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2016 Member Benefits

2016 GORC Coupons - Screenshot

In 2016, GORC is happy to announce that our membership benefits keep growing. We are happy to announce that ALL of our 2015 membership sponsors have signed on for 2016. Even better, members can enjoy benefits from two additional shops and a local outdoor magazine -... Read more

Tags: news, bike shop, discount, membership, coupon, loyalty

2015 Volunteer Appreciation Party

GORC Cake - 2015

GORC hosts a thank you party in November each year that is close to our founding date way back in 1998. The party is a celebration of our volunteers' hard work and dedication to designing, building and maintaining singletrack around St. Louis. This year, up to November 3rd and not including the... Read more

Tags: news, volunteer, party, appreciation, volunteer appreciation party, beulah shelter, Greensfelder

SCCP Trail Status Hotline

Trail Hotline Web App

St. Charles County Parks (SCCP) has launched their new hotline for closure and cancelation information on Monday October 5th.  The new hotline is a web based system, that will allow them to update by phone, online or in their mobile app. This system will allow the public to view the park's... Read more

Tags: news, status, hotline, sccp, Saint charles, trail closure

GORC Awarded REI Grant for Trail Signage

Trail Sign Mockup

GORC was recently awarded a grant of $5,000.00 from outdoor retailer REI for improving the trails in the St. Louis region. We have wanted to increase the amount of trail signage information available at trail intersections in several local county... Read more

Tags: news, rei, grant, sign, county, kiosk

2015 Fall Trail Building Schedule

2015 Fall Trailbuilding Schedule

The 2015 Fall Trail Building Schedule is now posted. Be sure to check the website under the Rides and Events Tab -> Events subsection for information on each fall trail... Read more

Tags: news, fall, trailbuilding, Trail Building, Schedule

Raffle Party Winner Announced

Bike Surgeon Fatbike Raffle Party

This Spring GORC volunteers devoted 1,850+ cumulative hours building and maintaining our region's trails. GORC and Bike Surgeon hosted the Spring 2015 Fatbike raffle party at Bike Surgeon's location in Shiloh, Illinois. Dozens of dedicated... Read more

Tags: news, Fatbike, raffle, party, Bike Surgeon

May 30th Fatbike Raffle Party!

Bike Surgeon

The successful spring trail building season has wrapped (1,800+ volunteer hours and counting!) and now it's time to celebrate. So let's throw a big party! GORC and Bike Surgeon have teamed up and Bike Surgeon will be hosting the raffle... Read more

Tags: news, raffle, Bike Surgeon, Trail Building, spring, 2015, Sponsor, Fatbike, Specialized

Build Skinny, Ride Fat Raffle

2015 Fat Bike Raffle - Donation by Bike Surgeon

Update: Raffle party date: May 30th starting at 5pm at Bike Surgeon in Shiloh, Illinois!

The spring 2015 trail building season is upon us and GORC wants to reward those who put in their time helping to build and maintain... Read more

Tags: news, raffle, Bike Surgeon, Fat Bike, bike, prize

What Is A Trail Steward?

Trail builders

GORC is currently seeking some new leadership roles in the form of trail stewards and it came to our attention that we say "trail steward" but we've never really explained it in words. We often take for granted the terms we use to describe certain items, tasks or responsibilities. Take "Trail... Read more

Tags: news, trail steward, stewardship, volunteer

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 the... Read more

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

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