USAC awards Trail Tune-Up grants

USA Cycling (USAC) announced in a press release the six winners of US$3,500 in 2007 USAC / IMBA...

USA Cycling (USAC) announced in a press release the six winners of US$3,500 in 2007 USAC / IMBA Trail Tune Up Grants. The award goes to those looking to jump-start trail improvement with an emphasis on trails used for racing.

Winners included the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association of Indianapolis, Indiana, for completion of a challenge park inside the capital city's limits; the Atlanta, Georgia, Chapter of the Southern Off Road Bicycle Association for creating directional signage and repairing a bridge; the Mountain Top Cycling Club of Albuquerque, New Mexico, for purchasing trail tools and hiring professional trail care crews; Onion River Sports and Bike of Middlesex, Vermont, for buying supplies for bridges and culverts; the Tri-county Mountain Bike Association of Madison, Mississippi, for renting equipment to do bench cutting; and the Bike Monkey Cycling Club of Santa Rosa, California, for purchasing tools and building a volunteer outreach program.

All winners received $500; however, the Indiana club was awarded $1,000. Winners are members of both USA Cycling and IMBA.

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