Since we don’t have any practice on Saturday, Max and I are going to go out to 36th st. trailhead and do some trail-work with Neil Stitzer from Pima County. Everyone is welcome, parents, riders, and volunteers alike.
Meet at the clubhouse at 6:30am – Leave by 6:45am – Back by 10:15am
I will provide snacks, water, etc. We will drive a van or two out there with everyone in it.
Be sure to bring: Sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, and work gloves if you have them.
Apologies for the volume of posts here.
Wednesday – 3:00pm-5:00pm – Mechanics hours – Come clean your bike and get help addressing issues on it
See you then!
Here’s the logistical information for Durango.
Leaving Sunday, July 28th at 8:00am. Please show up AT LEAST 30 minutes prior so that we can pack bikes, gear, etc.
Below is the packing list. As reminder from Coach Max: Pack using the packing list. Don’t fall in the trap of “I’m hot while I’m packing in Tucson, I don’t need a sweater in Durango”. You do need a sweater. If you are new and don’t have some of the things on the list, just let me know and I’ll you set up.
Please check your email and make sure to bring the signed waiver that Max emailed out. We need these to ensure your participation in Durango.
Returning Saturday, August 3rd. Late in the evening. We’ll know more the day of, as return time will depend on actual departure times and traffic.
Finally: A reminder. phones will be taken at the beginning of the van ride. They will also be taken at any time that a coach sees fit.
3-4 bibs or shorts
3-4 Jerseys (el Grupo preferred)
1 pair of gloves
1 pair of arm warmers
1 pair of sunglasses
3 water bottles
2 spare tubes
1 inflation device (if you have it)
1 team t-shirt
3-4 other shirts (long or short sleeve)
2-4 pants/shorts/legs coverers
1 bathing suit
1 warm jacket
1 rain jacket
1 pair of regular shoes
1 pair of sandals
any other applicable items
1 sleeping bag
1 sleeping pad
1 pillow? If you need it
1 deck of card
0 phones or electronic devices at coaches discretion
Temperatures for Durango: Lows in the low 50’s, Highs in the 80’s. We’re at a high elevation, so it’s easy to get sunburn and become dehydrated. Please come prepared.
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