BIPOC

BIPOC Beginner Jump Clinic Recap

Written by Ruandy Albisurez, Community Director ([email protected]) August 4, 2022, was the first official NWTA BIPOC jump clinic (BIPOC stands for Black and Indigenous Peoples and People of Color). It was held at Gateway Green in Portland. The clinic was organized and led by Ruandy Albisurez, Myles Ridge, and Jason Van Horn. We had 15 … Read More

BIPOC Beginner Mountain Bike Skills Clinic Recap

Written by Ruandy Albisurez, Community Director ([email protected]) The Northwest Trail Alliance’s first all Black and Indigenous Peoples and People of Color (BIPOC) beginner mountain bike clinic was held July 12, 2022, at Gateway Green Bike Park in Portland Oregon. The original 8 slots filled up in about an hour so a few more spots were … Read More

BIPOC Mountain Bike Ride at Forest Park Recap

Written by Ruandy Albisurez, NWTA’s BICP Level 1 Instructor The morning of Saturday, November 6th, the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) mountain bike ride for beginners/intermediate happened on a cold and soggy PNW morning. It’s late fall, so Forest Park’s ground is still covered in cold and wet leaves. Will Cortez from BikePOCpnw and … Read More

NWTA instructor Interview – Ruandy Albisurez

Name: Ruandy Albisurez Preferred Pronouns: Roo How long have you been a part of NWTA? I am new to NWTA. I knew it was present when I first moved to the Portland area about 10-12 years ago, but I thought for some reason that it wasn’t an organization anymore for a long time. Now that … Read More