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WELCOME!
The BOBie (Bah-bee) Cycling Club is a multi-level, recreational road cycling club based in Chino/Chino Hills (Southern California) since January 2011.  Our no-drop rides, strong leadership, and welcoming spirit has helped us to grow into one of Inland Empire’s favorite cycling clubs.
We have many enthusiastic Ride Leaders offering weekday/night and weekend rides at many skill levels throughout the Inland Empire, including the foothills of San Gabriel Mountains, to the coastal communities between San Diego to Santa Barbara.
WHO WE ARE NOT:
We are NOT a club that rides as one huge peleton NOR are we a racing club.  Instead, our unique multi-level rides keep our attendance at a manageable 8-25.  Exceptions:  Our year-round Tues/Thur night training rides – however the night rides do still roll out at ride levels 3-4-5.
MEETUP CLUB MEMBERSHIP:
Our general membership is FREE through our Meetup Site here.  Club t-shirts, socks, and hats are available for purchase to our general membership by email:  bobiecycling@gmail.com   You must "Join Us" here as a BOBie member to continue riding with our club after your first ride as a guest.  Rider Insurance is not available at this basic membership level.  Upgrade to our Premium Club Membership Program below:
PREMIUM CLUB MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM:
We offer a voluntary annual membership upgrade for just $25 which is packed with perks and benefits including special purchasing programs, club ride insurance, raffle programs, a premium club-level ride routing site, complimentary catered lunch at our periodic club picnics, and the ability to purchase our club jersey or entire kit.  
Visit Our Message Board to REVIEW or PURCHASE an Annual Premium Club Membership here: https://www.meetup.com/BOBie_Cycling_Club/messages/boards/thread/52920103

SOME HELPFUL LINKS TO GET YOU STARTED:
·  Members are invited to stay connected through our Meetup Site and Social Media.
·  Check our CALENDAR http://www.meetup.com/BOBie_Cycling_Club/events/calendar/ for your next riding adventure (plan ahead easily with our full month calendars).  Download the Meetup App on your smartphone for easy RSVP.
*  For More Club Information, Contact Us at bobiecycling@gmail.com
SOCIAL MEDIA – Our club members are invited to join our Members-only Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/133347896734011/ and BOBieCyclingClub on Instagram.  Also, our active members may request to join our BOBie Cycling Club on STRAVA.
SPONSORS AND PERKS - Our club members are encouraged to support our generous Sponsors and Friends of the BOBies.   http://www.meetup.com/BOBie_Cycling_Club/sponsors/
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RIDE LEVELS / POSTINGS
Each of our rides are posted to the calendar with a clear description to meet ride expectancy, as well as ride level, distance, terrain, and pace.  Members are encouraged to choose rides that best describes their current riding abilities.  Most of our club rides, regardless of distance, are usually offered at the 3 or 4 levels.  If you don't see a ride for you, please contact us for a ride suggestion at bobiecycling@gmail.com.
Here is a brief overview of our ride levels / expectancies.  For a more detailed list, click on this link:  https://www.meetup.com/BOBie_Cycling_Club/messages/boards/thread/49677732
1 Level   10-12 mph pace - Usually listed as JOY RIDES (Contact us for leadership opportunities here)
2 Level  12-13 mph pace - Usually considered BEGINNERS (Contact us to begin hosting beginner level rides)
3 Level  14-16 mph pace - Usually considered MODERATE 
4 Level  17-19 mph pace - Usually considered INTERMEDIATE
5 Level  20+ mph pace -  Usually considered ADVANCED
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Our BOBie Cycling Club is led with a passion for cycling and the enjoyment of sharing it with others. We encourage our members to not only participate in the rides, but take an interest in helping us build our club by hosting or leading rides. Let us know if you are interested in joining our Leadership Team.
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Upcoming events (4+)

Level 2+/3 Rancho Summer Night Ride

Needs a location

Roll at 7:00PM
Distance: 19 mi
Elevation Gain: 587'

Nancy's Summer night ride is BAAAACK! Monday evenings beginning 7/18 throughout the summer until it gets too cold. At this point, it doesn't get dark until 8pm, but as always, the sunset times change week after week.

This is an easy 19-mile ride! We meet at the PET Trailhead at the Central Park in Rancho Cucamonga. Ample parking on the Senior Center side. Great views along Banyan with a picture stop. Includes a fun 3% downhill.

Come join us! LIGHTS ARE REQUIRED!

Route Link:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32912229

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BOBIE CLUB PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM ($25/yr)
Rider Accident/Medical Insurance, Bike Shop Discounts, Infinity Saddle Loan Program, Bike Travel Case Rental, Club Kit Purchases, etc. Contact Us For More Information: [masked]

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GOOD TO KNOW:
As with all BOBie rides are always a "NO DROP" ride. Safety and riding in groups will be our main goal to give us greater visibility when in traffic. Helmets are mandatory on all BOBIE rides. Bring hydration, spare tube, nutrition and appropriate clothing to be comfortable during the entire ride. (The weather can and will change during the ride).

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IMPORTANT - BE PREPARED!

  • All Riders MUST bring their own supplies for flat tire repair.
  • Bring Cash or a Credit Card to pay for any unexpected expenses such as bike repairs or transportation home is highly recommended. By not having any way to cover unplanned expenses when something goes wrong YOU shift that financial burden to those who are riding with you or create a situation where you are left stranded, which can lead to awkward feelings.
  • Helmets are mandatory on all BOBIE rides.
  • Bring hydration, spare tube, nutrition and appropriate clothing to be comfortable during the entire ride. (The weather can and will change during the ride).
  • Please be sure to bring a "Road ID" or similar up to date IN CASE OF EMERGENCY INFO list with you on all BOBIE rides to allow others to help you if you are unable to help yourself.

BASIC DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group or signing up for OR attending any BOBIE RIDE, EVENT OR Function you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

Level 3 Tues 27mi Chino/ Chino Hills

Needs a location

#ROLLOUT by 7:15AM
Route Link:CB 27 MV 2022
CB 27 MV 2022: 27 miles 1363 elevation gain
Ride Leader: Teri Miller[masked]

DESCRIPTION: Come join us on this club favorite 27-mile route through Chino/Chino Hills. Start with a nice flat warm up through Chino then head up Chino Hills Pkwy to start some nice climbing.

Riders must be in good health – if you are sick, stay home!

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BOBIE CLUB RIDER ACCIDENT INSURANCE, InCycle Bicycles Discounts, Club Kit Purchases:
Contact Us For More Information: [masked]

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IMPORTANT - BE PREPARED!

  • All Riders MUST bring their own supplies for flat tire repair.
  • Bring Cash or a Credit Card to pay for any unexpected expenses such as bike repairs or transportation home is highly recommended. By not having any way to cover unplanned expenses when something goes wrong YOU shift that financial burden to those who are riding with you or create a situation where you are left stranded, which can lead to awkward feelings.
  • Helmets are mandatory on all BOBIE rides.
  • Bring hydration, spare tube, nutrition and appropriate clothing to be comfortable during the entire ride. (The weather can and will change during the ride).
  • Please be sure to bring a "Road ID" or similar up to date IN CASE OF EMERGENCY INFO list with you on all BOBIE rides to allow others to help you if you are unable to help yourself.

BASIC DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group or signing up for OR attending any BOBIE RIDE, EVENT OR Function you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

Level 3/4: BOBies Nite Ride. 26 miles.

Needs a location

This ride will start a few minutes earlier than the Level 4/5 ride and will join level 4/5 ride at the truck stop. There has been a interest in bringing this ride back and a few people that ride the night ride now are at this level.

Please be courteous to your fellow riders and be ready to roll at 6:40PM sharp. The terrain is VERY FLAT but there may be wind and the ride distance is nearly 26.5 miles.

*2021 COVID-19 Recovery Disclaimer: (Updated[masked])
By participating on this ride with us during the COVID-19 Crisis, you accept the risk of contracting this virus. All Club Members are encouraged to practice social distancing while on our rides which includes avoiding drafting.

Face Masks are RECOMMENDED when assisting with mechanical repairs (i.e., when social distancing is difficult).

RIDER LIMIT: Ride Leaders/Hosts MAY limit attendance to 8 to allow for a smoother ride experience that encourages the 6’ or more Social Distancing.

Use caution when riding Side-by-Side to allow Social Distancing

Riders must be in good health – if you are sick, stay home!

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BOBIE CLUB RIDER ACCIDENT INSURANCE, InCycle Bicycles Discounts, Club Kit Purchases:
Contact Us For More Information: [masked]
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RAIN CANCELS RIDE ************************************ As with all BOBie rides this is a "NO DROP" ride. We will stop as needed to regroup, in addition to one scheduled at Hero's Park Safety and riding in groups will be our main goal to give us greater visibility when in traffic.

***************** IMPORTANT ******************** Front and Rear lights are mandatory... minimum of 500 lumens recommended for the front and substantial rear lights. Additional ankle, side and rear helmet lights are HIGHLY encouraged!!!! All Riders MUST bring their own supplies for flat tire repair. No worries, we will lend a hand if needed. Bringing $$ or a credit card to pay for any unexpected expenses such as bike repairs or transportation home is highly recommended. By not having any way to cover unplanned expenses when something goes wrong YOU shift that financial burden to those that are riding with you or create a situation where you are left stranded, which can lead to awkward feelings. Helmets are mandatory on all BOBIE rides. Bring hydration, spare tube, nutrition and appropriate clothing to be comfortable during the entire ride. (The weather can and will change during the ride). Please be sure to bring a "Road ID" or similar up to date IN CASE OF EMERGENCY INFO list with you on all BOBIE rides to allow others to help you if you are unable to help yourself. Note: Rain will cancel this ride. DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group or signing up for OR attending any BOBIE RIDE, EVENT OR Function you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis. IMPORTANT: If you are running a couple of minutes late I suggest you CALL the ride leader to see if they can wait for you. (Texting or MeetUp Messaging notifications are sometimes slow or hard to hear in the Pre Ride environment.) Please acquire the ride leaders phone number well ahead of time and keep it in your phone for this and other urgent matters!

Level 4/5: BNR (BOBies Night Ride). 26 miles.

Needs a location

Please be courteous to your fellow riders and be ready to roll at 6:45PM sharp. The terrain is VERY FLAT but there may be wind and the ride distance is nearly 26.5 miles.

*2021 COVID-19 Recovery Disclaimer: (Updated[masked])
By participating on this ride with us during the COVID-19 Crisis, you accept the risk of contracting this virus. All Club Members are encouraged to practice social distancing while on our rides which includes avoiding drafting.

Face Masks are RECOMMENDED when assisting with mechanical repairs (i.e., when social distancing is difficult).

RIDER LIMIT: Ride Leaders/Hosts MAY limit attendance to 8 to allow for a smoother ride experience that encourages the 6’ or more Social Distancing.

Use caution when riding Side-by-Side to allow Social Distancing

Riders must be in good health – if you are sick, stay home!

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BOBIE CLUB RIDER ACCIDENT INSURANCE, InCycle Bicycles Discounts, Club Kit Purchases:
Contact Us For More Information: [masked]
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RAIN CANCELS RIDE ************************************ As with all BOBie rides this is a "NO DROP" ride. We will stop as needed to regroup, in addition to one scheduled at Hero's Park Safety and riding in groups will be our main goal to give us greater visibility when in traffic.

***************** IMPORTANT ******************** Front and Rear lights are mandatory... minimum of 500 lumens recommended for the front and substantial rear lights. Additional ankle, side and rear helmet lights are HIGHLY encouraged!!!! All Riders MUST bring their own supplies for flat tire repair. No worries, we will lend a hand if needed. Bringing $$ or a credit card to pay for any unexpected expenses such as bike repairs or transportation home is highly recommended. By not having any way to cover unplanned expenses when something goes wrong YOU shift that financial burden to those that are riding with you or create a situation where you are left stranded, which can lead to awkward feelings. Helmets are mandatory on all BOBIE rides. Bring hydration, spare tube, nutrition and appropriate clothing to be comfortable during the entire ride. (The weather can and will change during the ride). Please be sure to bring a "Road ID" or similar up to date IN CASE OF EMERGENCY INFO list with you on all BOBIE rides to allow others to help you if you are unable to help yourself. Note: Rain will cancel this ride. DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group or signing up for OR attending any BOBIE RIDE, EVENT OR Function you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis. IMPORTANT: If you are running a couple of minutes late I suggest you CALL the ride leader to see if they can wait for you. (Texting or MeetUp Messaging notifications are sometimes slow or hard to hear in the Pre Ride environment.) Please acquire the ride leaders phone number well ahead of time and keep it in your phone for this and other urgent matters!

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