City Adding to the Centennial Trail
Photo provided by Warren Walker
Brandon Blankenagel addressed SBC members at the April 14th General Meeting
Spokane Club Members to support the Commute of the Century by leading rides during Bike to Work Week or serving as a support driver for the group rides. (link)
Spokane Bike Swap & Expo
Thank you volunteers: Steve Lach, John Beaton, Ed Lee, Barbara Kehr, Jennifer Calvert, Don Carlton, Don Barden and Margaret Watson. Group photo by Justin Haller.
SBC volunteers made 122 contacts at the Bike Swap & Expo. (one on one conversations about the benefits of belonging to Spokane Bicycle Club
Mile 31 - 32 SBC clean up has been added to the "Volunteer Opportunities" Page.
Spokane Bicycle Club has been cleaning up the club "adopt a mile" section since 2002. Be a part of the tradition. Invite a friend and join in on a fun outing.
Senior Engineer, Capital Programs & GIS
City of Spokane
Creator and Implementor of The Commute of the Century
Will spoke at the April 14th General Meeting. He informed our club about the LINK Spokane initiative and how the Commute of the Century fits in to the program. These are exciting times and Brandon will be sharing the vision and asking for our continued support.
Hold the Date
Back by popular demand, the Progressive Dinner ride. We will be starting downtown at a Kendal yard home with an appetizer and/or salad. We will then work our way up the south hill using some less-traveled streets where we will have our main course. After a scenic tour of the south hill, we will finish at another south hill home before coasting back downtown. This is a free event for members and friends only. Save the date of July 6 from 1:00 to ??? for a great lunch and fun bike ride totaling about 15 miles.
Trans-Washington Tour - Pre-Ride Meeting May 19th: (details)
The threat of violence on a lone cyclist...a true story. If you ride alone at night, you might want to read this. (Link)
Trans-Washington Tour. June 16 - 21. One opening left. Currently have 39 riders signed up.
(Frequently Asked Questions added: Document)
Open for Ride Details See the Spokane Member roster for Trans-Washington. This is a casual, supported, low cost, member only tour. Ride at your own pace and enjoy camaraderie with SBC and C.O.G.S. (Cyclists of Greater Seattle) riders. This could be one of the most interesting and fun tours that you have taken. Sign up today.
Spokane Bike Club Questionnaire.
Be on the look out for a questionnaire about your communication preferences, likes and dislikes. This will help your board refine our communications policy. The more members who respond to the questionnaire, the more valid the data.
Have you noticed the "Online member input" page under the "Members Only" Tab? This is a place for on line dialogue among members, by subject. This can be viewed by members only. You can also see what's going on with the board and committees. Check it out.
"Opt in" to see what changes are being made to the web site.
Periodically, we will post what changes have been made to the web site. This can be format, content and content order. Currently, 21 members have "opted in" to get the notification. This is an effort to avoid over use of mass emails. So if this interests you, opt in by going to your profile and selecting that you want to receive occasional notifications.