Voting Now LIVE For All West Coast Finalists For Bell Built

Bell Bike Helmets and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) have announced the 12 finalists for the 2014 Bell Built Grants

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Bell Bike Helmets and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) have announced the 12 finalists for the 2014 Bell Built Grants: $100,000 in technical assistance money put up by Bell for three bike projects to be built in 2014 by IMBA Trail Solutions. Public voting to choose the winners began April 7 and ends May 18, with winners announced May 19.

There are four finalists representing each of the following three regions:

* West Coast: Southwest, Northern California and Pacific Northwest Regions
* Central: Colorado/Wyoming, South Central, Upper Midwest, Great Lakes Regions
* East Coast: SORBA/Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions

The 12 finalists are:

West Coast

* Prescott Park Flow Trail, Medford, OR
* Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato, CA
* The Soquel Demo Flow Trail, Santa Cruz, CA
* Ft. Tuthill Bike Park, Flagstaff, AZ

Central Region

* Cottage Grove Bike Park, Cottage Grove, MN
* Andres Bike Park, Carpentersville, IL
* Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail, Nashville, IN
* Chapman Bike Park Project, Durango, CO

East Coast

* Holiday Valley Ski Resort Trail, Ellicottville, NY
* Richmond Regional Ride Center, Richmond, VA
* Doe Mountain Recreation Area, Mountain City, TN
* Yellow River Bike Park, Atlanta, GA

You will be able to vote for your favorite project in each region after checking out photos, videos and descriptions from each location on Bell Helmets’ Facebook page. The voting begins April 7, and is scheduled as follows:

* April 7-20: West Coast Regional Finalists
* April 21-May 4: Central Regional Finalists
* May 5-18: East Coast Regional Finalists

The project that receives the most votes from each of the three areas above will win one of the three Bell Built grants. Any combination of trail types (pump track/bike park, flow trail, DH/gravity trail) may receive the grants.

Keep an eye on Facebook for updates and voting:

+ IMBA on Facebook
+ Bell Helmets on Facebook

+ Visit IMBA’s Vimeo page to see footage of the 2013 grant winners.

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