DUST2 WC Membership Meeting Minutes – June 2019

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DUST2 Wheel Club Membership Meeting Summary – June 24, 2019

  • 22 people were in attendance!!
  • Annie Sewell provided an update of the town’s trail building project on Reservoir Hill
    • New trails are being added – Target Completion Date: August 20th
    • The possibility of some type of Opening Ceremony / Ribbon Cutting was discussed
  • The following DUST2 Updates & Opportunities were announced
    • Volunteer opportunities:
      • 2-3 folks needed to join the fundraising committee
      • Please contact Annie if you’d be interested in being on this committee
    • Trail building:
      • No dates set yet
      • Treasure Trail connector project with Tyler Albers of the Forest Service
      • August 26-29
      • 10 people needed everyday
    • Back Yard Race Series Races:
      • August 2 @ 6 pm – Bush’s Pump Track Fun Race
      • September 15 @ 2 pm – Sonlight Short Track Fun Race
    • Summer Middle School Cycling Day Camp – July 8-12
      • No volunteers needed
  • The remaining portion of the meeting was a White Board Brainstorming Session where we captured some ideas of what folks wanted to see from a club and what had worked well in clubs that they had previously been involved with
    • Here is the list of ideas & suggestions of what was captured
      • Get connected with Bicycle Colorado
      • Create some Saturday & Sunday rides, both mountain & road.
      • Create a Ride Committee
      • Leo Milner’s previous club had a strong ride committee,
      • Leo, Jim Hayes & David Wheat agreed to form this committee
      • The importance of taking care of beginners was discussed
      • Create a Ride Leader training
      • David Wheat will provide information of how they did this in his club
      • The need for a beginner’s Mountain Biking Clinic was brought up
      • Ride levels need to be established and announced with the rides
      • Look into using Meet Up for calling rides. David Wheat’s club uses this with great success