San Juan Forest Plan Comments: The comment period for the San Juan Forest Plan has been extended for one month until April 11. If you have not sent in comment, please do so as soon as possible to: Offered via web site at:, by FAX to: 916-456-6724, or by mail to San Juan Plan Revision, P.O. Box 162909 Sacramento, CA 95816-2909 The draft Plan and draft EIS can be viewed and downloaded in Portable Document Format (PDF), at the following Web site:

Chase Orrick's Film Durango DEVO

chaseweb.jpgFor a donation of $15.00, you can own u-19er Chase Orrick’s film Durango DEVO. The film documents the 2007 race season. There are only 12 copies left in the world, so act fast. Click on videos to the right to view the vid in four parts., first come first serve. 

Bike Parade on Sat

Pedal for the Planet Bike Parade and Open Mike. What: Celebrate alternative transportation with this spontaneous bicycle convergence. Don’t just watch, join in! Decorate your bike, build pedal-powered floats, and enjoy an open mike with music and spoken word by the river. When: Saturday, March 22 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Decoration, float building, and open mike; 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. Bike Parade Where: Durango Recreation Center Amphitheater Other info: Bring your own bike Cost: Free. For more info: Contact Melissa Davis at 1206052625.jpeg  

Parents on Rides

Sorry parents, 2008 will officially be the first year that parents are not allowed on DEVO rides. Do not worry, you have not been bad, it is a learning thing. We believe that children are more apt to learn in a group setting when they have a trained coach to pay attention to. Have nice spring breaks!dmbc.jpg 

Top Secret Training Camp is April 4-6

Yes, TSTC is going to be amazing and is open to all u-14 and u-19 male and female athletes. Desert riding at it’s best. Athletes must RSVP through Russ, owner of the Durango Cyclery, by March 31st at 6pm. Schedule will be made public late March. Basically, riders will be dropped off at base camp friday early evening and will be picked up Sunday at 3-4pm. Sorry, parents are not invited. The camp staff will have shelter, food, toilet and activity under control. Top Secret guests will make appearances and each teams coach will be there to lead daily rides and activities. Athletes will need several pairs of clean chamois and jersey’s, sleeping bag, 5 pair socks, sunscreen, energy bars, camp chair, and warm clothes. Carpooling will take off from the Durango Rec Center on Friday after school. If you need a ride, call a teammate and make it happen. The trip will cost each rider 50.00. Fun and sand will be included at no extra charge. Location will be whispered in late march.

U-19 News 3-20

Yo DEVO, the season is around the corner. Detailed practice schedules will be out soon, but for now women will practice with Kricket Lewis monday 4:15-6:15, wednesday 4:15-6:15 and Friday 3-5:30 all rides meeting at the rec center, and ending as well. The men will be tuesday 4:14-6:15, wednesday 4:15-6:15 and friday 3-5:30. Again, meeting and pickup at the Rec, south parking lot. Uniforms can be purchased by calling Chad at 764-5758 or by waiting until the first week of practice. Top Secret Training camp is April 4-6th. Look up for more info. First race will be in Fruita April 12-13, camping, fun race so please do not worry. We just had one long winter so understand that our fitness will come around later than last year. As outdoor athletes, we must train through and around our amazing seasons. Next week you will know even more than you do now, so keep in touch. Peace, Chad

U-14 DEVO News 3-20

Hey there middle schoolers. Things are moving fast now that Anne and I are back. The season starts the first week of April, so please have all paperwork to us by then. If you do not place a medical and release of liability form in our hands, you will not be able to practice. Detailed schedules will be on this site soon. U-14 girls team will practice wednesday from 4-6 pm, and friday 3-5:30pm both days meeting and pickup at the south end of rec center parking lot. Jess Reed will be your coach, so check her intro out on this blog somewhere below. U-14 boys will meet monday 4-6 and friday 3-5:30pm. Rec Center will be beginning and end. Greg Lewis will be the full time assistant, so check his intro out as well. This is going to be an amazing year. April 4-6 is Top Secret Training Camp, look up for more info. April 12-13th will be our first team race in Fruita and we will be camping as a team, more info on that next week. This blog and email will be our main source of information, so stay tuned. 764-5758 for DEVO questions. Please no 259-0686. Peace, Chad


Hello parents, We had a good sign up meeting tuesday night and there is still room on all of our rides. Please make note that paper work needs to be in our hands before the first rides. We will not accept any day of ride registration. Forms can be printed off by clicking on parent info on the right. Scroll down and click on stuff that sounds relevant. Each jr rider will need a signed medical release, waiver, and code of conduct. Schedules of each ride are also nearby those forms, so go there and print away. The trails are muddy and that will cause us all a little grief soon, but not to worry, DEVO always works out. If weather and mud get in our way, we will just take our program into the summer. Your children will get 8 weeks of riding under their belts. Our main communication is through this site and Annie and Chads email. So please make sure your paperwork has a good email contact for you. Sweet, for paperwork and mula stuff, and for program info, rider placement and numerous other things. Please also feel free to contact us at 764-5758. 259-0686 is our home phone and we’d prefer not to use it for DEVO. Have a nice day, Chad

Hermosa Off-Road Classic in July

Hermosa Off-Road Classic – Saturday, July 26, 2008

Hermosa Creek trail racing is back! Come one, come all, to race on the high country trail that made Durango famous. There is a 36 mile course for Professionals and under 39 Expert Men, 2 Singlespeed classes, cool prizes, and a post-race BBQ/Campout for racers and friends/family. Proceeds go to the Fort Lewis College Cycling Team and the Smylie Bike Project. For more info or contact Dave Hagen at (970) 759-4056 or

This is an amazing local race 

U-14 and U-19 DEVO Riders on Wednesday Night

Rec Center 6-8pm will be the place of sign up action and question answering. Print off forms ahead of time to make it easy. 2008 Uniforms will be in the house. Yes it is true, and boy are they good looking. Athlete prices are 1/2 our cost@ $21.00 each for jersey and shorts, $45.00 for skinsuit. Second piece of uniform will be DEVO cost @ $42.00 and $90.00. We purchased extra for those who wanted back up chamois. Supporter jerseys will be sold to the public at $250.00, which will go towards athletes who can not afford.radrossair.jpgRad Ross

Taylor Borucki Takes Segundo

 img_3514crop-more-for-web.jpgAt last weekends Saint Patricks Day Feast downhill race in Boulder City Nevada, DEVO U-19er Taylor Borucki took a tasty 2nd in the Junior Expert Category. Taylor is working on qualifying for the USA Jr Worlds DH team to race at the World Championships in Italy this June. His time would have been good enough to place him 6th in the professional category. Memorial day at the Chili Challenge in Angel Fire New Mexico is the one day qualifier for the team. Good Luck Taylor!img_3530forweb.jpg 

Aztec Has Nice Dirt

Hey riders. Aztec’s tasty trail, Alien Run has a write-up on it at the moment in Bike Magazine. Before you read about it, go ride it. Its perfect right now, Perfect! 45 minutes by car from dtown Durango to trailhead. To get directions, call city of Aztec.  

Durango Wheel Club Sign-Up Party

Dear DWC Members; It is time for our annual Membership Sign-Up Party! Join us at Steamworks on Tuesday March 18th from 6PM to 8PM to sign-up for the 2008 season! For just $5 you can join us for pizza and beer too! We will be raffling away a DWC kit including a jersey, bibs and socks, but you have to be there to win! New this year we will be giving out annual DWC membership cards. Current members, including those who signed-up for the 2008 season on and 2007 DWC Championship participants, can pick-up their 2008 DWC membership cards at the party. What: 2008 Membership Sign-up Party; $25 for adults, $15 for students and juniors (18 and under). Pizza and Beer for only $5! Current members can pick-up their 2008 DWC membership cards. When: Tuesday March 18th from 6PM to 8PM. Where: Steamworks Durango, 801 E 2nd Ave. Why: Because we also like to party! See you on Tuesday! Patti, Joe & Spencer contact:

Jr Devos Tuesday Night

 1st through 5th graders can meet the coaches and sign up on tuesday night. Be prepared to fill out several forms, one in particular a noted “doozy.” Forms can be printed off this site, just look down.  Jerseys will be sold for 30 a child. We will also talk weather and trail conditions. If your child does not have a bike and wants to participate, please contact us and we will help in some way.20incher-soonweb.jpg   20incher with gears please