Dates to Remember
July 4 - 76er(s) Ride
August 13 - Scavenger Hunt Ride
September 5 - Labor Day Atchison Ride
2nd and 3rd Monday of each month
The Monday Meander. Start at 6 pm from the Rec Center.
Every Sunday - interurban Ride. Start at the bank in Dearborn at 1 pm. The first Sunday of each month, following the ride (about 6 pm) we all meet for dinner (location TBA)
2016 SJBC Ride Times.
Purple - faster riders
Red - Slow to medium riders
Saturday 8 am - Bode Middle School
Saturday 9 am - Rec Center
Sunday 8 am - Bode Middle School
Sunday 1 pm - Rec Center
Tuesday 6:30 am - Bartlett Park
Tuesday 5:15 pm - Rec Center
Wednesday 5:45 pm - Bode Middle School
Thursday 6:30 am - Bartlett Park
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Welcome to the NEW SJBC Web Site.
If you have questions about the web site please email me Bob Neidigner
Monday, July 4th: 76'er and Metric 76'er. Meet at 2707 Clay St. at 7 am. There will be 2 groups and 2 routes.
The first one is the original 76 mile route goes south east, the ride goes through Faucett, Plattsburg, Stewartsville, and then home on Hwy 36. With a food stop at the approx. halfway point, donations will be accepted for supplies. Give your donations to Gary Schermerhorn. Suggested donation what is lunch worth to you?
The intermediate ride is a metric 76 miles (aprox. 47 miles) that goes north east up 6 hwy to Helena, Rochester Falls (food stop) to Savannah back Hwy 71. Donations will be accepted for food, for this route, give your donation to Bob Neidinger. Suggested donation $3.
Sunday, July 10th: Inter-Urban Ride. 1 pm. Meet in Dearborn at the Bank, corner of Maple Leaf St. (Hwy Z) & Main St., then dinner 6:30 pm at Chedders, 5302 N Belt Hwy. Rain or shine we will meet for dinner.
Monday July 11th and July 18th at 6 pm. The Monday Meander Ride for new riders or rider who are just getting their wheels back after a long break. This will be a slow paced ride around 10 to 15 miles depending on who shows up and how far they want to go. The goal is to get everyone used to riding in a group and to discuss group riding and trail riding etiquette. Ride will meet at the REC at 28th & Parkway. Look for the bright green recumbent bike.
Saturday July 16, Stage 3: Kids Tour of Saint Joseph at Corby Pond. Volunteers needed. Need at least 4 - set up, 8 - route marshals, 4 - tear down, 4 - registration and an announcer. The set up crew needs to be there by 8 am, all others by 8:30 am. Registration starts at 9 am and the rides start at 10 am. Usually go to about noon. If you can only help for a hour let me know and we can work something out.
What to look for in the coming months.
I am working on a Scavenger Hunt Ride for Saturday, August 13th, that will include a 50/50 pot and prize drawings for those who complete the hunt.
Volunteer opportunity at the Sound of Speed Air show on August 27. The club would get part of the proceeds for the Bikes at Christmas Fund. More info to come.
Time to renew your membership. The annual dues is $15. All renewals are due May 30th. All new/renewals should be sent to SJBC, P O Box 8002, Saint Joseph MO 64508.