August 2020 WheelPeople

Read the entire issue HERE

President's Message - August 2020
Larry Kernan

The ride program is open, Board elections will be coming up, and the Fall Century is cancelled.  

CRW Town Route Collections
Susan Glass

The CRW is starting a new initiative to curate and create the best cycling routes starting in most towns in the club service area.  

CRW Rides are Back!
Mary Kernan

CRW group rides are back, but with a muted opening and low attendance.  

How Much Recovery Do You Need?

Coach John Hughes

Research shows there are two ways to tell if you’re riding too much and recovering too little.  

Gluck Legal Takeaway
Ronald Gluck

Attorney Gluck reports on the legal status of cyclists in crosswalks.  

Safety Corner - Avoiding Some Hazards
John Allen

Preventing crashes is certainly an issue of paramount importance. Watch a video on how to avoid trucks turning onto your lane.


Challenge Complete: Climb to the Clouds COVID Edition!
Steve Carlson

This year we thought it would be interesting to encourage members to take the challenge to get out and enjoy the CTTC routes, unsupported, sometime between May 28 and June 22nd.  

CRW's 20th Anniversary Ride
Eli Post

CRW's 20th Anniversary Ride was held on June 29,1986, and we identify many of the riders some of whom are still riding with the club.


The Athlete’s Kitchen - Intestinal Distress: Gutting It Out
Nancy Clark

How to prevent intestinal distress is a topic of interest to athletes with finicky guts.  

August Film Festival
Alex Post

This is a time of isolation and self-quarantine, and if you are home, you may need a distraction. The YouTube video links all relate to biking, and you can enjoy the sport vicariously.  

Dynamo Jenny
Rami Haddad

A podcast about women and biking in America.  

Picture of the Month
Eli Post

The July 4th ride was a start in opening up the ride program.  

Looking Back
Brandon Milardo

In 1986, August was the month for rides with swim stops and sea breezes.  

Yes, We Get No Shirts in 2020
Eli Post

Volunteers will not be getting a T-shirt in 2020.  

Heat Stroke

Nobody should ever die of heat stroke, a rapid uncontrolled rise in body temperature that causes you to pass out. Your body sends you warning signals as your temperature rises.  

In the News
WheelPeople Editors

News reports that could influence your riding.