Events

2018 NW Demo Days! – updated 6/17

N+1 is a thing and it’s demo season, so here’s your chance to try out that bike you’ve been pining for.* June 15 – Orbea Factory Demo @ Hood River Bicycles (plus $10 Post Canyon shuttles) June 17 – Fat Tire Farm Rocky Mountain demos @ Sandy Ridge. June 19 – Scott Bikes demos at Oregon

Scenes from the Festival

As Jonathan Maus captured it, “… the Festival was like an off-road version of Sunday Parkways. The scenes that unfolded were heartening: Tykes barely big enough to walk ran with balance bikes over whoop-de-dos; a young girl on a full-size bike got her first-ever riding lesson; pre-teen boys raced each other on BMX bikes down

Coldwater Lake Campout Recap

It’s always amazing to see what volunteers can accomplish when they are inspired by breathtaking scenery.  This past weekend at Coldwater Lake was no exception.  The annual stewardship campout within the Mt. St Helens National Monument, organized by Jim Lemonds (affectionately known as ‘Jeep’) in cooperation with the USFS, has grown to achieve cult status

LapQuest – BONUS

Free koozies for all participants! Perfect for keeping your tasty beverage cold at the LapQuest social following the 4-hr challenge ride. Want to attend LapQuest? SIGN UP – http://nw-trail.org/events/lapquest-at-stub/ Thank you to the Bike Gallery for this generous donation.   Beer provided by Hopworks Urban Brewing (HUB)          

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

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

Weekly Regional Roundup

We’re starting a new weekly(ish) feature rounding up all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield. Look for updates on or around Wednesdays in the future.  *Inclusion in this list does not denote an NWTA connection; we’re here to spread the word for all our friends and partners across the region. ***April, oh April,

The Trail Ahead

Image courtesy Jonathan Maus/BikePortland Almost 30 years ago, Theo Patterson spoke up to make sure mountain bikes weren’t banned from Forest Park. To help, Patterson founded Portland United Mountain Pedalers, or PUMP. In 2009, PUMP became Northwest Trail Alliance, and we turn 30 this year. With our Big Three-Oh looming, let’s glance back and gaze forward.

The Tide is Turning

Image courtesy Jonathan Maus/BikePortland Throughout 2017, more than 1,700 mountain bikers — from shredders to striders — dropped in to Northwest Trail Alliance-hosted digging and riding events. And, all tolled, our volunteers carved a smidgen over 12,000 hours into our trails and the political arena that sustains the flow of riding in our region. Those