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Flagline Trail in Bend Oregon

Respecting the Middle Flagline Trail Closure

Flagline Trail Closure and Elk Calving Grounds Authors: Brock McCormick, Wildlife Biologist, US Forest Service; Nicole Strong, Assistant Professor, Forestry […]

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Fat Bike Routes

Gary’s Top Fat Bike Routes

One of the nice things about fatbiking in the winter is the trails are NEVER the same day to day […]

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Mountain Biking Golden Basin

My Love Affair with Horse Ridge

If any of you read the trail updates you might notice I post a lot of Horse Ridge updates. You […]

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Riding in Snow

Tips for Riding in Snow

With snow comes snow biking! Fat bikes, skinny bikes and cross bikes can all be fun to ride in the […]

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Rockfall Trail at Mt Bachelor

The Rockfall DH Trail

Mt. Bachelor Bike Park’s newest trail is also its most technically advanced… If you’re like me, you’ve been staring longingly […]

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Mountain Biking the Cascade Crest in Oregon

Adventures in the Cascades

My Summer With Trans-Cascadia and OTTA. This is my third and final blog post focusing primarily on the Cascade Crest. […]

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Cascade Crest

Cascade Crest – the Work Begins

Starting a Dialogue with the USFS & Clearing Trails! The day after my recon ride with Steve in the Old […]

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The Cascade Crest

Discover the Cascade Crest

From Beta Explorations to 75 Miles of New Singletrack! I am constantly scanning the landscape for trails, envisioning potential trails, […]

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Boise Trails Website

New Boise Trails Website!

In June of 2017 Joe and I got a DM on Instagram from Kirk Cheney and Jason Delgadillo, a couple […]

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Moab Mountain Biking

Moab Mountain Biking Road Trip

During the last week of October, a group of us packed up the truck and headed to Moab for five […]

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10 Barrel and BendTrails

10 Barrel is The Official Beer of BendTrails!

Two things everyone loves about Bend, Oregon are the great mountain biking and the great beer — and now that […]

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Mt. Bachelor Fatbike Freeride Rally

Mt. Bachelor Fatbike Freeride Rally

Sponsored by Bend Cyclery, The Mt. Bachelor Fat Bike Freeride Rally was held on April 29th. Riders and racers used […]

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COD Rockstacker Trail

Meet John. My Hero.

Ever since the short section of the COD Reroute (aka Rockstacker) has been open, almost every time I am working […]

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Mountain Biking in Sedona

Now for Something Completely Different

In May I had a chance to meet up with some of my mountain biking friends from Kauai in Sedona […]

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Cascade Lakes Welcome Station

Your Gateway to Recreation

The new Cascade Lakes Welcome Station opened on March 18th of 2016 and offers a lot of amenities for locals […]

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Nicole Strong on the West Bend Project If you spend a lot of time in the forest, you develop an […]

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Transition Time in Central Oregon

Transition Time

This is the time of year where many of us transition from Eastside riding to Westside riding… I am always […]

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Trail Ratings in Bend Oregon

The Rating Game

My friend Joe, one of the founders of this BendTrails web site, asked me some advice about some of the […]

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Wanoga Fatbike Trail Network

Snow Berms at Wanoga?

I met Gary Meyer (COTA snow trails ambassador) + TJ and Matt from the Hub Cyclery today at 9 am […]

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Post-holes, Multi-Use Trails & Etiquette

Post-holes, Multi-Use Trails & Etiquette

I’ve seen a few complaints on social media over the past month from fat bikers about their favorite snow route being […]

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Wanoga Snow Bike Trails

Wanoga Snow Bike Trails!

This coming January and February 2016, COTA will begin to groom trails for fat bikes! Trails will be groomed with […]

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The COD Reroute Trail

The COD Reroute

In the last year or more, COTA has been working on a new re-route for C.O.D.. This is due to […]

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Clearing Deadfall in Bend

Clearing Deadfall

I was recently in McCall Idaho riding a loop around Loon Lake (an IMBA Epic ride). The ride started out […]

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Riding Around Snow Patches

Riding Around Snow Patches? Really?

Don’t ride around the snow. Ride or walk where the trail is. Ok, so we all know it’s been a […]

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