MTF Tin Cup

Top Rough Road Riding Event Participants




The inspiration for the Tin Cup award comes from a Colorado mining town named (surprise) Tin Cup.
Here is a recent picture of Tin Cup:

Tincup lies three miles due west of the continental divide in a high mountain valley called Taylor Park.
Legend has it that prospector Jim Taylor discovered a rich deposit.

In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek, and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits were discovered in the area, and the town of Virginia City was laid out in March 1879. By the 1880 census, the town had a population of 1,495. Virginia City was incorporated in August 1880, but confusion with the Virginia City in Nevada and Montana caused the residents to change the name. The town was reincorporated in July 1882 as Tin Cup.

Tin Cup has become a mecca for outdoor recreation. The 2006 WMR Rough Road Riders passed through Tin Cup several times as they rode over various mountain passes in the area. Frenchy's in Tin Cup is a good resturant and the general store sells actual tin cups.

More information about Tin Cup can be found here at http://www.pitkincolorado.com/tincup/index.htm


MTF Tin Cup Award
Top Rough Road Riding Event Participants

Andy Simons
(Andy112652)
64 RRR days
Awarded 2008
Don Kime
(SAFTNUT)
26 RRR days
Awarded 2008
Tim Yow
(Rydnfool)
19 RRR days
Awarded 2008
Don Bell
(BigDon)
36 RRR days
Awarded 2010
Art Garvin
(Goldwingn)
27 RRR days
Awarded 2010
Dan Huber
(EODMaps)
22 RRR days
Awarded 2010
Jason Arnold
(BigDon)
24 RRR days
Awarded 2011
John Saurer
(Sourjon)
18 RRR days
Awarded 2011
Brian Hiley
(bhiley)
42 RRR days
Awarded 2013
Fletcher Clark
(fltclark)
32 RRR days
Awarded 2013
Jeff Holaday
(WildwoodJeff)
27 RRR days
Awarded 2013
Randy Freyer
(rcan08)
22 RRR days
Awarded 2013
Dan Blankenbaker
(Toypro11)
17 RRR days
Awarded 2013
Kevin Smith
(toondebt11)
25 RRR days
Awarded 2014
Tom Elrick
(Maquette)
18 RRR days
Awarded 2014
Suzy Simons
 
17 RRR days
Awarded 2014
Jimmy Stevens
(unclejimmy3)
23 RRR days
Awarded 2015
Ken Webb
 
17 RRR days
Awarded 2015


One point is earned by every rider and passenger for each day of participation in official MTF Rough Road Ride events.
A "Tin Cup" has earned at least 16 participation points

Top contenders for the Tin Cup award are:
Last updated: April 11, 2017
MTF Member RRR Points
Ron Gerken 16 RRR days
Gene Powell 15 RRR days
John Becker 15 RRR days
David Harrison 13 RRR days
Marty Holmes 13 RRR days
Michael Barrett 12 RRR days
Alan Leduc 11 RRR days
Gary Cook 10 RRR days
Patrick Simmons 10 RRR days
Ronnie Pittman 10 RRR days
Dan Garvin 9 RRR days
Jim Gordon 9 RRR days
Richard Gillstrom 9 RRR days
Tim Cook 9 RRR days
Kevin Churchill 8 RRR days
Sylvia Robertson 8 RRR days
Tony Willis 8 RRR days
Dave Hall 7 RRR days
Jerry Pagels 7 RRR days
Julio Moscoso 7 RRR days
Kevin Lechner 7 RRR days
Klaus Seegar 7 RRR days
Leigh Hollins 7 RRR days
Beth Huber 6 RRR days
Steve Anderson 6 RRR days




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