Touring - Cyclo-tourist Rest Haven and Shop (Newport OR)
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08-08-08, 03:33 PM
I'm currently on a USA corner to corner trip and I came across a Bike shop / Rest Haven.
The folks who own the shop in Newport Oregon had a new building (May 2008) specifically built for them. The bottom floor is your standard shop but the upper loft... Absolute sweet loving for a tired biker. Laundry, showers, comphy chairs, wifi and cable. I totally blissed out. The big problem for the shop is lousy signage for the new spot. It's kinda hard to find because it not on 101 and not of the "Oregon State signed route."
Do you know the name of the shop and/or directions for getting there?
08-08-08, 10:42 PM
bump* I would love to know where this is too, Im doing a pacific coast tour in a few weeks.
my wife and I are touring the Oregon coast the first week of september and would really like more info on this place
08-09-08, 02:20 PM
When you are in Newport make sure to stop by the Rouge Brewery. It's on the south side of the bridge. There is a tavern very near the brewery where they have a distillery. They were making gin when I was there a few years ago. Rouge makes some of my favorite beer. As a matter of fact I am enjoying a Rouge Morimoto Soba Ale right now. Terrific summer beer. The Shakespeare Stout is also a big cold weather fav of mine.
08-09-08, 04:01 PM
It must be Bike Newport at corner of 6th & Rte 101. Check out this link:
"We are now open for business in our new location, #150 NW 6th Street ~ Newport. We are on the corner of 6th & 101, behind Lumberman's. ....... bikes, and accessories, new nutrition center, shower & laundry facilities for cycle tourist, a great lounge with computer station and wi-fi throughout the building. We are now the largest bike store on the Oregon Coast and have something to fit every budget and every need. Come on in and see us at our new location, we look forward to meeting you."
08-09-08, 05:29 PM
I second MTBMaven's suggestion for a great selection of brews on the Oregon coast. Minor correction to the name - it is the Rogue Brewery.
08-09-08, 06:30 PM
Minor correction to the name - it is the Rogue Brewery.
:thumb: Sorry about that. I hate when FireFox doesn't catch my poor spelling.
08-09-08, 09:38 PM
The Hazelnut Brown and the Shakespeare Stout are both very good with chocolate.
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