Why Ales for Trails no longer offers non-drinking tickets

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We no longer offer discounted ticket for non drinkers as we had done it in the past. Last year we learned that it is against the law and makes us ineligible for insurance, which we are required to have. As a fundraising event and in order to get a temporary liquor insurance and insurance, we […]

Growler Fill & Cornhole Games for All Members, October 5, 2017

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October 2017 Member Gathering  & 2017 Ales for Trails Sponsors  Growler Fill & Cornhole Toss hosted at Seva Kitchen Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:00 pm-9:00 pm 313 N 28th St, Billings, MT 59101 Growler Fill & Cornhole Game next Thursday, October 5th! As a valued member of Billings TrailNet, we invite you to celebrate our […]

Bill and Anne Cole~ loyal Ales for Trails sponsors since 2005!

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We are grateful to Bill and Anne Cole, two of our four individual sponsors who gave significantly to Ales for Trails this year. Bill and Anne Cole have sponsored Ales for Trails every year since 2005, and have been members of Billings TrailNet since it was incorporated as “BikeNet” in 2004.  When asked why they […]

Membership Drive 2017- Ales for Trails- Spells Out S.U.C.C.E.S.S

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Ales for Trails has proven to be a great time to become a Billings TrailNet member and renew  member support.  Those who signed up at Ales for Trails or renewed with a donation received a commemorative tasting glass and were entered into the Fat Tire bike raffle and other raffle prizes. We welcome 70 new […]

Harvey Singh and Seva Kitchen sponsored Ales for Trails, and here’s why

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Seva Kitchen was a major sponsor of Ales for Trails for the second year. Thanks to his vision for a connected community with a high quality of life for its residents, owner Harvey Singh continues to promote programs that improve Billings’ infrastructure, historic places, human connections and visual and performing arts. “I’ve lived and worked […]

Who gets your vote?

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With City Council Elections happening on September 12, brush up on your knowledge of the candidates by reviewing their perspectives on issues related to trails, bikeways and our quality of life.   During the summer, we invited City Council and Mayoral candidates to join us for our Lunch and Learn meetings to learn their perspectives […]

Billings Student Bike Giveaway!

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Students at McKinley elementary have the chance to receive a bike! Billings TrailNet coordinated the donation and refurbishing of bikes that will be gifted to a number of students. A scholarship form was given to the students to fill out with their parents so that appropriate bike-to-child matches can be made. The scholarship form asked […]

Social Cycle Wine Ride —Wine a Little and Laugh A Lot

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Billings TrailNet Members wined a little, but laughed a lot on August 15th during our Moonlight Cycle Wine Ride.  Our adventure started out at Simply Wine and we rode Shiloh Trail over to the Big Ditch Trail and back down for an approximate 10 mile trip. We adventured back to Simply Wine and tasted some […]

Membership drive at Ales for Trails. We LOVE our members!

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Ales for Trails is also a great time to become a Billings TrailNet member or renew your support.. Those that sign up at Ales for Trails will receive a commemorative tasting glass and will be entered into the Fat Tire bike raffle. Being a member of Billings TrailNet is being part of a family that […]

Gear up for Ales for Trails

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As we dive into September, our excitement for Ales for Trails continues to grow! Enjoy the end of September with a fun evening at Dehler Park – rain or shine! Get in the spirit and ride your bike to Ales for Trails by joining in on a mass ride from the Spoke Shop. At Ales […]

Birthday wishes do come true for a boy and his new bike

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Billings youth Timyphie Schwartz needed a bike to ride with friends, but his family found themselves in a situation where buying a brand new bike was not possible.  His mom Jamie, heard that Billings TrailNet frequently gives nicely refurbished bikes to students, so she asked Billings TrailNet if we could help. It was a happy […]

Welcome Kendra Galahan, our new PR Intern!

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Kendra will be working for Billings TrailNet as our PR intern this fall.    Our newsletters, blog posts and social media will be handled by Kendra, who is seeking experience with public relations and the nonprofit world.   Kendra says, “I am thrilled to get the opportunity to work with Billings TrailNet this fall! Living […]

Join us for our Membership Social Cycle August 15!

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LET’S RIDE & WINE TOGETHER This month Social Cycle will be a time to gather at Simple Wine for a little early moonlight ride, and some complimentary cheese to go with wine, beer, or non-alcoholic drinks. We will gather at Simply Wine at 5:45 pm, Tuesday, August 15th.  Take a early moonlight ride starting at […]

Join the statewide Safe Passing Awareness Ride!

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Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 pm meet at Rimrock School!   We will ride three miles to downtown Billings with pool noodles attached to our bikes to represent the 3-foot safe passing distance.   Ride with us to Big Dipper Ice Cream for a cool summer treat and then ride back, for a total of […]

Meet the City Council Candidates Tuesdays this month!

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Join us this Tuesday, August 8 and next Tuesday, August 15, to meet candidates for City Council. Learn about their ideas regarding bicycling and walking infrastructure in Billings. Since June, we have had 13 City Council candidates come to our Lunch & Learn meetings for a panel discussion. We ask questions specific to trails and bikeways, […]