Category Archives: General Cycling News

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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06 Aug

WCBC Members Support Fundraising Running Event

By JW Haupt

Hey Folks, I wanted to take a minute and write a quick blurb about a fun opportunity Charlie Johnston and I had helping with the 10th Annual Delaware Kids Fund 5K Run and Walk event this past weekend. You may have seen the email message looking for avid cyclists late last week for the event

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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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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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15 Aug

Message From the President – Good News…Bad News

By JW Haupt

The good news (as reported by Wally Hertler)… The Ewing Road bridge has reopened.  A very nice job. As of last Sunday (08/05..Ed) the Schuylkill River Trail from Oaks north to the end near Phoenixville had been flooded by the adjacent river and was almost entirely covered in mud and water.  Nearly unrideable.  I don’t

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13 Jul

Message From the President – We Are Not Racers

By JW Haupt

The purpose of the Club is to support recreational cyclists. We are not racers and do not promote ourselves as such. We may feel like we are racing along on some of our rides but we are in fact a group of recreational cyclists riding for any number of personal reasons.  Fitness.  Love of the

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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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