Bell Helmets And IMBA To Give $100,000 In MTB Trail Grants

Home MTB News Bell Helmets And IMBA To Give $100,000 In MTB Trail Grants

Bell Built Trails with IMBA 2013Bell Helmets and The International Mountain Bicycling Association (aka IMBA) are giving away $100,000 in grants to build 3 new trails in the United States. They are building a trail in each of three categories: Pump Track/Bike Park, Flow Trail, and Downhill Trail. They had over 100 entries total and have narrowed those down to 12 finalists. The next task is to vote on which trails you think should get the grants.

Please make sure you vote by April 12th. This money will definitely impact a lot of riders and the community in the area. The grant winners will be announced at Sea Otter in Monterey, CA on April 19, 2013.

The 12 finalists are:

Pump tracks/bike parks
• Bear River Bike Park: Routt County Riders, Steamboat Springs, CO
• Elm Creek Bike Park: Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists, Maple Grove, MN
• Rock Hill Skill Park: Rock Hill Bicycle Club, Rock Hill, SC
• Wolfe’s Pond Park: New York City Mountain Bike Association, Staten Island, NY

Flow trails
• Burke Bike Park/Jay Peak Resort: Kingdom Trail Association, Burke, VT
• Coldwater Mountain: Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association, Anniston, AL
• Corral Trail: Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association, South Lake Tahoe, CA
• Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail: Hoosier Mountain Biking Association, Brown County, IN

Downhill trails
• Overflow Trail: Copper Harbor Trails Club, Copper Harbor, MI
• Sandy Ridge Trail System: NW Trails Alliance, Bureau of Land Management, Brightwood, OR
• The BELLtway Trail/Launch Bike Park: Philadelphia Mountain Bike Association, Philadelphia, PA
• Zapata Falls Rec. Area: Bureau of Land Management, San Luis Valley, CO

Wolfe’s Pond Park Pump Track – Staten Island, NY

Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail – Brown County, IN

Elm Creek Bike Park – Maple Grove, MN

Coldwater Mountain Flow Trail – Anniston, AL

Bear River Bike Park – Steamboat Springs, CO

Overflow Trail: Copper Harbor Downhill – Copper Harbor, MI

The BELLtway Trail / Launch Bike Park – Philadelphia, PA

Zapata Falls Downhill – San Luis Valley, CO

Rock Hill Skill Park – Rock Hill, SC

Sandy Ridge Trail System Downhill – Brightwood, OR

Corral Flow Trail – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Burke Bike Park – Burke, VT

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