Monthly Archives: April 2018

Weekly Regional Roundup

Oh, buddy.  This coming week is on! If you are (or know) a bad-ass lady shredder, this week is for you (or them). Here’s your NWTA Weekly Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield.  Look for updates on or around Wednesday each week and check out our Community Calendar for

Weekly Regional Roundup

Here’s your NWTA Weekly Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield.  Look for updates on or around Wednesday each week. What’s coming up that you’re stoked about? Let us know by emailing loris@nw-trail.org.  We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in this list does not denote an NWTA

Spring Membership Drive – because free bikes and vacations are cool

Have you renewed your NWTA membership lately? Perhaps you’ve lapsed? Perhaps you’re a long-time lurker, first time joiner? Well, guess what… Now is the very best time to renew your membership or join for the very first time! Why? Because PRIZES. And also because of all the great things NWTA is doing to make mountain

Dirt Lab Evo: Q1’s Build Out

  Earlier this year, we wrote about Travel Oregon’s Forever Fund underwriting NWTA’s evolution of the Dirt Lab at Gateway Green. This quarter, Jason Van Horn and Joel Armstrong guided crews of two to 15 on weekday evenings and Saturdays, 246 hours in total. Soil moisture and the lack of a dirt stockpile for rework elsewhere kept the

In case you missed it…

Jonathan Maus of Bike Portland wrote up a nice review of the Portland Parks Board meeting yesterday. Read it all here. And just because it’s pretty, here’s a word cloud based on the most-used words in your written comments to the Parks Board regarding the ORCMP:

It’s time for your Weekly Regional Roundup

Here’s your NWTA Weekly Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield.  Look for updates on or around Wednesdays in the future. What’s coming up that you’re stoked about? Let us know by emailing loris@nw-trail.org.  We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in this list does not denote an

President’s Message – Love in the Mountain Bike Community

Mountain bikers recently submitted public testimony to the Parks Board about the Off Road Cycling Master Plan (ORCMP). Many NWTA members shared their testimonies with NWTA’s advocacy committee. 56 members wrote 19,894 words worth of comments on the ORCMP.  Mountain bikers talked about community and family, about access and stewardship, about nature, and about opportunities

SRT Scouting Ride – PHOTOS

Saturday was a great day for a scouting ride at Sandy Ridge. The weather and trail conditions were great (i.e. the snow has melted, Spring is coming). A 10 person crew rode the trails scouting sections of trail that we will be working on next weekend and then celebrated with a BBQ and tasty beverages.