Sandy Ridge is getting more beginner-friendly
with a new section of trail set to open this
(Photo by Adam Milnor/BLM)
From where I sit it appears 2014 is poised to be a huge year for mountain biking in Oregon. There’s exciting growth and news to report from all over the state. There are many factors for the surge — from a growing momentum for bike tourism development to a successful approach to off-road advocacy that includes collaboration with land managers and a huge amount of volunteer hours and sweat equity.
While high-quality off-road riding options are lacking here in the Portland metro area, advocates have helped create several excellent destinations in Mt. Hood, the Gorge, Vernonia, and beyond.
I’ve let a few stories pile up in my inbox in the past few months, so now it’s time to catch up with all the action in news roundup below…
Mace-toting Couple Arrested for Repeated Harassment of Trail Users at Sandy Ridge[Read more…]