Category Archives: General Club News

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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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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19 May

Ride of Silence Wilmington – 2017

By Emily Ciancio

Thanks to the great crew in the photo below, we had a successful 5th Ride of Silence last night.  Along with 48 countries, 7 continents and 50 US States, 37 riders participated in the ride on a beautiful, sunny May day in total Silence.  If you didn’t get a chance to come out last night,

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19 May

Do You Even Zwift, Bro?

By Jaymi Cook

I Zwift. I Zwift in the winter because, admittedly, I hate riding in the cold. I Zwift on “I’m-late-coming-home-from-work-and-the-puppy-needs-some-quality-bonding-time” days. I Zwift when I feel like maybe – just maybe – I’ve gone out to dinner too many times this week and it’s pitch-black outside and I need to get some kind of spinning done.

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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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