This wednesday, June 11th at the Durango Recreation Center, Trails 2000 will have its annual membership picnic. Burritos and refreshments from Nini’s, this is a great time to sign up for the 2008 season and reflect on the sweet 2007 trail action. Give Trails 2000 your support, it is such a great local non-profit. Durango is Rad!
DEVO alumni, Tad Elliott place 3rd today in a stacked pro class at Vail, Colorado’s Teva Games. Named after the late 90’s popular sport sandal, the weekend is packed full of competitions ranging from, dog fetching to kayaking. Check out Tad’s sweet result here.
DEVO U-14er’s Cully Brown and Sepp Kuss were also competing over the weekend. Cully placed 1st out of a ton of older dudes in the 5k mud run while Sepp took 4th in the junior road bike hill climb. Nice work.
Durango Mountain Resort and Durango DEVO have teamed up to host an event to test the lungs of local racers on Saturday August 30th. A post race BBQ will follow the event which will mass start at Columbine and ascend to the tipity top of lift 8. More info will be available in two weeks. Get ready to suffer and love it!
Fort Lewis Cycling head coach Dave Hagen has reinvented the wheel with the Hermosa Offroad Classic. Returning for a second year, the race goes back to the roots of Durango racing and rides up the classic southwestern high country route, Hermosa Creek Trail. The race starts in Hermosa and climbs to the sweet grassy meadows of you know where, high country paradise.A BBQ follows up the effort for all attendees with music and camp out to follow. This is a must do event.
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.
They made it official today and said that Crested Butte was on schedule for all terrain bicycle racing. All events are a go and people are all excited and stuff. Read more about it.
These guys rock at high school mountain bike racing. Their season ended last week and by the looks of their photos, its not over any time soon. Good work Cali-Bros!
Bread Bakery is the meeting place for the Durango Wheel Club’s weekend group rides. The time has been moved down to 9am to keep it cool. Check out there blog for the lowdown.
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!”
Chase Orrick’s work in progress. Enjoy!