Steve at In the Know Cycling says it better than I ever could so here’s a brief excerpt of his recommendations for riding during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. You can read the entire blog post here WHAT CYCLISTS CAN DO ABOUT CORONAVIRUS.
“Most stay-at-home advisories or shelter-in-place orders still allow us to go outside and ride. That’s one of the privileges of being a cyclist…
“But, do we all know what we should and shouldn’t be doing when we ride outside now…
Tullahoma Re-Cycle teaches middle school students safe bicycle riding principles, basic bicycle repair and maintenance. Joe Capezza coordinates this project and is asking for volunteers to help mentor West Middle School participants. They’ll be meeting on Wednesdays for the first three weeks of November and the first week of December (Nov 6, 13, 20 and Dec 4).
If you can help, please contact Joe via Email.
The 45th running of the Elk River Valley was a success. Everyone enjoyed the routes (12, 52 and 75 miles) and this year’s introduction of a food truck was hugely popular.
There were around 60 riders for the September 8th ride. In addition to HRBike members, we hosted riders from Murfreesboro, Veloteers, Columbia and other bike clubs. There were several tandems and a few recumbent riders.
A number of riders returned telling us how much they loved the route and appreciated the road markings. Several told us they stopped mid-route to take photos. Also, many of the cyclists had lunch together at West Middle after the ride compliments of the CW Concessions food truck. Continue reading