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Team –

4 weeks left until RMTC 5th annual spring training trip! Things have been shaping up nicely and I wanted to give you a quick update on the itinerary for your planning purposes! We have filled our 55 room block at the Big Horn Lodge and will be expecting a full crew. If you are running a little behind, they might still have some rooms available, please call them directly for reservations -Big Horn Lodge

What is the Moab Trip?

First off for you new members this is a club organized weekend training camp in Moab, Utah the weekend of April 16-19th. All workouts are free of charge to club members (you must be a member to participate in workouts throughout the weekend due for insurance reasons) and members are responsible for their own transportation, lodging and meals. While we anticipate on having 100+ members in attendance and all fitness & ability levels are encouraged to participate.

What is the itinerary for the weekend?
Thursday –
1:00pm – Colorado Monument ride (Grand Junction, Tour of the Moon),  ride cue sheet

Friday –
7:30am – 9:00 am – Swim at Moab Recreation Center (we are renting out the pool. No fee to members)
10:00am – Arches National Park Bike Ride (cue sheet attached) & RMTC GROUP PIC, please wear RMTC kit for quick photo before heading out on ride.
3:30-7pm – recovery room, massages and social
4:00pm – Optional run -OR- Potash Time Trial hosted by Charley Perez (sign-up and more coordination forthcoming)
6:30pm – Dinner on your own

Saturday –
8:00am – Road Ride (Canyon Lands National Park or La Sal Mountain
Loop) or Mountain Bike ride (cue sheets)
4:00pm – Optional run
3:30-7pm – Recovery room, massages and social
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

Sunday –
8:00am – Bike or long run
Afternoon – Back to Denver

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.


We are looking for ride leaders to help organize our rides each day. If you are planning on going on the rides and wouldn’t mind helping the group please let me know. It will require you to read a couple more emails from me and then show up 20 mins early to each of the posted rides to review the route & expectations. ALSO – if you have any interest in driving the bike courses and “SAGing” this would also be a great service – please contact me directly for more info.

Additional Ride Information

Everyone is welcome and we encourage participating in ALL workouts during this training weekend. We will be providing SAF 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 a 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 therapist for massage/recovery services ($1/m rate for massage). 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 help us recover between workouts!

Your 2015 officer team


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