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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you on the trail!
*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.
Wednesday, April 11
Ride! Dirty Fingers Wednesday evening ladies-only rides are back! Meet at Dirty Fingers in Hood River. Roll out at 5:30 sharp. Guided tour of Post Canyon followed by drinks and chats back at the shop. ****Cancelled due to soggy trails****
Thursday, April 12
Social: Down in Salem? Join the Salem Area Trail Alliance for happy hour and meet some new dirt friends! Santiam Brewing from 5-8.
Ride! Ladies’ night @ the Lumberyard starting at 6.
Saturday April 14
Clinic: Oregon Interscholastic Cycling League Leaders’ Summit @ Yakima Racks in Lake O. Do you want to help establish mountain bike teams in local middle and high schools? Then head out to the inaugural Leaders’ Summit to learn about what you can do to make this a reality. More information and tickets are available at http://www.oregonmtb.org/
Ride! NWTA group ride at Stub! Come do a pre-ride of the LapQuest route. Meet at 9 at the Buxton trailhead. Note: this is an intermediate to advanced ride.
Queens of Dirt and Liv will be hosting a She Spoke women-only pre-ride of the Cascade Dirt Cup Chuckanut Enduro Course in Bellingham. If you’re in the neighborhood, this is the perfect opportunity to connect with an amazing community to women mountain bikers! Preregister by 4/13.
Women’s MTB Meet-up ride at Powell Butte! Ladies, if you’re newer to off-road riding, this trail is a gentle introduction for you. Roll out at 9:15.
Trail Karma: Join our friends to the south, Team Dirt, as they continue work on No Secret. No experience necessary! Meet at 9 in Corvallis. Let ‘em know if you’ll be joining in the dirty fun.
Sunday, April 15
Trail Karma: The Evergreen Trail Alliance will be working on the Cold Creek trails. Meet at 8:30 at the lower Cold Creek Trailhead. Let ‘em know if you can help.
Clinic: Oregon Interscholastic Cycling League Leaders’ Summit @ Yakima Racks in Lake O. Do you want to help establish mountain bike teams in local middle and high schools? Then come out to the inaugural Leaders’ Summit to learn about what you can do to make this a reality. Check out their site for more details.
Race: Coast Hills Classic MTB Race in Newport. If it’s been a while since you’ve made it over to the coast, here’s a reason to go! You’ll get some awesome views and mud in places you can’t even imagine. Sounds perfect! Proceeds from the race benefit the Newport Recreation Center’s youth programs scholarship fund. Register by 4/13!
Ride! If you’ve been wanting to check out Oakridge, join Disciples of Dirt for a fun ride along Larison Creek. Meet at 11, ride and then hang out with your new friends for a drink or two.
Wednesday, April 18
Ride! Dirty Fingers Wednesday evening ladies-only ride! Meet at Dirty Fingers in Hood River. Roll out at 5:30 sharp. Guided tour of Post Canyon followed by drinks and chats back at the shop.
Thursday, April 19
Social: NWTA happy hour @ Dots from 5 to 7. Join us to chat and catch up before we head across the street for The Moment screening.
Fundraiser/Movie Night: Fat Tire Farm is sponsoring a screening of The Moment, an amazing film about the birth of the sport we all love, at the Clinton Street Theater on April 19. The theater is small and tickets are limited. Tix are $15 and all proceeds benefit NWTA. Call or visit FTF to secure your tickets in advance!
Ride! Ladies’ night @ the Lumberyard starting at 6. http://www.lumberyardmtb.com/
SAVE THE DATE:
4/20/18 – Ladies’ after hour social @ River City, 7-9pm.
4/22/18 – NWTA Ladies’ social ride @ Alsea Falls.
4/26/18 – Gladys Bikes ladies’ wrench night @ Bike Farm.
5/19/18 – LapQuest @ Stub Stewart.
5/20/18 – Sandy Ridge dig day.