membership

Support NWTA – and you could win a bike!

Just getting into mountain biking or your skills no longer match your first mountain bike? Sellwood Cycle Repair is partnering with NWTA to raffle off a Norco Fluid FS A4 full suspension bike! Named Pinkbike’s Value Bike of the Year and Vital MTB’s Bike of the Year, the Norco Fluid FS is built to help … Read More

Planning Open House Recap

On Saturday, September 30th, NWTA hosted its first Open House at Chris King. Dozens of members showed up and were able to interact with NWTA leadership at one of our 16 stations. Each station was dedicated to a key aspect of the organization, led by one of our dedicated super-volunteers. Our team shared great conversations … Read More

WE want to hear from you!

NWTA community members have let us know that they value the opportunity to give feedback to the organization. So to expand feedback opportunities, we made a survey! We want to hear from everyone, members and non-members. Interested in changes? We want to hear where we could improve. Like what we’re already doing? Let us know. … Read More

!!postponed!! Full Member meeting at Chris King – 8/29

MEMBER MEETING POSTPONED: The full member meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 29, is postponed until early Fall. We are NOT meeting at Chris King tomorrow as scheduled. If you are still free come meet us at Rocky Point, see below for more details.  Additional administrative changes to the Bylaws have been proposed, and  the Bylaws … Read More

Member Social – 6/27

Join us for our June Member Social! Come hang out and chat with NWTA representatives and other members in a casual social setting. No formal agenda – just a great opportunity to enjoy great company in a great space. Location and time TBD.

NWTA March Member Social @ Fat Tire Farm – 3/31

Join us for our March Member Social x @fattirefarm Happy Hour! Come hang out at Fat Tire Farm and chat with NWTA representatives and other members in a casual social setting. No formal agenda – just a great opportunity to enjoy great company in a great space. Friday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m., 2714 NW Thurman St. … Read More

New Electronic Membership System at Rocky Point

NWTA members are familiar with the annual “tradition” of collecting your bike bands and parking passes for Rocky Point access. For NWTA, using the bike bands and parking tags has been expensive and required a lot of time to manage. On the member side, we know that this requirement came with carving out the time … Read More

An NWTA walk through time

In 1988, an organization known as PUMP — Portland United Mountain Pedalers — was founded. This organization was started with 9 members and an eye towards opening up trail access to mountain bikes in Portland. In 2009 and with less than 50 members, PUMP updated and expanded their mission and vision, becoming Northwest Trail Alliance … Read More

NWTA Board of Directors Update

Every year, NWTA has an opportunity to welcome new individuals to serve on our Board of Directors. Tomorrow, January 24 at 6:00pm, two current Board members, Nell Stamper and Scooter Sutterer, will be presented for re-election; and we’re beyond excited to present to our membership three additional Board members for our all-volunteer, working Board: Chloe … Read More

Member appreciation prize winners

November was member appreciation month with NWTA. All you had to do was be a member, and you had a chance to win prizes from Lolo Racks or Trans Cascadia Excursions, both Northwest Trail Alliance sponsors. The lucky winner of a Lolo Rack was NWTA member Peter Dydo. He picked up his rack at Lolo HQ in NE … Read More