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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... 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... 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 "... 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... 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

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