Two New Website Features
Texting and Member Photos
You can now send SMS messages to other members and to everyone on your ride. You can optionally include your current location. This means it is really easy to notify everyone if you have a flat or other problem. And if you include your location, people will know exactly where you are.
We send out all texts from 914-313-8770, so make sure that is not seen as spam on your phone.
If you reply to the text, and (Two New Website Features continues ...)
Club RWGPS Update
We now have almost 300 routes in the Club RWGPS library. The library is accessible to EVERYONE, with or without a RWGPS account. It is a fantastic resource and we would like ride leaders to start at the RWGPS library when looking for routes and links.
Check it out here:
It is very easy to sort the routes by name, starting location, or (Club RWGPS Update continues ...)
Mysteries of gearing revealed
I confess. When someone would ask me “what cassette are you using?” or “is that a compact crank?” I would shrug my shoulders and change the subject. But curiosity finally caught up with me, and I sat down to figure it out. So here is the bike nerd’s guide to gearing, along with an Excel spreadsheet you can download from the WCC website to plug in your own data and explore the impact of the many gearing choices you can make on your bike: Gearing Cadence(Mysteries of gearing revealed continues ...)
RWGPS--Should I Stay or Should I Go?
If you don’t know about this or just haven't gotten around to enrolling, read this! And send me an email if you want to enroll. It is FREE.
We now have 150 members enrolled in the account and 340 routes in the WCC RWGPS route library. Remember the library is publicly accessible here: https://ridewithgps.com/organizations/80-westchester-cycle-club/routes. This link is on the (RWGPS--Should I Stay or Should I Go? continues ...)
Nominations Open for 2020 Board of Directors
|Vice President||Robert Hermann|
|Rides Chair||Greg Sims *|
|Newsletter Editor||Larry Edlavitch|
|Safety & Education||Andy Mockler *|
|Bikes 4 Kids/Special Events||Bill O'Connell|
|Member At Large||Beverly Thornhill|