27 | Apr | '17
26 | Apr | '17
When you ride your bike, you make an impact. Whether it’s that post-ride grub or grabbing a spare tube at a town bike shop—you have a positive effect on a local community! That’s a great thing, but in order to show our sport’s impact to businesses and elected officials—we need you to help us by answering a short survey about how you ride.
25 | Apr | '17
If you’re a Puget Sound rider who loves fun trails, island lifestyle, and scenic ferry rides—we know where you were last weekend: the Dockton Forest Mountain Bike Trails Grand Opening! Thanks to the joint efforts of the Vashon Mountain Bike Association, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, King County Parks, and volunteers, the Dockton Forest Trail builders went from breaking ground to biking the new 2.5 mile skill building trail system in less than a year.
23 | Apr | '17
If you’re a Puget Sound rider searching for fun new tracks, look no further. How about some flowy, wooded trails nestled right next to a picturesque shoreline—all with the bonus of a pre-pedal ferry ride. If that makes you reach for your helmet, check out this issue’s Trail Highlight: the Dockton Forest Mountain Bike Trails.
20 | Apr | '17
Vashon Island Opens New Mountain Bike Trails in King County’s Dockton Forest! After years of planning and more than 1,500 hours of dedicated volunteer work, Vashon-Maury Island Residents will finally get to celebrate the opening of new Dockton Park mountain bike trails. The public is encouraged to attend the Grand Opening celebration Saturday, April 22 at 10am, hosted King County Parks, Vashon Island Mountain Bike Association (VMBA), and Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance (EvergreenMTB).
14 | Apr | '17
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance—the largest single-state mountain bike advocacy nonprofit in the nation, and Washington Student Cycling League—the largest youth cycling organization in the state, announced today they are partnering on a student mentorship program to provide more youth leadership opportunities in Washington state. The partnership, is a natural fit. With Evergreen focusing on advocacy and education and the League on education and cultivating the next generation of leaders, the collaboration offers a wide range of youth leadership mountain bike opportunities.
04 | Apr | '17
We’re pleased to welcome two new staff members to our team! With the growth of mountain biking in Washington and the number of trails opening this summer, existing staff needs all they help they can get! The addition of two highly skilled team members—Shawna Sherman and Julia VanDyne—couldn’t come a better time as we ramp up for an epic ride season! We look forward to their expertise as we continue to serve our Washington membership.
28 | Mar | '17
Snohomish County is working on a 20-year Master Plan effort for Lord Hill Park—a 1463-acre park located between the communities of Everett, Snohomish, and Monroe. Evergreen‘s draft concept map and proposal creates a bike priority zone and improves the quality of existing trails for a much-improved rider experience—but we need your voice!
28 | Mar | '17
Evergreen Mission: Evergreen is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of creating and protecting sustainable mountain biking opportunities in Washington State. Summary of Position: Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance seeks talented interns who are self-motivated and ready to dig in and help implement multi-media communications strategies. Website development, graphic design and/or event planning skills are a plus.