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    Best $5 bike for NorCal...

    Best  bike for NorCal...-anteupfortrails.jpg

    Ante Up For Trails-Take Home An Ibis!

    A drawing to benefit building trails in Santa Cruz presented by Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and Ibis Cycles!

    For each $5 you ante up you will receive a chance to win the Ibis model of your choosing, spec’d to the nines. Better yet, every fist full of dollars you pitch in goes directly to trails in Santa Cruz.

    Santa Cruz is a world-renowned mountain bike destination. The convergence of towering redwoods, verdant mountains, and the shimmering Pacific are attraction enough, but add A+ #1 trails to the mix and we have our land of milk and honey. Sounds pretty good eh? Well, we at Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz are just getting started, we now have more opportunities to build new trails than ever before, we are working to develop new pump tracks and dirt jump spots, and are maintaining miles of trail at a feverish rate. We need you to ante up so that we can go all-in on making mountain biking in Santa Cruz even better.

    Nuff said? Donate now for your chance to win!

    Ante Up For Trails!

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    Buy link on the Ante page doesn't seem to be working. It redirects me to PayPal but then doesn't actually redirect to a transaction confirmation page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfmtber View Post
    Buy link on the Ante page doesn't seem to be working. It redirects me to PayPal but then doesn't actually redirect to a transaction confirmation page.
    It should take you to a link on MBoSC's page. Oh... I think you're saying MBoSC's link doesn't work. Thanks, I'll let them know it needs fixing!

    edit: seems to be fixed!

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    Just donated...which bike will I choose???

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    Quote Originally Posted by griz View Post
    Bump
    Why are you bumping? The fewer people that donate the better chance you have!

    That's how this charity stuff works right guys?


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    Right?! Of course lately, there's been a trend towards the winner donating the bike.



    (I'm making a little extra room in the basement for my Ibis quiver)
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    It's a good thing I never win...I'm not too trendy

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    I'm in for $100!

    Thanks IBIS and MBoSC for the advocacy and all of the trail work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turfnsurf View Post
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    Ante Up For Trails-Take Home An Ibis!

    A drawing to benefit building trails in Santa Cruz presented by Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and Ibis Cycles!

    For each $5 you ante up you will receive a chance to win the Ibis model of your choosing, spec’d to the nines. Better yet, every fist full of dollars you pitch in goes directly to trails in Santa Cruz.

    Santa Cruz is a world-renowned mountain bike destination. The convergence of towering redwoods, verdant mountains, and the shimmering Pacific are attraction enough, but add A+ #1 trails to the mix and we have our land of milk and honey. Sounds pretty good eh? Well, we at Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz are just getting started, we now have more opportunities to build new trails than ever before, we are working to develop new pump tracks and dirt jump spots, and are maintaining miles of trail at a feverish rate. We need you to ante up so that we can go all-in on making mountain biking in Santa Cruz even better.

    Nuff said? Donate now for your chance to win!

    Ante Up For Trails!
    Is everybody chipping in??? Free bike

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    Just like the Downieville raffle...I'll keep bumping this one til it's done. Come on people, $5 to help build trails in SC and your chance at a new Ibis bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfmtber View Post
    Buy link on the Ante page doesn't seem to be working. It redirects me to PayPal but then doesn't actually redirect to a transaction confirmation page.
    The website worked fine for me.

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    John Wyclif had expressed the same idea as early as 1382, in Of Prelates, reprinted in English Works, 1880:

    Charite schuld bigyne at hem-self.



    Quote Originally Posted by griffsterb View Post
    Why are you bumping? The fewer people that donate the better chance you have!

    That's how this charity stuff works right guys?


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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkMass View Post
    I'm in for $100!

    Thanks IBIS and MBoSC for the advocacy and all of the trail work.
    that's the way! it is a fundraiser after all...
    Support local trail-building: www.mbosc.org
    Help our most vulnerable population: www.goodkarmabikes.org

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    July 26th is the deadline...donate some cash, help build new trails, and maybe take home a new Ibis

    Win An Ibis! – Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz

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