Snowdown Roller Races Are Cancelled!

Snowdown Roller Races Are Cancelled!

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Never mind, this has been cancelled!. Snowdown begins next week and that mean another round of roller racing. This years event takes place at the Smiley Building, wednesday night at 6pm. Here in Durango, roller races are run a tad bit different than elsewhere. Riders have 15 minutes on the bike to travel the greatest distance. The event is free and sign-up takes place 15 minutes before.

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Snow Biking!

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DEVO Alumni Taylor Borucki drops in on Rambo Hill in Test Tracks

DEVO Alumni Taylor Borucki drops in on Rambo Hill in Test Tracks

Elke Brutsaert makes crashing look soft

Elke Brutsaert makes crashing look soft

U14 Coach Scott Shishim dropping in to turn 1

U14 Coach Scott Shishim dropping in to turn 1

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Spin Those Legs at The Hub

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Local cycling hero, Chris Wherry has changed professions, from road cycling with the nations fastest racers to working hands on with Durango’s wide range of enthusiasts. The Hub opened for business in early January and is building steam. Devo coaches Chad and Annie Cheeney have been quick to dive in and are digging the grassroots feeling to the cycle center. Devo will be offering a pre summer season base training program starting mid february to get the legs pumping, so stay tuned.

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DEVO Athlete in Film Trailer

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Check out the trailer to the film, Women of Dirt closely and you will see Joan Walker of the DEVO U19 Ladies team at the 2009 National Championships in Sol Vista, leading out the start of the cross country race where she finished 3rd. DEVO is in the process of bringing the film to Durango. If you are interested in helping with the process please contact chad@durangodevo.com.

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Tour de Ski is Saturday

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The 3rd annual Tour de Ski is back this weekend in Durango. Saturdays endurance cross country ski race is a benefit for Trails 2000 and Durango Nordic. The course takes place below lift 8 at Durango Mountain Resort and is epicly sweet. There are several choices of distance with the big guns doing a super burly loop that climbs up to the Love Shack and then descends an equally burly downhill. Check this out for more info.

The Durango River Trail

The Durango River Trail

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DEVO Team Race Schedule

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We do not quite have it nailed down yet, but the DEVO Team Race Schedule should be here in the next couple weeks. The DEVO team dedicates 1 team race a month from April to August, to travel to and camp or condo as a team. The idea of this is to help junior athletes learn how to manage themselves throughout a race weekend. It is super fun and is looked foreword to by all.

2010 Mountain States Cup Schedule

April 24-25 Rabbit Valley Rally Fruita, CO TT and XC

May 15-16 Chalk Creek Stampede Nathrop, CO XC, STXC, 4X, DS, SD

June 5-6 Chile Challenge Angel Fire, NM XC, DH, 4X, SD

June 26-27 Wildflower Rush Crested Butte, CO XC, DH, 4X, SD

July 10-11 Blast the Mass Snowmass Village, CO XC, STXC, DH, DH, SD

July 16-18 USA National Championships Sol Vista, CO XC, STXC, SD, DH, 4X

August 7-8 Keystone Revival Keystone, CO XC, STXC, 4X, DH, SD

August 22-23 Full Tilt in Telluride Telluride, CO XC, HC, DH, SD

September 4-6 Winter Park Pursuit Winter Park, CO XC, STXC, DH, 4X, SD

September 10-12 Fall Classic Breckenridge, CO XC, STXC

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Muscle Cross Photos

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Chris of the DEVO U14 team

Chris of the DEVO U14 team

Annie's first race on her new Spot steed

Annie's first race on her new Spot steed

Carmen working the roots

Carmen working the roots

Teal won the Womens race

Teal won the Womens race

Steve loves MuscleCross

Steve loves MuscleCross

Garrett riding fast

Garrett riding fast

Travis rode strong

Travis rode strong

Blevins and Davoust in a tree section

Blevins and Davoust in a tree section

Davoust and Blevins in Quadzilla

Davoust and Blevins in Quadzilla

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Durangos Crossers Head to Bend

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This week, over 40 Durango local cyclocrossers will be heading west to take on the nations top riders at the 2009 US National Championships of Cyclocross event in Bend, Oregon. Age group racing begins on thursday and runs through saturday. The collegiate racers compete on sunday as do the men’s and women’s elite.  Singlespeed shreders race friday morning and the Under 23 categories are on saturday. The weather is looking super chilly and has the chance of rain and snow. Sounds like cross.

Todd Wells won in Portland

Todd Wells won in Portland

This past weekend saw the end of the FLC Cross Series with the Muscle Cross, at Buckley Colusseum on saturday and the FLC Cross Finals up on the FLC campus. Saturday it was Teal Stetson-Lee taking the win over Carmen McNelis and Ben Sonntag for the men.

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DEVO Alumni Tad Elliott Signs with Sho-Air

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2008 U23 national Champion and Devo Alum, Tad Elliott has signed with Team Sho-Air for the 2010 race season. He is moving to the new team from the U23 National Team which ended its team racing program for the upcoming season. Team Sho-Air is one of the top teams on the pro circuit after only 2 seasons. Tad will continue to ride Specialized brand bikes.

Tad was the first Devo rider to turn pro in 2007

Tad was the first Devo rider to turn pro in 2007

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Iron Horse Registration is Open

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The 39th edition once again features the McDonalds Citizens 50 mile tour, The Durango Coca Cola Road Race, Quarter Horse To Purgatory, Morehart Murphy Subaru Criterium, Alpine Bank Time Trial, Omnium, Sprite Kids race, Durango Devo Bike Swap, thats us!,  and the Concert on Main. See events page for event detail and follow the registration tab to register at Active.com. New for 2010 you can order official IHBC jerseys while registering online. It is sure to be a great weekend of events, come join the tradition!

Devo board member Travis Brown leading out the future at the 2007 IHBC kids race

Devo board member Travis Brown leading out the future at the 2007 IHBC kids race

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