This two-week pre-registration window is open for 2020 CB Devo participants only. New applications will be available March 8 – March 21, 2021 with all registration being closed on Monday, March 22. Any applications and/or inquiries received after this date will only be considered pending group availability. All previous CB Devo participants whom did not ride with us in 2020 are not eligible for the pre-registration window and will need to complete the application process.
We will review all new applications carefully and select the athletes that will make up the most well-matched groups while taking age, gender and ability levels into consideration. Please understand that this is not an easy process for us. We will do our very best to accept as many athletes as possible however, we need to prioritize the quality of our program and need small rider to coach rations to accomplish our goals. Keep in mind that at times, skill and age do not always align. Given the nature of our programming and in the interest of rider safety, we need to base our groups on skill level first. Any applications and/or inquiries received outside of this new application window will only be considered pending group availability. Team announcements will be made no later than April 1, 2021.
Registration for CB Devo Summer 2021 programming is now closed. Any applications and/or inquiries received after this date will only be considered pending group availability.
Given the enormous success and community support for the 1st Annual Crested Butte Devo Bike Swap in 2019, we’re beyond stoked to bring it back again in 2020!! With nearly 200 riders ages 5-18 in our program, we’ve got lots of great quality gear piling up that still has lots of miles left. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Crested Butte Devo High School Race Team that is supported by the Crested Butte Development Team, a nonprofit 501 (c)3 organization that is solely dedicated to providing a fun and safe environment for young riders to develop the skills and passion that last a lifetime.
We would like this to be a high quality event so please no garage junk. Only bike specific gear in good condition will be accepted. Donations are more than welcome!
Drop-off Location, Dates and Times are as follows:
Gunnison – Thursday, April 30 from 2-6pm at the Jorgensen Ice Arena Parking Lot
Crested Butte – Friday, May 1 from 1 – 6 pm at the Crested Butte Nordic Center
Look for CB Devo tents at both drop-off locations
There is a fee of $1 per item that you put a sales ticket on. 20% of each item sold, max of $300, will benefit CB Devo.
If you wish to drop off more that 10 items, please contact us to make special arrangements. We’d like to keep the advertised drop-off windows moving as quickly and efficiently as possible out of respect of busy schedules.
Pick-up will be after the event on Saturday, May 2 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm unless other arrangements have been made ahead of time. Unclaimed merchandise will be kindly donated to CB Devo or Six Points.
Any questions can be sent to Adam at [email protected]
We would like to give a HUGE shout out to John Roberts Motor Works and the Gunnison Valley Tourism and Prosperity Partnership for supporting this event!!
GROWLER KID’S RACES SATURDAY MORNING
The Original Growler Kid’s Races:
Calling all young mountain bikers from Striders on up that want to participate in the Gunnison Trails Growler weekend but just don’t quite have the legs for a full 32-mile lap. Here’s the scoop for the 4th Annual “Original Kid’s Growler”…
When: Saturday – 8:30am, May 23rd
Where: Hartman Rocks Base area at the picnic table pavilion
Please meet us under the picnic table pavilion at the Hartman Rocks base area at 8:30 am on Saturday, May 23 for FREE REGISTRATION! Here you’ll get a number plate and sign a quick release of liability waiver. Don’t forget to bring snacks and a water bottle or hydration pack. Helmets and closed toed sneakers required, sunglasses and bike gloves are highly recommended.
RACE 1- Ages 3-5, 9:30am
- On the short course, for the Strider riders as well as those just transitioning to pedals. For this one lap/short course race, we ask that parents accompany their child with no brakes or those who are still a little shaky. There may be a “mandatory dismount” to get down one short hill. Suggested age range for this race is 3-5 years old.
RACE 2- Ages 5-7, 9:45am
- On the short course, this race is intended for kids that are confident pedaling and more experienced on two wheels. This race will be approximately 15 minutes long. The suggested age range for this race is 5-7 years old.
RACE 3- Ages 7-9, 10:10am
- On the short course, this race will be for even faster kids with more proficient bike handling skill and fitness. This race will be approximately 20 minutes long. The suggested age range for this race is 7-9 years old.
RACE 4- Ages 9+, 10:20am
- This race will be on a longer course for our oldest and fastest kids. Riders registering for this race must have solid descending skills and endurance for longer laps with more climbing. This race will be approximately 30 minutes long. The suggested age range for this race is 9 and up.
We will have a raffle to benefit Gunnison Trails and a free healthy lunch for riders immediately following the long course race at the pavilion at the base area of Hartman Rocks to get fueled up for….
Skills Clinics With Crested Butte Devo Coaches – 12:30 pm – 3 pm
We will be offering plenty of FUN and SKILL BUILDING for beginner to intermediate riders. Our professional CB Devo coaches are notorious for getting kids stoked to take their mountain biking to the next level. The focus of these clinics will be:
- Body Position
- Bike Set-Up
Don’t miss this awesome opportunity! Availability is limited, please contact Adam at [email protected] today to reserve your spot. Same day sign-up will be based on availability. Clinics will take place at the Hartman Rocks base area and participants should meet at the picnic pavilion – a.k.a. “Original Kid’s Growler Headquarters”. Riders are required to have a proper fitting and safe bike and helmet along with gloves, proper footwear, hydration pack with water and a snack.
These clinics will be offered free of charge, however we strongly encourage and appreciate any donations that will benefit the Crested Butte Development Team, a 501(c)3 non-profit youth organization that supports riders in the Gunnison valley.