DMB Digs MTB

get more from BRO

One of the biggest bands in the world is making an impact on local trails. The Dave Matthews Band, the multi-platinum, stadium-filling grassroots rock outfit, is donating funds for new mountain biking trails in Central Virginia. The group, which got its start over 15 years ago playing bars and clubs around its hometown of Charlottesville, awarded the Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club (CAMBC) a $4,800 grant. The funds, donated through the band’s nonprofit BAMA Works Fund, will be used to build 60 miles of new trails within three new parks in surrounding Albemarle County. According to the CAMBC, the trail project, which will cost a total of $25,000, will be completed in seven years.

More information: cambc.org

More on this topic

Advertisment

in case you missed it

The 6th Annual King of the James Adventure Triathlon

This year marks the 6th annual ‘King of the James’ adventure triathlon in Downtown Richmond, Virginia. On Sunday, November 15th, individuals and teams...

Make a Plan: Vote This November to Protect Our Winters

There is a lot at stake this November. And Protect Our Winters (POW) is helping those who play outdoors to make a...

Bike Rockingham County, VA

In the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, bounded by two magnificent mountain ranges and the impressive Shenandoah River, Rockingham County, Va. is...

Bike Salem in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Find an adventure that fits your speed when you visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the only IMBA Silver-Level Ride Center on the East...