eTailwind - Club Newsletter

30 Aug

Message From the President – Shorefire Kudos

By JW Haupt

The Shorefire event has come and gone and what an event it was this year! The weather was great with mild temps and low humidity.   With so many newly paved roads in the Middletown-Clayton-Hartly area, it was an ideal biking route.  The rest stops were stocked with a variety of food and drink options

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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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19 Jul

Message From the President – New Member…Now What?

By JW Haupt

I received an email from a new member yesterday.  The message began – “Hello – so I just got the membership at WCBC …“.   This made me happy to know that we have another new member within the Club.  Welcome aboard! The message continued “…and was wondering if there is anything I need to

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07 Jul

Message From the President – aLTeNaTE RIdeS

By JW Haupt

Looking for a ride?  Haven’t made plans yet?  Everyone knows to check out the Ride Calendar, but did you know that we have a listing of “Alternate Rides”? The Ride Calendar is reserved for Club-led rides and Club events such as the Icicle, Doublecross, Annual Picnic, Monthly Meetings, etc.  We do not list events that

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29 Jun

Message From the President – Doublecross!!

By JW Haupt

Saturday, July 1st is right around the corner.  Why is that important?  It’s the date of the Doublecross! The Doublecross Metric Century, one of the Club’s four major events (Icicle, Doublecross, Shorefire and Savage) is being held this Saturday in Smyrna, Delaware.   If you are wondering how the Doublecross got it’s name – it

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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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