There is quite a bit written about pump tracks online — including this site — its hard to find a comprehensive online resource on all things pump track. Let’s change that.
Although there are miles of logging roads and a few quad trails here and there, single track is hard to find at the northwest tip of Oregon. It’s a shame too, as Astoria has evolved to become quite the tourist destination. The number of breweries and opportunities for good food has multiplied exponentially, and even a […]
Sandy Ridge is the go-to riding spot for Portland riders; over 70 riders turned out to prep their favorite trail for the wet season.
Cyclocross is a big deal here in Portland. And though it’s never been our jam, we’ve been known to dabble into self inflicted pain by bike, especially when it’s for work. This weekend we jumped head first into racing cross at the Cross-word CX Challenge in Canby. The one day event was hosted and put […]
Dirt roads are not trails. Period. By any sane definition of the term, a trail is a path or track and is by its very definition, a narrow space. It seems so logical, right? Any mountain biker gets it: Single track is a narrow trail. Double track is two narrow trails, as left by the passage […]
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a yearly event taking place in communities all over the US. The local events range in size from a few kids and families to large gatherings consisting of local bike clubs, retail shops, schools and bike friendly companies. Here in Portland, #TKMBD was hosted by the Northwest Trail […]
Flow trails are huge here in Oregon, with riders turning out in hordes every weekend to experience the roller coaster like rush of flying through trees, negotiating flowy bermed turns, pumping rollers and taking to the air on table top jumps hidden in BLM forests. The newest gem in the BLM’s crown is the trail system […]
Portland and the Bay Area have a lot in common when it comes to limited access to trails for mountain biking. Although both areas have a significant amount of green space and trails, due to anti-mountain bike factions with considerable political influence, there is a serious lack of close in recreation opportunities for mountain biking on narrow […]
There are some exciting new developments in the southwestern Oregon region known as the Rogue Valley.
Although progress or fresh news of the bike park at Stafford Lake in Novato, California has trickled out painfully slow at times, things are on track. In fact, the long wait is finally over with the first phase of the new bike park set to open on August 22nd. The long awaited opening event is presented by […]
I spend a lot of time dreaming about the adventure van we’re hoping to acquire in the next year. It’s going to be a high-roof Sprinter type rig that allows us to take off at the spur of the moment for the next adventure. Serving as transportation as well as a tiny home during our travels […]
Fast, flowy and twisty, down hills every day. If that sounds like a recipe for a fun weekend of riding, you might just want to check out the riding in Oakridge, Oregon. With shuttles provided by the crew at Oregon Adventures, it’s easy to explore dozens of miles of trail in a single day, packed […]