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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