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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Racers A plenty..

This weekend Pete and a few other Port Townsend locals participated in the NW Cup #2 down hill race in Port Angeles. There were so many racers, 98 Pro riders, and 250 Cat I, II, III. What an amazing event.






So if you have never been to a race like this there are two more chances this summer. Check out the NW Cups website.

Also, if you haven't seen any posters yet check out an up coming events website; The Longest Day of Trails fundraiser.

We hope to see everyone out riding.
The Broken Spoke Staff

Once Monthly Family Rides!

Our Tuesday night family rides will be on the second Tuesday of each month! This makes our first one in two weeks, May 11th at 6pm!
Riders of all abilities and ages welcome. Trailers, tag-alongs are highly encouraged. We'll bike for about 5 miles, maybe as far as 10. The pace will be slow and fun.
please mark your calendar!
~Cheers,
The Broken Spoke Staff

Please note that we've entered into summer hours and are available longer for all your cycling needs!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Spring is here and summer is on its way, so get out and ride.

There is a lot going on in Port Townsend in the coming weeks and months. Here is an update on events your might want to put onto your calendar.

April 25th - NW Cup #2, Port Angeles WA : The second down hill race in the four race series being held at Dry Hill. This is a not to be missed event Pros from all over the country will be flocking to start their bid for the Professional MTB Gravity Race Tour (Pro GRT). Come cheer on local Port Townsend athletes.

May 1st - Stottlemeyer 60, Port Gamble WA : This is a 60 mile cross county MTB race. Participants will be riding for 60 miles against other athletes in their age bracket.

May 2nd - The Rhody Tour, Port Townsend WA : 18th Annual Rhody Tour. This is PTBA's only fundraiser. Last year's event was a ton of fun -- it will be even better in 2010. We need volunteers, join the fun. If you would like to volunteer to help with the Rhody Tour, either to help plan the event or to help staff on the day of the ride, contact ride co-chair Doug Ross - rhodytour@ptbikes.org or 360-821-1802.

May 29th and 30th - 24 Hours Round the Clock , Spokane WA : The "Round the Clock" 24 hour event is a solo or team relay mountain bike race, beginning at noon on Saturday and ending at noon on Sunday. Teams compete for medals, prizes and bragging rights. Local Port Townsend racers would love your support. Please call The Broken Spoke if you would like to help or race.

June 6th - The Fort2Fort Bike Ride, Port Townsend WA : The Friends of Fort Worden invite you to take a ride with history! Join us for the Fourth Annual Fort2Fort Bicycle Ride from historic Fort Worden State Park located in beautiful Port Townsend, Washington for a supported tour along quiet roads through scenic Jefferson County to either Old Fort Townsend (a Fun Ride of 17 miles roundtrip or a more challenging 42 mile loop) or Fort Flagler (62 miles round trip for a metric century!).

June 20th- The Longest Day of Trails Fundraiser, Port Townsend WA: A pledge-per-mile fundraiser for Jefferson Trails Coalition, Quimper Trails Association, Pacific Northwest Trails Association. Join our Jefferson County community in support of our trail system from sunrise to sunset in a fundraiser for our trails! Takes place on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail. Please visit longestdayoftrailspt.wordpress.com for more details.

This is just a taste of what you could see, support, or participate in this summer. We hope to see you out on the road or trails.

The Broken Spoke Staff

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Tour de Tweed

Thanks to all who joined us for the Tour de Tweed.
You helped make it a grand event!
Let us know if you would like to do this again next year.












Cheers, The Broken Spoke Staff

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Gravity can really be fun!

The Broken Spoke will be out at the North West Cup Race #2. We will be representing, or at least Pete will. Everyone seeing this should vote on which category Pete should race in.









We hope to see some of you out there cheering on your home town racers. Good luck Pete, Garth, and Jim.

Cheers
The Broken Spoke Staff

Sunday, April 11, 2010

A blurry couple of days!




Here are some pictures of Friday night's road ride.
Thank you everyone for joining us in our celebration.

*Thank you, Chad for sharing pictures when I forgot the camera!

There are more photos of Saturday's Tour De Tweed to follow in another post.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

GRAND OPENING is this weekend!

Hello fans, followers and friends!

This weekend is the grand opening of The Broken Spoke! Please join us in all our festivities there are a variety of events going on all weekend.

Friday
is our road ride starting at 6pm
at The Broken Spoke so that we can loosen our legs after a long work week.

Saturday brings our Tour De Tweed at 4pm.
It's a five mile course around town, slow and fun paced, riders of all ages and abilities welcome and encouraged to wear tweed or period attire. Food, beverage and music to follow at the bike shop.

Sunday morning is our mountain bike ride meet at Gibbs Lake County Park at 10am
. There will be a women's ride (all beginners encouraged as well), show up! we'll have someone for you to ride with!

Come celebrate a new community bike shop!
~Pete, and the staff