Author Archives: JW Haupt

24 Jul

Message From the President – Ride Waivers, Why?

By JW Haupt

Our Ride Leaders require those participating in their rides to complete a Ride Waiver prior to any ride and the Club requires the same before all of our four major events (Icicle, Doublecross, Shorefire and Savage).   Do you know why? The Ride Waiver establishes an understanding between the Club and a cyclist participating in

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19 Jul

Message From the President – New Member…Now What?

By JW Haupt

I received an email from a new member yesterday.  The message began – “Hello – so I just got the membership at WCBC …“.   This made me happy to know that we have another new member within the Club.  Welcome aboard! The message continued “…and was wondering if there is anything I need to

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07 Jul

Message From the President – aLTeNaTE RIdeS

By JW Haupt

Looking for a ride?  Haven’t made plans yet?  Everyone knows to check out the Ride Calendar, but did you know that we have a listing of “Alternate Rides”? The Ride Calendar is reserved for Club-led rides and Club events such as the Icicle, Doublecross, Annual Picnic, Monthly Meetings, etc.  We do not list events that

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29 Jun

Message From the President – Doublecross!!

By JW Haupt

Saturday, July 1st is right around the corner.  Why is that important?  It’s the date of the Doublecross! The Doublecross Metric Century, one of the Club’s four major events (Icicle, Doublecross, Shorefire and Savage) is being held this Saturday in Smyrna, Delaware.   If you are wondering how the Doublecross got it’s name – it

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15 Jun

Message From the President – It’s Hot, Drink Up!

By JW Haupt

Friends of mine who are not cyclists often ask, “How can you ride when it is so hot and humid during the summer months?”   I always respond with “It isn’t hot until you stop.” Although I may feel that way, it’s not the complete truth.  It is hot no matter how it feels when I’m riding, so

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26 May

Message From the President – Memorial Day

By JW Haupt

Memorial Day is a day for each of us to pause and give thanks to those who have served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can have the freedoms we enjoy.  Whether you do so in a private moment or a public setting, I encourage you to find some time over this long

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19 May

Club Apparel at the Picnic

By JW Haupt

It has been a few years since we offered Club kits to membership.  I plan to change that this year. I took a small step already by working with one of our members to create t-shirts to wear when not in cycling gear.  We have developed a Sport Grey t-shirt with “WCBC” on the front

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16 May

Message From the President – Whole Lot Going On

By JW Haupt

This week the Club has a whole lot going on.  Weekday rides and events, weekend events and rides.  A little bit for everyone. Not only do we have the usual morning and evening rides, but we are hosting our 5th Annual Ride of Silence-Wilmington event.   Please join us on Wednesday (05/17) to help us

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