Local tortilla and potato chip maker Neil of The Chip Peddler needs our community support. Check out his Kickstarter project to help launch his new salted tortilla chips. This is a sweet community business that you can be a part of. The Chip Peddler is a Devo supporter and we are trying to find a way to be connected even more. Nice chips Neil, and good luck with the deadline of March 15th!
Top Secret Training Camp is back for its 4th season. The dates are set for Apirl 8-10th in the top secret desert location. Durango Devo coaches and staff along with a long list of generous local cycling enthusiasts put on the 3 day camp to kick off the 2011 Devo season in style. This year, the newly formed RMCF/DEVO Sweet Elite Team will be in attendance. The camp is for all 2011 U14, U19 and Explorer Club boys and girls. Riding is the name of the game at this weekend campout, as riders train, play and learn skills from surnise to sundown. Contact Chad@durangodevo.com if you would like to get involved. TSTC 2011 poster
Rock Shox Carbon/Ti Judy FSX with Nuke Proof carbon hubs. Titanium bar, stem, seat-post, bottom bracket, skewers, and cassette. Just under 21lbs as it stands.
Refurbished by Mike Wilk
This very Saturday, January 22 is the 4th annual Tour de Ski nordic skate ski race and tour at Durango Mountain Resort. Enjoy this Once-A-Year opportunity to ski the beautiful Hermosa Valley! The weather looks fantastic (right now the forecast is for sunny and 39º) and the course is set up perfectly thanks to Bob Rule and San Juan Ski Company. For more information, visit www.tourdeski.org. Bib pick-up is this Friday at Pine Needle Mountaineering.
If you are not racing and would like to suppor the event–a fundraiser for Trails 2000 and Durango Nordic–we still need volunteers.
The VOLUNTEER MEETING will be held on Monday, January 17th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Eolus Room of the Durango Rec Center or email Jeanne Pastore for more information at Pastore@Orionzone.net.
Check out the sweet photo documentery that PDXcross.com did on the Fort Lewis Cycling Team in Bend Oregon where they rode to a strong second place in the Collegiate Team Omnium. These photos are great.
I’m trying to fundraise money for World Bicycle Relief, a totally awesome organization that is working to provide bicycles to those in need in the world. If you are inspired, please check out the link below. Even a $5 donation would mean a lot!!
The Pugz and Guns, a Fat Bike Biathlon.
Dave Wiens to be in Durango This Sunday:
Six time champion of the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race, Dave Wiens will be in Durango for the local premier of Race Across the Sky: 2010.
Durango hosted the 2009 version where Lance Armstrong raced but is now premiering the new, 2010 story.
Race Across the Sky: 2010 stars Durango locals; Ned Overend, Todd Wells and Matt Shriver. Travis Brown had a broken arm but stars in the film as an interviewer and on air voiceover.
What: Race Across the Sky 2010
When:December 19th at 5:30pm at the
Where: Smiley Auditorium in Durango.
Come bid Matt Shriver farewell as he departs Fort Lewis Cycling and moves to Wisconsin to work for Trek Bicycles.
Tickets are on sale at Maria’s bookshop and all proceeds benefit Trails 2000 and the Fort Lewis Cycling Team. Tickets are $12 and are general admission and must be brought to the movie for admission.
The movie will begin promptly at 5:30 at the Smiley Auditorium, burritos will be available from Zia Taqueria at 5pm.
Watch It LIVE! Elite Men & Women 2010 USA Cyclocross National Championships!
SUNDAY December 12 (West Coast Time.)
12:30pm Elite/U23 Female 40 min
2:30pm Elite Male 60 min
Live Stream p/b by USA Cycling!