Not exactly news if you’ve been hitting the trails lately, but we’ve been getting the best winter riding conditions in years. Climate change being what it is, who would have thought January riding conditions being better than the conditions last summer? I can’t remember a time we’ve had better winter riding. With the new black […]
One of the most popular trails at the Sandy Ridge Trail System is Rock Drop, a flowy jump line that begins with its namesake rock skills filter. At the end of the line you can take a return trail up to session it again, head left to 338 to head out or continue on down […]
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 […]
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.
One of our favorite trail systems of all time is Oregon’s Sandy Ridge Trail. Designed for mountain bikers, by mountain bikers, Sandy Ridge is model trail system of what can be done when all the right pieces come together. A land manager that understands mountain biking, and the economic benefits to providing recreation to our […]
The Sandy Ridge Trail is one of our favorite trails in Oregon, and amazingly continues to get better (and longer) with the addition of the newest section, “Two Turn Tables and a Microwave.” Adding more diverse terrain (see the rock garden pictured below) and even more jumps, rollers and bermed turns, the trail is the […]
Ask a die-hard mountain biker what “flow” is and you’ll likely get an enthusiastic response. Compare the answers though, and odds are you’ll find them to be very different. Ask a random person off the street what flow is in context to the mountain biking experience, and who knows what kind of response you’ll receive. […]
The first Super D race on the Sandy Ridge Trail system was held this weekend, and it was followed up with an awards party with open and flowing kegs at Windells. Even better, the jump lines and concrete parks were open for shredding. It was by far the best day of bike partying I can […]