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WYDAHO RENDEZVOUS this weekend!



You definitely don’t wont to miss out on this great event now in it’s second year!  Naturally, we’re coming to play too – in none other than the Bike Shenanigans!  What are Bike Shenanigans?  Hint: think bikes, mallets and blood.

FRIDAY, July 22

9am    Registration opens at the Hub in Driggs
1pm    Registration opens at Grand Targhee Resort
Bike demos up and running
Advanced group ride – Red Creek
2pm    Intermediate group ride – Aspen Trail
3pm    Beginner group ride – Lower Mail Cabin
5:30pm Registration opens in Victor
6pm    Friday night party opens at Grand Teton Brewing in Victor with music from The Outfit, food vendors, raffles, bike shenanigans, a trials riding “teaser” show and BEER
10pm  Party shuts down (you need to sleep to ride, right?)

SATURDAY, July 23

8am        Registration opens at the Hub in Driggs and at Grand Targhee Resort
8:30am   Downhill race registration opens at Grand Targhee Resort
9am        Beginner (Sheep’s Bridge), intermediate (Mill Creek), advanced (S. Fork Horseshoe to Mahogany), and DH group rides
9:30am   DH race training runs start
10am      Beginner RipStoke clinic in Driggs (pre-registration is ideal)
10:45am DH race starts at Grand Targhee Resort
12pm      Beginner group ride – Tetonia Rail Trail
2pm        Beginner (Sheep’s Bridge), intermediate (Horseshoe Loops), women’s (Horseshoe Loops) and DH group rides
Intermediate RipStoke clinic in Victor (pre-registration is ideal)
4pm        DH race awards at Grand Targhee Resort
5pm        Saturday night party opens in Driggs with food vendors, raffles, auctions, bike shenanigans and more beer
7pm        RipStoke trials riding show, followed by music by The Salamanders
10pm      Party shuts down in Driggs

SUNDAY, July 24
7am        Registration opens at Grand Targhee Resort
5-hour XC race begins at Grand Targhee Resort
8am        Registration opens at the Hub in Driggs
10am      Beginner (Trail Creek Trail), Advanced (Red Creek), and DH group rides
Intermediate RipStoke clinic at Grand Targhee Resort
1pm        Advanced RipStoke clinic at Grand Targhee Resort
2pm        Beginner (Sheep’s Bridge) and intermediate (Rick’s Basin) group rides
3pm        XC race awards at Grand Targhee Resort
3:30pm   RipStoke trials riding show at Grand Targhee Resort
BBQ starts at Grand Targhee Resort
4pm        Live music at Grand Targhee Resort with the Jet Black Ninja Funkgrass Unit
6pm        Party over….see you next time!!!
Registration for clinics is live on the festival registration page.  We expect these to sell out…
Registration for the 5-hour XC race is online at Athlete 360 here (different link from the festival)
Registration for group rides will happen at the festival.
And registration for the whole shebang is RIGHT HERE….
We’re live with 2011 online registration at Athlete 360.

Victor Velo Work Nights



From our friends at Victor Velo:

Victor Velo’s primary activities to date have been the construction of the Victor Bike Park and the organization and promotion of cyclocross racing throughout the fall in Pioneer Park.  Our future plans include improving the bike park and growing our premier cyclocross race, Moose Cross.



Throughout the months of July and August we will have volunteer work nights at the Victor Bike Park from 6 – 9pm.  The first work night is Wednesday, July 13th.  Bring gloves and we will supply the tools.

In addition to shaping the dirt jumps, we have lots of rock raking and weeding to do as well.

If you own a Skid-steer or a Bobcat, feel free to bring it and we will put it to good use!

About Victor Velo

Victor Velo is an Idaho Non-Profit based in Victor, ID.

MISSION STATEMENT

Victor Velo exists to promote healthy lifestyles and economic development in Victor, ID by providing diverse cycling opportunities.

 



TVTAP Volunteer Trail Day this Saturday



June 8, 2011
1st Trail Day this Saturday

Dear Members and Friends of Teton Valley Trails and Pathways,

Our First Volunteer Trail Day of 2011 is here!

Please join us this Saturday, June 11th, for our first volunteer trail day of the summer. We will be working hard to complete a new trail just east of Victor.  We think this will be a great addition to the south end of the valley and a trail that can be used by all levels of bikers, hikers, runners, etc.  This is a designated non-motorized trail, approved by the USDA Forest Service in 2002.

When: Meet at the Driggs Forest Service Office at 9am.*

*If you live in Victor, or are coming from IF or Jackson you can join us at the trail head at 9:20.

**We will hold our raffle at the Trail Head so everyone has a chance to win some Tram Bars, Mountain Khaki Pants, and Free Coffee from the Sundog Cafe**

The trail head is located directly across the street from Mike Harris east of Victor on highway 33.

You can park on the North side of the Hwy 33 or in the Mike Harris parking area and walk over to the trail head.

We will be working on the trail until around 4pm.  Please remember to bring gloves, water, lunch, sunscreen, hat, and clothes for rainy weather.  We recommend long pants and long sleeve shirts and sandals or open toed shoes are not allowed while working on the trail.  The forest service will supply all the tools and safety instructions prior to going out on the trail.

Our end of day thank you party will be held at Grand Teton Brewing in Victor starting right after the trail work ends.  TVTAP is sponsoring the food and Grand Teton Brewing is supplying free beer to all volunteers!

Don’t forget that if you want the Upgrade from Grand Targhee you have to attend all three days and there are no make ups.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call: 208.201.1622


Tim Adams

Executive Director

TVTAP

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I Volunteer Trail Work Day

Saturday, June 11, 2011 – Trail Creek Trail, Victor
Help us finish off this great addition to the South end of Teton Valley.  Volunteers meet at 9am at the Forest Service office in Driggs. This is an all day event for all ages. Come on out and help us jump start the project! The day will culminate with a Thank You party at Grand Teton Brewing with dinner, drinks, beer from Grand Teton Brewing, and raffle prizes. No cost. Please bring water, gloves, sunscreen, lunch, rain jacket and a desire to get down in the dirt!

Annual Membership Meeting

Thursday, June 23, 2011 6:00pm Alpine Wines, Main Street Driggs
Come by and talk to Board Members and the TVTAP Staff about our current and future projects. This is also an opportunity to share with us your desires for trails and pathways in the community and ask questions regarding the organization. We hope you join us for a casual evening of wine, snacks and engaging conversations.

II Volunteer Trail Work Day

Saturday, July 9, 2011Mahogany
Help maintain and restore the great trail resources in Teton Valley by participating in a trail work day. Volunteers meet at 9am at the Forest Service office in Driggs. This is an all day event for all ages. The day will culminate with a Thank You party at Habitat in Driggs with dinner, drinks, beer, and raffle prizes. No cost. Please bring water, gloves, sunscreen, lunch, rain jacket and a desire to get down in the dirt!

Grand Teton Brewing Non-Profit Pint Night with TVTAP, VARD, FTR, and TRLT

Wednesday July 13, 5pm

Come out to Grand Teton Brewing to have a fun night of beer, games, great conversations, and support four valley non-profits at the same time.  GTB will match a portion of all beer sales for the day and evening and all four non-profits will equally share in the funds raised.  The funds will be given to the Tin Cup and will go towards those matching funds.

Tin Cup Challenge

Saturday, July 16, 2011 – Driggs City Park

This is the culmination of the Tin Cup Challenge fundraising drive.

WYDAHO Rendezvous, TVTAP Mountain Bike Festival

Friday July 22 – Sunday July 24, 2011 – Teton Valley

Teton Valley’s official dedicated Mountain Bike Festival.   The weekend will play host to a variety of rides throughout the valley, demonstrations at the bike parks, bike demos, Down Hill and XC races at Grand Targhee, manufacturer booths, bike shop representation, evening gatherings, youth events, and much, much, more.  Visit www.tetonmountainbikefest.tvtap.org/ or www.tvtap.org for more details.

Targhee Hill Climb

Saturday, July 23, 9:00amPeaked Sports www.peakedsports.com

The 16th Annual Grand Targhee Hill Climb!  Registration and information available at Peaked Sports in Driggs.  Race day registration 8:30am to 9:30am at Peaked Sports.  The race starts at Peaked Sports and climbs the hill to Grand Targhee Resort for a total of 12 miles and 2200 vertical feet.  There will be an awards party, raffle, picnic, and beer from Grand Teton Brewing at Peaked at 1pm following the race.  Proceeds from this event support TVTAP

Pierre’s Hole 50/100 Mountain Bike Race

Saturday, August 6, 2011 - Grand Targhee Resort www.ph100.org

Staging for the race is from Grand Targhee Resort, where there is ample lodging and necessary amenities available for racers.  The Pierre’s Hole 100 consists of a 25-mile loop, each lap features over 4600 feet of climbing on mostly single and double-track trails.  Racers may register for the 50 miler (2 laps) or the 100 miler (4 laps).  The village at GTR will be full of pre and post party events, including a band after the awards.  A portion of the proceeds will go to support TVTAP.

III Volunteer Trail Work Day

Saturday, August 20, 2011Mill Creek
Help maintain and restore the great trail resources in Teton Valley by participating in a trail work day. Volunteers meet at 9am at the Forest Service office in Driggs. This is an all day event for all ages. The day will culminate with a Thank You party at Peaked Sports with dinner, drinks, beer from Snake River Brewing and raffle prizes. No cost. Please bring water, gloves, sunscreen, lunch, rain jacket and a desire to get down in the dirt!

Annual TVTAP Horseshoe Challenge Running Race

Saturday, September 17, 2011 – Horseshoe Canyon

This is truly a spectacular running race on some of the most beautiful trails in Teton Valley.  The race takes place at South Horseshoe trailhead in the Big Hole Mountains.  There are both 10k and 20k lengths.  All ages welcome. Please visit the Horseshoe Challenge website for more information at:http://horseshoe.tvtap.org.

 


Tel: (208) 201-1622
Email: info@tvtap.org


WYDAHO Rendezvous Round II



That’s right!  Last year’s WYDAHO Rendezvous was so good that it’s back – and it’s going to be even bigger and better than last year!  You do not want to miss this – reserve these dates now in your calendar: July 22, 23 and 24.

 

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Wydaho Rendezvous Update: April 2011

It’s only 3 months away…the 2nd Annual
TVTAP Wydaho Rendezvous Mountain Bike Festival

presented by Titus/On One Bikes!

Save these dates now: July 22, 23, and 24 in Teton Valley, Idaho

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We’ve got SO MUCH in store for you this year, including:

Check ‘em out here…on the Today Show!

Cool, huh?  They’ll be teaching one-hour skills clinics throughout the weekend,
and presenting their awesome shows Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

How much is all of this?  Only $30 per person!
Wait, make that $25 if you register for the festival here before June 15th…

And all proceeds support Teton Valley Trails and Pathways
(TVTAP)’s efforts to build a connected community
and maintain and advocate for mountain bike trails.

There’s a lot more info about all of this on
our website www.tetonmountainbikefest.tvtap.org
And you can get weekly (maybe even daily!) updates by becoming a fan…icon_facebook


Thanks to our 2011 Sponsors!
(interested in being a sponsor?  Email bikefest@tvtap.org)
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Moose Cross is this Weekend: Oct 2-3



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This just in from Moose Cross:
We kicked off our cross season this past Saturday in Victor, ID with Kross Kickoff at Grand Teton Brewing and our first race was a huge success.  Scroll down for pics and a preview of what’s in store at Moose Cross.  Cross whether you race or ring a cowbell in support.  For the latest info, please check www.moosecross.com
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SATURDAY – Start/Finish at Grand Teton Brewing
12:15 PM Kids Strider – one modified lap
12:30 PM Kids U12 – one modified lap
1:00 PM First Timer Race Men and Women, Juniors  25 mins
1:30 PM Men’s Masters 35+/45+/55+ (scored separately)  45 mins
2:20 PM Women’s 1/2/3 & Cat 4 (scored separately)  45mins
3:10 PM Men’s 4/5 (Beginners)  45 mins
4:00 PM Men’s 1/2/3 (Intermediate/Expert/Pro)  60 mins
5:30 PM Food and Beer at Grand Teton Brewing
6:30 PM Watch a cross movie on the big screen

SUNDAY – Start/Finish at the north end of Pioneer Park off of East Elm St.
10:00 AM Men’s Masters 35+/45+ (scored separately)  45 mins
10:50 Women’s 1/2/3/4 (Beginner/Intermediate/Pro)   45 mins
11:40 AM AM Men’s 4/5 (Beginner)  45 mins
12:30 PM Men’s 1/2/3 (Intermediate/Expert/Pro)  60 mins

Directions:

From highway 33 turn north onto Baseline Rd. Continue straight past Old Pass Rd.
Turn left into the new parking area.

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Registration:

All kids & juniors race FREE!
Adults:  USA Cycling License required.
One-day licenses will be available for $10 the day of the race.
$10 First Timers race
$20 Adults, online. $5 extra for day-of registration
$35 Saturday & Sunday combo, online. $5 extra for day-of registration


Victor Velo’s 2010 Cyclocross Schedule
Oct 2-3 – Moose Cross Festival – Register Now

Oct 30 – Spooky Cross – Register Now

Kross Kickoff was held in conjunction with Grand Teton Brewing’s Oktoberfest and it was a festive atmosphere for cross racing.

Women’s Tuesday Night Cross Rides!



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If you are a woman, or dress like one, you can hone in your cross technique starting tonight!  Women’s Tuesday Night ‘Cross Rides start at 6pm at the Victor Bike Park!

Tuesday Nights   -   6 PM   -   Victor Bike Park   -   Ladies

Teton Valley Trail Day Success!



If you have been riding in Teton Valley you may have noticed some huge improvements on Mahogany Creek Trail!  Tim Adams and the our friends from Teton Valley Trails and Pathways have this to report:

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Dear Members and Friends of Teton Valley Trails and Pathways,

Just a quick note to all the volunteers that joined us on Saturday for our first Trail Day of summer.  We had 35 volunteers come out and work hard on a new reroute on the Mahogany Creek Trail.  We spent the day moving the trail from an eroded area to one with a few switch backs and more user friendly grade.  We hope this will provide for a better user experience in the future.

Many thanks to our Title Sponsor Grand Targhee Resort for raffling off 4 Lift Passes.  We also want to thanks Mountain Khakis, Tram Bars, the Sun Dog Cafe and High Range Designs for their support.

Finally, many thanks to Habitat for puting on a great thank you dinner for all the volunteers and Wildlife Brewing for supplying wonderful beer!!

I look forward to see everyone out at our next trail day on July 10th.

Tim Adams

Executive Director

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