Saturday, January 29, 2011

DHPT February Meeting- February 8th 7:00p.m. @ Tbock's

Come one, come all to the February DHPT Meeting.  We are pushing the meeting back to the 8th of February (2nd Tuesday of Feb.)  7:00 p.m. @ TBock's.  If you have anything else you would like to talk about at the meeting let me know and I will add it.  Hopefully everyone is enjoying the heat wave!!!

DHPT February 2011 Agenda
-       Trail Sponsors
-       Trail Maintenance Position- WHO???
-       Pugsley World Championships
-       Decorah Time Trials 2011
-       GPS Unit Info Session- How to???
-       DHPT Funds Report- What do we have?

Thursday, January 13, 2011

January 2011 Meeting Minutes

Decorah Human Powered Trails
Monthly Meeting Minutes
January 11th, 2011

******** Volga Snow Moblie Trail Ride: Sunday, January 16th from Oneota River Cycles @ 10:30 a.m.**********

Yearly Election Results:
-         Motion made by Kirk to keep present officer in for additional term, as well as to combine the positions of Secretary and Treasurer.

President: Jesse Reyerson
Vice President: Doug Osborn
Secretary & Treasurer: Trevor Rockwell

2011 Events Schedule
-         Pugsley World Championships: February 26th
-         21st Annual Decorah Time Trials: May 1st
o       Deke will pursue different giveaway options for Time Trials instead of t-shirt
§         Socks
§         Water Bottles
-         Dirtburger- June 10th –June 12th
o       Make more official with organized rides and events
o       Bucketball World Championships again?????
-         Decorah Night Shift Race: Oct. 22nd

Communication of Schedule and DHPT Organization
-         Business Cards- Purchased with DHPT Funds
-         DHPT Blog and Bike Decorah Website
-         BikeIowa Website, Other Websites?????
-         Bandanas, Hats, Water Bottles
-         Water Bottles are being looked into and probably will be pursued
-         DHPT Logo changed to include Pugsley Wheel at beginning and pushing other logos down one.

Sponsors being pursued for 2011 Trail Sponsorship
-         Previous years sponsors
o       Bank of the West, Java Johns, T’Bocks, Toppling and Goliath, West Side Dental, Edward Jones and Associates, Oneota River Cycles, Decorah Bicycles
o       Possible Sponsors to Pursue: Hovden Oil, Kelly Regan Chiropractic, Color Graphics, Wicks Construction, Featherlite, Team Rehab, Oneota Physical Therapy,
o       Any other suggested sponsors to pursue, please email me ( or Jesse.

Grant Opportunities
-         Iowa Bike Summit at end of January. Find out different grants out there to report at February meeting.
-         Need to create budget reports for 2011 months to help with obtaining grants
-         Tow $$ for possible trailer purchase?
-         Items Pursuing with possible grant money
o       Landing and Bridge @ East end of River Trail
o       Mobile Trailer for Trail Equipment
o       Trailhead????
o       Trail Maintenance Position Funding
o       High Dollar GPS  for mapping our trails and other trails that are visited

DHPT Google Maps Account
-         Deke has GPS units that he would like people to take when riding @ various other trails to help
-         Hope to make DHPT hub for Midwest mountain bike and off-road maps
-         Maps are being kept private and not in the public domain
-         Send Deke and GPS files if you have a GPS unit of your own

February 2011 Agenda
-         Trail Sponsors
-         Trail Maintenance Position- WHO???
-         Pugsley World Championships
-         Decorah Time Trials 2011
-         GPS Unit Info Session- How to???
-         DHPT Funds Report- What do we have?

Monday, January 3, 2011

January DHPT Meeting: Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The January DHPT meeting will be moved back a week to the following Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Time will be 7:00 at T-Bocks.

The Agenda will be:

Election of Officers for the 2011 season
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
If you would like to run for a position, please reply to this e-mail and let me know what position you would like to be considered for.

Finalizing the Event Schedule for 2011
  • Pugsley World Championships
  • Time Trials
  • Dirt Burger
  • Night Shift 
Communication of the Schedule
  • Website
  • Blogs
  • Business Cards
  • T-Shirts
  • Other Ideas?

Gathering Sponsorships for 2011

Grant Applications for 2011
  • What Grants are available to our group
  • What would we do with the Grant Funds
    • Race Banners
    • Equipment Trailer
    • Pop Up Tents
    • Tool Maintenance