Category Archives: Safety & Education

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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10 Apr

Lock ‘er Down Otto!

By Michael Katz

A LOCK FOR ROADIES After a successful Go Fund Me campaign, Otto Locks are now available for purchase.  Many/most road bikers don’t carry locks due to weight.  Why spend big bucks on a <20 lb. bike and carry a 2-5 lb. lock?  What do we do when nature calls or we need a Wawa stop

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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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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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15 Jun

Message From the President – It’s Hot, Drink Up!

By JW Haupt

Friends of mine who are not cyclists often ask, “How can you ride when it is so hot and humid during the summer months?”   I always respond with “It isn’t hot until you stop.” Although I may feel that way, it’s not the complete truth.  It is hot no matter how it feels when I’m riding, so

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