Portland, Oregon area mountain bikers currently have the opportunity to comment on the new off-road cycling master plan. This is quite possibly the only opportunity in a generation to make your voice heard in forming policy that will guide Portland’s planning and management for the rest of our foreseeable lifetime. If you’ve been following the […]
There’s practically an event of some kind every weekend. Trying to make sense of our calendar, we tallied up all the MTB events in the Northwest and put it all on one page.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spending way too much time searching the interwebs, so you don’t have to, brought to you via the pipelines that are Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Northwest – Oregon, Washington Mt. Hood & Columbia River Gorge Area – Bad news for riders that love to ride in the Syncline area, otherwise known as the winter riding […]
(Via Joe Rykowski) Northwest Trail Alliance is hosting a shuttle day event at Black Rock Mountain Bike Area (near Falls City, Oregon) on Sunday, July 25 for people who have donated $55 or more towards the match funding needed for purchase of ST240 singletrack trail construction machine. The Cause NWTA has been recommended for funding […]
Last night the NWTA held their monthly meeting in their new venue in southeast Portland, at the Roots Brewery. One of the main talking points was regarding the trails in Scappoose on land owned by Longview Fiber, now known as Longview Timber. Recently Tom Archer and Slovak of the NWTA met with representatives with Longview […]
Portland Parks and Recreation is holding a community open house Tuesday, April 20, 5:30–7:30 PM at the Holiday Inn Express, 2333 NW Vaughn. The Northwest Trails Alliance has put out the call to support our fellow riders who have put in countless volunteer hours to try and get us more single track in Forest Park, […]
<UPDATED>We’ll just get to the point regarding the Flow Trails at the Marmot Dam area. Freeride trails were not authorized for the area, and will not be sanctioned at this time. All the wood structures featured in the previous post have been decommissioned. Does it suck? Yes. It is heart breaking to see the hard […]
The Northwest Trail Alliance is a lot more than PUMP (the group known as the Portland United Mountain Pedalers) rebranded. No, this is a group focused and dedicated to making places to ride a reality. And that includes DH, Freeride trails, and dirt jumps too. Not the PUMP of old. I’ve been spending a good […]