Author Archives: JW Haupt

21 Jun

eBikes and WCBC

By JW Haupt

As eBikes become the “new bike” for many, new guidelines and rules have been put into place by lawmakers and insurance companies.  Recreational bicycle clubs, such as White Clay are finding it necessary to follow those guidelines and rules for the protection of our members and ride participants. There are different classifications of eBikes;  Class

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03 Jun

Delaware Doublecross 2022 – We Need YOUR Help

By JW Haupt

The WCBC Doublecross Metric event will be Saturday, June 25, based out of Smyrna High School, with additional rest stops at the Leipsic and Millington fire stations. We need volunteers to help make this event a success.  Fun for the riders, and fun for you (you’ll get to say “Hi!” to many of your friends).  And if

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04 Apr

Ride Leader Mini Summit 2022

By JW Haupt

WCBC will be offering a Mini Summit for Ride Leaders Only.  Focused topics of discussion will be: Current policies and procedures Refresher on Ride Calendar and Sign Up Genius Q & A  If you are a ride leader, check your email Inbox for an invitation and the two dates being offered. JW Haupt WCBC President

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04 Apr

2022 Icicle This Saturday

By JW Haupt

The 2022 Icicle Metric is this coming Saturday! After two years of COVID related cancellation, the Icicle is less than a week away.  Temperatures are lining up for a perfect Icicle with mid-40’s at the ride start and mid-50’s around Noon.  Perfect riding weather for getting back out for a Spring Icicle. Pre-registration has been

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12 Mar

Mobile Friendly Website

By JW Haupt

A recent upgrade to software that we use for the website has made our website mobile friendly. Previously our website could be viewed on a mobile device (phone, tablet, etc.) but the formatting was less than ideal.  That compromise is a thing of the past. The upgrade also brought our website to a secure website

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07 Mar

Message from the President – Is 2022 the Year?

By JW Haupt

Is 2022 the year that you are going to get back on the bike? Is 2022 the year that you are going to rejoin group rides? Is 2022 the year that we look over our collective shoulder at the pandemic and wish it good riddance?   I for one sure hope so and I know that

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03 Mar

Is My Membership Current?

By JW Haupt

As club-led rides resume quite a few are probably asking themselves – “Is My Club Membership current?” That’s a question that you can answer with a few clicks of a mouse. As you know we use BikeReg.com for our online member registration.  BikeReg has an easy tool that will allow you to check to see

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14 May

Ride of Silence 2021 – Please Join Us

By JW Haupt

Ride of Silence 2021 – From Two Locations The Club will be participating the Ride of Silence event this year.  We will be offering events in the North Wilmington and Glasgow-Bear areas.   Ride of Silence events are organized events comprised of memorial rides across the world. These rides are meant To HONOR those who have

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26 Apr

Thanks!!

By JW Haupt

Thank You, Representative Mitchell and Senator Sokola, for supporting the “Delaware Yield” Most Delaware cyclists know about the “Delaware Yield,” the law enacted a few years ago that permits them to proceed through a stop sign-controlled intersection without coming to a complete stop, provided it is safe to do so.  What everyone may not know

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25 Mar

Ride Leader Training

By JW Haupt

No rides posted for the area where you ride?  At the time you want to ride?  At the pace you want to ride?  On the roads you like to ride? Become a WCBC Ride Leader and post rides that are to your liking. We will be offering WCBC Ride Leader Training on Saturday, April 24

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