DEVO Alumni Nora Richards Takes to the Track

DEVO Alumni Nora Richards Takes to the Track

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This past weekend, Devo Alumni Nora Richards’ raced for the Fort Lewis College Cycling Team at the Collegiate Track National Championships in Colorado Springs. FLC a relative infant to the track, and Nora a total rookie, took fourth place overall in the Team Omnium Competition.

Division 1 Team Omnium

1 Marian College Cycling Team 899 pts

2 CSU Rams Cycling                         842
3 Lees-McRae College Cycling               743
4 Fort Lewis College                       622
5 Penn State Cycling                       549
6 CU Cycling                               342
7 Midwestern State University              233
8 Portland State University                171
9 Univ of Washington Seattle               151
10 UC Davis                                148
11 University of Pittsburgh                143
12 UCSB Cycling                            137
13 Depaul University                       126
14 Georgia State University                 64
15 UGA                                      56
16 University of Delaware                   38
 Nora placed 22nd in the 2k individual pursuit. Nice Nora, Nice!

Nora climbing at Snowmass in 2007

Nora climbing at Snowmass in 2007

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Durango Girls Take MSC Series Podium

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The U-19 ladies team took it to the state this year and finished 1 through 3 overall in the 12 race Mountain States Cup Series.  Junior Expert, Alica Rose Pastore lost one race of the eight she entered and finished 3rd overall. In the jr. sport/beginner class, Kaila Hart raced a consistant season and took the top spot, with teammates Joan Walker and Hannah Madden taking the next two steps on the podium. Other DEVO ladies in the overall were; 7. Summer Ellefson, 10. Amy Katz, 13. Elyse Massone, 15. Kaylee Blevins, 20 Avra Saslow and 20. Sarah Autry. Nice work ladies. 

always with the smiles

always with the smiles

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Durango Fall Blaze is September 27th

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Hosted by Fort Lewis College, the Durango Fall Blaze offers three different tour options, including a 37 mile, 60 mile, and 100 mile ride. The fabulous Tom Danielson (Garmin Chipotle Pro Cycling) will lead the ride! The first of two fabulous parties is on Friday (September 26th) on the eve of the ride. Its the Fabulous Fall Blaze Packet Pickup Party at the Three Springs Neighborhood Information Center!  On Saturday morning (September 27th) a cannon blast starts the tour(s) and a Police Escort leads the riders out from the center of campus. There are 5 food/aid stations along the way, and support vehicles on the course.  The second party is at the finish line back in the center of campus. Its the Merrill Lynch Lunch!  The rides are legendary, and the parties are out of this world! The ridership is limited to ensure a quality event. The century course is of medium difficulty when compared to centuries around the country, and the 37 mile and the 60 mile are easier. All proceeds benefit the Tom Danielson Scholarship Fund at Fort Lewis College. 

Tommy D will ride this year

Tommy D will ride this year

Register here

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DWC Road Race Tomorrow

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This is one of the coolest road race courses in the world. Check it out.

The start times for Saturdays road race are: A men 8:00 am B+ men, B+ women, 40+ men 8:02 am B men, B women, 40+ women 8:04 am C men, C Women, 60+ men 8:05 am The start is at Trimble Lane and Hwy 550. Stage at the new development east of the tracks. The road race sprint will be on Hwy 550, 100 yards north of the turn-off for Timberline Academy. The winner in each group will receive 3 bonus points.

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Mike Wilk's Yeti FRO

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Sweet sweet Yeti

Sweet sweet Yeti

    1991 Yeti FRO.  Replica of the bike that appeared in the 92 Yeti brochure and raced by the team (minus the purple Ringle).  Quintessential early 90’s race bike. Frame number 1792.  Now hangs in the museum at Absolute Bikes in Salida. 

sweet 1990’s race dreams

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Road Apple Rally Monday Training

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Monday Night MTB Circuit RAR Training Series on Anasazi Trail Loop. Location: Farmington. Top of N. College Drive. Dirt parking Lot. North of Piedra Vista High School (Near start of Road Apple Rally) Come train to get ready for the Road Apple Rally. Intense multi-lap course with same terrain that the RAR will give you! Mondays in September: the 15th, the 22nd, and the 29th. Time: 6 pm. Start around 6:10. Every fitness level welcome. Contact: Keith 505-860-5524 For info on the Road Apple Rally see: www.roadapplerally.com Date October 4th, 2008 No race day registration!

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Boure Bike Fest is Next Week

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Boure Bike Fest

 Sunday. September 14, 2008
Trimble Loop – Lemon Dam – 45 miles
Meet at bread (not the food, the bakery ending hunger one loaf at a time).
*Ride with Ned Day*
Monday September 15, 2008
Bondad Loop – up to 75 miles
*Riders should expect road-bike-suitable dirt roads.*
Meet at CJ’s in Bodo Restaurant – located 2 buildings South of Bouré World HQ
Tuesday September 16, 2008
MTB Clinic with Chad “Chainsaw” Cheeney, USA Cycling Coach Level 2 and Durango DEVO Team Coach.
*Reservations Requred (247.0339 or info@boure.com )*
or
Colorado Trail – Durango up to Champion Ventures Mine Road, down Junction Creek Rd – up to 40 miles
Meet at the Durango Diner, 957 Main Avenue
Wednesday September 17, 2008
Road Tour of the Dryside & Cherry Creek – Western La Plata County – up to 70 miles
*Riders should expect road-bike-suitable dirt roads.*
Meet at Christina’s Restaurant at the Best Western Inn, 1/2 mile west of downtown on US 160
Thursday September 18, 2008
Telegraph Trail System  MTB Ride – up to 30 miles
Meet at the College Drive Café, 666 E. College Drive
*Ride with Ned  Day*
Friday September 19, 2008
Backroads Tour to Vallecito – up to 70 miles
*Riders should expect road-bike-suitable dirt roads.*
Meet at Oscar’s, in the Town Plaza next to Kroeger’s Hardware Store
 Saturday September 20, 2008
Baker’s Bridge-Old Shalona – 30 miles
Meet at bread (not the food, the bakery with  that wacky guy Rob), but PLEASE don’t leave your car there!
*Vintage Bike Day*
*Ride with Ned Day*

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Jr DEVO Cancelled for Wednesday Night

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After a test run at 1:43 pm in Horse Gulch and FLC Campus Trails, tonight’s’  jr DEVO 24inch and AllGirlsRide will be cancelled and postponed until the November 4th make-up date. The trail conditions are too muddy and the rain was so consistent last evening, that even with the current blue sunny skies, the ride must not begin. The mud here is just to damaging to the trails and the equipment. All rainy day cancellations will be posted here throughout the season by 2-3pm. Thanks, Coach Chad

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