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Get Well, Park

Park Chambers, a fixture in Portland’s mountain biking scene for decades, recently suffered a heart attack. We wish Park a speedy ride on the trail to recovery. Urge him on. Send a card; tell him a story of how much mountain biking, Fat Tire Farm, and he means. Direct your cards to: Park Chambers Fat Tire Farm

ADVOCACY ALERT – Washington Park Master Plan

ADVOCACY ALERT – Washington Park Master Plan – Comment period closes Thursday at 5 pm.  Portland Parks is wrapping up the planning process and needs your comments.  The good news, an off road cycling trail is included in the plan, the bad news is they have prioritized it to the final phase, many years in

E-I-E-I ORCMP

Assessing the Off-Road Cycling Master Plan Portland’s Off-Road Cycling Master Plan is now in its final stage of development, the Draft Plan Phase. The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) is asking the public for feedback on the Draft, which will be incorporated into the Proposed Plan presented to City Council for adoption. As an

Hunting Season

Hunting season is here.  What should you do? A) Stop riding B) Put your dear friend in a deer suit and chase them around the woods C) Keep riding, wear some blaze orange, and lose the deer suit You would be surprised how many people pick option A, but this is the best time of

Veterans Day

Suggestion: Take a veteran for a mtb ride this weekend and thank them for their service to our country. Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces.

STUB STEWART TRAILS ARE CLOSED

Construction Advisory for L.L. Stub Stewart State Park (10/27/2017 – 02/28/2018) Due to a helicopter forest thinning operation within the park boundaries (paste link below to server for more information) – Trail closures at Stub Stewart State Park are as follows – All hiking, Mt. biking and horseback riding trails will be closed at Stub

Gratitude

As we roll through fall, kicking up that last bit of dust before the landscape goes red, gold, and muddy, it’s a good time to reflect on the challenges we stepped up to, the accomplishments we nailed down, and the folks who made it happen … You. Thank you. Words don’t do justice to the

Stub trail builder event moved to Sunday, October 15th

  Daniel Katten, NWTA’s volunteer leader for Railyard trail work party at Stub, has moved planned work party from October 14th to Sunday, October 15th.   This will allow volunteers to attend the Chris King Open House and custom bike Builders Showcase in Portland. Be sure to RSVP if planning to help build yourself a new

Wrapping Up ORCMP

After a summer out of view, Portland’s Off-Road Cycling Master Plan (ORCMP) is stepping back into the sometimes harsh spotlight of political discourse: The next PAC (Project Advisory Committee) meeting — scheduled for Thursday, October 5th at 4pm, 1900 SW 4th Avenue, 7th floor — is set to discuss an updated set of draft recommendations

Sandy Ridge News

Recently, NWTA met with the BLM to exchange planning information for 2018. Here’s what’s coming for Sandy Ridge: The Sandy Ridge Trailhead Construction begins October 2nd on expansion of the Sandy Ridge Trailhead. Long-term plans include tripling parking capacity and adding tailgating bump outs, potable water, security improvements, changing rooms, a bicycle wash station, and