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.
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 […]
Southern Oregon has become a popular mountain biking destination thanks to the fun trail network on Mount Ashland. The entire region is filled with amazing potential for riding terrain, and thanks to income from single track tourism, other parts of the region are being developed as riding destinations. One of these is located just up the […]
Getting to open it up and pin it down the mountain is the best part of riding and racing bikes in Ashland. Formerly a Super D format, the Ashland Mountain Challenge was a stage race made up of four sections timed on trails primarily going downhill. Not quite an enduro, but not a straight Super D, […]
When our friends at Ashland Mountain Adventures invited us to the Spring Thaw weekend in Ashland, Oregon, we couldn’t refuse. A lousy winter that devastated the ski resort meant they’d be running the XC race up to the Bull Gap Trail. Normally it’s trail still covered in a blanket of snow and ice. This season however, was […]
Winter seems to come to us later and later every year these days. Not that I’d notice it living in sunny California, with our long riding season and temperate weather. It was a warm day here as we drove away with a tinge of regret to drive six and a half hours north for a […]