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Commissioner Fish warms to more singletrack in Forest Park

“My interest is not in studying this to death, it’s seeing what we can actually do…I am committed to finding ways to significantly expand our current inventory of singletrack trails.”— Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner The idea of mountain bike access in Forest Park has been an issue for Portlanders for over two decades. Local … Read more


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Citizen advocate nears Forest Park mountain biking goal

Frank Selker(Photo © J. Maus) Frank Selker, the man with the mountain bike plan for Forest Park, is just 20 people shy of his goal to get 100 new, mountain-bike loving Portlanders to join the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC). When we checked in with Frank last month, he was halfway to his goal. Today, he … Read more


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Guest Article: Erik Tonkin on why he joined the FPC

Erik Tonkin(Photos © J. Maus) [Publisher’s note: This article was written by Sellwood Cycle Repair co-owner, community advocate, and beloved off-road racer, Erik Tonkin. Erik writes about an issue that’s close to his heart, mountain bike access in Forest Park. He’s been riding his mountain-bike and ‘cross bike in the park for 16 years. For … Read more


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MTB shop steps up for Forest Park plan

The Fat Tire Farm on NW Thurman.(Photo © J. Maus) Fat Tire Farm, a shop that specializes in high performance mountain bikes and is located near a busy Forest Park trailhead, has stepped up to encourage its customers to join the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC). According to citizen activist Frank Selker, the shop has agreed … Read more


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MTB Trail Work Party

Fire Lane 5 – Forest Park work party Description: As your Forest Park Co-Representative, I am pleased to announce that our Forest Park Ad Hoc Advisory Committee has been formed and will be having our first User Group meeting at the end of the month. This is key for us, as we will be constructing … Read more