Author Archives: JW Haupt

09 Apr

Message From the President – We Need YOU – to Lead Rides

By JW Haupt

Club-led rides are one of the things that the White Clay Bicycle Club is known for.  Last year our Club trained Ride Leaders led more than 600 rides.   In 2017 thirty-seven of the Club’s Ride Leaders led a minimum of eight rides during the year.  Those 37 Ride Leaders were credited with leading or co-leading

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28 Mar

35 Safety Tips for Cyclists

By JW Haupt

A link to an article about rider safety landed in the Inbox of our Safety and Education Chair, Mike Katz.  Since we are weeks away from the start of another “Cycling Season”, Mike thought it might be worth sharing as it is about cycling safely in the U.S. – authored by writers from Down Under

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26 Mar

Message From the President – WCBC VIP Night! UPDATED!!

By JW Haupt

WCBC VIP Night!!   Update!! April 5, 2018 update from Ben Meeder at the Trek Store. I asked Ben what our members can expect when they come to the WCBC VIP Night on Sunday and he offered this… 20% off clothing, parts and accessories 10% off bikes and wheel sets Everyone will be getting a goody

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23 Mar

Icicle Update #2

By JW Haupt

Icicle Update #2   A decision has been made… Fortunately the snowfall wasn’t as bad as it could have been and Mother Nature provided a warm sunny day yesterday to melt off much of the snow and the forecast has much of the same for today, so the Icicle Will Go On!!  We are however

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21 Mar

Icicle Update #1

By JW Haupt

Icicle Update   Spring is FINALLY HERE!! Or so we thought. With the possibility of 12”-18” of snow being dumped on us before everyone wakes Thursday morning, we are making plans and considering options. At this time we do not know how much snow we will get, how it will impact the roads and how

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17 Mar

Message From the President – Membership Tidbits

By JW Haupt

Club Membership – Interesting Tidbits Membership has been open since December but with the most active since March 1, the beginning of our Club year.  Mid-way thru March and we have 160 members, 95 opting for the Single memberships and 65 going the Family memberships route. Our member Demographic breakdown as of Tuesday, 03/13/18 is:

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13 Mar

Message From the President – WCBC Annual Banquet

By JW Haupt

Annual Banquet and Business Meeting The WCBC Annual Banquet and Business Meeting was held Saturday, February 24th.  It was a well-attended meeting that featured a presentation by Laura Wilburn of the Urban Bike Project. The event, held at a new venue this year got off to a start at 5:30 with hors d’horves, drinks, and

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01 Mar

Message From the President – New Executive Committee!!

By JW Haupt

WCBC has a new Executive Committee in place as of today, March 1st. This past Saturday evening was the WCBC Annual Dinner and Business Meeting.  During the business meeting portion of the gathering, as has been done in the past, a slate of officers (Executive Committee) was presented to the membership in attendance.  There are

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26 Feb

Message From the President – Membership Made Easy!

By JW Haupt

We are a few days away from the official start to the Club’s 2018 year.  Each year our Club year ends the last day of February and begins the first day of March.   The significance of March 1st to the members of the Club is that March 1st brings an end to current membership year

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