2,705 ft
Distance
52 ft
Climb
-292 ft
Descent
00:03:24
Avg time

Bad Motor Scooter Details

  • Riding area
    Post Canyon
    Hood River, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring-Summer-Early Fall
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #527
  • Land Manager
    Henry Buckalew

Built by Sam Pinner and Mike Estes in 2010-11 for its opening on Earth Day 2011. It was intended to get bikers off Riorden Hill Road who where upset with the changes made to 8-track. (8-track originally went straight down and had many TTF's that were built by the pioneers of free riding in Post Canyon before Hood River County took management of the trails) DH/FR bikers didn't want to do extra pedaling after 8-track was re-routed. To prevent a collision with a car, Sam and Mike quickly flagged this line and built 90% of it by hand. Jason Wells of IMBA arrived one day and connected the lower trail to the last creek crossing with his expertise. Matt Kllee (RIP) would attend work parties and helped us organize the Hood River Area Trail Stewards. Our sincerest joy is was seeing people discover this trails undulations, the flow, the berms, its heart and soul that was put forth to this particular trail should make Post Canyon very memorable from top to bottom. We saw a need to get bikers off the road. This trail allows all DH/FR bikes alongside XC/AllMtn bikes. Enjoy!

Access Info

Same Entrance into 8-track. Bad Motor Scooter goes immediately left and descends to Grand Prix, which leads you to Family Man/Kleeway entrance.

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More Stats for Bad Motor Scooter mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -240 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,719 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,960 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,960 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,721 ft
  • Grade
    -8.87%
  • Grade max
    -62.457%
  • Grade min
    32.043%
  • Distance climb
    488 ft
  • Distance down
    2,147 ft
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:24
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on Sep 23, 2017
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Avg: 4.4 (18 votes)

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Bad Motor Scooter Trail Reports

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Sep 23, 2017 @ 5:32pm
Sep 23, 2017
Recent Rain & Re-Opened
Sep 12, 2017 @ 5:24pm
Sep 12, 2017
Closed due to Eagle Creek Fire
Sep 8, 2017 @ 8:29pm
Sep 8, 2017
https://www.instagram.com/p/BYs66s-hqEJ/?taken-by=hratstrails
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:29pm
Sep 4, 2017
Pretty smiley out there!
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:27pm
Sep 4, 2017
Pretty smiley out there!
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Oct 25, 2015 @ 4:30pm
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