Join the Club

  • Be part of the Gallatin Valley’s active cycling community
  • Members can participate in GVBC’s road race training series, tours, and MTB rides
  • Become involved in the new MTB branch of GVBC, The Dirt Concern!!
  • Get in early to the Bike Swap each year
  • Meet people with similar cycling interests
  • Keep up to date on cycling activities here and in the region

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To print: GVBC Membership Form and Waiver

How are membership monies used?

  • GVBC hosts spring and fall parties (free beer and pizza!).
  • Club insurance
  • Membership dues in national cycling organizations
  • Club web page hosting and maintenance
  • Email service hosting for receiving emails on cycling activities here and in the region
  • Road sign purchases for safety during training rides and tours
  • Advertising, Bike Swap and Emerson event insurance, facility rental for the annual Bike Swap, storage rental
  • Bicycle advocacy in the form of charitable donations and efforts:
    • Eagle Mount (hand cycling)
    • Helmets for grade school 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

GVBC uses funds from memberships 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.

2015

* GVBC supported Gallatin Valley Land Trust’s “Make tracks for Trails” with a donation of $1,000.
* GVBC supported Bozeman’s Bike to Work Week with a donation of $750.
* GVBC supported GVLT’s Longest Day of Trails with a donation of $1000.
* GVBC thanked The Bozeman Bike Kitchen for providing mechanical support for the 3 Rivers Century with a donation of $1000.
* $300 to the colin Craig Scholarship fund.

2014

* GVBC supported Gallatin Valley Land Trust’s “Make tracks for Trails” with a donation of $1,000.
* GVBC supported Bozeman’s Bike to Work Week with a donation of $750.
* GVBC supported GVLT’s Longest Day of Trails with a donation of $500.
* GVBC thanked The Bozeman Bike Kitchen for providing mechanical support for the 3 Rivers Century with a donation of $1150.
* $300 to the colin Craig Scholarship fund.

2013

  • GVBC donated up to $100 each morning of Bike Week to help cover the cost of refreshments served  to bicycle commuters at Rockford Coffee, Wild Joe’s, The Daily Coffee Bar, Sola Cafe, and the Community Food co-op.
  • GVBC supported the Longest Day of Trails by providing $500 to cover insurance for the event.
  • Donated the proceeds ($750) from the Three Rivers Century to the Bozeman Bike Kitchen.
  • $300 to Colin Craig scholarship.

2012

  • GVBC donated up to $100 each morning of Bike Week to help cover the cost of refreshments served  to bicycle commuters at Rockford Coffee, Wild Joe’s, The Daily Coffee Bar, Sola Cafe, and the Community Food co-op.
  • GVBC supported the Longest Day of Trails by providing $500 to cover insurance for the event.
  • $250 to Colin Craig scholarship.

2011

  • GVBC donated $150 to buy pizza and drinks for the Bike from Work Party during Bike Week
  • GVBC donated up to $100 each morning of Bike Week to help cover the cost of refreshments served  to bicycle commuters at Rockford Coffee, Wild Joe’s, The Daily Coffee Bar, Sola Cafe, and the Community Food co-op.
  • GVBC supported the Longest Day of Trails by providing $500 to cover insurance for the event.