Urban Tribe - Ride with your kids in front.

MTB club vying for bike park

Posted by on August 8th, 2005 at 10:45 pm

Timothy Lake MTB RidePUMP (Portland United Mountain Pedalers) is our local mountain bike advocacy group. They work to maintain trails and make sure the interests of mountain bikes are represented in often thorny land access issues.

PUMP was also instrumental in putting together this great (and free) map of Forest Park (PDF).

Now they’re gaining momentum for a very exciting project; The Portland Dirt Experiment (PDX, get it?) Bike Park. This would be a designated mountain biking playground where freeriders and dirt-lovers from all over the country could come and play, without fear of running hikers off the trail, or eroding sensitive habitats.

Read the full proposal online, or show your support of the project by signing their online petition.

NOTE: We love your comments and work hard to ensure they are productive, considerate, and welcoming of all perspectives. Disagreements are encouraged, but only if done with tact and respect. If you see a mean or inappropriate comment, please contact us and we'll take a look at it right away. Thank you — Jonathan