MOAB April 14th Update

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Team –

This weekend… RMTC 5th annual spring training trip! See below for updated itinerary & information. On Wednesday I will post the final communication with ALL the cue sheets & massage signup.

What is the itinerary for the weekend?

Thursday –

1:00pm – Colorado Monument ride (Grand Junction, Tour of the Moon), see below attachment for ride cue sheet. Meet at Tabegauche Trailhead Lunch Loops – Monument Road, Grand Junction Colorado 81507. (From Grand Avenue [Hwy 340], go West on Monument Road to the trail head parking lot on the left). PLEASE make sure to bring a bike headlamp to go through the tunnel, the rangers are sticklers on having these.

4:30- 5:30pm 2nd Annual CP Fitness and Training Moab 20 Mile Time Trial on Potash Road. First rider will go out at 4:30, last rider will go out at 5:30, riders will go out every 30 seconds. Prizes Galore!!!

Friday –

7:00am – 9:30 am – Swim at Moab Recreation Center (we are renting out the pool. No fee to members with two swim times). Signup Link here

Early Group Bike Out – 9:30 am departure, led by Patty Loyd doing the Arches National Park Bike Ride will be a group averaging 14-16mph or people that don’t want to swim. Meet at Big Horn Lodge Parking Lot

10:30 am Group Bike Out – Arches National Park Bike Ride (cue sheet attached) Main Group

4:00pm – Optional run (meet at Big Horn Lodge parking lot)

3:30-7pm – Recovery room by Proaxis, massages and social. Signup sheet will be posted by Wednesday, see below for details

6:30pm – Dinner on your own

SAG – Tim Woods phone number (303) 525-9610

Saturday –

8:30am – RMTC group picture (wear your RMTC Kit)

9:00am – Road Ride (Canyon Lands National Park or La Sal Mountain
Loop) or Mountain Bike ride. Mountain bike ride will be led by Sybil Praski and Gary Myers and information forthcoming, but meet at Big Horn Lodge at 9AM

4:00pm – Optional run (meet at Big Horn Lodge parking lot)

3:30-7pm – Recovery room, massages and social. Signup sheet posted by Wednesday, see below for details

6:30pm – Group BBQ at Moab Grand Center (182 N 500 W ) Catered by the Blu Pig BBQ, we are asking that if you eat to please bring $10 cash to help us offset some of the cost

9:00 – After Party !! Woody’s Tavern??…….221 S. Main Street

SAG for Canyonlands Rides – Kristin Piccirillo 720.350.1518

Sunday –

8:00am – Bike – 35-40 miles along Potash Road or out and back toward Dewey Bridge

8:00 a.m. Long Run along Kane Creek Road

8:00am – 11:00 – Massage, signup sheet posted by Wednesday, see below for details

Afternoon – Back to Denver

General Information

All rides will start and end at the host hotel – Big Horn Lodge (550 S Main St). All park entrance fees to be paid by members ($5/each bike). I suggest having 3 water bottles on you at all times during the bike rides.

Additional Ride Information

Everyone is welcome and we encourage participating in ALL workouts during this training weekend. We will be providing SAG for some rides and a great group to ride with. However, just like in all your training and racing we do expect you to be self sufficient. You should have properly maintained equipment, a saddle bag with extra tubes, CO2, plenty of water bottles, nutrition, a basic level of fitness and realistic expectations of your abilities. I’m not trying to scare anyone off, I’m just trying to make sure everyone has a good time. If you have any questions on this topic, please contact me directly (


Our great partner Proaxis Therapy will be joining us this weekend and bringing 3 therapists for massage/recovery services ($1/minute cost). They will be hosting massage at the Big Horn Lodge and the sign-up sheet will be a google document posted online the week of the trip. It will be great to have them on-board to help us recover between workouts! Signup link posted by Wednesday

Bike Mechanics

Unfortunately Tribella isn’t able to make it out this year to keep our bikes in good working order. However, the good folks over at Rim Cyclery will be available each day opening at 8AM to help with any bike issues. Their address is 94W 100N Moab, UT 84532 & their telephone number is 435-259-5333

Let me know if there are any questions

Stu Evans

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