Month: January 2021

TSI Trail School Recap 1/10

written by Nancy Stone Building and maintaining trails are, arguably, the backbone of our sport. Building and maintaining a membership of skilled Trail Stewards are the backbone of our organization. NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) understands this and strives to provide new Trail Stewards with the knowledge, skill, and confidence to join in the ever-growing community … Read More

TSI Crew Leader Training Recap 1/9

Written by Nancy Stone With a membership of greater than 4,500 dedicated and eager folks who want to help create more mountain bike opportunities in NW Oregon and SW Washington, NWTA knows that leadership and guidance are vital in making that desire a reality. The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) focuses those efforts on training highly … Read More

Rocky Point Update – Let it dry before you ride

Written by Jered Bogli Winter has settled in at Rocky Point. This is the time of year when we get all our trail building done, the soil is easy to work, and it is often too wet to ride, so if you can’t ride, you might as well still be out in the woods. Recently … Read More

Pivot Bike Drawing Winner Claims 1st Prize

Written by Bob Lessard Our 2020 Bike Drawing was very exciting. We got a Pivot frame of choice, Chris King components, a SRAM groupset, a Reserve Wheelset, and spinny bits, a Burgtec cockpit, and a Showers Pass kit to package together for an offering that allowed us to raise a good amount of cash for … Read More

Mini Excavator Purchase – Feenaughty

Written by Bob Lessard We are excited to announce a big purchase that will expand the future trail building. We hope you are ready for riding season 2021 because, without you, this wasn’t possible. We fell in love with the Takeuchi TB216 Mini Excavator. We checked out some pretty cool machines, but ultimately the TB216 … Read More

Advocacy Alert! – Survey for Molalla Forest Road Development Plan

Message from City of Canby Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee Deadline January 15th Your input is requested regarding the development of pedestrian, equestrian, and cycling infrastructure with the doubling in length of the Molalla Logging Road Path in the Canby area thanks to a 2017 land donation. View the virtual tour and take the … Read More