Category Archives: Healthy Living

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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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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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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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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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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17 Sep

Trailfest 2018 – Come See What It’s All About!

By Barb Gallagher

Trailfest:  A Celebration of Delaware’s Bike Paths and Greenways According to the League of American Cyclists Delaware ranks as one of the top 10 bike friendly states in the nation. Part of the state’s report card reveals that Delaware is in fifth place out of 50 states with regard to infrastructure and funding.  One of

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