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July TAMBA Events

Summer’s in full swing here in Tahoe and we’re not slowing down at TAMBA.  We’ve got all sorts of fun events lined up including races, rides, camping, trail building days and a film / presentation benefit.  Read more below and come on out and to have some fun with TAMBA!

July 14 – Kirkwood Mountain Classic  (XC and Super D mountain bike races).
The Sierra Cup Series is making a stop at Kirkwood on July 14th for the Kirkwood Mountain Classic cross country and Super-D races.  All proceeds from the events will be donated to TAMBA.  TAMBA members can also use coupon code “TAMBA” to get $10 off their online registration before July 1st!  Are you up for racing both events as part of the “Tahoe All-Mountain Championships”? See online reg for details.  We also need a handfull of volunteers to help make it happen.  If you’d like to help out, let us know - Volunteers get lunch and a T-shirt.

July 19 – Rebecca Rusch, Live in Person! 
Come see endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch speak about her world record 142 mile ride on the Kokopelli trail from Moab, UT to Fruita CO with film and slide show by Corey Rich & Dane Henry.  6pm at Sports LTD in South Lake Tahoe.  $15 (refreshments included) with all proceeds to benifit TAMBA.   Raffle prizes too!

July 19, 20, 21 – MTB Tahoe Camp, Build and Ride weekend. 
This is a fun filled weekend of everything mountain bikes based around camping with fellow riders.  For more info and to sign up for the camping click HERE.

July 20 – New Monument Trail Build Day
For over the last year the US Forest Service has been working on a new trail connecting the top of Cold Creek Trail to the Tahoe Rim Rim Trail at Monument Pass.  We’ll be riding up to check it out and also help build a portion.  This is your chance to be a part of new Tahoe trail building history!  Meet at 9am at the High Meadow dirt road gate.  Free lunch and post work BBQ provided.

July 26th – Volunteers needed for Ragnar race
We’ve partnered with the Ragnar Trail Relay Run happening at Sierra-at-Tahoe.  We are their non-profit beneficiary but we need to rally some volunteers to make it happen!  We’ll get a $120 donation per volunteer!  We need 25 volunteers on Friday, July 26 from 8am-5pm.  Do the math and that’s $3k!  Since we’re still working on raising the Saleforce Foundation match to build Corral Trail, that $3,000 will turn into $6,000!  TAMBA Volunteers get an event t-shirt as well as a TAMBA bag of goodies including a TAMBA pint glass, TAMBA socks, TAMBA water bottle and a gift card for a free bike tune-up at Sports LTD!  Jobs include staffing the registration/check-in table, helping runners find their campsite, and parking cars in the parking lots.  Sign up on the Ragnar volunteer page.  Thanks in advance for helping us help trails!

June Trail Days

June 29th (Tahoe City): We’ll be hosting a trail day in conjunction with Adventure Sports Week.  Meet at 9am at Tahoe XC at 925 Country Club Drive in Tahoe City.  We’ll ride up to the worksite off of FS Road 16N49 and finish a connector trail between that trail and the TRT.  Lunch will be provided by The Burrito Window as well as post work refreshments from TAMBA.  The trail day is sponsored by Olympic Bike Shop and Gravity Shop.     

UPDATE: Due to the heat, we’ll be making it a half day and cutting out around lunchtime.  Also, the work location has been changed.  Still meeting at Tahoe XC.  You can still ride in to the worksite near the Fibreboard Freeway or we’ll be working out a 4WD carpool up there to save some time.  Lunch is still provided by the Burrito Window!

 

May 19th: Toads Trail Day

Join us for the the first South Tahoe trail day of the season on Sunday May 19th.

We’ll be working on the lower section of Mr. Toads (Saxon Creek) Trail helping get the trail ready for the long riding season ahead.  If you can’t make the entire day at least join us for part of the day, all help is great help.

 
Please register today HERE so we bring enough food!
 

Trail Day in Galena

Whites Creek volunteers

Join TAMBA for a second Trail Day in Galena! Help fix trail damage from the winter storms, prevent further erosion and re-route the trail around unsustainable sections.

When and Where: Sunday May 5th. Meet at 9am at the Whites Creek Day Use parking lot off of Timberline Drive.
Bring: Water, snacks, long sleeve and long pants, gloves, glasses

Lunch and Post work refreshments provided by Galena Fest.

You can still RSVP today at:  RIGHT HERE.

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