And they’re off. The DEVO squad has arrived in Sol Vista, Colorado, the site of the 2009 USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Championships. Thursday will see the team preride the xc course in the morning as preparation for friday and saturdays cross country events. DEVO will also have athletes in the downhill, super d and short track events. Here is who’s here; U23 men, Chase Orrick, Cat 1 15-18 girls; Alicia Rose Pastore and Kaila Hart, Cat 1 15-16 boys; Howard Grotts, Gino Pastore and Sepp Kuss, Cat 2 15-18 girls; Joan Walker, Cat 2 15-18 boys; Elliott Saslow, Hank Stowers, Stephan Davoust, Levi Kurlander, Collin Francom and James Shahan, Junior girls 13-14 Kaylee Blevins and Elyse Massone and Junior boys 11-12 Chris Blevins and Keenan Desplanques. Coaches Annie Cheeney will race Cat 2 women 30-34, Evan Elliott pro dh and Chad Cheeney pro xc and super d. U-19er Kyle Horn will race cat 1 15-18 dh. Wish them luck as they practice on thursday. The weather is looking perfect and the team condo is sweet so far.