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NWTA Enters Volunteer Stewardship Agreement with the BLM at Sandy Ridge

Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) enters into a formal Volunteer Stewardship agreement with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the mountain bike trails at Sandy Ridge Trail System. This agreement covers the maintenance of the Sandy Ridge Trail System.  Specifically: Layout and design of trail locations based on specifications provided by the BLM Trail corridor … Read More

Gateway Green Dig Day Recap

The gravity lines at Gateway Green, built during the park’s Phase 2 construction, were very popular amongst mountain bikers of all skill levels. Once the news of the impending closure of ⅔ of the lines, the feedback was swift and not kind. Trimet’s A Better Red project has been in the works since the inception of the … Read More

Trek Portland Grant

Trek Portland awards Northwest Trail Alliance a grant to support Community Based Mountain Bike Programming. The award includes eight Trek Marlin 6 bicycles, Rally Wave cell helmets, Bontrager hip packs, multi-tools, pumps, tire levers, and water bottle cages. A retail value of over $9,000. “The Portland Trek Bicycle Stores are extremely excited to be teaming … Read More

Weekly Roundup

Happy June!! June is the best month in Portland. Why? Pedalpalooza, that’s why!  It’s a month-long festival of bikes. So, check out the Pedalpalooza calendar and get out there (hint: there’s even a naked MTB ride on there, just sayin)!  Here’s a sampling of our fave Pedalpalooza and other rides and events coming up to … Read More

Meet Your NWTA Board

Your Northwest Trail Alliance board of directors is composed of talented and dedicated individuals who donate, collectively, thousands of hours of their time to making NWTA tick. They do the less-than-sexy behind the scenes work to ensure that you have access to awesome MTB opportunities from Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams to the coast. Come … Read More

The Oregon Trail Tax

In case you haven’t heard, pay it forward has a whole new meaning in Oregon. In response to the ‘bike tax’ recently implemented under Oregon House Bill 2017, Santa Cruz Bicycles will be matching the $15 per bike excise tax customers pay with an equal donation to three Oregonian trail building organizations–the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA), … Read More

Sandy Ridge Shuttle, Highlights + Photos

Not only did we raise $6,000+ for the ongoing development of the Sandy Ridge Trail system, but we had a blast doing it.  Once again this event sold out in advance and was a huge success. Special Thanks to Dennis Veatch and Shane Gould for organizing this event as well as the 30 + volunteers who … Read More

2 events completed, 3 more this week + more next week

This week; we are riding indoors, riding outdoors, and riding in the mountains (plus a campout). Next week we have a Happy Hour, pub crawl, more riding, and a large kids event. See the “Events” for more details. All are great options for connecting with fellow riders and meeting new friends.   Join us! https://nw-trail.org/events/trail-fest-2016/