Gateway – A BIPOC Community mtb event 9/5

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Gateway – A BIPOC Community mtb event 9/5

September 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Gateway  – A gathering for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) who ride mountain bikes.

Join BikePOCpnw & NWTA to celebrate the diversity in the sport of mountain biking at Gateway Green, Portland’s only Mountain Bike Park. This is an event to create a space for people of color who do not normally feel safe in the outdoors to meet, gather & ride mountain bikes together. If you do not identify as BIPOC & are an ally we ask that you support our efforts by becoming a member of Northwest Trail Alliance at  

Event Details:

  • Sunday 9/5 from 10 am – 2 pm
  • Gateway Green, Portland, OR – meet at “The Hub” to check in & get your raffle ticket!
  • This event adheres to the lastest recommendations from THE CDC regarding COVID-19. Although this event is outdoors masks/face-coverings are required when distancing of 6′ is not possible.
  • Families Welcome.
  • Helmets Required.
  • Any bike that can handle off-road terrain is welcome.
  • This park is car-free! Walkers and bicycle riders can reach the site via the I-205 multi-use path, or ride MAX and buses to the Gateway Regional Center and follow the multi-use path north for about a half-mile to the park entrance.
  • Parking – Fred Meyer – Gateway has graciously offered the parking lot that faces the Gateway Regional Center (NE 99th & NE Pacific) for this events use.
  • Raffle Prizes (must be present to win) from the many sponsors listed below!
  • Organic group rides (all skill levels).

Entertainment from luvjonezmusic & Sound Services Provided by Friends of Noise (

Food (for purchase) available from: Be Well Juice Bar (bewelljuicebar).

Camaraderie & Fellowship from the Portland BIPOC mountain bike community. Let’s gather & ride! 

Have questions? Email: [email protected]

Thank you to our partners & supporters for this event:

  • Portland Parks & Recreation
  • Friends of Gateway Green
  • Trimet
  • Fred Meyer – Gateway
  • Fat Tire Farm
  • Cyclepath
  • Trek Portland Bicycles
  • Showers Pass
  • Hopworks Brewing
  • Metropolis Cycle Repair
  • Lumberyard Bike Park
  • Sellwood Cycle Repair
  • Community Cycling Center
  • Gladys Bikes
  • Kenton Cycle Repair
  • Oregon Bike Shop