Cycling Festival Weekend with World Champion Cyclist Peter Sagan to Include “Gravel” Course, Live Music, Local Food, Beer and More
Sagan Fondo Off-Road Cycling Event Comes to Truckee May 3-5, 2018. Truckee, California has been selected as the “gravel” host location for one of two Sagan Gran Fondo cycling events in California this year and in 2019. The Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District (TTBID) has reached a mutual understanding with the event producers at Bike Monkey in partnership with three-time world champion cyclist Peter Sagan,
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Howdy, everybody! It’s time for a (relatively) quick and (definitely) quirky guide to riding a gravel race, like, say, the Sagan Fondo, coming to Truckee, CA on May 5th. (saganfondo.com) Well, or any gravel race. Though why you wouldn’t come #sagando with us in Truckee is beyond this writer’s mind.
So let’s start with what in the heck is a gravel race anyway,
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Book Sessions to Ride with Pro Athletes
Have you ever dreamed of skiing or snowboarding with an Olympic Gold Medalist or your favorite professional action sports hero? Well, now you can thanks to founder Ryan Williams and the team at STOMP SESSIONS!
What is Stomp Sessions?
STOMP SESSIONS is an action sports mobile and web platform for booking sessions to ride with pro athletes in skateboarding,
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The US history of skiing is solidly rooted in Truckee, California. Truckee was the home to our nation’s first mechanized ski lift by way of a “steam powered toboggan tow lift” at the historic Hilltop location, where Cottonwood Restaurant sits today. This prompted the creation of the Truckee Winter Carnival and by the 1920’s winter tourism to the area saw over 1,000 visitors every weekend.
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Just look around and you can see why Truckee has become a mecca for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. From the gorgeous snow-capped peaks, the record-breaking snowfall, and the ready access to incredible terrain; Truckee has it all. Not only does Truckee have the steep and deep for the pros, it also features backcountry terrain that’s great for beginners or skiers and snowboarders wanting to learn and experience the backcountry.
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Valentine’s week in Truckee is just around the corner, and lucky for you Truckee has a magnitude of events for every type of couple! Whether you want extravagance or outdoor adventure, there are many great ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Truckee.
For the Couple That Craves Relaxation
Join Namaste for a special Valentine’s Day Workshop. The workshop will focus on self-love and heart opening backbends.
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Photo Supplied by Northstar California Resort
Are you a non-alpine skier or rider eager to explore Truckee’s unreal backyard with a fun winter activity? Or, perhaps you’re looking to switch things up after a morning on the slopes. Check out our list of favorites below to create a fun winter experience with your friends and family!
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Base Camp for a Big Family Life
Tahoe Donner has over 6,500 homes and 25,000 members celebrating the Tahoe lifestyle on 7,300 acres in Truckee, California. As a result, this makes Tahoe Donner one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations in Truckee, California. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and the Tahoe lifestyle.
Furthermore, Tahoe Donner is most noteworthy due to featuring a wide variety of recreational facilities. Some facilities are either members only and others are open to the general public.
Base Camp for Her Big Life
Northstar California is taking a fresh look at women wellness. As a result, the resort has launched new winter and summer program activities called Her Mountain. Check out the video to learn more.
We sit down with professional world tour cyclist Laurens ten Dam and chat about what makes Truckee, California his base camp for a big life. He describes himself as a husband, father, an ordinary guy, and good at riding a bike pretty fast. Ltd travels around the globe and chooses to stay in Truckee for its remoteness, beauty, the people, and challenging summit passes to push his limits.
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