, Friday through Sunday
  • Three days on the trail: ride, trail work, ride
  • Includes an annual membership to COTA
  • Discounted rate available at LOGE Camps for visitors
  • Santa Cruz bike rentals available for an additional fee


  • $240 for all three days
  • Lodging special:
    • $210 per night for a room at LOGE Camps Bend
    • Up to 2 people per room
    • Add during checkout to receive this discounted rate


  • Meet at 8:30 at Cog Wild for a full-day guided ride with shuttle.
  • Includes lunch, snacks and refreshment
  • Post ride happy hour at Cog Wild to meet your crew leader to plan Saturday’s work party


  • Trail work from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Includes snacks on the trail, then post-work lunch & beverages back at Cog Wild
  • Free afternoon to explore Bend

IMPORTANT Trail Work Info

You will get DIRTY! Wear appropriate work clothes – long pants and closed toe shoes (work boots preferred). We provide work gloves, hard hat (required to be worn at all times by USFS), and tools.


  • Full-day guided ride with shuttle, lunch, snacks
  • Debrief and celebrate!

Private Group Hotel Vacations

Are you planning a get together with your favorite riding buddies, a family reunion, or a bachelor or bachelorette party? We invite you to a first-class mountain biking vacation. You don’t have to go without a comfy bed, hot showers and freshly prepared meals—yes, you can combine awesome riding with cushy lodging. And with expert Cog Wild guides to show you the best of the best!

Cog Wild can plan custom group mountain bike vacations that combine the top trails, with excellent restaurants, fresh cooked meals, craft beers and cozy lodging in some of Oregon’s most scenic areas. Our private hotel tours can be in the Bend area, Hood River, McKenzie River, Umpqua River or Oakridge.

These tours can be highly customized, so please contact us to start planning!


  • Full day mountain bike rides designed for your group.
  • Local, expert and caring guides.
  • Transportation to and from Cog Wild Headquarters at the start and end of tour, if needed.
  • Transportation during the tour.
  • Delicious meals, on-trail lunches, and snacks.
  • Hotel lodging
  • Complimentary Deschutes Brewery beer, Polar Seltzer and Humm Kombucha.
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