May 2022 WheelPeople

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Spring Century - North to New Hampshire
John O'Dowd

The Spring Century will run on Sunday May 15 and also on Saturday May 21. Join us for one of three beautiful routes of 100, 62 and 50 miles on slightly rolling rural roads through the Merrimack Valley. 


President's Message
Edward Cheng

A message from the CRW president, including reports on upcoming events in May.


Ride Leader Kickoff
Mary Kernan

We are back this year with a live Ride Leader Kick-off Party.


Intro to Touring
Mary Kernan

Join an introduction to touring overnight ride from Newton to Providence RI.


Spring Swap Meet & Rides
Jerry Skurla

New Spring Swap Meet & Rides event on May 1 offers 3 rides, hard-to-find parts & gear and Spring cleaning motivation.


CRW Board Profile
Amy Wilson

The CRW Board  began work on 1/1/22. We would like to introduce individual members so you better know who governs the club. This month we feature Amy Wilson, and will introduce other members in future issues.


Wednesday Ice Cream Ride
Rudge McKenney

The Wednesday Ice Cream Ride returns this season with a new starting location, new routes, new start time, and get this, ice cream.


From Bike to Trike
Eli Post

A “trike” in the bike industry is a recumbent with three wheels, generally two up front and one in the back. 


Showstoppers II: A Dozen Mistakes Endurance Cyclists Make

Coach John Hughes

Summer is coming and you’re probably planning a long ride. You may not be up for a century but look forward to the club’s 50-miler or a 100K with a friend. Or you may be preparing for a century, 200K or longer. Whatever the distance here are 12 potential mistakes to avoid


Crash Incident
Eli Post

We are sharing the story of this crash from a recent weekend ride and hope it is a learning moment.



Crash Incident on the Minuteman Bikeway
John Allen

Elsewhere in this edition is a report on a crash. This Safety article provides perspective on that crash.


Exercise Every Day or Every Other Day?

The old guideline recommending 30 minutes of exercise three times a week just isn’t enough, according to the latest research. Athletes know that they need to work out every day, and all people who just want to stay healthy can benefit from the same type of exercise program.


The Gluck Legal Takeaway - E-bikes: Legal and Insurance Issues
Ronald Gluck

Attorney Gluck reports on legal issues related to E-bikes.


May Film Festival
Alex Post

These YouTube video links all relate to biking, and you can enjoy the sport vicariously until it warms enough to ride.


The Athlete's Kitchen -Alcohol and athletes

Nancy Clark

Just how bad is alcohol for athletes? Does it have any health benefits, too? Let’s look at some of the good, the bad, and the ugly regarding alcohol and athletes.


May Updates
WheelPeople Editors

There are updates for several of our past articles.