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Attention, cycling members of the SHTC:

You have probably received a short email this morning from the Sam Houston Trails Coalition (SHTC) asking for a volunteer to serve as the Cycling Director.

GHORBA has been in communication with the SHTC since May 2017 to assist in searching for, and encourage filling the cycling board member. This morning’s mail is the first positive feedback we have received on their position and we must note, the timing is a bit curious as to a sudden interest in filling a position they have chosen to keep open for 6 months.

No position - Hiking, Equestrian, Motorized, or Cycling - should ever be left open for such a long period, especially when the others are allowed to write and negotiate multiple contracts with the Forest Service and vendors, spend thousands of dollars, and generally plan for the future of the trails on behalf of a missing sport/board member.

Any and all cycling members of the SHTC are welcome to respond to this message and offer their service to the SHTC.

Please keep GHORBA posted if you have any questions or are willing to serve in this important position - post here, or drop a line to president@ghorba.org / vp@ghorba.org.

Thank you for your time and we hope to see you all at Double Lake this weekend.

Sincerely,
The GHORBA Board of Directors
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Was the Lost Creek Pump Track professionally built or was it volunteer effort? One of our local HOA officers contacted me about wanting to put something in their neighborhood, not quite a pump track but something that does have some bumps and turns, and was looking for info. ... See MoreSee Less

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Does ghorba have a preferred nominee for the SHTC cycling director? Also, SHTC has not given info about the cyclist only vote to elect this director (time, place, balloting). As a member of both organizations, I ask that GHORBA help organize the SHTC members. The current SHTC board will not. ... See MoreSee Less

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HEY KIDS! Tell your parents to take you to the super awesome KIDS KUP at Double Lake Recreation Area tomorrow - Saturday, November 18th. It’s a fun way to introduce 12 and under future shredders to the sport of MTB racing.

Registration is free and starts at noon. Safety meeting & helmet check at 1:30 and races start at 2:00p.m.

Thank you TMBRA for hosting this event!

Also, the first 75 entries get a goodie filled ‘Buddy Bag’ from our friends at HEB! #HEB, #HEBBuddy, #HEBHealthyLiving
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Helmets, not just for riders anymore! ... See MoreSee Less

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Winston Jose shared Interesting Engineering Videos's Bike Carrying System to the group: GHORBA. ... See MoreSee Less

Hikers can navigate nature more easily with this bike carrying system

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Haute Wheels Racing would love to see you racing cyclocross with us this Saturday in Missouri City. Mountain bikes are allowed. This could be a great way to warm up your race legs for Double Lake. Link to FB event page is below, and you can register now at www.usacycling.org/register/2017-2728 ... See MoreSee Less

See ya next Saturday!

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Bikeland Booger Eaters shredding Double Lake! 👏👏👏 Awesome job guys.

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Free camping! Bring your entire family December 8-10 and let's open the remainder of the Double Lake Trail system following Hurricane Harvey. (Accepting sponsors for food and refreshment). ... See MoreSee Less

Shred, Shovels & Smores

December 8, 2017, 8:00pm - December 10, 2017, 4:00pm

Free camping! And seeking sponsors to help with the rest. Come join trail gnomes for a weekend of trail work, riding, and good times around a camp fire. Trail work will commence Saturday morning. Dou...

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2017 Bike Barn Classic at Double Lake

November 18, 2017, 1:00pm - November 19, 2017, 4:00pm

Welcome to the 2017 GHORBA mtb race, which will be the finale of the 2017 TMBRA Texas Cup. We've got a new course for this year - perhaps our best ever - beginner friendly, but super fast fun for the...

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Has anyone looked into this park for possible trail development? I hiked it at lunch today and it has a lot of potential. I don't see a name for the park. ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't know if this is fake news or not but I know lots of us go and enjoy Austin area trails.

www.facebook.com/TxMountainBiking/posts/791170831007504
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We are facing the worst in Austin, Texas!!! They're trying to close our park. It is a holy Grail for trials riding, dirtbike riding, and Mountain bikers. This isn't just about motorcycles... URGENT -...

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Race Volunteers are needed for the Bike Barn Classic on November 18 and 19th!

Come out and join the race fun and excitement while volunteering for shifts of a few hours or more. We need just a handful of volunteers on Saturday and about 25 volunteers on race day Sunday. This is a great opportunity for you, a friend, or family member to support a particular racer, team, or learn why mountain bike racing is one of the fastest growing outdoor sports in the country!

Volunteer Perks:
- Free camping or day use
- Free lunch from Moon Rooster
- Free Race Registration
- Free swag and bike shop coupons
- Free T-shirt
- Hours can be used by students in school and civic clubs
- Pride knowing you contributed to the Bike Barn Classic at Double Lake!

To sign up to volunteer or if you have any questions, contact
Race Director David Cervera at cervera29@hotmail.com
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🚵‍♀️Ladies or spouses, girl friends, etc. who like or want to ride off road - please join ‘GHORBA Girls’ FB Page. 🚵‍♀️ ... See MoreSee Less

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