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2012 Devo Supporter Jerseys Up For Grabs

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Keenan rode well in his first cross race ever

The Supporter jersey is back for 2012. Devo will be placing an order next week. If you would like to get in on the sweetest Devo jersey yet, and support our junior program, please email Chad@durangodevo.com for more information. Have a great day!

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Stan’s No Tubes 4CCX #4 Results and Photos

  |   Devo Cross

Here are the results from the last series cross race at Fort Lewis, Stan’s NoTubes 4CCX #4 Results

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2012 RMCF/Devo Sweet Elite Team

  |   RMCF DEVO Sweet Elite

2012 Riders
Tad Elliot
Colton Anderson
Sarah Sturm
Lauren Catlin
Payson McElveen
Sepp Kuss

Team Manager
Chad Cheeney

Team Director
Gaige Sippy

John Glover also assists in the Director role.

Our esteemed assistants and supporters include but are not limited to:

Ned Overend
Chris Wherry
Sarah Tescher
The Durango Community

Sponsors
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Mountain Bike Specialists
Spine Colorado/Durango Orthopedics
Specialized
Fort Lewis College
Mercy Regional Medical Center
Durango Devo
Boure
Oakley
Bread
King Cage

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Devo receives DMR Benefit Day!

  |   DEVO News & Information, Uncategorized

Devo will be the benefactor of Durango Mountain Resort’s Benefit Day Sunday March 25th, 2012.

Locals Benefit Day lift tickets are $40 adults; $32 students/seniors; and $25 children. Locals Benefit Day lift ticket coupons will be available in local publications and online at www.skipurg.com/localsday. YOU NEED A COUPON FOR BENEFIT DAY!

Other recipients are Durango Foundation for Educational Excellence (Dec. 18, 2011); Community Connections, Inc. (Jan. 22, 2012); Durango Independent Film Festival (Feb. 12, 2012);

So mark you calendars and lose you season pass for March 25th!!!!

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Come Join Devo for Cross Practice Tonight

  |   Devo Cross

Devo Cross practice has been changed from 415-615 to 3-5 to accommodate the student athletes’ Thanksgiving Break. We also would like to invite to public to come and join us as we practice this evening. We meet at the Durango Rec Center and will ride to top secret training facilities. Please dress warm.

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Tentative 2012 Colorado Mountain Bike Race Calendar

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2012 Tentative CO Calendar-1please remember that this is not set in stone.

Andy Bohlmann of Sand Creek Sports Inc. in Colorado Springs has been rad these past 2 years at getting out a Colorado and friends racing calendar each winter. Not too long ago, we all rode around until February/March without knowing what the seasons schedule held. Now, we have Andy, who through reaching out to promoters across the state, has put together this collaborative list that covers the big, the small and even the ugly events that surround us in competitive cycling paradise. Thanks again Andy and keep up the good work. Durango Devo appreciates the scheduling help!

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Trials From the Crypt Recap

  |   Devo Trials, Videos

Thanks to everyone for coming to the Trials from the Crypt on Halloween weekend! We had a great time and everything went very smooth. All of the riders were very supportive of each other and the checkers did a great job. A big thank you to Ateam and Team New Mexico bring 10 riders! That was HUGE and pretty much made the event. So a huge thank you Tony, the Hertrich Clan and Rodney and Randy!

It was nice to have some experienced checkers this year, so thanks to Drew, Anna, Jim, Chris, Paul, Hannigan, and Rodney. Thanks to SRAM Rockshox for hooking up the Lyrik for the raffles. Nice Job to Randy Gibson taking home the fork AGAIN! I’m glad to to see a talented young rider like Randy be able to take that fork to help his riding budget. Thanks also to Steamworks Brewing for the cash and gift certificate prizes. As well as Century 21 for cash prizes as well. Thanks to Durango Brew Supply, Pedal the Peaks, San Juan Cycles, and Durango Devo for helping out as well. A big shout out to Eric Bojan, and DJ Treazon and his homies for bringing the Redbull Sugga sound system vehicle, it added a nice element to the event.

We had a great turnout with 27 riders and plenty of volunteers. The MTB class was a great success again with Stephen Davoust of Durango Devo taking the victory with a score of only one dab all day. MTB rode two laps of 5 sections on the beginner course. Beginner class rode well also doing two laps of 5 sections and same for youth. Pro rode 2 laps of 5 sections with Robbie Pfunder coming through with an excellent score of only 4 dabs, and Max Schulze doing well in his first ever Pro competition, Nathan rode well also and had to battle some mechanical issues throughout the comp. Expert class was a bit tough this year, and good job to the guys sticking it out with 3 rounds of 5 sections! Congrats to Will Haden coming all the way from Kansas to take the win and to Randy for getting his first expert class clean! Those sections were pretty tough! Our largest class this year was Sport which had ten riders and local Cliff Pinto taking the win, he’ll be automatically upgraded to expert for next year. But good job to cliff who hasn’t ridden trials since the Iron Horse in May. Also great job to Gavin taking second, another great up and coming young rider, and to Stewart Pomeroy. I’ve never seen a whoopie cushion doing rear wheel gaps while listening to dub step, but now I have! Can’t wait to see some video and more pictures!

What a fun weekend! Thanks for coming guys, see you all in the Spring! -Ryder O.

Trials From the Crypt 2011 from PfunPfilms on Vimeo.

Results
Pro:

1 Robbie Pfunder 4

2 Max Schulze 16
3 Nathan Hassler 33

Expert:

1 Will Haden 45
2 Randy Gibson 65

Sport:

1 Cliff Pinto 19
2 Gavin Hertrich 31
3 Stewart Pomeroy 33
4 Robert Hertrich 40
5 Grayson Hertrich 41
6 Tony Herald 47
7 Max Lowenstein 51
8 Dana Hood 52
9 Chris Butterfield 68
10 Tait Shankland 68

Beginner:

1 Stephen Henry 19
2 Matt Walker 25
3 Rodney Gibson 32
4 Winslow Fruits 35

Youth:

1 Jerimiah Pease 27
2 Ashtyn Hertrich 29
3 Christina Pease 31

MTB:

1 Stephen Devoust 1
2 Rob Nichols 14
3 Rob Pease 23
4 Chrissy Pease 36
5 Adam Clapp DNF

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High Five to Durango Composite and Their Second Place Finish at State!

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Check out the race results here.

Photos by Rich Larson

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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Question and Answer Forum Tonight

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Tonight from 6:30 until 7:30 Gaige Sippy the Director of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will answer questions about the IHBC.

The forum will be held at the Durango Rec Center in the Eolus Room.

Coaches from the Iron Horse training program will answer questions about the training program.

This forum is for people who have questions about the Quarter Horse or the classic ride to Silverton. Sippy will explain what you would expect from the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic organization and coaches will be able to answer questions about your physical abilities and the Iron Horse Training program. Registration is open for the training program at the rec center and Anytime Fitness.

Registration for the 2012 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic opens on December 1st at www.ironhorsebicycleclassic.com.

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Stan’s No Tubes/FLCCX #3 Photos

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Next weekends series race #4 will take place at the FLC Football Stadium on Sunday morning.

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Durango Composite to Take on the State Champs Today

  |   Durango Composite HS
The ladies of Durango Composite might just be the fastest women's squad in the state!

The ladies of Durango Composite might just be the fastest women's squad in the state! Sierra Trout, India Waller and Robin Austin warm up in the sun after a brutally windy course preride where they had winds of up to 60mph! Good luck today team!

Durango Composite Director/Coach Sarah Tescher gives a thumbs up to good ol' number 7, John Elway, at the riders meeting. Next year will be Durango Devo's 7th season and in tribute to our 7 fun years, we will be making Devo/Elway tribute jerseys. Cant wait.

Durango Composite Director/Coach Sarah Tescher gives a thumbs up to good ol' number 7, John Elway, at the riders meeting. Next year will be Durango Devo's 7th season and in tribute to our 7 fun years, we will be making Devo/Elway tribute jerseys. Cant wait.

Check the Colorado High School site for more information on this amazing developmental cycling league.

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Cross Race in Dolores was Sweet

  |   Devo Cross, Uncategorized
Keenan rode well in his first cross race ever

Keenan rode well in his first cross race ever

Sunday make sure to check out the action at the Durango Fairgrounds. Registration is at 2pm and races begin at 3pm. Check here for more information on the Stans No Tubes/FLCCX Series.

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