Category Archives: General Club News

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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09 May

Message From the President – Ride Leaders? Insurance?

By JW Haupt

Did you ever wonder why a Ride Leader is required for White Clay Bicycle Club rides? A Ride Leader is a person who has attended a WCBC Ride Leader Training session.  Training Sessions are led by the WCBC Ride Captain, are offered a couple or few times each year, and cover rider safety, along with

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01 May

Message From the President – Ride of Silence 2017

By JW Haupt

For those reading this that have attended a Ride of Silence event/ride, please bear with me as this posting is directed at those that have heard about it but don’t really know that much about it. Some History of the Event Ride of Silence Mission Statement – The mission of the world wide Ride of Silence

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29 Apr

Contest Anyone?

By JW Haupt

Want to have some fun doing something a little different this riding season?  Ride around the state with a purpose?  Learn something about the First State that you didn’t already know?  Maybe win a prize? I’m sure that you’ve seen the Historical Markers all over the state.  You probably even stopped and took the time

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28 Apr

Face with a Name

By JW Haupt

How many times have you corresponded or spoke on the phone with someone for quite a while before finally meeting them.  That face-to-face meeting finally giving you the opportunity to put a face with a name.   As cyclists, how many times have you been in a store or some other function, see someone who

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18 Apr

Message From the President – Picnic Anyone?

By JW Haupt

We are a little more than a month away from WCBC’s Annual Club Picnic on Saturday, May 20th.  As one of the benefits of membership, we host this picnic for all members of the Club around this time each year.  Whether you ride-in, drive-in or even walk-in all members are welcome to join in the

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10 Apr

Message From The President – eTailwind

By JW Haupt

For the past two years, we have been without the Tailwind, the Club’s monthly newsletter.  During that time, we have searched but been unable to find a member of the Club willing to commit to taking on the role of Tailwind editor which has traditionally been a job that required being responsible for developing, organizing,

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