This Thursday night you should be at a cycling event. With an evening packed with fun & interesting bike happenings there’s sure to be something that everyone will find interesting. Besides our GEARs General Meeting that will include some great sharing of knowledge there is also the inagural Cycling for Veterans Ride, Bike Touring 101 with the UO Bike Program, and the Pedals & Pint event at the Rogue Public House. Read below to find out more and we’ll see you there.
Now get out there and enjoy the sunshine!!
GEARs General Meeting- Sharing Your Cycling Philosophy
Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm
Join us this month to explore several cycling topics and explain/describe your individual philosophy as to how you approach them. We have so many accomplished members and what a great way to gain knowledge from them as they share their experiences (secrets?) to promote more efficient and enjoyable cycling! The following five topics can be a “jumping off point” for all of us to share insights and enjoy each other’s company!
1. General Training Plan (Miles per week, Cadence, Mental training)
2. How to train in cycling for a jill (Weight bike/body, Seated vs. standing,Use of markers on the hill, Cadence)
3. Cycle Training Diet (Caloric needs + BMR ProteinFats and Carbs, energy drinks/food)
4. Group cycling vs. Spinning
5. Communication while riding (Verbal & hand signals)
Cycling for Veterans
Alton Baker Park; Picnic Shelter # 1
This ride is open to all veterans, especially disabled veterans, their friends and families.
Contact: Ree 541.337.3710 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike Touring 101
Outdoor Program Barn (18th and University)
Considering going on a bicycle-assisted adventure this summer, or some other time in your life? Join the UO Bike Program next Thursday for Bike Touring 101. We’ll go over all the basics and have a lot of time for questions.The event is FREE.
Several of our staff will talk about trips they’ve done, and go over topics including equipment, shelter, food, route planning, preparing and maintaining your body, bike fixin’, and more. We will discuss touring locally, nationally, and internationally. There will be a lot of time for our panel to take questions.
We look forward to seeing you! Let me know if you have any questions.
Pedals & Pints at Rouge Public House Eugene
On Thursday, April 26th the Collins Bicycle Shop and the Rogue Public House are teaming up to host a bike maintenance clinic featuring bike technicians, bikes, tires to practice flat repair and a lecture on basic bike maintenance and safety.
The event will be hosted at the Rogue Public House in Eugene from 5-7pm. The event is free for Rogue Nation members (free sign-ups at the pub) or $10 for non-members, space is limited so please call for reservations.
Rogue Ales Public House
844 Olive Street