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Commissioner to hold roundtable discussion on off-road biking in Portland parks

Commissioner Nick Fish wants to open up the dialogue on off-road biking.(Photo © J. Maus) Last month, rookie City Commissioner Nick Fish made his opinion of off-road biking clear. He told BikePortland that he was not satisfied with the current status quo of riding in the city and that he would work quickly to learn … Read more


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Off-road advocacy, skills park experts in Portland tonight

PUMP will host an off-road advocacy presentation tonight in Northwest Portland.(Photo © J. Maus) As Portland moves in on creating more off-road, urban riding areas, interest in skills parks and pump tracks is growing. However, unlike in the transportation cycling realm — where Portland is often looked upon as a leader — when it comes … Read more


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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