Green Geckos

NWTA Kids Class Recap

Written by Elaine Bothe, NWTA Instructor Warm weather didn’t keep these kids at home! The August temperatures rose as we set up for the “Green Geckos” Kid’s Class at Rocky Point but that didn’t keep these awesome kids indoors! A high of 100 was predicted in Portland, but a pleasant breeze, shady trails, plenty of … Read More

Kids Camps at Gateway Green

In partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation; NWTA & Elaine B, Bikes is excited to announce progressive mountain bike skills instruction for 8-12-year-olds at Gateway Green. We are also happy to announce that coaches Myles Ridge, Deidre Iwersen & Peter Melton will join head coach Elaine this season. These 4-day camps (Monday – Thursday 9 … Read More

Green Geckos MTB Skills Camp – Gateway Green – 8/22

Mountain Bike Skills Camp (M-Th) for Beginner 8-12-year-olds About this event Beginner Mountain Bike Skills Camp August 22nd – 25th 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for Ages: 8-12 Registration for this camp is for 4 days (Monday – Thursday). Please be ready to commit to having your rider attend each day. In partnership with Elaine … Read More

Green Geckos MTB Skills Camp – Gateway Green – 8/8

Mountain Bike Skills Camp (M-Th) for Beginner 8-12-year-olds About this event Beginner Mountain Bike Skills Camp August 8th – 11th 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for Ages: 8-12 Registration for this camp is for 4 days (Monday – Thursday). Please be ready to commit to having your rider attend each day. In partnership with Elaine … Read More

Green Geckos Mountain Bike Clinic at Rocky Point – 8/7

Mountain Bike Skills Class for Beginner/Intermediate 8-11-year-olds About this event Join NWTA & Elaine B. Bikes for a kid’s beginner mountain bike skills clinic from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. For Ages: 8-11 Rider Experience: Beginner/intermediate with ½ – 1 of riding on dirt trails Pre-registration is required  Cost $10 Donation to NWTA (scholarships available) … Read More

TWO Green Geckos Mountain Bike Clinics (Newell Creek) on 5/15

We will hold 2 mountain bike skills classes for beginner/intermediate 8-11-year-olds at Newell Creek. The first one runs from 10 am-12 pm. The second runs from 1 pm-3 pm. About this event Join NWTA & Elaine B. Bikes for a mountain bike skills clinic from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm – 3:00 … Read More

Green Geckos Mountain Bike Clinic (Gateway Green) on 5/13

Mountain Bike Skills Class for Beginner/Intermediate 8-11-year-olds About this event Friday, May 13th, 2022, from 4:00 – 6 pm  For Ages: 8-11 Cost: $10 donation to NWTA (scholarships available) Drop off & Pick up location: Gateway Fred Meyer Parking Lot, Corner of NE 99th & NE Pacific  Event Location: Gateway Green  Rider Experience: Beginner/intermediate with … Read More

NWTA Youth Program Launch and Recap

After years of planning and preparation, NWTA’s youth bike skills program finally launched on Friday, March 18th, at Gateway Green. In partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation and Project^ a group of local area youth met with BICP Certified Instructors Elaine and Roo and NWTA volunteers Allie and Nancy at the Fred Meyer parking lot … Read More

Green Geckos Mountain Bike Clinic on 4/2

Mountain Bike Skills Class for Beginner/Intermediate 8-11-year-olds About this event Let’s celebrate the GRAND OPENING of Metro’s Newell Creek Nature Park! Before the festivities start NWTA is conducting a mountain bike skills clinic from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. For Ages: 8-11 Rider Experience: Beginner/intermediate with ½ – 1 of riding on dirt trails Pre-registration … Read More