Ride To Remember April 29

The 11th Annual Ride To Remember is Saturday, April 29.
Proceeds of the event support Al'z Place, a day care facility for Alzheimers patients.  Many riders ride in support of a friend or loved one who is suffering from this disease.

Registration will is now open; GCC Members should use the link in the Members Area, non-members can register from the Ride To Remember information page.

Many thanks to Bruce and Margaret Berry for painting the blue Dan Henry's that mark the route, and to our sign placers: Bob & Suzanne Newman, Phil Irwin, Tim Strauser & Marcy Wilson, and Barb Wills & Gwen Creel.

The organizers of the Ride To Remember are looking for volunteers to staff the rest stops in Flemington and on the Trail at Rochelle. If you would like to volunteer, call or email Jay Hand HANDJT@shands.ufl.edu 352-265-8737.

(There is a space left for the packet stuffing party on April 27; sign up in the Members Area, News page, third column.)

GCC Presents: Basics of Street Riding

May is National Bike Month!

Do you want to ride smarter, ride confidently, and ride legally?

The Gainesville Cycling Club announces a “Basic Street Cycling” workshop to help you improve your cycling skills.

The workshop is free and open to all teens and adults who are interested in cycling more.

We will conduct a classroom workshop that emphasizes best practices for street cycling in urban areas.

The workshop will employ dialogues by participants in a safe space on numerous topics important for effective street cycling.

For more information, contact Stephen Perz, GCC Bike Education Director, at stephen_perz@yahoo.com.

Come one, come all!

The workshop will available as follows:

Wednesday, May 3, 6 to 8pm in The Freewheel Project's classroom
Tuesday, May 9, 6 to 8 pm at Alachua County Headquarters Library
Wednesday, May 10, 6 to 8pm at Millhopper Branch Library
Sunday, August 13, 2 to 4 pm, Alachua County Headquarters Library
Tuesday, August 15, 6 to 8 pm, Millhopper Branch Library

The Hipp After Dark

Packet pickup and registration for the Ride To Remember will be available on Friday evening, April 28, at the Hippodrome State Theater, 25 SE 2nd Pl, between 5 pm and 7 pm. Register at preregistration prices. Save time by doing a form online and bringing it with you.

Stick around and enjoy gourmet snacks, wine, and beer for a donation of only $10 (persons not registered for the ride can attend for $25). Cassie plays acoustic from 5:30 to 7:45. The open bar will be available from 5:30 to 7:30. Enter the raffle to win fabulous prizes!

Get tickets for the event here.

Tour de Melon

See the Members Area for a discount code for this event!