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How are membership monies used?

GVBC uses funds from memberships, donations, and funds earned at the annual Bike Swap to support community cycling events and organizations. Below is a list of how that money has been used to support such events and organizations.

  • GVBC hosts spring and fall parties (free beer and pizza!).
  • Club insurance
  • Membership dues in national cycling organizations
  • Club web page hosting and maintenance
  • Club newsletter
  • Road sign purchases for safety during training rides and tours
  • Advertising, Bike Swap and event insurance, facility rental for the annual Bike Swap, storage rental
  • Bicycle advocacy in the form of charitable donations and efforts.
    Over the years we have supported the following:
    • Eagle Mount (hand cycling)
    • Helmets for kids
    • Development for our local racing teams
    • GVLT’s “Make Tracks for Trails” GVBC team matches
    • Bike to Work Week support
    • GVLT’s Longest Day of Trails support
    • Camp Make-a-Wish support
    • MT special Olympics
    • Touring, family, and kid bike rides
    • Bike rodeo/bike safety
    • Tuesday/Thursday race training series