Beach Cities Cycling Club Newsletter


Beach Cities Cycling Club Newsletter

April 24, 2017 Edition


Tuesday, Gary stands outside of Wayne Manor, at the top of Amalfi, and ponders life as Batman


The rest of the Tuesday crew....


Wednesday afternoon fun


Thursday...working on the summertime tan at Bonaparte's


Friday....Bob is serenaded for his 65th birthday.


Saturday, L1/2/3 started out from Centennial Park for either Santiago Canyon or BackBay/Turtle Rock. Over 30 BCCCers showed up to ride. With roads like Live Oak Canyon, fun was had by all.


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L3 riders en route around 

Newport's Back Bay


 L2 riders go on the wagon....


then they ride to Cook's Corners,

a biker bar (those that wear leather, not lycra)


A lake...who knew? L1 crew takes a rest in Mission Viejo


Elsewhere on Saturday...

L4 riders get ready to ride


Bob, Gail, Leslie & Nancy ride Latigo


Up Solvang way, BCCCers go to Ostrichland....


and other places as well.


Up in Monterey,the Sussmans cycle Sea Otter, with Kate


Sunday's Safe Cycling Class


The Whale Watchers, 

featuring the 3 G's


THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SENDS IN PHOTOS!

Take a picture of a recent Club ride?  Accomplish something noteworthy on the bike?   

Write a story? Share an anecdote?

Email me by Sunday night for consideration in that week's Club newsletter.

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BOARD REPORT

Next meeting

Tuesday May 9, 2017, 

6:00 pm to 7:00pm.

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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST SPONSOR!

Marina Bike Rentals!!

You've ridden by them numerous times, there at the corner of Beryl & Harbor Drive. I've always thought they just rented strand cruisers. But - Craig Barnes, proprietor, is also a distributor of Boyd Wheels. Club members can demo and purchase at favorable pricing. Who knew? Check it out!


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RIDE LEADERS' CORNER

Next meeting, May 10th

(second Wednesday of every month)

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BCCC WANTS YOU....TO BE A RIDE LEADER!!!



Next meeting is May 10th. Come see what all the fun is about!  Crash Reports, Route Selections and home baked cookies. How good is that!??

Contact Matt or Mario for more details, questions, etc.

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YOUTH BICYCLE EDUCATION

The next Youth Bike Education Event is on this Saturday, April 29th  at Manhattan Beach Library. Volunteers are needed from 2 - 4. 

You can get your ride in and volunteer.

How cool is that?

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jim: jim_hannon@bccclub.org

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NEW MEMBERS

Welcome Gino Prieto, Antonio Santa Ana, Ricardo Santa Ana, Chuck Boyle, Miyo Prassas, and Judy Brown!!

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BOB'S BUN RIDE


4/28 - Peet's, SaMo Main St

5/5 - The Jackson Market, CC

5/12 - Yellow Vase, RPV




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SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017

Access route sheets and the club calendar by going here.

L1/2 - WHEELHOUSE LOOP

Something a little different, more social than speed.  We ride through the gritty side of Los Angeles to The Wheelhouse in Downtown LA, a bike shop/coffee house/art gallery kind of place. Then we'll ride home heading toward Culver City and the beach.

54 miles and flat.

We'll be back here in mid-June on a route that takes us past 2 lakes and 1 stadium....don't miss it!

Mario Obejas leads L1, Coach Tim O'Crowley leads L2.


L3-BALDWIN HILLS & MT. ST. MARY'S

Ride up Ballona Creek to Culver City.

Take in the view of Baldwin Hills. Then you'll head up through West LA to the Bell's of Mt. St. Mary's.

Then come home via SaMo, the beach and so on.

52 miles and 2K feet, led by Sam Gengo.


L4-WEST LA COLLEGE

Up Ballona Creek to West LA College.

A little climbing, then come home.

36 miles, 1K ft, led by Craig Barton.




In the interest of safety, whenever it is either actively raining or the ride route has wet roads, it is club policy to cancel a club ride.  Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions; however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride. 

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LANTERNE ROUGE 

Recycle your power tools....







Club Ride Schedule

Click on the above link to the Club's ride calendar for complete description of rides and links to maps & route slips.

Saturday:

8:00AM from

Catalina Coffee Company

126 N. Catalina Avenue

Redondo Beach.

All levels.

Occasional remote starts.


Sunday:

9:00AM from

Redondo Union High School

(Parking Lot)

Rides 12-30+ miles

around Palos Verdes

All levels



Tuesday:
 

9:00AM from

Catalina Coffee Company

Santa Monica and back

Options to go further,

as desired 35-50+ miles

Pace dictated by riders


Wednesday:

4:00PM from

Catalina Coffee Company

Palos Verdes Hilly Ride

20-25 miles


Thursday:

9:00AM, from

Manhattan Beach Pier

North to Ballona Creek

turnaround at Centinela

OR head north for longer

rides 25-50+ miles

Ride usually ends at a

Hermosa Beach coffee shop

Pace dictated by riders



5:45PM Nightriderz led

by Coach Tim O'Crowley

Meet at Malaga Cove, loop

around golf course then head 

towards Lunada Bay


LIGHTS REQUIRED!


Friday:

Bob's Bun  Ride, 8:30AM

Catalina Coffee Company

L4 Pace 20-40 miles

Don't ride alone!

Check out the Club's Facebook Page for other riding opportunities posted by club members,or post one yourself.


Officers/Directors

Club President:

Jim Hannon

Vice President:

Julian Katz

Secretary:

Susan Callaway

Treasurer:

Lori Wade

Member-at-Large:

Peter Richardson

Ride Leader Directors:

Mathew Peck

Mario Obejas

Adult Bicycling Education Directors:

Sam Gengo Jack Bauer

Youth Education:

Jim Hannon

Steve Reichlin

Diversion  Project:

Jim Hannon

Jack Bauer

Web Master:

Randy Ross

Social Director:

Lesley Siegel

Membership & Volunteer Director:

Debbie Hannon

Sponsorship Director:

Fred Fasen

Newsletter Directors:

Matthew Peck

Jim Hannon

Bike Corral:

David Hui

Insurance:

Jim Hannon

Grants:

Debbie Hannon

Community Outreach:

Bonnie Nixon


Our Club Sponsors:             












BCCC supports:

California Association of Bicycling Organizations

South Bay Bicycle Coalition

League of American Bicyclists

Cal Bicycle Coalition

Bicycle Angels


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