Category Archives: Beginner Cyclists

30 May

Message From the President – The WCBC Store is now OPEN

By JW Haupt

New 2018 Club Kits are now for sale.   That’s right, the WCBC online Club store is now open and will remain open until midnight on Sunday, June 17th. We are offering jerseys, shorts, bib-shorts, and accessories in colorful design of our Club colors.  The web store provides a detailed description of each items along

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16 May

Bike Commuting Guide & 101 Benefits of Cycling

By Michael Katz

NATIONAL BIKE MONTH BIKE TO WORK DAY, FRIDAY, MAY 18 As you know, May is National Bike Month.  May 18th is National Bike to Work Day.  The two articles below were recently sent to the club for review by Daniel Atlas of RyDoze.com and whether you plan to bike to work or not, the Bike

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16 Apr

Delaware Ride Share…Not Just For Cars

By Michael Katz

Delaware Ride Share Program You may have heard about the Delaware Ride Share Program.  Any one who lives, works or goes to school in Delaware may join and they will pair those drivers seeking car pools.  They will also introduce cyclists traveling the same or similar routes should you be more comfortable traveling with others. 

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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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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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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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21 Mar

Beginning Rides, Beginner Riders

By JW Haupt

It’s that time of year Spring is around the corner, rides are being planned, and riders are planning their rides. For those new to the Club and/or new to cycling, Club rides have a lot to offer and very little to fear.  I’ve had a few people tell me that it would have been nice

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