Join the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) for a weekend of family oriented mountain bike fun in the Tillamook State Forest! We are teaming with the children’s mountain bike skills program, Ready Riders Rock, to provide instruction on bike handling skills, including:

* Basic bike safety

* Starting and stopping

* Maneuvering

* Balance on a bike

Featured activities include NWTA’s children's mountain bike skills area and instructional sessions; group mountain bike rides, led by NWTA members, along the Wilson River Trail of varying lengths (ranging from shorter family friendly to full day trips); mountain bike movies screened Saturday night; camping at the Jones Creek Campground; basic bike maintenance presentation; and, a new trail construction work event!

Events Saturday August 1

· Instructed children’s mountain bike skill sessions

· Group trail rides for varying abilities

· Basic bike maintenance presentation

· Onsite bike mechanic

· Mountain bike movies

· Camping

· Lunch & Snacks

· BBQ Dinner

· Demo Bikes

Events Sunday August 2

· Trail work party

· Group trail rides for varying abilities

· Certificates for participants distributed

· Demo bikes

Tour de Tillamook will take place at the Smith Homestead facility (map provided on attached registration form) download at http://www.nw-trail.org/node/712. Instruction and the skills area will be staged in a grassy meadow located just east of the Smith Homestead.

Camping is available at the Jones Creek Campground or else nearby at Elk Creek or Keenig Creek Campgrounds. The group campsite at Jones Creek Campground has been reserved for this event by the Northwest Trail Alliance. Space is limited in this site and available on a first come first served basis. Campfires including S’mores are scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights at the group site.

If you plan to attend download the attached form at the bottom of page http://www.nw-trail.org/node/712 and mail it in so we know how much food to provide.

Thanks we hope to see you there!