Category Archives: Safety & Education

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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24 Mar

Ride Leader Summit 2021

By JW Haupt

Attention all WCBC Ride Leaders   As we prepare for the upcoming ride season, we want to get everyone together for our annual Ride Leader Summit. We all missed a year of leading group rides, so we need to discuss ramping up for rides in 2021.   This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom on

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10 Jun

WCBC Club Ride Rules and Guidelines (2020)

By JW Haupt

COVID-19 WCBC Club Ride Rules and Guidelines Club Members, On Monday, June 15th WCBC will resume offering club-led rides. You will begin to see rides posted on the ride calendar, but there are changes that you need to be aware of and accept before joining a club-led ride.  As we begin to offer club-led rides

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10 Jun

WCBC Resumes Club Activities (2020)

By JW Haupt

Club Members, The State of Delaware relaxed their COVID-19 guidelines as of June 1st and in doing so has allowed us all some freedom to resume some level of “normal” life, but to do so we all must do so responsibly.  Being a bicycle club, that freedom translates to the opportunity for us to resume

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09 Jun

Online Sign Up for Rides?

By JW Haupt

Yes.  Because of the current health risk, we have decided to go contact-less with our ride waiver/rider sign-ups. We will be using Sign Up Genius to allow riders to pre-register for our club-led rides.  I am referring to the weekday and weekend club-led rides that we all show up for.  In the past we would

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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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21 Jun

Message From the President – Out and About Promoting the Club

By JW Haupt

Members of the club have been out and about meeting people, talking about cycling, and promoting the club.  What follows is a little bit about what we’ve been up to… April 25th Barb Gallagher, JW Haupt, Carol Ireland, and Mike Katz were invited to DuPont’s Bring Your Child (and Grandchild) to Work Day at Chestnut Run Plaza. 

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