12th Annual Fletcher Flyer
Club Meeting - Getting Ready for the Century Season
Is my Bike ready? Am I ready? What century do I ride?
The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club will hold an informational meeting about getting your bicycle and yourself ready for riding in the upcoming Century rides. The meeting will be held at Motion Makers 878 Brevard Road, Asheville on Wednesday, March 4, starting at 6:00 p.m.
Join these riders looking for answers.
Find out how to get your bike in the best shape for long distance rides from the mechanics of Motion Makers. Find out how to get yourself in shape from Noah and Nina of CTS (Carmichael Training Systems). Find out about some of the upcoming century rides from the directors of the Fletcher Flyer, Cycle to Farm, Blue Ridge Breakaway, Tour d'Apple, and the Bookwalter Binge.
Thanks to Bill Wells of Charles Schwab for sponsoring this meeting. Did I forget to mention the complimentary beer for those over 21?
This meeting is free and open to the public, so bring your cycling friends.
Please take AIM survey
The Asheville in Motion (AIM) plan is an important community-driven step to absorb and enhance growth in a way that balances travel needs and creates true choices among the City’s mobility options. This survey is your chance to voice your concerns and desires for the future of transportation in Asheville. The survey includes short questions about general transportation as well as an interactive map where you will be able to pinpoint multimodal issues in the community. https://ashevilleinmotion.metroquest.com/
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roadside Pullout Poll
With all the hills in WNC, sometimes we cyclists hold up cars trying to pass on narrow winding roads. Joe had a conversation with the NCDOT District Engineer for District 14 and he asked the following question: “If there were pullouts for cyclists to use to let cars pass, would the cyclists use them?
The Blue Ridge Bike Club is a strong advocacy group for all things benefiting cycling. Every members vote counts. Polls are available to members only and the system will enforce one vote per member.
Thank You for Your Participation!
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
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donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by the IRS
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