Wow, was it a HOT weekend – as different as possible from last weekend’s cool wind and rain!  On Saturday the Fogbees treated us to an amazing route with NO significant climbs, which was well-suited for the temperature!  We rode through scenic countryside, past lush fields of corn, soybeans, and tobacco, and on a shady › Read more
Besides being awesome cyclists, skilled physicians, and consummate gentlemen, Drs. Michael DeRoche and Pablo Saavedra served as our official photographers at the Harpeth River Ride! Here is a link to the pictures: The link is: https://harpethriverride.shutterfly.com/ Riders may download their photos for free if they have or set up a Shutterfly account. › Read more
There are only seven steps in the process of renewing your Harpeth Bike Club membership on the new site, so it should only take about five minutes. Before we begin, however … IMPORTANT: If you were a member before and had a user ID and password on the old site, that user ID and password › Read more
A prime goal of the Harpeth Bike Club is to promote safety on the road.  Dr. Michael has examined the topic and provides these very useful tips: There have been a few people injured in cycling accidents recently. Some of us recently had a discussion of what to do if there is a wheel overlap › Read more
Dear HBC Members, Since the track has opened for the cool-weather months and the Adaptive Athletes are once again ready to ride, I wanted to send out a note of appreciation and news to all of you.  2015 has been a good year for the Adaptive Athlete program. During this summer, George Guerrero has been living › Read more
We had 77 members respond to the membership survey last month. If you would like to see what those surveys told us, a breakdown by the general numbers is here, information on the questions specific to the Harpeth River Ride is here, and the detailed comments in response to various questions are here. For the most part, it › Read more
We all know that middle Tennessee has some great roads for cycling, but it’s only in the past few years that our local governments here have begun adding infrastructure to better support cyclists. This support has come in the form of more bike lanes (and better placement and connectivity for those lanes), more places to park › Read more
Harpeth Bike Club member Steve Phillips passed away this week, following a lengthy battle with cancer. A veteran of many grand randonnees — including the Gold Rush and Paris-Brest-Paris 1200Ks — Steve was the Regional Brevet Administrator for Alabama. He frequently came up from his home outside of Birmingham to ride brevets with us in › Read more
Whenever somebody asks me what the mission of the Harpeth Bike Club, that’s what I say: We promote safe, fun, and friendly cycling in Middle Tennessee. And as we begin the 2015 prime riding season, I’d like to address just what that means. You’ll notice that we begin with “safe.” That’s obvious. We’re all responsible › Read more
If you’ve ridden much with the Harpeth Bike Club or FOGBEES, or have bought a bike recently from Gran Fondo or Biker’s Choice, you may have gotten to spend some time with Bryan Kortness. Bryan passed away Easter Sunday. Reportedly riding with friends, Bryan suffered either a heart attack or stroke. He is survived by › Read more
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Wow, was it a HOT weekend – as different as possible from last weekend’s cool wind and rain!  On Saturday the Fogbees treated us to an amazing route with NO significant climbs, which was well-suited for the temperature!  We rode through scenic countryside, past lush fields of corn, soybeans, and tobacco, and on a shady
Besides being awesome cyclists, skilled physicians, and consummate gentlemen, Drs. Michael DeRoche and Pablo Saavedra served as our official photographers at the Harpeth River Ride! Here is a link to the pictures: The link is: https://harpethriverride.shutterfly.com/ Riders may download their photos for free if they have or set up a Shutterfly account.
There are only seven steps in the process of renewing your Harpeth Bike Club membership on the new site, so it should only take about five minutes. Before we begin, however … IMPORTANT: If you were a member before and had a user ID and password on the old site, that user ID and password
A prime goal of the Harpeth Bike Club is to promote safety on the road.  Dr. Michael has examined the topic and provides these very useful tips: There have been a few people injured in cycling accidents recently. Some of us recently had a discussion of what to do if there is a wheel overlap
Dear HBC Members, Since the track has opened for the cool-weather months and the Adaptive Athletes are once again ready to ride, I wanted to send out a note of appreciation and news to all of you.  2015 has been a good year for the Adaptive Athlete program. During this summer, George Guerrero has been living
We had 77 members respond to the membership survey last month. If you would like to see what those surveys told us, a breakdown by the general numbers is here, information on the questions specific to the Harpeth River Ride is here, and the detailed comments in response to various questions are here. For the most part, it

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