Keep The Boondocks Trails Alive!

$6,015 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 89 people in 6 months
Jim Martinez
on behalf of Elsia Martinez
 HICKSVILLE, NY
14179595_1472845846.6475_funddescriptionA world-class community-built bicycle park known as "The Boondocks Trails" is being shut down by the local township. Due to miscommunication and some misunderstanding, we are now in the position to have to get legal support. We want to continue negotiations to become a public park that everyone can enjoy. A place where riders sign up to enter the bike park and spectators can walk around the whole facility to watch.

14179595_1472864754.9578_funddescriptionThe Boondocks Trails located on Long Island, NY already has riders coming from around the world to visit and ride what the local bicycle community built together. The bike park has been there for 11 years now and has sections for every skill level so all riders have an area they can have fun riding. We have riders from the ages of 2 - 62+ all having a great time together.

14179595_1472871373.2529_funddescriptionThese hand-built trails are considered "works of art" and a place that inspires people throughout the world.

Here's a few links that show how amazing the Boondocks Trails are.
U.K. Female Racer Joey G. trip to NY
(the beginning and end is the Boondocks)
  http://m.pinkbike.com/video/331534/

Onboard Joey G... Some raw clips that show off some lines.
  https://vimeo.com/74538312

Deluxe Trails Trip - Pro Team visits
(The Boons is about midway) ...RIP CUMBY...
  https://vimeo.com/140713751

Please help us by donating and/or sharing this page. We need all the help we can get!

All addional funds past our Goal will go to the legal fund, site upkeep, and maintenance of the bike park. 

Thanks to Everyone that has been there over the past 11 years, the Boondocks Trails wouldn't be there without you!

Yours Truly
Jim Martinez
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Update 1
Posted by Jim Martinez
6 months ago
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We did it! We made it to our Goal of $5000 in just 5 days!!

Thanks to Everyone that Donated, Shared, and has been showing us support!

With the whole world behind us, we will give it our best shot! Stay tuned for updates and also a "supporters page" on Facebook coming soon.
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Laurie Catterson
5 months ago

They're gone. We went there today and they've been bulldozed. It breaks my heart.

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$6,015 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 89 people in 6 months
Created September 1, 2016
Jim Martinez  
on behalf of Elsia Martinez
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$5
Ronald Truocchio
5 months ago

Keep the boondocks! It's something positive to do on long island !!!!!

SH
$100
Seth's Bike Hacks
6 months ago
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RC
$40
Ryan Chikaraishi
6 months ago
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SP
$30
Scott Pierce
6 months ago
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My son is 12 and just started dirt jumping. We go to Catty Woods and Posh. After finding out about the Boondocks we can't wait to get up there. This is an amazing trail system and would be a great loss to the community.

RG
$5
RYan Gardner
6 months ago
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These trails are incredible. It would be a shame to lose them!

SC
$25
Sam Chipkin
6 months ago
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I learned how to dirt jump here when I was growing up in NYC. Watching them grow and improve has been incredible. Jim is a legend and a community steward. I hope to be able to come back from Colorado one day and ride these jumps again.

TN
$5
ty nelson
6 months ago
AR
$25
Armando Romeo
6 months ago
$20
Bryan Close
6 months ago
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$20
Anonymous
6 months ago
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Laurie Catterson
5 months ago

They're gone. We went there today and they've been bulldozed. It breaks my heart.

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