25 | Nov | '19
A significant portion of my fall was dominated by e-MTB advocacy work. Choosing whether to engage in the issue or not wasn’t an option as this growing segment of our sport is demanding more energy and resources to ensure its sustainable entry to trails.
25 | Nov | '19
Who will be riding trails 20 years from now? What land use and technology issues will mountain bikers face? Should Evergreen focus on flow trails or tech trails? Machine built or handbuilt? Nearly 200 avid riders took a stab at questions like these at Evergreen’s annual Member Meeting held Tuesday, November 12 in Issaquah.
22 | Nov | '19
Give 20 for Trails! This #GivingTuesday, December 3rd we are asking 1,000 riders to give $20 for trails! 2020 is going to be another huge year for new trails in Washington. Evergreen in on track to build another 40 miles of trail with an expense of over $2 million. We need to raise $120,000 before December 31st to make sure our cash reserves are in good shape to start the 2020 build season.
09 | Oct | '19
Hello Washington! As some of you already know, I have taken a six-week work sabbatical to pursue an opportunity to build alpine trails in Switzerland.
26 | Jun | '19
"I See Shred People!" A quick scan of trail opportunities on TrailForks tells the story of riding in Vancouver, WA. Compared to other regions in the state it looks fairly thin, and it’s a good distance from home for most. There aren’t a lot of places to ride nearby, but for those willing to make the commute (45 min) from Vancouver or Portland, the Yacolt Burn State Forest holds “epic views, leg burning grinds and hero dirt all year”.