Author Archives: JW Haupt

12 Feb

2020 Annual Banquet Speaker – Update #2

By JW Haupt

Joseph Jefferson to speak at 2020 Annual Banquet!   If you have attended the Wilmington Grand Prix or some of our area’s pro-am races, you have heard the energetic and entertaining banter of Joseph Jefferson, race announcer.  Joe has been announcing nationally and internationally sanctioned cycling events throughout the U.S. since the mid-1980’s.  When he’s not announcing a

Read More
17 Jan

2020 Annual Banquet Speaker – UPDATE #1

By JW Haupt

Due to matters beyond his control, the Honorable Jack A. Markell will not be available to speak at the Annual Banquet this year.   We have secured another speaker.  Update to follow. The Honorable Jack A. Markell has agreed to speak before membership at the 2020 WCBC Annual Banquet! Former Governor Markell will speak to membership

Read More
06 Oct

Night Riding Anyone??

By JW Haupt

The club is going to be offering night rides again!  On Thursday evening we will again be leading rides on the Castle Trail for club members.   The State has granted the club special permission to lead rides after dusk (the trails is closed to the public from dusk to dawn), so check the Ride Calendar

Read More
06 Aug

WCBC Members Support Fundraising Running Event

By JW Haupt

Hey Folks, I wanted to take a minute and write a quick blurb about a fun opportunity Charlie Johnston and I had helping with the 10th Annual Delaware Kids Fund 5K Run and Walk event this past weekend. You may have seen the email message looking for avid cyclists late last week for the event

Read More
02 Jul

Doublecross Director Thankful for all the Help!

By JW Haupt

Thanks to all that made our 2019 WCBC Doublecross event a huge success. We had over 335 riders participate, including 125 who pre-registered.  I’d like to take this moment to thank all the volunteers that made our event so successful, for without them, this event couldn’t happen… Publicity – Barb Gallagher Registration, giveaways, supplies –

Read More
21 Jun

Message From the President – Embroidered Club Apparel For Sale NOW

By JW Haupt

The webstore is open until midnight Sunday, 06/30th.  Don’t wait, order today!! Unique Impressions – Embroidered club apparel – https://shopuniqueimpressions.com/search?q=wcbc New this year we are offering baseball caps and men’s polo shirts and women’s tops and polo shorts with embroidered WCBC logo for those that want a look that is a little nicer than t-shirts when

Read More
21 Jun

Message From the President – Out and About Promoting the Club

By JW Haupt

Members of the club have been out and about meeting people, talking about cycling, and promoting the club.  What follows is a little bit about what we’ve been up to… April 25th Barb Gallagher, JW Haupt, Carol Ireland, and Mike Katz were invited to DuPont’s Bring Your Child (and Grandchild) to Work Day at Chestnut Run Plaza. 

Read More
16 Apr

Message From the President – Icicle – a 2019 Success

By JW Haupt

Although the day started out dark, dreary, and wet, the Icicle-lists gradually showed up to make this year’s Icicle a success. With temperatures in the lower 60’s and a heavy mist in the air it was a slower start to the day than usual for one of our major events.  I noticed that after passing

Read More