New Trails in the Works at Whypass

New Trails in the Works at Whypass

Members of DOD’s Whypass Task Force have been extremely busy this spring. They have been tramping through the brush at the Carpenter Bypass Trail System scouting and flagging what will soon become some fun and flowy, brand new trail. These new lines still need...
Trail Work Appreciation Day

Trail Work Appreciation Day

For everyone who gave up a weekend or day off to improve our local trails … If you have given back to the trails this year, you are about to be rewarded! Life Cycle Bike Shop and Ninkasi Brewing want to thank all of our wonderful volunteers with a day of demos,...

Whypass Trails are Finally Sanctioned

After 20 years a renegade trail system is legalized and ready for improvements It’s official: what was once a handful of renegade trails in the backwoods near the little town of Lorane, is now a legitimate mountain bike trail system. Miles of digging, piles of...
Heckling Heckletooth

Heckling Heckletooth

Trail workers put the final touches on a favorite trail Three day holiday weekends for most mean getting as far away as possible from anything resembling work, and heading out someplace to play. But for the 30+ folks that came out to the Heckletooth trail work party...

To Ride or Not to Ride … in the Mud

Why some trails are okay to ride when wet while others are not “Don’t ride muddy trails” “Stay off when they’re wet”, you’ve heard us say those things. You’ve also wondered why some folks still ride in the wet season (what feels like half the year some years) and get...
Crawfish Gets Out of a Rut (continued)

Crawfish Gets Out of a Rut (continued)

When a lot of people, many mountain bikers included, think of the mountains east of “The Grove” they conjure up visions of gold mining and tiny mill encampments falling apart. Those in the know … take advantage of the rocks, roots and steep terrain...