ABOUT THE EPISODE
The Tillamook Off Road Trail Alliance (TORTA) is a relatively new trail organization located on the Pacific Coast in Tillamook County, Oregon. TORTA has the ambitious goal of building 29 miles of trails, known as the Buzzard Butte Trail Network in the Siuslaw National Forest. On this episode we have Ron Baker (TORTA Board Member), Derek Kidd (Norco Bikes) and Pat Corran (Former Portland Resident) to discuss all things related to TORTA and this region. There is also a fundraiser to help fund the building of these trails. Go to www.tortamtb.com to buy Stickers & enter for a chance to win a handful of great prizes including a complete Norco Bike. Go Buy Stickers and Support Trails!
Topics in the show include:
- Back stories on all 3 guests
- The TORTA Story
- More about the region as a whole
- Fundraising efforts and Raffle
- Norco Bikes and their Advocacy
- Closing Comments
RELATED SHOW LINKS
Current Fund Raiser: https://www.tortamtb.com/fundraiser
Norco Bikes: https://www.norco.com/
Promotional Video for the Fundraiser: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/support-oregons-newest-trail-system-and-you-could-win-a-norco-sight.html
A peak into the private jumps and trails in the region: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/video-carson-storch-and-pro-skier-lucas-wachs-ride-a-fresh-freeride-trail.html
Support for Trail EAffect Comes from Smith’s Bike Shop in La Crosse, WI: https://smithsbikes.com/
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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT
Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.
ABOUT THE HOST
Josh Blum is a father, husband, and doer of stuff – paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.