Portland - Why do you hate mtn bikers so much?

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Jan 7, 2007
The Area Bay
Moved to portland for a summer internship and I discovered possibly what everyone else already knew - Portland absolutely blows for mountain biking. There is no decent legal trails closer than a 45 min drive from where I am. Oakland has a far better trail system.

...or maybe i just dont know where to look. I mean c'mon, Forest park is prime - what the hell are firelane 1-5? Where are the cool trails? There must be some illegal trails or something.

Outside of illegal trails - where do you portland monkeys ride?

Beef Supreme

Turbo Monkey
Oct 29, 2010
Hiding from the stupid
Just accept that you have to drive. The stuff above is all good plus there is Post Canyon and a bunch more XC stuff.

There is Powell Butte and River View which are OK for after work but don't plan a day around them.