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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.

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,

ADVOCACY ALERT

WANT MOUNTAIN BIKING IN PORTLAND? NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT! Action: Attend meeting April 3rd at 3pm The Portland Parks Board will meet to listen to input and consider the draft Off-Road Cycling Master Plan (ORCMP). 7th floor, 1900 SW 4th Avenue. Check Location updates Action: Written comment by March 23rd The Parks Board is also taking written comments

Stub Trail – Closure Update

Monday–Friday CLOSURES:  – Mountain Bike Area, Disc Golf Course, All hiking trails Saturday–Sunday OPEN:  – Hilltop Day Use, All hiking trails, Disc Golf Course, Mountain Bike Area, West meeting hall.  – Everyday: Most Dairy Creek West Loop campground and tent sites, Most Dairy Creek East loop sites, all Mountain Dale Cabins, Cabin Village meeting hall

The people have spoken

Advocacy Alert – We need your help!

On April 3, 2018 from 3-5pm, the Portland Parks Board will meet to listen to input and consider the draft Off-Road Cycling Master Plan (ORCMP). The Parks Board will use the input they hear to help shape their recommendations to the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS). BPS will integrate those comments along with other

NEW! 30th Anniversary merchandise!

Our brand-spankin’ new (and let us add really, really good-looking) 30th Anniversary logo stuff is now available for pre-order! We’ve got T’s, ladies’ tanks (though we won’t judge if the fellas are into them as well), and water bottles. Take a look at the goods here. Take 10% off your pre-order using the code NWTA30YR. Pre-order

President’s Message – Board updates, ORCMP, & more!

NWTA members elected three new members to the board of directors at January’s general meeting and election. Paul Hobson has assumed the role of Treasurer and is leading our Trail Stewardship program, Lori Sills will be championing ride clinics, social rides, and our women’s program, and Steve Domahidy will be leading NWTA’s signature events, as

Dirt Lab, Remixed

Image courtesy Jason Van Horn/Bermstyle The Dirt Lab Evolution work has begun in earnest out at Gateway Green. A small cadre of builders, led by Jason Van Horn, are refining the flow, improving the fun factor. And it’s been done in a way that allows less confident riders to roll through at first, aiding skills