July 2021 WheelPeople

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Articles
 
President's Mid- Term Report
Rami Haddad

The club president reviews his accomplishments.

 

 
 
Online Registration
Amy Wilson

We still require ride registration, which is explained.

 

 
 
Avoid Cycling Injuries with These Tips

Coach John Hughes

Avoid Cycling Injuries with these tips

 

 
 
Ride with GPS - Google Tilt
Eli Post

This is a new RWGPS feature you can have lots of fun with.  

 
 
Adventure Riders Take-On New York City!
Eli Post

What better way to look at what’s happening with Adventure Rides, then to report on one of the events.  

 
 
Riding in a Group is Back
Eli Post

Our ride calendar is filling up, and this is the time to resume your riding  

 
 
Riding cross-country at 70
Tim Wilson

A pair of Rhode Islanders had thought about riding cross country for years and finally got around to it this spring, after they had both turned 70.

 

 
 
The Gluck Legal Takeaway - The Importance of Traffic Cameras in Establishing the Truth: A Video Speaks a Thousand Words
Ron Gluck

Attorney Gluck reports on how a video played a crucial role in investigating an accident.

 

 
 
Age Groupings in the Club
Eli Post

Some surprises when the age groupings in the club are reviewed.

 

 
 
You Can’t Be Too Fit

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Dramatic results in a study from the Cleveland Clinic show that elite athletes have much lower risk of health issues.  

 
 
Marshall “Major” Taylor Celebration Ride
Rudge McKenney

The club's first diversity ride is announced.  

 
 
July Film Festival
Alex Post

These YouTube video links all relate to biking, and you can enjoy the sport vicariously.

 

 
 
July 4th
WheelPeople Editors

A biking image for July 4th

 

 
 
Where Have All the Arrows Gone
Eli Post

Arrowed rides are an artifact of the past, but they served an important purpose.  

 
 
Safety Corner, July 2021
John Allen

A video illustrates three strategies to make urban cycling easier and safer: assertive positioning on the roadway, taking advantage of traffic-signal timing, and using Google Maps to plan details of routes.

 

 
 
The Athlete's Kitchen - Sports Nutrition Nuggets from The American College of Sports Medicine

Nancy Clark

The American College of Sports Medicine (www.ACSM.org) is a professional organization with health professionals who work with athletic people. Their members shared their knowledge and latest research at a recent meeting.  

 
 
Revisit the Charles: Where Cyclists Played in the 1890s
Lorenz Finison

This is a ride report of  CRW ride held on May 23, 2021  

 
 
Bike Store Closing
WheelPeople Editors

A bike shop is closing. One that served our community for seventy years.  

 
 
July Updates
WheelPeople Editors

There are updates for several of our past articles.

 

 
 
July Picture of the Month
WheelPeople Editors

The President and First lady take a ride.