Why do you join BOB? Select 1 or more: Train for an event , which event? Make friends. Start exercising. New riding routes. Other (please specify)
New bike routes and friends.
How often do you ride? How long do you ride? At what speed do you ride?
1 or 2 a week about 10 miles each ride.
What has been the longest ride you have been on recently?
Which type of rides will you prefer? Short (easy 10-20 mile) casual? Intermediate (12 mph or so, 35 mile plus)? Women only? Challenging (40 mile plus with hills, 16 mph)? A mix or other (please specify)
Interested in cycling, but not sure where to start? Or are you tired of going on rides by yourself? Are you intimidated by the Lance Armstrong wannabes that are smoking past you with those tight black bottom spandex and thick calf muscles? Well have we got the group for you! If you are new to cycling or if you are a veteran of cycling we invite you to gather for weekend ride/course planning, gear talk, training tips, social outings, etc.!
Our purpose is to gear up, get on, get out, and get going, chase the wind and have fun! Who cares if the guys are faster than us, we just like to see their cool bike tights as they race by! Isn't that why we're here??
We encourage you to suggest rides and events to add to the calendar! Don't forget to check out our Message Board for the latest info.
With that said, here are some basics: RSVP so the Ride Leaders know that you are coming and CANCEL if you change your mind. Show up at least 15 minutes before the ride start time, if the group is ready to depart on time they will do just that. Have a spare tube and pump to take with you on the ride even if you don't know how to use them.
Finally, fully read the ride descriptions! Call or email the Ride Leader the day before the ride if you need any help with equipment or questions about the route.
We are here to help make it fun. As always, contact any of the Organizers directly if there are any concerns.