The Mountain Biking in Southern Oregon has been getting better every year. The Rogue Valley already contains multiple trail networks, and Klamath Falls is making big moves towards becoming a trail destination of its own with the ongoing Spence Mountain Project. According to MTB Project, there are already two trail networks listed in the Klamath […]
Oregon has a wide range of single track trail options ranging from classic backwoods Forest Service style XC trails to modern flow trails in stacked loop systems.
What happens with you mix 30+ mountain bikers from all over the west coast and shake them around in a giant bus? Apparently good times, lots of stories and stacks of memories. Our friend Quoc Phan of Tam Bicycles in Mill Valley had put out the call months ago, and having participated in the gathering two […]
When our pals at Showers Pass asked us to tag along with them on a road trip to the Sea Otter Classic this year celebrate their new partnership with IMBA, we were nodding our heads in agreement before they even finished their sentences. The plan: head toward Monterey; riding bikes and camping along the way […]
As residents of Portland, Oregon, we’re fortunate to have world class riding situated only an hour away. Sometimes though, you don’t want to deal with two hours of traffic in the car just to get some exercise. Whether it’s after work, or just a day where you’re looking to explore, we’ve been peering through Google maps […]
Flow motion is one of my favorite trails to ride in the Sandy Ridge Trail System. Although it falls under the flow trail category, it’s not completely buffed out like many of the high speed highway style flow trails that are becoming so prevalent. There are plenty of roots and random dips, peppered with the […]
If your idea of a fun ride includes beautiful scenery, miles of twisty single track, paired with physically challenging climbs and equally engaging descents, add the Browns Camp loop in the Tillamook State forest to your to-do list. Located about an hour west of Portland, Oregon, the 8.5 mile loop is a Portland staple for those seeking out classic […]
Sandy Ridge is the go-to riding spot for Portland riders; over 70 riders turned out to prep their favorite trail for the wet season.
Bermstyle’s Inga Beck recently participated as a rider for a short documentary series on female athletes called The Line. For the shoot she traveled to the Lake Tahoe area, where she met MTB coach and former pro-racer Kat Sweet, and up and coming JR racer McKenna Merten for several days of riding and shooting with […]
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a yearly event taking place in communities all over the US. The local events range in size from a few kids and families to large gatherings consisting of local bike clubs, retail shops, schools and bike friendly companies. Here in Portland, #TKMBD was hosted by the Northwest Trail […]
Flow trails are huge here in Oregon, with riders turning out in hordes every weekend to experience the roller coaster like rush of flying through trees, negotiating flowy bermed turns, pumping rollers and taking to the air on table top jumps hidden in BLM forests. The newest gem in the BLM’s crown is the trail system […]
There are some exciting new developments in the southwestern Oregon region known as the Rogue Valley.
Fast, flowy and twisty, down hills every day. If that sounds like a recipe for a fun weekend of riding, you might just want to check out the riding in Oakridge, Oregon. With shuttles provided by the crew at Oregon Adventures, it’s easy to explore dozens of miles of trail in a single day, packed […]