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|5:30||Doors Open – Drinks and Silent Auction|
|7:00||Introduction and Dedication|
|7:15||Guest Speaker Juli Furtado|
|Furtado is the only person, male or female, to win World Championships in both cross-country and downhill. During her career, she claimed three consecutive UCI World Cups in cross-country, five national championships and during one stretch won an astonishing 12 consecutive races.|
|8:00||Intermission – Final Opportunity to Place Auction Bids|
|8:15||“SingleTrack High” (runtime 61 minutes)|
|The film follows a diverse group of high school student-athletes through the 2012 mountain bike racing season in the NorCal High School Cycling League. Through their experiences, the movie explores the positive impact high school mountain biking can have on boys and girls alike, from all walks of life.|
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Bids for the following items may be placed at the League tent in the Whiskey Off-Road expo area on Friday (April 26) from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m., at the tent on Saturday (April 27) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and at the Elks Theatre during the CycleFest event beginning at 5:30 p.m. The auction closes at 8:15 p.m. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
|Description||Value / MSRP||Starting Bid||Buy It Now|
|Adidas A403 Evil Eye Halfrim S Sunglasses Close and stylishly wrapped fit not only reduces eye fatigue that can be caused by peripheral light scatter, but also eliminates the problem of airborne dust particles and insects entering the eye, which can be especially relevant for cyclists and runners. Shiny white w/ anthracite / LST Active Silver lens.||$170||$85||$135|
|Arizona Cardinals Tickets and Autographed Football Two tickets to the following home games in the ’13 season: one pre-season game (team TBD), Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams; plus football autographed by WR Michael Floyd.||$1,160||$585||$925|
|Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres in Your Own Private Suite Located directly behind home plate, Suite 35 will provide you and your guests with the very best that Chase Field has to offer. A Diamondbacks suite is the perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a game with family and friends. Twelve (12) tickets and three (3) parking passes. Food and drink not included.||$3,500||$1,500||$2,500|
|Camelbak M.U.L.E. The original narrow-gauge pack for 3+ hours of mountain bike action. Includes the new Antidote™ Reservoir with the Quick Link™ System. Capacity: 100 oz (3 L). Cargo: 763 cu in (12.5 L). Blue or red.||$100||$50||$80|
|Enve Composites 29 XC Wheelset The 29 XC rims are the lightest in Enve’s 29″ mountain line and designed with the mindset of what goes down, must first go up. Stiff, light, and durable this rim’s pedigree is racing. 29″ XC clincher, 28 hole, tubeless compatible, Chris King hubs.||$2,678||$1,350||$2,150|
|Epic Rides Prize Package Entry into all four ’14 events – 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo (Tucson, AZ), Whiskey Off-Road (Prescott, AZ), Grand Junction Off-Road (Grand Junction, CO) and Tour of the White Mountains (Show Low, AZ).||$445||$225||$355|
|Gu Energy Bundle From 1991 until today, athletes the world over have come to the same conclusion: GU works. GU makes sure you can focus on training and reaching your goals in upcoming races. The bundle includes: 1 box Lemon Sublime GU, 1 Roctane Bottle, 1 24 serve Roctane Drink Mix Tub, 1 tub of Chocolate Smoothie Recovery, 1 box of Lemon Chomps and 1 blender bottle.||$150||$75||$120|
|Holland America Line Cruise Luxurious seven-day cruise for two to Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico, or Canada/New England. When you step aboard one of the five-star of Holland America Line, you will experience a voyage unlike any other.||$2,198
|Rock Shox SID XX 26″ Fork The most famous fork in cross-country racing offers all the stiffness you need at the weight you want. XX Motion Control DNA damper features damper features externally adjustable rebound, Xloc remote actuated lockout and Floodgate threshold. Dual Air Tapered QR15 120mm Fork 2012||$810||$405||$660|
|Specialized Carve Pro 29 Bicycle Equipped with a 100mm-travel Fox Evolution CTD fork, Avid hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano 2×10 drivetrain, and versatile Specialized Ground Control 2.1-inch tires, the aluminum Carve Pro 29 provides professional performance on a privateer budget.||$2,000||$1,000||$1,600|
|Specialized S-Works MTB Shoes Designed for the demands of World Cup XC racers Christoph Sauser and Burry Stander, this ultra-light and stiff carbon shoe offers Body Geometry performance and Boa® dial adjustability.||$360||$185||$285|
|Specialized Women’s Lithia Comp Gel Saddle Plush and comfortable, with sleek looks, this women’s gel saddle is light and soft enough for anything from longer fitness rides to casual weekend cruising.. Micromatrix top, hollow-chromoly rails. Size 143mm/ Weight 320g.||$90||$45||$70|
|Squaw Valley Ski Trip Lodging accommodations in a one-bedroom suite for three nights in The Village at Squaw Valley (lodging based on availability and may not be available on holidays and some weekends), four lift tickets valid any day in the ’13/’14 winter season.||$1,500||$750||$1,200|
|SRAM XX Group The original 2X10 mountain bike group took pro racing by storm the day it was released and has dominated ever since. It’s no secret why: XX delivers flawless X-Glide Technology shifting in the heat of battle. It saves weight so you fly up the climbs. And it’s proven reliable in the most punishing conditions. When it comes to competition, XX reigns supreme.||$2,199||$1,200||$1,750|
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Juli Furtado, or Queen Juli, is an icon in the world of mountain biking. Furtado shared a winter sports background familiar to more than a few cyclists, growing up skiing in Vermont. In 1980, she was named to the U.S. Ski Team where she competed until 1987. Furtado left skiing when knee injuries ultimately led her to transition to the bicycle as a means of rehabbing her six reconstructive knee surgeries.
After winning the U.S. National Road Racing title in 1989, Juli graduated from the University of Colorado’s Business School in 1991. She then switched her focus to mountain biking, amassing a long string of international World Cup victories and national titles. In short time she won 3 overall World Cup titles, 2 World Championships and 5 National titles. Juli’s still the only mountain biker to win both XC and Downhill world titles. In 1994, she had an amazing run of 17 first place finishes out of 18 events, only losing the last race of the season. Sports Illustrated named her as one of the top 100 women athletes in the 20th century, the only mountain biker to achieve this honor.
Furtado’s historic career took a dramatic turn during her 1996 season, which would include her participation in the Olympics. Furtado had begun feeling lethargic and her racing season was suffering and placed 10th in the Olympics. In 1997, Furtado was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, an autoimmune disease most often referred to as Lupus, ultimately ending her career.
After retiring from racing, Juli moved to northern California and enjoyed time away from mountain biking to regroup and pursue other endeavors, including a stint as a radio news announcer, interviewing homeless people, and sitting on the board of a non-profit organization helping children stricken with cancer. Twelve years ago she originated the idea for the first women’s specific bike, the Juliana (her full name), and worked with Santa Cruz Bicycles to develop the women’s market. Shortly thereafter Juli began helping Santa Cruz in their marketing and sponsorship department. Currently she is in the process of directing the production of an entire line of Juliana bikes, due to hit the market shortly.
Juli continues to live in northern California in a slightly chaotic household containing her partner Anouk, 5 year old son Wyatt, and a bunch of animals.
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At the age of 16, many American kids trade in two wheels for four. Trusty bicycles that once gave them freedom to explore on weekends now collect dust in the garage. For a growing number of high school students, however, two wheels don’t get dusty, they get dirty. Their lives continue to revolve around weekend rides, but now those rides have a finish line. This is “SingleTrack High.”
“SingleTrack High” follows a diverse group of high school student-athletes through the 2012 mountain bike racing season in the NorCal High School Cycling League. For Eliel, high school bike racing is a competitive outlet at the highest level. For Carlos, it is a means to escape the rough neighborhoods of South Sacramento. For Mackinzie and Allie, it is a chance to break into a sport traditionally dominated by the boys. These are some of the kids of “SingleTrack High.” Through their experiences, the film explores the positive impact high school mountain biking can have on boys and girls alike, from all walks of life.
“SingleTrack High” was produced by Pedal Born Pictures, with the generous support of Specialized Bicycle Components and the National Interscholastic Cycling Association. Additional production support was provided by GoPro and Sunnyvale VW.