Camas bike shop owner Ed Fischer found “a calling” that led to him to form Clark County’s first youth mountain biking team

By Special to The Oregonian  on May 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM Natalie Renner (left) and Kaitlyn Wolfe midway through practice runs at Washougal Motocross track, three days before the big race.Louise Wynn, Special to The Oregonian Ed Fischer of Camas says he’s found a mission in coaching Clark County’s first youth mountain biking team, which […]

Gear Grinders finish in number two spot in state

Gear Grinders finish in number two spot in state MAY 25, 2013 · 11:33 AM   The Bainbridge Gear Grinders finished the season in second place in Washington high school mountain biking. The Gear Grinders, Bainbridge Island’s coed high school-level mountain bike team, finished the race season in second place overall after the final race […]

Port Townsend mountain bike team captures state championship

WASHOUGAL — The Olympic Mountain Bike Team of Jefferson County, the Killer Whales, ended its second regular season with a bang at the state championships. The high school team, composed mostly of Port Townsend athletes, ended up with six state champions, three girls and three boys, and five of those also were overall points winners […]

Weyands finish 1st, 3rd for Gear Grinders

Weyands finish 1st, 3rd for Gear Grinders MAY 3, 2013 · 10:28 AM   The Gear Grinders, Bainbridge Island’s high school-level mountain bike team, scooted to another third-place finish in the year’s second statewide race at Joint Base Lewis McCord. The race on Sunday, April 28 was run by the Washington Student League, a program of […]

Newsletter: Race Edition – Race #1

The Washington Student League is a program of Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. March 28, 2013 RACE EDITION April 7, 2013 – first of four races of the Washington Student League! CATEGORY DEADLINE APRIL 3rd! Our race categories are now skills-based. Please work with your coach to determine the best racing category for you! We have created quick assessment […]

Youth mountain bike racing is taking off in southwest Washington

By Special to The Oregonian  on March 07, 2013 Last spring, the Vancouver Mashers youth mountain bike team won first place in the 20-team Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance‘s Washington Student League. Mashers coach Kevin Brown was as surprised as anyone else. “It was our first year and we were this ragtag team, relatively small, and we took […]

First Annual Student Leadership Announced! Applications Now Being Accepted

High School Student Riders – On March 23 we will having our first annual Student Leadership Summit. This is a great opportunity to learn about how to become a leader on and off the bike, on your team and outside of your team. Each team gets to send 2 representatives, free of cost. I urge […]

Application to Attend 2013 Student Leadership Summit

Sneak Peak at the new Tiger Mountain Trails

A quick 7 minute sneak peak of some recent trail building at the new Silent Swamp/Preston to NW Timber connector trail – slated to open summer 2013 at East Tiger Mountain. Work parties are scheduled for every weekend. ind the next work party on our calendar at Evergreen MTB Calendar

ADHD and Cycling: It’s All in Your Head

New research on middle-school kids explores the link between riding and brainpower—and argues for adding more exercise into the lesson plans By Bruce Barcott On a recent morning in the Boston suburb of Natick, the halls of Wilson Middle School buzzed with the anticipation of a ride. Eighth-grade teacher Mike Hill, a gentle giant of […]