August Weekend Rides
Saturday 8/06: Come one, come all for a gamblers choice ride. Expect 30 - 40 miles and various paces depending on the number of riders that show.
Saturday 8/13: Mark will lead a 'C' group on an easy pace ride for about 15 miles. The 'A' and 'B' riders can expect 30 - 40 miles.
Sunday 8/14: Club training ride for the Wacky Bike Ride. All members are welcome to come out and get some miles in as we head North and ride around Cherry Creek Reservoir.
Saturday 8/20: Same as the August 13th. 'A' & 'B' group going 30 - 40 miles. 'C' group going 15 miles
Sunday 8/21: All members are welcome to come out and get some miles in on a great looking Sunday morning.
Bicycle Maintenance Clinics at Treads in Parker
2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursday of each month. 6:00-7:30/8:00pm
These are free, but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Thursday - Basic Class
3rd Thursday - Womens Class
4th Thursday - Advanced Class
Andrew will cover bicycle basics and trail side repair including:
Proper tire inflation
Properly lubricating your chain
Changing your front and rear tubes
Patching a tube
Installing a tire boot
Removing a stuck chain
Re-setting your chain
Repairing a broken chain with a quick link
Simple adjustment of your brakes
What to do in the event of a broken spoke
Anyone is welcome to attend. It doesn't matter if you are just starting out, or if you are a seasoned rider. If you feel like you want to be more confident with your bike upkeep and maintenance, then this class is going to be beneficial to you. Keep in mind that there are basic and advanced clinics. If you are comfortable changing flats, patching tubes, and adjusting brakes and shifting, then you may want to consider the advanced clinics on the 4th Thurdsay of the month.
The class will run 1.5 - 2 hours and there will be time after the class ends for students to shop for parts, accessories, and tools. You may find that you want to purchase some of these gadgets after seeing them in action.
The first Basic class will be on Thursday May 12th at the Parker Store.
Any questions, contact Andrew@Treads.com or call 303-690-2900
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you.
Thanks to Creekside Bikes for hosting the social hour after the ride.
About the Colorado Riders Club
Colorado Riders Club (CRC) promotes safe cycling practices, physical achievement, and the social benefits of group cycling. We ride as much as we can, weather permitting.
The goal of our cycling club are to provide a means to encourage the principles of Camaraderie, Fitness, Community, Goodwill and most of all FUN.
We are sustained by the efforts of volunteers who display an extraordinary amount of commitment and hard work, ensuring that our club is an asset to the community.
The Colorado Riders Club is comprised of club members who enjoy the sport of cycling in all facets, from Road, to Mountain Bike, Commuting, Cyclo Cross and much more.
Upcoming CRC Rides & Events