Our Sponsors

As Dirty Freehub has grown, so have our costs. We are no longer that itty, bitty, little website! The site has over a 150 pages, 20,000 photos and operates in two regions of the world. Without sponsorship, we really wouldn’t be able to keep it up. Therefore, we encourage you to give our sponsors a first look when doing bike business. They really help make gravel cool!

Interested in being a sponsor? Drop us a note at mail@dirtyfreehub.com

Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder

The Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder is 5 day gravel adventure through the heart of the Cascade mountains that takes place June 19 to 22, 2019. Pick from two route options: the Adventurer or the Explorer. Visit Fort Sisters, Blue River, Oakridge, Gilchrist and LaPine. Race it, Ride it, Enjoy it!!

This event is put on Breakaway Promotions which is one of the premier event companies in the western United States.

The Dirty Freehub team is very excited to be partnered with Breakaway Promotions as we all share a belief in “doing good” and giving back to the communities we work with.

WebCyclery sells gravel bikes by Salsa, Moots and CoMotion. They also rent gravel bikes. We have been doing business with WebCyclery for over 20 years. Ed Micek, a long time employee of the shop, and bike builder extraordinaire has built up 3 of our gravel bikes. He recommends the right components for the right frame. He builds bikes that look great … and that function flawlessly. WebCyclery was one of the first to publicize Dirty Freehub routes.

Good Bike Co is located in Prineville, Oregon the gateway to the Ochoco mountains … and great gravel riding and bike packing! At the shop you will find 5 taps of local craft beer and a cool outdoor patio overlooking the historic Crook County Courthouse.

James Good, the owner of Good Bike Company, is one of the good great guys in the cycling world. He works really, really hard putting on events like the Ochoco Gravel Roubaix and the Ochoco Overlander and doing a number of informative seminars.

They carry products by Salsa, Surly and Trek. The also rent gravel, mountain and bikepacking bikes and have a full supply of bags and accessories.

If you are in Prineville, make sure to stop in and say hi!

The Dirty Freehub team has been doing business with Sunnyside Sports for over 20 years. They sell mountain bikes, road bikes, and gravel bikes by Ibis and Trek. Sunnyside Sports also rents gravel, road and mountain bikes in Bend, Oregon. “Evil Gina” and “Steamboat Angie” rave about their new Ibis Hakka 1X Di2 gravel bikes. These guys also do a number of seminars and events, make sure to check out their events page.

Hutch’s bike shop is one of original bike shops in Bend, Oregon dating back to 1981. Today, Hutch’s has three stores — two in Bend and one in Redmond.

Owner Jim Lewis has been instrumental in the local cycling community and helped expand and grow the cycling community over the decades. Jim expanded the Hutch’s business, opening a multi-sport automotive rack system store in Bend creatively named Rack-N-Roll.   

Hutch’s is a full-service family owned business providing bikes, bike services and automotive rack systems for Central Oregon. These include gravel, road, mountain, city and youth bicycles.  Hutch’s employs 20 full-time employees and up to 50 employees in the summer season. 

Bowen Sports Performance specializes in performance coaching, bike camps, spin and strength classes and bike fitting. Gravel Girl’s bike is a custom fit by this shop … and she loves it! Gravel Girl and Captain “O” both are active participants in the performance spin classes during the winter.

Bart Bowen is the owner and founder of Bowen Sport Performance. Bart was a professional cyclist and two time national road champion. We have known and been client of Bart’s for 12+ years. He is an all around good guy!