Winchester AppleCross Bike Race

On Sunday, 19 November 2017, an annual bike race will be held. This is a cyclocross race in Jim Barnett Park. If interested in volunteering for the event, please contact Jon Hicks at sportifcoachingva@gmail.com. If interested racing, please visit the event site at www.bikereg.com/winchesterapplecross.


Highlights from the last club meeting

Treasurer’s report where Jonathan Hanson reported the following:

Checking: $1,278.06
Saving: $2,442.71
Cash on hand: $90.00

  • Mike Perry reported that we could have the Banquet at Rock Harbor Golf Course. At the October meeting we voted to have the Banquet at Rock Harbor.
  • There was more discussion on new Club Tees and Jerseys. We will have an update at the November meeting.
  • Looking at a 2018 Tour for the club. Most likely New York Finger Lakes. More information will follow.
  • The club and attending members thanked Tire Outfitters, Ed Duncan and Robert Golightly for their efforts in hosting the Club Metric Century.

WINCHESTER WHEELMEN METRIC CENTURY!

Please join the club FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL Century ride on October 1 from the Clearbrook Fire Hall at 9am. The fire company is located on Brucetown Road, about . off Route 11 in clearbrook, just past the north entrance of Clearbrook Park. There will be four choices of rides. One slightly less then 20 miles, another one right at 25 miles, the third route at 37 miles and then the 62 mile metric Century. The 25 mile ride and first part of the Metric Century will be more hill climbing and the 20, 37 and balance of the Metric will be much more flat with fewer hills. The rest stop for the Metric will also be at the Fire hall. There will no rest stops for the other routes, but snacks and drinks will be at the Fire hall to take with you and when you finish.

This ride is for Club Members and their families and there is no charge to ride. You are more then welcome to pay your dues that day and ride. We will have membership forms available the morning of the ride. The cost is $20.00 and will cover your 2018 dues.

Cue sheets will be available morning of the ride, but the 25 miler and first part of the century takes you to the west side of I-81 and the 20, 37 and second half of the Century takes you east to Clarke County.


Mountain Biking is set to go!

We will be Mountain Biking on Monday’s, starting on September 18th. We will be at Sherando Park in Stephens City on that night at 6:15pm. This will be a casual evening and a good way to get started, if you have an interest in mountain biking. There will be plenty of people there to help and please call me about any questions you may have. Robert Golightly at 540 535 9986.


KID’S RIDE

The 9th Annual Shenandoah Valley Heritage Ride, to support the Kids Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley was held Sunday, August 27th. The ride many Wheelmen out to support the event and hope we will able to raise a lot of money for the Kids Club.

Kid’s Club Benefit Ride Photos