NBFTW Racing in Minneapolis/St Paul

Take Action for Black Lives: Black FTW Community Support Raffle Series

Starting in July 2020, Koochella Racing will host a community support raffle series to benefit Black FTW (Femme/Trans/Women/Non-binary/Two-spirit/Gender non-conforming) folx. After the conclusion of each raffle, Koochella will give all funds raised directly to Black FTW in the Twin Cities area. Any Black FTW is welcome to apply, and funds will be distributed to applicants using PayPal (see below for details).

To enter the raffle:

Click the link below to purchase tickets (you will be redirected to PayPal). We’d love it if you’d include your Instagram handle (if applicable) in the transaction notes section. That way, if you win, we can give you a shout-out! 


Ticket prices are as follows:

  • 1 for $10
  • 3 for $25
  • 8 for $50

Alternatively, tag five friends on our Instagram post, and you’ll receive one free raffle entry!


After the raffle ends, we’ll randomly select a winner and notify that person both on our Instagram page and via email. See below for each series’s prize.


Buy tickets here


To apply for funds as a Black FTW: 

All Black FTW (Femme/Trans/Women/Non-binary/Two-spirit/Gender non-conforming) folx in the Twin Cities area are welcome to apply for funding. Complete the Google form with your name and PayPal account by the end of the raffle date. Applicants will receive a minimum of $50 and will be randomly chosen based on the amount of money raised in the raffle. If you are not chosen in the first raffle, you will automatically be enrolled in the next raffle. We will disperse funds to applicants using PayPal within two weeks. That’s it! Use the money however you see fit.


Apply for funds here


Second Raffle: All-City Gorilla Monsoon frame-set + Sturdy Bags


Win a new All-City Gorilla Monsoon frameset plus custom-made handlebar, frame, and feed bags from Sturdy Bag Designs! A cross monster built for exploration, the Gorilla Monsoon will send you far into the unknown with comfort, style, and elegance, where you can conquer wet roads, fully loaded bike-packing trips, and the gnarliest of grocery lists. Enter to win this raffle through October 23, 2020.

Bike highlights include:

  • Built around a 27.5 x 2.4” platform, the Gorilla Monsoon offers clearance for 700c x 42mm tires to deliver complete tire freedom
  • Mounts for Fenders and Racks in Front and Back
  • 612 Select Tubing, selected specifically for sporty handling on the course, comfort on short-duration tours, and maximum fun off-road
  • Dropper Seatpost
  • Flat-mount disc brakes offer clean aesthetics and compatibility with modern product standards
  • Lugged Bi-Plane Fork Crown
  • Elegant custom-designed dropouts and fork ends accommodate 12mm thru-axles and flat-mount disc brakes
  • Reinforced Bottle Bosses
  • Signature Seat Collar
  • Pantographed Bottom Bracket
  • Liquid Paint and E.D. Coat

Check out Gorilla Monsoon – Adventure Bike | All-City Cycles for all specs on this bike!


Koochella Racing is grateful to All-City for generously donating this prize!


Frameset selection terms from All-City:  

Prize available to US contestants only. Winner will choose frameset and bag sizes. We encourage the winner to contact All City ASAP to secure their preferred size. You must confirm with All City within one month of winning the contest. Koochella Racing will provide the winner with contact details for All City after the conclusion of the raffle. 


Buy tickets here