eTailwind - Club Newsletter

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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12 May

Spring Cleaning = Room for New Bikes and Stuff!

By JW Haupt

I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones healthy.   Although it may not feel like it just yet, it’s Spring and it is time to move out some of that old stuff to make room for new stuff!   Although the club is not yet supporting group rides, I wanted to reach

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12 Feb

2020 Annual Banquet Speaker – Update #2

By JW Haupt

Joseph Jefferson to speak at 2020 Annual Banquet!   If you have attended the Wilmington Grand Prix or some of our area’s pro-am races, you have heard the energetic and entertaining banter of Joseph Jefferson, race announcer.  Joe has been announcing nationally and internationally sanctioned cycling events throughout the U.S. since the mid-1980’s.  When he’s not announcing a

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17 Jan

2020 Annual Banquet Speaker – UPDATE #1

By JW Haupt

Due to matters beyond his control, the Honorable Jack A. Markell will not be available to speak at the Annual Banquet this year.   We have secured another speaker.  Update to follow. The Honorable Jack A. Markell has agreed to speak before membership at the 2020 WCBC Annual Banquet! Former Governor Markell will speak to membership

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06 Oct

Night Riding Anyone??

By JW Haupt

The club is going to be offering night rides again!  On Thursday evening we will again be leading rides on the Castle Trail for club members.   The State has granted the club special permission to lead rides after dusk (the trails is closed to the public from dusk to dawn), so check the Ride Calendar

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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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