Local bike companies raise over $52,000 for Pisgah Ranger District - REEB Cycles

Local bike companies raise over $52,000 for Pisgah Ranger District

The one-of-a-kind REEB Cycles SQWEEB with a retail value of $9,000

December 8th, 2020 – Fletcher, NC – For the fourth consecutive year, the Pisgah Conservancy worked together with local cycling companies to organize a fundraising event in the form of a bike raffle called the Pisgah Project. All of the proceeds of the raffle will go to support the sustainability, well-being and betterment of the Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest. The bike being raffled off was a one-of-a-kind full suspension mountain bike with a retail value of $9000. Built from premium components donated by this year’s Pisgah Project sponsors including: Cane Creek Cycling Components, Reeb Cycles, Industry Nine, Thomson Bike Products, Maxxis Tires, Factor Components, Hayes Brakes, and Oskar Blues Brewery tickets were on sale from October 24th – November 30th for $20 a ticket.

After a month-long effort to financially support the work of the Pisgah Conservancy; Tuesday, December 1st Andrew Slowey of Cane Creek and LaVoe Davis of The Pisgah Conservancy announced a total of $52,340 was raised this year and that Ken G. from Florida was the lucky winner of the raffle. The funds raised brings the total for 4 years of Pisgah Projects to a grand total of $139,390.

“We were completely blown away by the response to this awesome bike – The funds raised allow us (TPC) to get a lot of work done. We have been able to keep our trail specialists working in the forest as well as leverage those funds to raise others for more extensive projects.” – LaVoe Davis, Director of Development at The Pisgah Conservancy.

About The Pisgah Conservancy

The Pisgah Conservancy is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being and betterment of the Pisgah Ranger District. Pisgah National Forest is one of the most visited forests in the nation. Millions of folks visit every year and 73% of them participate in activities such as hiking, biking or horseback riding. While the forest is well-loved in terms of participation, it has long fallen short in terms of funding. There simply isn’t enough federal funding to maintain the vast network of trails and amenities to high quality standards. And that’s where The Pisgah Conservancy comes in‚ to maintain and grow the richness of this treasure for future generations.

For more information visit www.pisgahconservancy.org or contact info@pisgahconservancy.org, 828-782-1418

About Cane Creek Cycling Components

Cane Creek Cycling Components is a manufacturer of premium cycling products headquartered in Fletcher, NC. The company was founded in 1974 as the North American headquarters of Japanese brake manufacturer Dia-Compe. In the early 1990’s the company was renamed Cane Creek Cycling Components and was subsequently purchased by its employees. Over the years, Cane Creek has introduced several groundbreaking products – including the original AheadSet threadless headset and the revolutionary Double Barrel Shock. The company remains employee owned by cyclists passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative products – many of which are hand assembled in their facility in the mountains of North Carolina. 

For more information visit www.canecreek.com or contact Andrew Slowey, AndrewS@canecreek.com, 828-684-3551 ext. 352

About REEB Cycles

In 2011 REEB Cycles began fabricating handmade steel single-speeds designed for the steep and rocky terrain of their home in the foothills of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Since then, a core group of riders have led the progression of their bikes, including their American Made flagship #ReDikyelous hardtail. In 2017 REEB announced the SQWEEB, their first full suspension offering that has been updated for 2020 with the help of fabricator and racer Adam Prosise. In addition to designing and fabricating all bikes in-house, REEB runs a demo, retail and full service bike shop at CyclHOPS Bike Cantina restaurant in Longmont, CO. REEB operates the REEB Ranch; a mountain bike, wedding and event space with overnight accommodations against the beautiful backdrop of DuPont State Forest in Hendersonville, NC.  

For more information contact REEBme@reebcycles or call the full service REEB/CyclHOPS bike shop at 720.600.5964.  www.reebcycles.com  Instagram @reebcycles and Facebook @reebcycles