Saturday’s Big Dig Day at Gateway Green had 140 volunteers showing up to give their time to help create single track trails in Portland, Oregon. While a significant amount of labor was performed, the focus of the event was about providing the opportunity to invest sweat equity into what will become for many of us, a second […]
The Willamette Week published an article on Wednesday that specifically singled out Portland’s first public bike park, Gateway Green as being threatened by a loophole in Oregon law. Titled “Portland’s First Mountain-Bike Park Could Be Crippled by a Court Decision” it’s gone viral amongst local riders this week, concerned with the status of the park. The topic of the […]
Big news for Portland Mountain Biking: $2 million in funding towards Gateway Green announced plus a Big Dig day scheduled for Gateway Green. First off, the big news. Portland Parks & Recreation has announced $2 million in funding has been dedicated towards the first phase of Gateway Green. While the first phase of the Dirt […]
The fellas have been hard at work at Gateway Green, charging through and cutting trail. Not only have they broken through the initial section in the trees, but this week the first call for volunteers went out. A few hardy volunteers stepped up, helping on site Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Being that its Portland and rains half the […]
Yesterday marked a milestone marker in the saga of Gateway Green, as the first hints of single track trail have been etched into earth. While I’ve constructed more than my share of trail, this patch of ground feels different. For the first time in memory, Portland, Oregon is gaining, as opposed to losing bike-friendly trail. Thanks to everyone […]
Holy sh*t people. It’s actually happening. We’ve all had our doubts, and at this point, we’re all not just a little jaded, but a lot. But it IS happening, right now. In preparation of the trail work, a team is coming in to clean the area, and a safety plan will have to be put in […]
Our local pump track project at Ventura Park has been getting a lot of love the last few weeks, thanks to the Northwest Trail Alliance’s celebration of trails known as Trail Fest. The two week long event kicked off with the NWTA Ladies night hosted by our own Inga Beck. The ladies were out in force […]
The Trans-Cascadia is a race held in the backcountry region known as Cascadia. Located in the Pacific Northwest, Cascadia is a bioregion made up of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Founded in 2016, Trans-Cascadia Inc. is a non-profit that seeks to promote and build sustainable trails in the region, with a 4 day race as their flagship […]
San Francisco’s McLaren Bike Park Project hits a major milestone this month, as construction documents for phase one are currently out to bid.
Since we’ve revamped the pump track at Ventura Park, it has been gratifying to see all the local kids and riders riding and enjoying it. Any time we have our tools out and are grooming the track, we’re approached by local residents that thank us for our efforts, or inquire about how they can help. […]
The Bell Built Grant Program has been successful from a marketing perspective, bringing attention to grass root efforts of participating mountain bike clubs throughout the US. However, after the initial ho-rah, you often don’t hear updates, so it’s great to see this edit of the recently completed Bell Built Project in Knoxville, TN. The video of the […]
Over 100 riders converged at Stub Steward State Park this weekend for what has become an annual event dubbed “Stubfest”.