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Busy, Busy, Busy – Fun, Fun, Fun!

June 3, 2014 by overland

We have lots of events and volunteer opportunities coming up and we thought it would be handy to have them listed right up front, where everyone can see:

Sign up to participate:

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day – Saturday, June 7th

40 in the Fort MTB Endurance Race – Saturday, June 28thIndividuals

40 in the Fort MTB Endurance Race – Saturday, June 28thTeams

Sign up to volunteer:

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day – Saturday, June 7th

Friends of Lory Trail Day – Saturday, June 14th

40 in the Fort MTB Endurance Race Course Setup – Friday, June 27th

40 in the Fort MTB Endurance Race Day – Saturday, June 28th

All great events and all great fun to participate in or volunteer for, so sign up now and encourage your friends to do so as well.

First Aid and CPR Recertification Refresher this Thursday - March 13th

March 10, 2014 by overland

Unfortunately, we did not have the minimum number of registrants needed to hold the class, so it has been cancelled. If you are a member who needs the refresher, please sign up for the Tuesday, April 8, 2014 class using the same link below.

If you need to refresh your first aid and CPR certifications, we are holding our first recertification class this Thursday, March 13th from 6:30-10:00pm at the Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 4501 S. Lemay.  This class is open to all members, but we encourage patrollers who need recertification (you know who you are!) to take this opportunity to recertified before the riding season really gets rolling.  The trails will be dry soon, so be ready to patrol when they are.  There is a limit of 18 spots available and you can sign up here.

Bitten: What to do if a rattlesnake bites

June 10, 2012 by bikekor

The weather heats. The snakes come out. Sometimes they bite and we all know, that ain't good.

Here's a little guide to help if it does happen. 

The best advice? Don't let it happen. Stay alert when you're on the trail.

That being said, if you encounter someone who has been bitten or you are bitten by a rattlesnake bite, follow these rules:

Rule #1: Call 911 (If your phone doesn't work, go immediately to Rule #2)


Rule #3: Monitor the patient's AIRWAY, BREATHING, & CIRCULATION but don't forget the goal of Rule #2.

Rule #4: Remove jewelry, watches or tight clothing. The bite will cause the area to swell dramatically and make circulation difficult. 

Patrol Training Days

April 12, 2012 by bikekor

Apologies to everyone about First Aid/CPR training dates being all wonky last week. Here's the real training days.

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