Can't catch a break lately, CVC rides are cancelled today/Saturday.

Taylor Hodoose

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From: Taylor Hodoose <>
Date: Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 10:58 AM
Subject: cvc weekend rides 2/9 & 2/10/19
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Local rides-  Saturday February 9th @8:30 am
Ride Leader Route Miles Climb (ft.) Map
Red Taylor Westlake/Mully 44.5 4,545
805-390-2200 DN Latigo/Encinal
Orange Alfonzo Westlake/Arboles 44 3,507
978-394-7318 DOVI/Sycamore
Gold Lisa 818-535-0862. Westlake/WD Ranch 35 2,330
Sharon 818-519-8694 Lynn/Erbes
Petros 805-630-8116  
  Sunday February 10th @9:00 am
Ride Leader Route Miles Climb (ft.) Map
Black Eric Hidden Vly 45 2,705
480-205-3594  Santa Rosa/Erbes
RED Alfonzo Rockstore/up Enc 37 3,959
Orange 978-394-7318 TopOW/Lk Shw
Social Kay Lindero 22 1,255
818-419-1172 Oak Park/Agoura

Question of the week:   When will the cold weather go away?  As I’ve told Mark many times, “I don’t like cold weather”.  I’m 3rd generation California native.  There’s a reason I live in CA (besides the fact that I was born here), I love the sunshine.  I’d rather ride in the heat grinding up Latigo, than being cold and getting those shivering chills you can’t quite shake.  I know you’ll think I’m a wimp in that regard, and it’s true.  I also know it will get plenty hot soon enough; but I'm ready for spring, how about you?

Safety Tip of the Week:  Watch for Traffic Coming from The Rear-Even when you are occupying the proper lane position, it often helps to know when a car is coming. Consider wearing/using a mirror.  Since those in front cannot see traffic approaching from the rear, it is the responsibility of the riders in back to inform the others by saying “car back.” Around curves, on narrow roads, or when riding double, it is also helpful to warn of traffic approaching from the front with “car up.”

When riding with us:
·      wear helmets and ensure your bike is in good working order
·      stay in bike lanes and no more than two abreast on them; single file otherwise
·      not overlap wheels
·      descend carefully!  Look out for debris, animals, potholes, tight bends, and slick spots
·      pass slower riders on the left 
·      ride predictably: signal when changing lines and call out hazards
·      avoid bunching up 
·      respect all traffic rules and the rights of motor vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians
·   always use proper hand signals to indicate to drivers and other riders your intentions
·   we are a "rules of the road" cycling club
·     Inclement weather policy: In the interest of safety, whenever it is either actively raining 
or the ride route has wet roads, it is our club policy to cancel a club ride. 
Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions;
 however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride

Taylor Hodoose