August Board Meeting

posted Aug 8, 2011, 6:29 AM by


Chilkoot Velo Board Meeting                

Chilkoot Café



-meeting was called to order at 7:00pm


Board Members Present

Randy Moses-President

Brian Hirsch-Vice President

Tim Parker-Treasurer

Mike Lyner

Justin Rumley

Steve Streitz-Secretary

Members Present

Calvin Jones

Lee Stylos


Team Clothing

-the order has been places with Mt Borah

-will notify club when order arrives


Chilkoot Cyclery

-they will offer club members a discount, amount to be determined

-the discount will apply to the bike shop only (not café)


Fall Roadside Cleanup

-we need better participation from club members (only 5 helped with last one)

-looking at mid-late September date

-volunteers will receive free lunch at Chilkoot Café after the cleanup (paid for with club funds)


Scandia TT

-Mike Lyner provided extensive budget details on the race.

-discussion about a few very vocal racers that were upset at not getting a full refund, even though the cancellation was weather related and beyond the control of the promoter.

-refunds will be offered for this event based on money remaining after all costs are covered. 

-racers may choose to decline a refund in which case their portion will be donated equally to local youth/junior cycling programs to St Croix Valley Athletic Association's Cycling Program and George Szymansky Fund supporting the FamilyMeans’ Landfall Cycling Program

-ideas regarding a future “Cancellation Policy” were discussed

-a decision will be made by December 1st regarding whether to promote the race next year and the bigger question “Do we want to be a race club?” 


Sunday Ride

-Calvin raised a concern forwarded by a couple club members about the pace and route for -Sunday rides, which many assume will be less intense than the Saturday 9:00 ride.

-discussed the likelihood of setting a predetermined route before the ride so people can decide if they would like to participate


E-Z Up Tent

-discussed the possibility of purchasing a tent with club logo/name for future events

-Steve will look into costs


Jackson Meadow Race

-some members volunteered to do a course walk thru with Carl, a Jackson Meadow resident in charge of trail maintenance.

-minor course changes were discussed


-meeting was adjourned at 8:50