March 2011 Changing Gears

The March 2011 DBC Newsletter

In this issue:

New Members - March 2011

DBC welcomes its new members!

March Madness Begins Today!

March Madness numbers are as low as they have ever been! Sign up!

The jersey ride has been replaced.

Due to the steady decline in member participation in the Jersey Ride Program, it has been abolished by Board directive. In its place is the creation of a "Coffee Social Program" aimed towards daily scheduled club rides and public service volunteer efforts. The new Program is under the direction of the Tour Director.

March Pancakes

Pancakes on Sunday March 6th at the West Plainfield Fire Department.

2011 Revised Touring Policy

A new touring policy has been created.

A neophyte's guide to March Madness

Jan Bridge offers suggestions for those new to cycling and to March Madness. It's not just for the century-a-day set!

Reserve your favorite DC volunteer spot now!

Time to nail-down your favorite volunteer spot for May's Double Century!

Give it up for Philanthropy!

What does philanthropy have to do with Davis Bike Club? by Barbara Anderson, philanthropy director

Why I Loved Deb Ford's Hill Climbing Clinic

A prose poem by Toni Terhaar Kanz

Bike Rodeos - Yee Yah!

Davis Bicycles! will be sponsoring bike rodeos at the elementary schools this Spring. Volunteers are needed. Read on to find out more!

Hall of Fame goings on

Jacquie Phelan will hold a clinic and a discussion at the Hall of Fame this month.

Why I climb

John L. Leroux shares his thoughts on the rewards of climbing.

Deb Ford's favorite ride

A "flat-ish" ride that begins in Napa.

Pretty Cool Rides Continue for March Madness

This March, there will be two offerings of the “Pretty Cool” series of rides (based in Livermore, CA): Pretty terrain, cool weather.

It's Elementary! A favorite in-town ride

Jan Bridge sees connecting the Davis elementary schools makes for a good way to burn the miles in March and learn Davis neighborhoods. Especially good in threatening weather.

Barbara Anderson's Favorite Ride

It may be the so-called "Tour de Trash" but there's a lot to like.

Last Gasp...

John Hess offers his favorite ride. And it isn't what you might think...

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