Jun 13, 2017

Events section?

7 comments

Should there be a dedicated section for posts about events?

Jun 13, 2017

Sounds good. I will make a new forum category for events. In originally creating the forum I limited the categories to keep things from getting "bloated." But we definitely need an events / groups rides section.

 

Also, I will make a section of the website from the main menu dedicated to competition... For the most part it will mirror info on the NATS page.

 

Any other ideas?

Jun 13, 2017

Since NATS is now just one annual championship event, the NATS site has really fallen out of use. Trials in the US really needs to focus more on the grassroots level. Thus, having a place to post about local events and group rides would be best.

 

Btw, thanks for taking up the mantle with BT.com. It's exciting to see it come back to life.

Jun 13, 2017

Thanks Mike! I'm hoping to do my part to support any grassroots movements for our sport.

 

That is true about NATS. :(

 

Last time I competed was 2005. I should probably do something somewhere this year. There were a few grassroots competition series going on. Southeast had one, quebec used to. Any other locations doing some local comps? (albeit informal)

Jun 13, 2017

The Southeast still has a series. There was an event in Ringgold, GA in April and one planned for May 20th in Columbia, TN but it had to be canceled. I'm doing the TTC event on Jul 1st and I think there's another in Ringgold in Sep. Lastly, Nigel Kohring is working on the NA Championship at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Nov. As soon as you create the Events section, I'll post info about my TTC event and tell the others to post there, too.

Jun 13, 2017

A new forum category has been created. :)

Jun 14, 2017

I'm just getting into trials and loving it but have no idea where to find comp info for the US so something like that would be great!!

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