I went all the way to the IMBA summit and all I got was…
…impressed? Stoked? Inspired? Actually all of the above. Wait a minute. Let’s back up to the beginning.
Sweat. Lots of sweat. I had plenty of it packing my bike into my trusty 15 year old Iron Case. For those of you that have not traveled with your bike an Iron Case is a clam shell style hard plastic/nylon case with 3 layers of padding. It is neither light weight nor sleek, but it is bulletproof in terms of protecting your bike from disgruntled baggage handlers. These things will fit pretty much any bike outside of a tandem, but bigger mountain bikes (like we ride) require more creativity (and sweat) to pack.
Wanna try out the coolest bikes?
Cartecay Bike Shop (706) 635-2453
Dinner, Movie and a Silent Auction
We will show the movie “Singletrack High”. Dinner will be chili with all the fixings.
Minimum donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students
Monday, Sept 8th @ 6 PM at the Gilmer High School Auditorium (1401-2863 Old Hwy 5 South)
For more information contact our Team Director Lori Pieraerts 404-797-2477
Directions: Traveling North on Hwy 515 from Ellijay, turn left on J Sisson Rd (mile marker 21, look for the large sign for Cherry Log Mountain). Follow road about 1/2 mile through a covered bridge and you will see a sign on the right directing you to the pavilion, turn right – pavilion on end of road.
** News Flash – Check out the awesome items below for the silent auction.
Merle Norman – $25.00 gift certificate – 3036 Yukon Rd, Ellijay, GA 706-635-2671
Appalachian Beverage – Bottle of Cabernet $39.99 value – Located on Hwy 515 across from Lowe’s. North Georgia Mountain Outfitters – Women’s Hydration Pack by Viper -This can also be exchanged for the Men’s Hydration Pack. They are located off of 515 across from Lowe’s. They are on the same side of 515 as the Lowe’s.
Apple A Day -$15.00 gift certificate – 5 Depot St., Ellijay, GA – 706-276-1100
Spa Glisson – 1/2 day massage – 243 Old Hwy 5 South, Ellijay, GA 706-698-2772
Jeri’s Dress Shoppe – Tote Bag from Vera Bradley
The Martyn House – next to the Cartecay Bike Shop – $20 gift certificate – 131 N Main St., Ellijay, GA
Artisans – $50 give certificate – 96 N Main St., Ellijay, GA 706-636-8880