eTailwind - Club Newsletter

17 May

Message From the President – New Club Kits for 2018!

By JW Haupt

New Club Kits! Yes that’s right – we will be offering a new WCBC kit this year.  A new design with new colors based on the Club’s logo. Athlos, in partnership with Zaavy (maker of the last blue-orange Club kit) was selected to produce the new kit which will be available for ordering in just

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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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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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09 Apr

Message From the President – We Need YOU – to Lead Rides

By JW Haupt

Club-led rides are one of the things that the White Clay Bicycle Club is known for.  Last year our Club trained Ride Leaders led more than 600 rides.   In 2017 thirty-seven of the Club’s Ride Leaders led a minimum of eight rides during the year.  Those 37 Ride Leaders were credited with leading or co-leading

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02 Apr

Let’s Not Blow This Out of Proportion!

By Michael Katz

CO2 CARTRIDGES:  Sizes and PSI’s As I changed some tires in preparation for the spring; I moved from 23mm to 25 mm on my road bike.  I carry CO2 and a 16g cartridge has worked well for me.  Since I don’t carry a gauge, I used the finger test and stopped when it was “hard

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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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26 Mar

Message From the President – WCBC VIP Night! UPDATED!!

By JW Haupt

WCBC VIP Night!!   Update!! April 5, 2018 update from Ben Meeder at the Trek Store. I asked Ben what our members can expect when they come to the WCBC VIP Night on Sunday and he offered this… 20% off clothing, parts and accessories 10% off bikes and wheel sets Everyone will be getting a goody

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