Posts By: Erin Chipps

We took Portland policy-makers mountain biking, and it was awesome

On June 21st, your NWTA Board of Directors members and a few of our heavily involved volunteers took policy makers from the City of Portland, Metro, and ODOT for a few hours of fun at Gateway Green for our inaugural Take A Policy Maker Mountain Biking Day (TAPMMBD). Organized by our Advocacy Director, Andy Jansky,

NW Trail Sisters/Liv/Gladys Bikes Intro to Bikepacking Trip Recap

Written By Tori Bortman of Gracie’s Wrench Photos by Nell Stamper It was an idea born on the road of long miles in Casey Wytaske’s imagination. As the Liv/Giant Field Rep and demo fleet driver, Casey has plenty of driving time on her hands to dream things up. Her goal was this: get a group

What’s Up at Sandy Ridge?

Our shuttle fundraiser, an interview with Brent Sullivan, and a little Sandy info. Sandy Ridge Info The Sandy Ridge Trail System is built and maintained through a partnership with the BLM, IMBA and the Northwest Trail Alliance.   Each year, nearly 700 hours of volunteer time is spent ensuring that the 17+ miles of trail

Sandy Ridge Shuttle Fundraiser is BACK!

NWTA presents the Sandy Ridge Shuttle fundraiser event. It’s back & better than ever! This is your chance to catch a ride to the top… over and over again! In between laps, hang out at our base camp, enjoy some snacks, borrow a demo bike, and more. Tickets are going fast, so don’t miss your

Not-Even-Close-to-Weekly Mid-Fall Regional Roundup

Autumn is almost over, but there’s still so much trail fun to be had! Here’s your NWTA “Weekly” Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield. Don’t worry, we’ll get back to a more regular schedule after the holidays! Check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see

Weekly Roundup (Extended Outlook)

Hi all! This week’s update on upcoming events is looking at fun stuff a little further out on the calendar. We’ve got a bunch more events coming up fast. Summer might be coming to an end, but we’ve got an awesome line up of fall activities for you! Please join us for more MTB bike fun:

Weekly Regional Roundup

August is almost here and there’s so much trail fun to be had! We all like to keep our schedules open for things that pop up, but sometimes you’ve got to plan for the future.  If you haven’t already, sign up for the SHIFT MTB Fest! This 3-day camp out (8/16-19) on St. Helens is

Weekly Regional Roundup

It’s been a while, but this week has way too much going on for us not to share some highlights with you. So, here’s your NWTA Weekly Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield.  Check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see you on the

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 and check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in this list does not denote an NWTA connection; we’re here

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 and check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in this list does not indicate an NWTA connection; we’re here