Support Santa Cruz Trails | Win A Santa Cruz 5010 CC

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Support SCMTS, Win a 5010

Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship and Santa Cruz Bicycles are teaming up to raise funds for local trail stewardship and give away a 5010 CC mountain bike to one lucky winner.

Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship (SCMTS), a 501(c)(3) trail stewardship organization, today announced its new three-week “Support Trails and Win a Santa Cruz” sweepstakes. This year, the nonprofit teamed up with the folks at Santa Cruz Bicycles to give away one 5010 CC X01 AXS RSV mountain bike worth $10,649 USD to raise funds for local trail stewardship and maintenance throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains region. This fundraiser will directly support SCMTS’ Timeless Trails work, including 19 miles of new trail at Cotoni-Coast Dairies, fire relief on trails throughout Big Basin State Park, and inclusivity-focused volunteer trail work programs and events. The giveaway closes on Friday, October 28 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Interested parties can enter to win here.

Support Santa Cruz Trails | Win A Santa Cruz 5010 CC

Santa Cruz Bicycles and the company’s PayDirt fund have long supported SCMTS. The partnership has generated hundreds of thousands of dollars to fuel new local trails and pump tracks, including Sawpit Trail reroute in Soquel Demonstration State Forest (opened in 2020) and the Westside Pump Track (opened in 2021) right in front of the Santa Cruz Bicycles HQ.

SCMTS has set a fundraising goal of $75,000 for this campaign. All contributions will support the nonprofit’s efforts to:

  • Build and open 19 miles of trail at Cotoni-Coast Dairies Unit of the California Coastal National Monument just north of the City of Santa Cruz

  • Restore and rebuild trails throughout Big Basin State Park following the devastating wildfires of 2020

  • Introduce more–and more diverse–community members to trail stewardship and the magic of the outdoors with fun volunteer events and educational program.

“Each year, our team looks forward to giving away a Santa Cruz bike because not only do we get to stoke someone out with a sweet new ride, we also raise significant funds that keep our crew’s shovels in the dirt bringing our community new trails and maintaining old favorites.” said Matt De Young, Executive Director of SCMTS. “We are so grateful to our supporters who step up to support trails during this giveaway. Everyone’s a winner whether you win the bike or get to enjoy A+ trails!”

Support Santa Cruz Trails | Win A Santa Cruz 5010 CC

“SCMTS is taking on some of the most exciting trail projects that Santa Cruz has ever seen, and we can’t wait to see them transform outdoor access in our own backyard,” said Katie Zaffke of PayDirt. “We’re proud to support them, and hope that anyone who’s ready for a bike upgrade takes this opportunity to do some good with their dollars. I’ve personally seen the trails they’re building, so believe me when I say that you definitely will want to help get them fully funded.”

Santa Cruz Bicycles calls its all-new 5010 “the best-handling trail bike of all time”. It’s built for fun, and is an ideal steed for both the varied terrain of SCMTS’ trails in the Santa Cruz region and a few post-ride pump track laps. Ride, jib… do it all on a 5010. Through this giveaway, one lucky winner will come home with a 5010 CC in Santa Cruz’s Matte Nickel colorway, fully kitted with AXS remote drivetrain and carbon Reserve wheels. Click here to enter to win one today!

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