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Happy Hour at Mesa Cycles Is A Hit

Mesa Cycles Party Banner


Mesa Cycles had their annual holiday party this past Friday, December 12th and added a generous twist by asking GORC to be part of their event. Many, many $10 donations with some 'extra' thrown in from time to time brought in $900.00 for... Read more

Tags: news, Mesa Cycles, donation, fundraiser, happy hour

GORC Receives $1,545 check from Alpine Shop Pint Night

Alpine Shop Presenting check to GORC


The annual GORC Volunteer Appreciation party was held November 1, 2014 at Greensfelder Park. Over 50 folks gathered for a day of riding bikes, eating good food and hanging out with each other. Maplewood Bicycles brought coffee and doughnuts to get the poker riders in the spirit of the non... Read more

Tags: news, Appreciation Party, volunteers, Alpine Shop

Al-Pint Night Sept. 25th, 6-9pm Benefits Club

Alpine Shop's Al-Pint Night


Join us for the Alpine Shop's third round of Pint Nights (aka Al-Pint Night)! From 6-9PM, Alpine Shop will sell limited edition pint glasses brought to you by... Read more

Tags: news, Alpine Shop, fundraiser, benefit, Kirkwood, retail, Woolrich

Volunteering Trail Stats

Image provided by Singletracks (54% of mtbers reported volunteering 0 hours to trail work)


by Matt Hayes

An interesting infographic was published by Singletracks.com recently and among the various stats* were these related to... Read more

Tags: volunteer, stats, infographic, Trail Building

Fall 2014 Trail Building Schedule

Fall 2014 Trail Building Schedule


The 2014 Fall Trail Building Schedule has been posted to the website under the Rides and Events Tab -> Events subsection.

We are attaching our schedule as a... Read more

Tags: news, Trail Building, announcement, Schedule, fall schedule

Terrain Magazine Article on Trail Building

Terrain Mag - GORC Article


GORC is once again in the news and this time we are gracing the digital pages of locally-based Terrain Magazine. The article discusses our trail building philosophy and techniques, letting people in on the 'secret' of how our local parks sprout new singletrack multi-use trails. Bryan... Read more

Tags: news, Magazine, article, Terrain Magazine, education, Interview, Trail Building

Volunteers Needed for Trail Building at Calumet Creek


Volunteers Needed for Trail Building at Calumet Creek

WEST ALTON, MO – US Army Corps of Engineers Park Rangers from the Rivers Project Office are working on the improvement of a hiking and mountain biking trail at the Calumet Creek Access Area located 4 miles north of Clarksville... Read more

Tags: news, Calumet Creek, trailbuilding, workday, volunteer

Fly6 - A Tail-Light With An All-Seeing Eye

Fly6 mounted on a bike


Overview

The Fly6 is a brand new cycling accessory that makes you say "I wish I'd thought of that!" Combining a rear tail-light and a recording device into a solid 132g package, the camera/tail-light hybrid watches the world from behind.

As stated on the Fly6 website and... Read more

Tags: review, component, accessory, Fly6, camera, tail-light, safety

Local Community Funds GORC Insurance in 7 Days

Screenshot - 2014 Insurance Fundraiser Accomplished

 

GORC would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of those who donated to our Club Insurance Fundraiser. We posted the fundraiser on a Sunday evening asking for $1,600.00 to cover our 2014 liability insurance costs after IMBA failed to secure umbrella liability coverage for clubs... Read more

Tags: news, fundraiser, insurance, goals, contribution, liability, coverage, support, thank-you, community

Club Insurance Fundraiser

Liability Insurance

 

GORC needs to raise a little over $1,600.00 to meet its 2014 insurance premium to continue building and maintaining trails on public lands. While in the past we have used IMBA's umbrella policy that insures many of its club chapters and affiliated-organizations, IMBA and its insurer... Read more

Tags: news, insurance, liability, coverage

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