Clinic

Camp – Green Geckos: Week of 7/8 (Ages 8-12)

Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. LEVEL 1: BEGINNERS Rider Experience: Beginner with ½ – 1 years of riding on dirt trails These riders are already comfortable riding a bike on gravel roads as well as on dirt and grass, and down some features … Read More

Beginner Class: Intro to Tech Wheel Lifts, Roll-Downs – 8/24

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Slow Moving Skills, Ratcheting, & Balance – 8/17

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Corners, Climbing, Descents – 8/10

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Body Position, Trail Basics, Braking – 8/3

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Adult Trail Basics & Beyond for Beginners – 7/29-8/19

Adult Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Skills covered:  7/29: Body Position, Trail Basics, Braking  8/5: Corners, Climbing, Descents  8/12: Slow moving skills including ratcheting and balance skills  8/19: Intro to Tech… wheel lifts, roll-down Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at … Read More

Metropolis Maintenance Recap

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) As NWTA’s Bike Maintenance Clinic Series continues, we want to give a big shout out to Metropolis Cycles for generously hosting our January clinic. Metropolis’ staff of highly skilled mechanics shared their accumulated knowledge with us, in an effort to elevate our home-mechanic skills.  Participants had the … Read More

Trail School: Benching Clinic – 2/18

The Trail Sustainability Institute presents its first focused benching clinic at Rocky Point Trails. REGISTER HERE. The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) presents its first focused clinic on how to properly bench cut a trail. This clinic’s instruction centers around the proper techniques and approaches when establishing or maintaining a trail’s bench.  What the heck is … Read More

Mountain Bike Maintenance Series: Metropolis Cycles – 1/25

Our friends at Metropolis Cycles will be hosting our 4th Maintenance Clinic of the MTB Maintenance Series. We will cover three main maintenance practices for any mountain bike: Suspension, Tubeless Tires, and Drivetrain. If you are like most of us; you have questions regarding these topics. This is the clinic to get answers to ALL … Read More