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Trails 2000 hosts its end of season Trailwork Party on Weds.,Oct. 3 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm at the Meadow Trailhead in Horse Gulch. Please walk or ride up Horse Gulch Road to the truck parked at the Meadow intersection. Details will be posted at the trail truck on site: please sign in and grab a tool. As always, please wear/bring: long sleeved pants, shirt, hat, sunscreen and waterbottle. Trailwork sponsored by BP.
Trails 2000 hosts a late season Trailwork Party on Weds., Sept. 26 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Carbon Junction Trailhead. Details will be posted at the trail truck on site, so check in at the parking lot first. As always, please wear/bring: long sleeved pants, shirt, hat, sunscreen and waterbottle.
We celebrated the 2012 Summer Devo season in style tonight at the Stillwater Foundations sports facility, “Turf,” out in Bodo Park Durango. Thanks for such a great summer. Now get ready for fall!
MBS offers Free Demo of 2013 Specialized mountain bikes
On Saturday September 1st from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. at Twin Buttes trail system the Specialized factory representatives will be in Durango with a selection of 2013 mountain bikes. Representatives from Mountain Bike Specialists will be at the trailhead as well.
Please park in the parking lot west of the Giant gas station. You will see the Mountain Bike Specialists tent and the Specialized trailer.
At 11:00 Annie Cheney will be our host for a tour of the new trails.
12:30 complimentary lunch from Bread will be served.
2012 Olympian and Specialized rider, Todd Wells will be in the parking lot to sign autographs in the late afternoon.
Howdy ho FLC Cycling fans! That’s right, it’s that time of year again… time for FLC Cycling’s Squawker Mountain Bike Classic. The fun begins on Saturday September 1st with the classic Short Track on the point behind the Bader Dorms from 8am-11am. You endurance hounds will be able to test your mettle on Durango’s finest and fastest short track course up on the FLC campus, with a challenging mix of ripping single track and dirt roads.
Then comes the Dual Slalom atChapman Hill from 1pm to 5pm on a course loaded with action packed features – berms at the top, a rhythm section and flat turns at the bottom. We’ve been working on it all Fall so it is in great shape. This is the event for spectators!
Sunday September 2nd also brings a Cross Country race that uses the trails that surround campus. Racing starts at 8am behind the Bader dorms, down the Front Hill trail, up the Rim trail around to Chapman, down to the Lion’s Den, back up to the Rim Trail to the corner of the golf course, crossing Rim Dr., along the fence line, crossing Ft. Lewis Dr. onto the Rim Trail back over to the start. Racing will conclude at 1pm. Forthose accessing those trails from campus that day for hiking/biking be aware that there will be a race going on.
**** 8th Ave. (Front Hill) will be closed from 7am-1pm on Sunday, Sept. 2.
A special thanks goes out to Bread, Zia Taqueria and Durango Coca-Cola for providing food and drink for our volunteers.
FLC Cycling races in the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling conference and teams from the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, Mesa Colorado, to namejust a few, will be descending on Durango for some mountain biking. The Durango and Fort Lewis College communities are welcome to come cheer on your Skyhawks! For more info on the schedule of events please check out: http://cycling.fortlewis.edu and for specific questions contact Dave Hagen at firstname.lastname@example.org.