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 […]
If you’re looking to step away from the rat race, a weekend pedaling into the woods has a magical way of making stress melt away. Strapping some camping gear, a change of clothes and supplies to your bike means you’re no longer on any type of schedule. I never thought I’d be interested in […]
Over 100 riders converged at Stub Steward State Park this weekend for what has become an annual event dubbed “Stubfest”.
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.