Feb 2021 Braking News: New Year, New presidents, New RBC Board • Thank you, Mike Hays! • Winter Riding Best Practices • Nyack Bike Outfitter's Jim Skelley Retires after 48 years • COVID Ride Rules Reminder • New 501c3 Bike/Pedestrian org will work to create complete, safer streets
More Rides, More Leaders
After a challenging year, where we had to make COVID-19-sensitive adjustments to our ride schedule, we are hopeful to get back to a normal ride schedule (or at least closer to one). This year, we have some exciting plans including a weekly club ride starting at the same time and location. This ride will have multiple routes and pace options with the goal of starting and ending together and an optional post-ride social at a local eatery. We also plan to feature two new series:(More Rides, More Leaders continues .
Three Fun 2021 Events From The RBC
Coming up this season are The RBC Primavera, RBC Invitational, and the well-known and well-attended Ride 'Round Rockland. The RBC Primavera will be held in late April or early May (date TBD) as a launch to the club's riding season. We'll host an A, B, and C ride with distances of 20 to 50 miles inviting all club members to start and finish at the same location, with a catered sit-down lunch afterwards. It'll be a great way to meet other club members(Three Fun 2021 Events From The RBC continues .
Five Tips to Keep You Riding This Winter
Don't let Old Man Winter hold you back from all the joy that can be had on Rockland's roads during the colder months! Winter bike rides can be some of the best riding you'll do all year. The air is fresh and crisp; the roads can be quiet and safe. Best of all, you will come home with a feeling of fulfillment, accomplishment, and a reduced level of stress. Here are five tips to keep you on the road enjoying your favorite pastime and logging some quality miles.
Get Social With RBC
Our club has many riders across the County, which means there are a ton of routes, rides, ideas, and stories out there. Why not share them with the rest of us? If you have pictures, stories, fun facts, or really anything about cycling, please post them to our social media pages:NEW Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/rocklandbicyclingclub) This is our virtual cafe stop where we can share photos, chat, and discuss our epic rides, gear selection, or anything else(Get Social With RBC continues .