The Dancing Machine
That rock feature looks a bit like Sprain Ridge
I can get you a job there tomorrow. If you're really interested let me know and we'll see if it works. I'm not joking. Regardless of Millennial A we still have an open posting on LinkedIn currently.
He meant that 1% of the total Vermont population are VMBA members, a stat that was shared on the call. To put it in context, JORBA would need 88 thousand members to reach the same 1%....Maybe we need to talk more of our craft beers with the biking. Also , if 1% is just residents is the remainder from surrounding states?
Imagine taking on access issues in Essex county with those kind of membership numbers.He meant that 1% of the total Vermont population are VMBA members, a stat that was shared on the call. To put it in context, JORBA would need 88 thousand members to reach the same 1%....
It is great to talk to the big dog in the NE, but I think the difference is so great that it isnt motivating. Really hard to compete with a state that has legit mountain resorts and a place like kingdom, where people rent a house for an entire week. A better comparison is probably CT and MA, who have a demographic that is more relatable to NJ and doesnt have multiple places that attract people to take a full riding vacation too (I dont remember team MTBNJ ever getting a house in those states).Today
Had a call with VMBA to talk about member benefits and partnerships and the like. It was good but honestly felt it was like a high school kid talking to Jordan about how to win an NBA championship. We're not even crawling right now. You know what? Just over 1% of the population of Vermont is a VMBA member. Let that sink in.
May I suggest this for the next garmin screen?Today
...I woke up in Vermont. I'm pretty sure that's always going to be a recipe for a good day.
We made our way to the downhill park and saw some NJ people we knew, and would see again through the day. Sherry & a couple of Jennys to be exact. The day was good but I would be lying if I said we didn't have a few bumps in the dirt road. This is why we bring Neosporin and a bike stand/tools.
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First contestant was Julia, of all people. I'm not sure what went wrong but she ended up walking down the very end of the trail with some random guy who was kind enough to help her after she ultra-tacoed her wheel. She somehow hit the deck but the bike ended up getting the worst of it. In the end she wasn't hurt, and really only just got a little dirty but at that point her day was done so I took her back to the condo to clean herself up and headed back to the park.
Contestant 2 was Simon who destroyed his FD somehow. At the bottom of the hill I found a big rock and managed to pound it into shape enough not to derail the day but I'm going to need to put a more permanent fix on this before the start of day tomorrow.
Contestant 3 was me, who clipped a tree and went flying down Krusty at mach speed while the bike sort of stayed mostly where the tree stopped it. A few scrapes on the forearm and leg, but the worst of it was the Garmin screen that looks like it got hit with a hammer. After that I immediately got on the bike and shot down the trail and hit a jump only to realize my right clip wasn't in and I almost ate shit again but thankfully just landed on my tire and managed to not crash. Shortly after, my right brake lever went all the way to the bar. All of this was on the same run.
Called it a day around 4:30 and went back to the condo to clean up. D, Alex, and Julia helped cook dinner while I changed D's rear brake pads. We gobbled up some chicken, potatoes, squash, and green beans.
Now we are all sort of lounging around the condo like sea lions on the piers in the San Francisco bay.
It was a good day.
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