Oregon Bike Parks

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A Bikepark in Portland? Help Build Gateway Green

Mountain Bikers in Portland, Oregon have access to lots of sweet riding spots— provided you don’t mind driving an hour in any direction. When it comes to local trail riding opportunities though, the options are sorely limited. Local bike advocates hope to change that, and have identified a space in East Portland with 38 Acres […]

09.06.2013 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Portland’s Indoor Mecca of Bikes: the Lumberyard Bike Park

The first time I recall talking bikes with Will Heiberg of the Lumberyard Bike Park was at the Backyard Blam Pump Track. Like many Portlanders, he had dreams of a place to ride bikes when the weather turned sour. Turns out it was a vision he was unwilling to let go of, and teaming up […]

12.07.2012 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Eichler Bike Park Rebuild Day #4

An update from Portland from Raul Atencio, on the Eichler Bike Park Rebuild: ”Here are some pics from Eichler Build Day # 4. A couple more build days and this park will be 100% rideable. This was Saturday 25th; this time we had a mini-excavator and we had about 18 volunteers from 9:00 to 5:00, we had a […]

07.18.2011 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Eichler Bike Park Rebuild: Day 2

Things are seriously moving along with the Eichler Bike Park Project. If you haven’t been following the story of the Eichler Park Jumps, click here for a recap. It’s been pretty exciting to see progress on this site finally happening, with a legit Bobcat on site moving earth. It was just over a year ago […]

06.02.2011 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Eichler Bike Park Update: It’s on!

Eichler BMX Park in Beaverton, Oregon, was just a couple of mounds of dirt a year ago. That is all about to change. Raul Atencio of the Northwest Trail Alliance has officially taken over my spot as the guy who’s in charge of the Eichler BMX Park project in Beaverton, Oregon. (a suburb of Portland) The […]

05.26.2011 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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A bike park project that failed— what happened to the Ashland BMX Park?

Ashland, Oregon is known best in mountain biking circles for the riding in the water shed on you guessed it- Mt. Ashland. Its now the site of a Super D race that is growing in popularity every year. The Rogue Valley has a variety of other trail options as well, making the area a great […]

01.20.2011 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Eichler Park: A few possible design layouts

Portland, Oregon area riders got a small win with the approval and go ahead of an Adopt-a-Park agreement between Tualatin Valley Parks and Rec and local advocacy group the Northwest Trail Alliance. The NWTA will officially be partnering with Parks to take over maintenance of a small BMX park in Beaverton, a suburb of Portland. Conveniently […]

10.17.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →
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The Salem Expo Bike Park Part 2

We first reported on the Salem, Oregon jumps and BMX track when we passed by the fairgrounds after the Black Rock Shuttle Day. As I was injured from a crash at Black Rock, I was unable to do anything but take a few photos. Fortunately I was able to get down for an afternoon shred […]

09.21.2010 Features Read the full story →

Eichler Bike Park Project in Beaverton gets the green light

Awesome news for mountain bikers in Portland, Oregon: local mountain bike advocacy group, the Northwest Trail Alliance, is about to move ahead with what will be the first sanctioned bicycle skills park (on dirt) in the Portland Metropolitan area. We first reported on the Eichler Park Bike Jump area back in May of this year, as part […]

09.20.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →

Spot Check: Salem State Fairgrounds Dirt Jump Park and BMX Track

On the way back from Black Rock for the Shuttle Day, I went searching for the dirt jump park at the Expo area. Turns out it wasn’t at all where I thought it was. After driving around for over 20 minutes, I found the entrance. Since I’m such as swell frood, I made ya’ll a […]

08.09.2010 Oregon Bike Parks Read the full story →