Category Archives: General Club News

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 –

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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. 

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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

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10 Apr

Message From the President – The Icicle is Upon Us!

By JW Haupt

The Icicle Metric is Saturday, April 13th.  This Saturday! Those that have ridden the Icicle in the past know how the event got its name.  Weather this time of year can be so unpredictable.  It could be 20 degrees, overcast with snow and ice or it could be sunny and 70 degrees and everywhere in

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06 Mar

Message From the President – NEW Club Apparel Available

By JW Haupt

If you were at the WCBC Annual Banquet on February 23rd you know that we are offering new WCBC apparel this year, along with apparel we offered last year.  For those that were not able to make it out, please read on. WCBC – T-shirts We have t-shirts for casual wear off the bike.  They feature

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27 Feb

Message From the President – 2019 Annual Banquet

By JW Haupt

The 2019 Annual Banquet was a hit, just ask any of the members in attendance.  Great choice of foods, drinks, and desserts complimented conversations with other members of the Club.  Our speaker Joan Hanscom, executive director of the Trexlertown Velodrome in the Lehigh Valley, shared her storied cycling past which included many envious jobs in our

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10 Jan

Message From the President – Major Events Posted

By JW Haupt

Pre-Registration Now Open!    The time is now. Visit BikeReg.com to enroll and pre-register now.  Along with 2019 membership enrollment, we’ve posted all four major events – Icicle Metric, Doublecross Metric, Shorefire Century and Savage Century – on BikeReg.  Not only can you renew your membership, but you can take advantage of the pre-registration discounts

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29 Dec

Message From the President – 2018…The Year in Review

By JW Haupt

With 2018 coming to a close, I started to think about 2018 from a Club perspective. I’d like to think we had a very good year and here are a few reasons why… BikeReg.com We moved our online registration for membership and the four major events from Active.com to BikeReg.com. We are pleased with how

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14 Dec

Message From the President – Lack of Performance

By JW Haupt

Some, maybe most of you have heard by now – Performance Bikes is in bankruptcy. In layman’s terms, the parent company was closing some of their stores and within those stores having “Store Closing Sales” while the company was in a re-organization mode.  That was  until last Friday (12/07) when they announced that all stores

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04 Oct

Rehoboth Tour – To quote one participant, “It was a blast!”

By JW Haupt

Rehoboth Tour Recap (9/30-10/2/2018) The annual Rehoboth Tour has gone through many iterations over the decades.   This year was no exception as the tour ran Sunday through Tuesday, starting from Odessa.   A total of 16 people enjoyed excellent early fall weather, about 220 miles of quite roads, favorable winds and fine dining.  Shown below is

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