BICYCLE CLUB NEWS
Presidents Message May 2018
May is a great month for Stanislaus County Cyclist. On May 12, the Ride for Mom was ridden by over 500 cyclists. Many SCBC members either supported or rode in this event. Susan Dion and Bob Van Tuinen worked the SCBC Both. Susan coordinated the volunteers for the Ride for Mom. Chuck Floyd, SCBC, newest board of Director, volunteered driving SAG.
Bob Van Tuinen has donated his Pop Up to the Club. Bobs Pop up was used last years GHC for the entertainment. This Pop up is huge. A big thanks to Bob for his donation.
May is National Bike Month. The biggest day of the Month is Bike to Work Day. Modesto Bike to Work Day was May 17 . Tuesday May 22, is Oakdale Bike to work day. SCBC Tuesdays ride will start at OBS at at 8:30 a.m. . This is an “A/B” no drop ride and will head out to Eugene and back Sonora Road, Orange Blossom to 120.
At May’s Orange Blossom Park Meeting/ ride, we had burgers and great side dishes. JC Cox and Susan Dion did the BBQ.
Chuck Shoup brought his new Giant E Bike to Orange Blossom Park. He used the E assist, only as needed and got a good work out. I was very impressed with his bike. Chucks bike is much lighter than I thought and it looks great. We may have Giant Bikes bring some E Bikes to one of our club picnics this summer.
The Golden Hills Century planning meeting was this past week at Mountain Mikes Riverbank.
We are gearing up for October 13, 2018 GHC by rounding up sponsors and getting the word out to save this date October 13, 2018 Jan Birch and I were successful in getting two of our rest stops secured Monday. Fun Sports Bikes and World of Wheels are on board for Rest Stops.
Thanks to all of you who helped out in the Ride for Mom or rode.
Chuck's new Giant E bike....
SCBC members turn in Oil Barrels on 26 mile road. Clean up by Stanislaus County
New Share The Road Signs on Woodland Ave in Modesto and Rodden Road in Oakdale
New SHARE THE ROAD sign on Rodden road. This is the third Share The Road sign placed on Rodden. The first two were placed at the corner of Rodden & 28 mile road and were cut down and taken.
Share the road signs have been taken from Rodden & 28 Mile road (2), from 26 mile road by Milton & Sonora roads (2), from 26 Mile road 1/4 mile North or Albers (1) and the Bicycle part of the sign was taken from Orange Blossom Road & Rodden.
The Knights Ferry, Eugene, Oakdale area. So keep your eyes open and let a board member or the Stanislaus County Department of Public Works know is you see one missing.
Stanislaus County Bicycle Club members RJ Corwin, John Gerling, and Chuck Shoup recently met with Stanislaus County Department of Public Works staff regarding the club's "Share The Road" sign project. Our goal is to improve the safety of those who ride this overpass daily and who ride on other roads in Stanislaus County. An anonymous donor paid for these signs.
Thank you to the Stanislaus County Department of Public Works for working to make county roads safer for all.
To All SCBC Members who have Logged into SCBC's Website (must be logged in), be sure to check out the exclusive "MEMBERS ONLY" section located by clicking on the 3 dashs. You can add pictures you've taken on club rides (or special rides you've gone on) to share with other members. Just click on the "Upload" button to put your pictures on the website for all to see. There is also a special section called "Riding the YouTube" with videos featuring Biking ! Some fun & Some instructional.