12th Annual Fletcher Flyer
Black Mountain Riverwalk Trail
The Black Mountain Greenway Commission is raising money for the development of the Riverwalk Trail (part of the Greenway System behind Bi-Lo.). Please donate to this worthy cause. Individual donations will be matched with a total commitment by the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club up to $4000. This campaign will run during the months of April and May.
Club Meeting - Wednesday, April 8 - Focus on the latest cycling technology
Learn about the latest cycling technology from the staff at Sycamore Cycles. The topics include computers, lighting systems, clothing, shifting and breaking systems for your bike, and more. Also, Craig Mosley will discuss the upcoming club ride schedule.
The meeting will be at Sycamore Cycles located at 146 Third Ave East, Hendersonville, N.C ., 28792 on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Complimentary beer and water bottles, thanks to Bill Wells at Charles Schwab in Asheville. Bring your friends. Members and non-members are welcome.
Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games
A heads-up for all you geezer jocks and jills: the Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games bicycle time-trials are scheduled for Thursday evening April 30 at the Riverside Drive course near Marshall.
Entry is open to all athletes aged 50 and over during the year, regardless of residence, and all age-group medalists in 1-mile, 5k and 10k qualify for NC Senior Games in late September. There are 5-year age groups ad infinitum i.e. 50-54, 55-59, etc.
Ride Mileage Log
Members of the Blue Ridge Bicycle club
have a new and easy way of recording
their miles ridden per day, week, or month and
it will give you your total miles ridden at the end of year.
Traffic Skills 101
Join Bicycling In Greensboro (BIG)on March 28 to learn more about bicycle safety and become a League Cycling Instructor certified by the League of American Bicyclists. BIG will host a fast-paced 8-hour Traffic Skills 101 (TS101) class at UNCG. To learn more, go to http://www.bikegso.org/event-1873260.
June 12-14, BIG will host the League of American Bicyclists as they present a League Cycling Instructor seminar. Successful candidates who complete this seminar will then be able to teach the Ride Smart classes in their own communities. You must complete the TS101 class and be a member of the League of American Bicyclists in order to register for the LCI seminar. Registration is open for the seminar at http://www.bikeleague.org/content/take-class (Unless you are logged into the website as member, the seminar will show as closed to registration.)
For additional information on either opportunity, please contact Bicycling In Greensboro at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336.949.ROLL (7655).
The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club is considering developing a “Healthy Lifestyles” bicycle ride program using the exercise guidelines mentioned in the document found in this link: Healthy Lifestyles Document. We are not sure if this will be part of an existing ride program or a new program. We would like input from anyone interested in participating in these rides to help structure the program.
Please contact Charlie Clogston if you have an interest in this type of ride with any suggestions you might have. His email is email@example.com.
Why Join BRBC?
Support bicycle advocacy in Western North Carolina
Support bicycle education programs in Middle Schools
Support the development of new cue sheets
Your Benefits of Membership are:
- Notification of over 170 rides per year
- Meet other cyclists
- Access to ALL 225+ cue sheets developed by Ralph Draves
- 10% discount on parts, accessories, and clothing at the participating local bicycle shops:
- Discounted registration to The Fletcher Flyer (June 7, 2015)– $5.00 off registration
- Discounted membership to International Mtn.Biking Association – $5.00 off regular membership fee
- Discounted membership to League of American Bicyclists – $5.00 off regular membership fee
- Invitation to our annual year end party
BRBC is 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit organization and dues
donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by the IRS
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