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Dollars for Dirt - February 2020

February 1, 2020

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We've recently DOUBLED the amount of funds we put forward - so now each month, we put $1,200 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds.

Each group gets at least $300, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $600!

Read more about the program or nominate your club here

 

Check out the groups for February 2020:

Bushrangers MTB Club (QLD)

https://bushrangers.org/

Our club was formed in 1993 and incorporated in 1995 when mountain biking (MTB) in Australia was in its infancy. Since then the club and the sport have gained popularity through advocacy and participation. The Bushrangers MTB Club is a volunteer-based organisation run by enthusiasts, for the benefit of promoting and supporting mountain biking across the region. We do regular rides all over Sunshine Coast and SEQ from Cooloola to Brisbane, in national parks, state forestries and council parks.

The Dollars For Dirt money will go towards supporting trail care activities in Parklands Conservation Park, Mapleton Forest Reserve, Sugar Bag, Tewantin State Forest and Ferny Forest (Beerwah State Forest).

 

You Yangs MTB Club (VIC)

https://www.youyangsmtbinc.com.au/

The You Yangs Mountain Bike Club in conjunction with Parks Victoria has been developed to assist with the improvement and maintenance of the Mountain Bike Park, along with organise Social Events and Fundraising via Racing, Events and Shuttle Days. Our goal is to build sustainable functional trails with a low impact on the environment. The Park aims to cater for all levels of Mountain Bike riding for Cross Country (XC) and Downhill (DH) trails, beginner to advanced.

 

Wollongong Mountain Bike Club (NSW)

http://www.wmbc.asn.au/

Our club is located at Greenvalleys Mountain Bike Park at Tongarra on the Illawarra Hwy. We work closely with Greenvalleys Mountain Bike Park hosting events and developing and maintaining tracks at the park. The club holds Cross Country, Downhill and Flow/All mountain races as well as social ride days.

 

Meet Mark!

Mark is our Head of Marketing & Brand, tasked with making sure that everyone thinks "MTB Direct" when it comes to all their MTB needs! After discovering mountain biking during the short Canadian summers, he's out almost every weekend enjoying the year-round riding and huge variety of awesome trails on offer in and around Brisbane.