We recently had the opportunity to test drive our dream van while being recruited by the team at Outside Van for a shoot. We could get used to this pretty quickly.
A new group of riders have banded together to develop single track riding opportunities in the Astoria, Oregon area. They’re off to a good start with a pump track in Seaside Oregon.
At the end of our second day of reworking the Ventura Park pump track in Portland, Oregon, the revitalized pump track is now rideable! Neighborhood kids began gathering almost immediately after we pulled the trail work signs and placed them back in the car, asking if they could play on the track. Though precipitation […]
Outside Van has specialized in creating custom adventuremobiles for the #vanlife for almost two decades. They recently streamlined the process of customizing vans to make it easier to get into your own dream machine.
The rebuild of Ventura Park pump track in Portland, Oregon is now underway. When we’re done, the pump track will be better than ever. Thanks to partnerships with the Northwest Trail Alliance and Portland Parks & Rec, the track received three truck loads of additional fill soil. With the aid of the NWTA Ditchwitch, last week Cole Pruitt and I […]
Finding suitable riding partners can be challenging but we’re working with the Northwest Trail Alliance to build a women’s riding community and already having epic adventures. This month: Tiger Mountain.
Flow motion is one of my favorite trails to ride in the Sandy Ridge Trail System. Although it falls under the flow trail category, it’s not completely buffed out like many of the high speed highway style flow trails that are becoming so prevalent. There are plenty of roots and random dips, peppered with the […]
I recently had a chat with Portland bike guy Ed Rogers and was on the Puckfortland podcast — check it out if you’re into that sort of thing.
If your idea of a fun ride includes beautiful scenery, miles of twisty single track, paired with physically challenging climbs and equally engaging descents, add the Browns Camp loop in the Tillamook State forest to your to-do list. Located about an hour west of Portland, Oregon, the 8.5 mile loop is a Portland staple for those seeking out classic […]
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.