Fall 2016 Build Skinny, Ride Fat Raffle

Raffle Update:

We have a winner and it’s Gary Belk. His name/activity was drawn randomly from a bag of 264 entires from 195 individuals that volunteers their time at a trail-building day and are current GORC members. We drew the name at the January 3rd Monthly Social at the Schlafly Bottleworks. A Big Thank You to Ballwin Cycles for donating the bike and be sure to visit their shop – they know mountain bikes! The area’s number one wheel builders and a solid mountain biking – focused shop.


The fall 2016 trail building season is here and GORC wants to reward those who put in their time helping to build and maintain our region’s singletrack. GORC and Ballwin Cycles have teamed up to offer an amazing prize, an Fuji Nevada 29 1.3 (small/medium) mountain bike valued at $859.00.

The Build Skinny, Ride Fat raffle is tied to the GORC 2016 fall trail building schedule. Raffle starts September 6, 2016 at our Monthly Social and ends after the SIUE trail build December 3, 2016.

To earn a raffle entry you must be a current paid member either at the individual, family or lifetime level AND attend any fall 2016 trail building event or Monthly Social.

You must sign our attendance sheet at each event you attend to receive an entry.

For each event you attend you will receive an entry.

Ballwin Cycles in Ballwin, Missouri is donating this teriffic raffle prize.

Winner will be drawn at our January Social.

Fuji Nevada 29 1.3 (small/medium) mountain bike valued at $859.00 and is not redeemable as cash or credit.


Shocking Offers

Ballwin Cycles’ GORC-Only Savings
Helping Keep Your Wheels Turning

Is your wheelset ready to implode? Aluminum not so round and you want some carbon hoops? Is your suspension dry, fork bent, shock blown?  Maybe your suspension just needs some good ‘ol maintenance.

Keep reading because you’re in luck.

Ballwin Cycles knows GORC members and volunteers put in a lot of hard work building and maintaining our local singletrack. Besides offering a great prize (complete bike!) for our Build Skinny, Ride Fat fall raffle, Ballwin Cycles is also announcing a suspension overhaul and wheel building deal that’s sweet.

First the fine print: You must be a current paid GORC member to receive the discounts and you must present your GORC membership card at the time of service.

Ballwin Cycles is offering a 50% labor discount on all suspension overhauls and 50% off labor on all wheel building projects. They also have a great GORC member discount on all other components and bikes when you mention and present your GORC card.

This deal is valid from January 1-31, 2017 but you can contact them to schedule or ask any questions you may have. We’re thankful to have local shops support our trail building efforts and we hope you stop by Ballwin Cycles and see what they are all about – not to mention the Niner and Salsa lines in stock and high-end components and wheelsets ready to hit dirt.

Ballwin Cycles
15340 Manchester Road, Ballwin, MO 63021

[email protected]



COLOR(S) Gloss Navy w/ Citrus and Gray, Gloss Cyan w/ Pink and Navy
MAIN FRAME Fuji A2-SL custom-butted alloy w/ PowerCurve down tube, oversized seat tube
REAR TRIANGLE Fuji A1-SL alloy w/ S-bend chainstays, post disc mount, cold-forged dropout and replaceable hanger
FORK SR Suntour SF15-XCM-RL-DS-29 w/ remote lockout, 100mm travel
CRANKSET Shimano Alivio Octalink, 40/30/22T
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano Octalink, sealed bearing
PEDALS Resin platform
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio, 34.9mm
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT, 9-speed
SHIFTERS Shimano Alivio, Rapid Fire, 9-speed
CASSETTE Shimano HG200, 11-34T, 9-speed
CHAIN KMC X9, 9-speed
WHEELSET Vera Terra DPD22 rims 32h, Formula DC-20LW front, Formula DC-22LW rear disc hubs, 14g stainless black spokes
TIRES Schwalbe Smart Sam, 29″ x 2.1″, 50tpi
BRAKE SET Tektro HD-M290, hydraulic disc, 180/160mm rotors
BRAKE LEVERS Tektro HD-M290, hydraulic disc
HEADSET FSA NO.10, 1 1/8″ semi-integrated, caged bearings
HANDLEBAR Oval Concepts flat bar, 6061 alloy, 31.8mm, 9° sweep, 0mm rise
STEM Oval Concepts 313, 6061 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 7° rise
TAPE/GRIP Oval Concepts 600 SLO, single-density Kraton, lock-on
SADDLE Oval Concepts 200 w/ steel rails
SEAT POST Oval Concepts 300, 6061 alloy, 31.6mm, double-bolt micro-adjust
WEIGHT, KG/LBS 14.35kg / 31.57lbs