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KCV Cuts Ribbon, Begins Fundraising For Bike Park

KCV Cuts Ribbon, Begins Fundraising For Bike Park

Kosciusko County Velo Cycling Club President Mike Cusick (C) cuts the ribbon Wednesday for the Winona Lake Bike Park at Hauth Trailhead. On both sides…

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Kosciusko County Velo Cycling Club President Mike Cusick (C) cuts the ribbon Wednesday for the Winona Lake Bike Park at Hauth Trailhead. On both sides of him are members of KCV, representatives of the town of Winona Lake and Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors. Photo by David Slone, Times-Union. A dream of the Kosciusko County Velo (KCV) Cycling Club over the last several years has been to have a bike park in the county.

That dream has started to take shape, and on Wednesday KCV had an official ribbon-cutting with the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce and Winona Lake town officials to officially open the Winona Lake Trails Haught Trailhead.

The trailhead will allow people to park and access the trails, but that’s only the first phase of what KCV is doing, KCV President Mike Cusick said before the ribbon-cutting. The bigger vision is to have the Winona Lake Bike Park at 900 E. Pierceton Road.

In an interview, Cusick said, “It’s actually been a dream of ours to have a bike park for a number of years. Over a year, year and a half ago the opportunity to acquire this land came about. It wasn’t on our radar, but when we became aware of it, and we saw that there was an option to acquire it, it really peaked our interest to really have a 15-acre parcel of land directly next to the Winona Lake bike trails.”

He said KCV had talked about having a pump track – which is one […]

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