Beach Cities Cycling Club Newsletter May 21, 2018




MAY 21, 2018 NEWSLETTER


Tuesday Riders


Wednesday Afternoon


Thursday post-ride relaxation


Bike To Work Thursday...Mario, George and Bob serve up bagels 


Friday Bunners


SATURDAY

L3 Crew


Somewhere up Malibu Way


MOUNT WILSON

The L1 riders, post apple pie ala-mode stuffing at the Cosmic Cafe


The L2 riders


We started below the clouds, rode through the clouds, and then rode above the clouds.



SUNDAY...Larry leads a group to Porto's


At the Tour De Pier



Debbie, Sherri & Lori Ride on Sunday


ELSEWHERE

BCCC member Steve Reichlin teaches youngsters proper riding skills


Charlie & Diana Thacker take a ride to Porto's


Monday on Gibraltar Road, Santa Barbara, AMGEN Tour of California.



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

Go Ride!

Annual Board Meeting, July 24th,

7PM BCHD lower level

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RIDE LEADERS' CORNER

We meet second Wednesday of each month.

630PM, Beach Cities Health District Basement

*****

RIDE LEADERS NEEDED!!!

Your Club is in need of Ride Leaders, particularly to lead  Level 3 and 4 rides.  All that you need is the willingness to lead others in a sport that you love! And maybe a sense of direction.

We'll teach you the rest.

Contact Mario at unix_fan@yahoo.com for  more details.


ARE YOU LIT?


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FREE BEER!!!!  FREE T-SHIRT!!!!

The first 30 BCCCers who sign up to staff the Bike Corral

at Hermosa Beach's Memorial Day Festivities will

get a $5 gift card to Rock & Brews AND a NEW 2018 BCCC T-shirt.

Sign ups available at this Friday's Happy Hour at Rock & Brews.

All it takes is 2-3 hours of your time at the Hermosa Pier.

Contact Hawk at hawkndi1@ix.netcom.com


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HAPPY HOUR!

This, Friday, May 25th, Rock-n-Brews, Redondo Beach. 5PM.

We'll be toasting "farewell" to Club Members Steve & Christa Kanya, and Don & Jamie Elford, who are moving away!

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NEW MEMBERS

Welcome Yoshie Yabu & Larice Peoples!!

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COMING UP IN JUNE

June 9th - The Movement Ride

June 23rd - Bob's Introduction To Gravel

June 30th - Return To Mount Baldy

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TUESDAY RIDE

THIS WEEK......IS AWAY FROM THE SOUTH BAY,

so officially cancelled.

HOWEVER, Bob Kellogg will be leaving MB Pier at 830AM for an easy cruise around MDR and back. Join him if you wish, and get a preview of the upcoming "Bob's Intro to Gravel" ride in June.

Other Members who wish to ride can meet at 9AM, Cap'n Kidds

on a route of their choosing.



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BOB'S BUN RIDE

 Fridays, 830AM, starts at ROMAN AROMA

5/25 - Saks on the Beach, RB

6/1 - Playa Vista

6/8 - Riders' Choice


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SATURDAY RIDES

Access route sheets and the club calendar by going here.

Front and rear lights recommended on all Club rides.


L1-TURNBULL CANYON 

(NOT A REMOTE START)

Roll out from Cap'n Kidds at 8AM, and ride to Whittier's Turnbull Canyon. Then ride home.

Only 20 miles longer than starting from Joe's....

84 miles, 2900 feet led by Ironman Tim O'Crowley.


L2-THREE RIVERS

Ride along 3 river trails, San Gabriel, Rio Hondo and LA.

61 miles, 1100 feet led by Dale Mooney.


L3- TEMESCAL GATEWAY PARK

Ride to the Park just past SaMo.

Ride home. 41 miles, 1K feet.

TBD.


L4-BROKEN SPOKE

A lap around the Marina, and back home before the beach gets crazy busy.

Ron Pickering leads, 29 miles, flat.


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  





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. Rides below subject to change - check our website!!!

Saturday:

8:00AM 

Parking Lot Adjacent to Captain Kidd's

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

Parking Lot Adjacent to Captain Kidd's

Route varies, 40-70+ miles

L2 Pace (typically)


Wednesday:

3:00PM (when it's not Daylight Savings Time)

4:00PM (during Daylight Savings Time)

Parking Lot Adjacent to Capatain Kidd's

Palos Verdes Hilly Ride

20-25 miles


Thursday:

9:00AM

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 Ironman Tim O'Crowley

Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes


LIGHTS REQUIRED!


Friday:

Bob's Bun  Ride, 8:30AM

Roman Aroma

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.



BCCC supports:

California Association of Bicycling Organizations

South Bay Bicycle Coalition

League of American Bicyclists

Cal Bicycle Coalition

Bicycle Angels











OFFICERS/DIRECTORS

Club President:

Jim Hannon

Vice President:

Julian Katz

Secretary:

Susan Callaway

Treasurer:

Donna Martinez

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


Club Sponsors         













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