Fruita businesses join in bike trails fund-raiser

Eight Fruita businesses will donate a portion of sales during April to the construction of new mountain biking trails in the Kokopelli system.

Best Slope, Chesnick Realty, Colorado Backcountry Biker, Copper Club, Hot Tomato, Over the Edge, Robinson Realty and Suds Brothers will join in the effort. Colorado Backcountry Biker, Copper Club and Over the Edge donation a portion of sales to trails each month.

A bike swap and movie night also are scheduled for April 28  to raise money.

Funds will go to the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association for a rerouted Steve’s Loop and new construction on Moore Fun and Wrangler’s Loop. The construction will offer new trail options and improved connectivity.