Events

All Riders, All Trails

Observe the action at the Dirt Lab and it becomes readily clear that the experiment is engaging riders outside the NWTA’s current realm: Weekdays, you’ll see neighborhood moms, encouraging their charges (soon to be chargers) and, on weekends, adults on mountain bikes that were state-of-the-art a decade ago, all intermixed with our usual suspects on

Sandy Ridge Shuttle, Highlights + Photos

Not only did we raise $6,000+ for the ongoing development of the Sandy Ridge Trail system, but we had a blast doing it.  Once again this event sold out in advance and was a huge success. Special Thanks to Dennis Veatch and Shane Gould for organizing this event as well as the 30 + volunteers who

Build Something Meaningful

Creativity is gratifying personally, and when shared, it makes a better world. Building a trail is an exercise in creativity. Helping build a bike park, more so. A bike park strengthens the surrounding community. Outdoor recreation reduces crime rates, improves educational outcomes, and increases health and well-being. It’s a powerful economic engine that also creates

LapQuest is this weekend

The trail conditions and weather will be perfect for this weekend’s ride event. You still have time to RSVP and join the fun. Thanks to our sponsors for helping make this event possible. For our post ride social, Sellwood Cycle is providing the BBQ and Hopworks Brewing is providing the tasty beverages. LapQuest at Stub

Stub is dialed in

It was another huge weekend for L.L. Stub Stewart (aka Stub). 75+ volunteers turned out to do trail work.  Several projects were completed including the creation of a new beginner trail, a major trail re-route of Shoofly, and other bonus trail work. Thank You to Portland Design Work, PDW was the main event sponsor who provided

Stub Trail Work Party Saturday May 6

Stub Trails need some TLC We are working hard to repair the muddy sections and get the trails dialed in for the summer riding season – and this month’s main event: Lap Quest .  This Saturday we will be working on Shoofly trail repairs. Work Party Logistics: 8:45am – 2:00pm Saturday May 6 Meet at Hilltop Parking Lot

Optimists Define the Future

It’s been an interesting trek these few months. The view from here? Collaboration trumps criticism. Finding common ground bests finding fault. And embracing diversity — all riders, all trails — will take us to a new level. Optimism is the engine that drives us forward. There are new developments coming on in Hillsboro and Oregon

Invest in Developing Riders

Developing riding skills aids the advocacy and trail building aspects of our mission. Say what? How? Offering skills development facilities engenders formal and informal coaching. The availability of coaching encourages new riders to join the sport and, by association, NWTA. Better riders are more passionate about the sport. A larger and more passionate member base