Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002


Subject: Re: The Trips for Kids Fraud

In a message dated 1/26/02 8:31:17 PM, writes:

<< Trips for Kids is a fraud. It claims to be teaching kids to care about and protect the environment, but it is a thinly disguised promotion of mountain biking. >>

They have admitted to me more than once that they have no formal program for environmental training. It's up to the ride leader. What a joke. The president of Trips for Kids, Paul Sanford, was arrested for trespassing with his bike on private property. Told by the DA's office to stay away, he was pictured the following week trespassing on the same property. See

Third and fifth pictures from the top. He also helped build the illegal trails at Camp Tamarancho.