Taylor Borucki Makes Worlds Team

Taylor Borucki Makes Worlds Team

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Durango DEVO U-19 cyclist, Taylor Borucki grabbed a spot on the five man roster to represent the junior category at the Downhill World Championships in Italy later this month. Taylor is currently waiting on the final word from local docs after tweaking his ankle riding trails last sunday. Please send Taylor positive vibes this week as he awaits the verdict. He recently placed third at the NORBA national race in Angel Fire, New Mexico. This season and last, he has accumulated enough points to place him third in the nation in the highly contested junior expert category.

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Durango Wheel Club Must Do

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DWC Trash Pick Up Monday June 9  5:30 PM 

Meet at the snow tire and chain pullover 100 yds past Timberline Academy  entrance. Bring work gloves We will provide trash bags.

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Chris Giles and Bike Geeks

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Yo Cyclists, check out this sweet local photo project by Durangoan, Chris Giles. 

“I am pleased to introduce you to a small but remarkable group of individuals who   truly embrace and portray the essence of a Bike Geek. A Bike Geek is one who has   an exceptional love or devotion to their bikes and cycling. They come in all   shapes, colors and sizes and are typically full of energy and character. Enjoy   my portrait gallery of geeks and their two wheeled friends. And if you know a   Bike Geek that would be a candidate for this project, I’d love to hear from   you!”

 

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Crested Butte is Melting

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After a small scare, from the possibility of canceling yet another sweet MSC event in 2008, the CB crew has decided that the snow is melting fast, and clearing will occur for the June 20-22 weekend. Phew. 

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10,000th Viewer Wins a Golden Prize

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Email chad@durangodevo.com for the Hank Aaron baseball card. Please refer to the blog stat to the right.

Send me your name, first and last, and I will give you the go-ahead to go ahead and pick up your prize, a 1958 Topps Hank Aaron, from the Durango Cyclery. Offer is void later.

Nobody won the prize. The 10,000 viewer of this site viewed on Friday, May 30th at 5:41am. 

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Velo Swap Was Great Success

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Thank you to Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Mountain Bike Specialists and all the wonderful VOLUNTEERS who helped and supported the DEVO team this past weekend at the Velo Swap, downtown concert, and kid’s race.  There was action everywhere and all hands on deck were needed in order to pull it off.   It could not have been done without you!  Thank you to you awesome local pros for digging out your sweet stash and sharing it with us.  You not only added a lot to our inventory, you added an element of coolness to the gear!  There were tons of smiles, “sweet scores”,  and, of coarse, cookies donated from Bread.  It couldn’t have been better.  

Almost everything sold at the swap and what was left over was donated.  Those items will be distributed into the loving and eager hands of a DEVO rider.   I heard the concert downtown was a little chilly but the kids did their best pushing water donated from Coca Cola.  The kid’s race Sunday morning left me feeling like the most proud Jr. DEVO coach ever!  It was incredible watching those kids rally around the block as fast as they possibly could.  

Word on the street it was an almost perfect weekend.  Only sorry the race to Silverton on Saturday had to be canceled due to weather.  But the Ironhorse organizers held tight, kept smiling and the events that followed Saturday night, Sunday and Monday were enjoyed to the fullest.  

Thanks again everybody!

Director Annie

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