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    October 2014
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  • MONDAY COFFEE Ride Change

    The fall weather is upon us and the days are getting shorter.  We are scheduled to go back to standard time on November 2nd at 2:00 AM.  This signals the change of the start time for this ride to slide until 10:30.  This will be effective on Monday November 3rd.  The ride leader for this ride will also change to David Chapman who will lead us through the winter months.  A big thanks goes out to Ray Forsyth for leading the rides through the Spring and Summer months.  This ride is a mix of many different ride levels and allows members to mingle at the Pony during a stop made there along the ride.  Join this ride sometime in the future if you haven’t been along before.

  • Annual Meeting - Rescheduled to 12/10

    I’m disappointed to report that the Club’s Annual Meeting scheduled for 10/11 has been postponed. There were just too few members registered for the event to make it work financially.

    The Board has rescheduled the event to Wednesday evening, December 10th, at Howiee’s in Medford (details and updates will be included in the Club’s Newsletter, Facebook and website as they become available). We hope that date will work with your schedule and that you’ll still be able to attend. Registration link.

  • Rules of the Road

    The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition released a great new educational video about the top 10 rules of the road. The sidewalk rule, mentioned in the video, is unique to California but otherwise the content is applicable everywhere. Take a look and always follow the Rules of the Road.

  • Board Meeting Oct. 1

    The next Velo Club board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Caldera Brewery at 590 Clover Lane, Ashland. All members are welcome to attend. Minutes and Treasurer Reports of all meetings are available from the secretary, Glenna Van Buskirk at Glenna.Vanbuskirk@asante.org.

  • State Scenic Bikeway Coming to Southern Oregon

    Do you know that Oregon was the first state in the US to initiate a State Scenic Bikeway program? Recently Jenna Stanke spearheaded a proposal to have our iconic Mountain Lakes Loop designated as the first Scenic Bikeway in Southern Oregon. The route has been approved by the State Committee, but there are additional hoops to jump through. The Ashland Chamber of Commerce has recently approved the concept, and the next step is a public meeting to present the proposal to the public and answer questions. The meeting is Sep 30 at 6 pm at Pioneer Hall in Ashland. We should all attend the meeting to show our support and to ask any questions you may have.

    Proposed route:  http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2262835

    Scenic Bikeways:  http://rideoregonride.com/rides/scenic-bikeways/

    Scenic Bikeway program:  http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/BIKE/Pages/index.aspx