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LuvTrails teams up with HAMR for Fall Fest

AFTER a decade-long hiatus the HAMR Fall Fest in Huntsville, AL is back with a vengeance. Lots of exciting activities are planned for the weekend of 6 – 8 October at Monte Sano State Park, like Strava-based bike races, donation challenges, most miles competitions, shuttles, demo bikes, group rides, scavenger hunts, poker rides, games, music, […]

LuvTrails and SORBA partner for fundraising challenge

FORT COLLINS, CO – LuvTrails-Trailcare and the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA) have partnered to bring the LuvTrails SORBA Challenge this Spring. From April 10th until May 31st participants can ride and donate to participating SORBA chapters to increase their chances of winning. This is a seven-week-long virtual event to coincide with the SORBA Camp […]

LuvTrails’ micro-donations is a no-brainer, says Narburgh

HENDERSONVILLE, NC –   “We call them micro-donations and it doesn’t sound like a lot… But if everyone that rides our trails over a weekend donates just $5 that would be magical.”  Wise words by Natalie Narburgh, first full-time executive director of Pisgah Area SORBA (PAS) in Brevard, NC. During the interview, McQueen asked Narburgh about […]

LuvTrails joins Pisgah Area SORBA for a month-long fundraising event

BREVARD, NC – LuvTrails-Trailcare of Fort Collins, CO, has partnered with the non-profit volunteer trail group, Pisgah Area SORBA (PAS) of Brevard, NC, to host LuvTrails Challenge – Pisgah, a fundraising event during the month of May that will utilize Trailcare, a geolocation-based donation platform. The company’s unique Strava-linked Trailcare donation tool allows event participants to […]

Moran joins LuvTrails Team

FORT COLLINS, CO – We are very happy to announce the appointment of avid cyclist and cycling advocate, Hugh Moran, to the national LuvTrails-Trailcare team. Hugh, who lives in Bent Creek, NC started out in road cycling as a professional cyclist for multiple teams and was head cycling coach at Mars Hill University for several […]

LuvTrails and MTB Atlanta partner to make trail donations easy

LUVTRAILS and MTB Atlanta have joined forces to help the club in its trail funding efforts. This weekend was the kick-off of that partnership with MTB Atlanta and the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation ribbon cutting celebration event at Southside Park, Atlanta, GA. The opening of the Poole Creek Bridge and the […]

Trail Funding Part I: How MTB Organizations Raise Money

By Matt Miller WE all wish trails, like money, would appear out of thin air. But it doesn’t work like that. Trails take time and money to build, and money takes time and effort to acquire. Like any good cause, fundraising for trails happens when a group of people come together to raise awareness and […]

Trail Funding Part II: How Trail Organizations Spend Money

By Matt Miller IT’S not always easy to give up our hard-earned dollars to pay for trail organization memberships. Unlike buying a subscription service, the result of buying into trails is less immediate. Every new membership does not guarantee a new trail. Rather it is a drop in the bucket… in a bucket where every […]

Cycling community advocating for LWCF in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, November 29, 22 members of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) will meet with Congressional leaders, to emphasize the critical importance of fully funding and permanently renewing the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The group includes IMBA Board members, leaders of IMBA Chapter Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts (MORE) and high […]

Show trails you love’m with LuvTrails App

By Kyle Inman Roanoke, VA – So you just finished a ride on new-to-you amazing trails, trails bearing signs of obvious hard work at the hands and McCleods of diligent volunteer stewards. You’d love to volunteer, but you’re just passing through. Even were you local, spare time is tough commodity to negotiate. LuvTrails, an app […]