The Ride: Scappoose to the Banks-Vernonia Trail via logging roads

Pisgah Road near Gunners Lakes Mainline was a wrong turn that turned out right.(Photos J. Maus/BikePortland) Note: Welcome to the first in a series of posts sponsored by 21st Avenue Bicycles. They’ve stepped up to bring you more coverage of bikepacking and adventure rides. Stay tuned all year as we explore the best backroads and … Read more

Mountain bikers look toward better relations with Scappoose land owner

Riding in Scappoose.(Photo: Jordan Norris) Local mountain bike advocates are working to strengthen their relationship with a timber company in Scappoose. Longview Timber, LLC owns a large tract of land just 20 miles north of Portland that has become a popular riding area over the years. The problem is, while Longview has been gracious in … Read more