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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]