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Spring Rides Begin

It seems spring has been long in coming this year, and now, the regularly scheduled HRBike rides are resuming as weather permits. In the photo, notice the blooms on the trees and the long pants and long sleeves on these riders; there is still a bit of wind and chill to deal with so be sure to check the weather before you set out. Below are club rides that are resuming, please check the HRBike calendar for details. Want to add a ride to the list…email Ride Captain Denny Elston or Pres. Tim Harrison.
The longest standing ride for our club, the Tuesday Night Social Ride, is back in swing. Joe Capezza leads these short, moderately paced rides from Frazier McEwen Park on Tuesday nights at 5:30 pm, weather permitting. The spring rides may be shorter due to the lack of daylight so it is good way to start riding again Continue reading

Ride Report: Next Steps

On October 7, 2017, Jeannie & Stuart Coulter (pictured) rode in the Next Steps Century they liked a lot and thought perhaps club members would like to attend next year. Please enjoy their report:

We attended the Next Steps Century ride in Dunlap, TN. This event used to be run by the Chattanooga Bike Club but is now organized by the Next Step Resources Center, a teen pregnancy crisis center (as a fund raiser). This is their third year. We were returning to our old stomping grounds since we used to live in Jasper. The ride was well run and they had many volunteers. They had SAG vehicles that roamed the course and one that spent a lot of time behind us. I wonder why? The start and all of the rest stops were at churches with good bathrooms. The food was plentiful at the first stop, but meager at the second.

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May is National Bike Month

It’s bike month! To celebrate take someone you know on a bike ride around the block or around your neighborhood to remind them of how much fun it is to ride a bike! 

Here are a few activities for you to consider:

  • May 7 Adopt a Hwy, 3:15 Hwy 130
  • May 10 Ride to School Day
  • May 17 Ride of Silence, 7 pm, Frazier McEwen
  • May 19 Ride to Work Day

Of course we will have weekday rides and Saturday club rides as usual. If you would like to plan an additional event, please let Tim, Julia or Denny know and we’ll get it on the calendar.

Have a safe and happy time riding your bike!