Monthly Archives: July 2015

L.L. Bean gives $50K grant for Carrabassett Valley bike trails

Story from the Bangor Dailey News…. The development of a world-class mountain bike trail network in Carrabassett Valley is underway, and one of Maine’s most iconic companies, L.L. Bean, recently has stepped forward with a $50,000 grant that would support the ongoing project. The grant was awarded to the Carrabassett Region chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association, or …

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Maine Huts & Trails offers a $10 discount to all CVOA members!

Maine Huts & Trails offers a $10 discount on the cost of an annual Maine Huts & Trails membership to all CVOA members! Dear Members of CVOA, Your mission is bold and simple:  “To protect our natural resources and to promote recreational opportunities in our area.”  At Maine Huts & Trails we are a non-profit that shares your mission as …

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CVOA Donates to Local Organizations

At the meeting in January, the CVOA membership approved donations to the local Cub Scouts and the local chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA). CVOA has long been the sponsor for local Boy Scout Troop #525. Recently, Dave Koenig of Coplin, and coach/instructor at CVA, became the Cub master of the new Pack #525. They are meeting …

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Quebec Bike Trip Report

The CVOA Bike Trip to Quebec City was the beneficiary of wonderful weather, beautiful rides though the city of Quebec and the Fabulous Bike Trail system that Quebec offers. During the welcome party our group discussed trails to explore and formed groups to enjoy some of the 400 km of bike paths that Quebec offers. Friday some cyclists explored the …

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Range Report from Membership Meeting June 20th (John McCatherin/Neal Trask)

Range Report (John McCatherin/Neal Trask) John and Neal reported on the progress of the new $30,000 Range building that is being constructed this year using approximately $6,800 in CVOA funds and about $18,500 from a Maine Range Access Grant, administered by the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Game and funded from taxes assessed nationwide on the sale of ammunition. …

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