Trails

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

Vacation Party?

  After hosting many work parties and events, I have been amazed at how far people travel to help at our events, with the most recent traveling from Spain. So in the name of research, I decided to give a vacation work party a try. I joined the Maui Mountain Bike Coalition, a local IMBA

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

Scappose Access Pass On Sale May 16th

The access pass for Scappose goes on sale May 16th at 7pm on the www.wyrecreation.com website.  The trails along the south side of Rocky Point road require this pass and are $75 for a year.  Because pass sales were low last year at this special location they have decided to recombine the area into larger parcel

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

Thank You, REI!

REI has generously donated $10,000 to relocate and reconstruct Stub Stewart’s Williams Creek Trail. This multi-user trail is located on the west side of the Banks-Vernonia Trail, along Brooke Creek. The trail parallels the creek on the flats and is a muddy mess for all users— standing water is present on the trail tread much