Category Archives: General Club News

14 Jun

Signing Up for Club-led Rides

By JW Haupt

Ok…I’ve made sure my membership is current, I’ve checked out the COVID-19 Update page and reviewed the Club Led Ride Resumes, Rules and Guidelines, and Revised Waiver – I’m ready to join a club-led ride – now what? I read that there will be online pre-registration, but how do I do it, where do I

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10 Jun

Revised Ride Waiver (Rev 06/2020)

By JW Haupt

What follows is the revised Ride Waiver that is to be used for online pre-registration, in lieu of pre-ride paper Ride Waiver. All participants must review and agree to the terms and conditions outlined within the Ride Waiver prior to participating in a WCBC club event. This posting is being made for the convenience of

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10 Jun

WCBC Club Ride Rules and Guidelines (2020)

By JW Haupt

COVID-19 WCBC Club Ride Rules and Guidelines Club Members, On Monday, June 15th WCBC will resume offering club-led rides. You will begin to see rides posted on the ride calendar, but there are changes that you need to be aware of and accept before joining a club-led ride.  As we begin to offer club-led rides

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10 Jun

WCBC Resumes Club Activities (2020)

By JW Haupt

Club Members, The State of Delaware relaxed their COVID-19 guidelines as of June 1st and in doing so has allowed us all some freedom to resume some level of “normal” life, but to do so we all must do so responsibly.  Being a bicycle club, that freedom translates to the opportunity for us to resume

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09 Jun

Online Sign Up for Rides?

By JW Haupt

Yes.  Because of the current health risk, we have decided to go contact-less with our ride waiver/rider sign-ups. We will be using Sign Up Genius to allow riders to pre-register for our club-led rides.  I am referring to the weekday and weekend club-led rides that we all show up for.  In the past we would

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09 Jun

Is My Membership Current?

By JW Haupt

As club-led rides resume and club ride policy has changed to only offer rides to club members, quite a few are probably asking themselves – “Is My Club Membership current?” That’s a question that you can answer with a few clicks of a mouse. As you know we use BikeReg.com for our online member registration. 

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03 Jun

Don’t Get Burned…

By Michael Katz

SUNSCREEN MATTERS: SOME FACTS AND FIGURES   Sunscreen Realities: Is sunscreen with an SPF rating of 60 twice as effective as one with an SPF rating of 30?  It’s marginally better, but not even close to twice as good. The American Academy of Dermatology, recommends using a sunscreen with at least a Sun Protection Factor,

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03 Jun

What is the best way to clean your hands?

By Michael Katz

HAND SANITIZERS v. WASHING YOUR HANDS With the spread of COVID-19 into an international pandemic, we have been instructed to maintain distancing and frequently wash our hands.  People have also flocked to stores to purchase hand sanitizers making them hard to find in most locations. Many of us have searched our drawers, closets, and cabinets

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01 Jun

LOCKDOWN! Now what??

By Michael Katz

LOCKDOWN! …your guide to cycling through a pandemic… Published by Jason Wright at 17/04/2020 Lockdown! …when pandemic strikes what does this mean for cyclists? During times of social distancing and even total isolation what can we do to keep cycling and keep our minds!! Times are strange to say the least and for most of

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01 Jun

Safe Social Distancing for Cyclists – COVID-19

By Michael Katz

Safe Social Distancing for Cyclists 04/30/2020 By now, everyone is aware that the primary ways that individuals can protect against and fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is to social  distance at least six feet apart, wash hands regularly, and wipe down surfaces frequently with an anti-bacterial/anti-virus spray or cloth. Furthermore, most states have

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