Thursday, May 6, 2010

May 2010 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Decorah Human Powered Trails

Monthly Meeting Minutes

May 4th, 2010

**Monthly Time Trial- May 17th @ 7:00 p.m. at Glory Hole in Dunning Springs.

**Doug Osborn has agreed to become acting President in the absence of Jesse Reyerson due to relocation in Cedar Rapids.

Decorah Time Trials 2010 Recap

  • Overall Success!
    • 108 Registered Riders, 98 actual participants on day of race.
  • Investigate Alternate Weekends for Time Trials for further participate growth
    • Research Numbers of Participants over the 20 years of event
    • Research Possible Weekend Festival Concept
      • Saturday- Live Music, Bon Fire, Other Options
    • Take a look at other race calendars to see what weekend might be free to include as many from the Midwest as possible

Trail Maintenance and Promotion Position

  • Park and Recreation approved the creation of a Trail Maintenance and Promotion to oversee the off-road trails of Decorah’s Van Peenen, Palisades and Dunnings Parks
    • Position is to be funded using Sponsorship as the primary funding.
    • Race entry fees in the future will also have a portion dedicated to the position
  • Trevor has taken charge of collecting sponsorship and becoming the Trail Maintenance Person for 2010
  • Sponsorship sheets have gone out to a few businesses so far with interest shown by all
  • Sponsorship Sheet is Attached as well!!
  • Those interested in Sponsorship should contact Trevor Rockwell @ 563-212-5890 or email @

Dirt Burger

  • Sov is once again putting on the event on June 11th-13th
  • Surly will once again be sponsoring the Porta-Johns
  • No Ride scheduled to Bluffton as was last year
  • Campground will be located under the Quarry Hill Bridge across from the Old Bruenning Truck Garage
  • Schedule- Not set in stone!!!!
    • Night Ride Friday Evening- Meet at Campground at 8:00 p.m.
    • Bucketball World Championships- Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Location TBD
    • Trail Ride throughout Saturday

Next Meeting- June 1st @ 7:30 p.m. at T-Bocks

June Meeting Agenda

  • Robin Fisher will be in to discuss the upcoming Breast Cancer Awareness Month Activities and possible DHPT involvement
  • Dirt Burger Final Preparation


Ken said...

Cedar Rapids!?

OGARA said...

Yes Sir, Spinner is in CR.

Scott said...

what's he doing there?

OGARA said...

I would assume mostly older married women with children, but that is just a guess.