If March winds and April showers bring May flowers, next month is going to be spectacular!  We are still in the one-ride-a-weekend mode, although we hope to break that routine.  Saturday was a dismal day, but we did have a bright, sunny Easter and a great Pancake ride that day.  Thanks to Scott Thurston for › Read more
We are excited about our Skills Training Clinic coming up on Sunday, April 28.  It is time to register in order to participate!  We can all use some brushing-up on our skills, and if you’ve never taken this course, it is essential!  Some of our most experienced riders will lead sessions on these skills, with › Read more
In recent years, the Harpeth Club, like most others, has experienced declining attendance and difficulties in hosting the big annual organized pay ride.  Everyone wants to ride the course and enjoy the rest stops and festivities, but few are enthusiastic about staffing them!  Your HBC Board is thinking and working hard to revamp our Harpeth › Read more
We have not received any nominations for HBC officers besides those put forward by the Board, as follows: President – Graf Hilgenhurst Vice-President – R.J. Locurto Secretary – Dan Jensen Treasurer – Steve Saxton Membership Chair – Tiffany Hetrick Ride Chair – Larry Lewis Social Chair – Jordy Wetzel Adaptive Athlete Chair – Patty Willman › Read more
The Harpeth Bicycle Club is an official organization recognized by the Tennessee Secretary of State.  The Club has a Charter and Bylaws.  But they were written in the 90’s and are woefully out of date.  Since they originated in the era before communication by electronic means became so common, they contemplate a Club phone line, › Read more
At today’s Pancake Ride, we recognized Bruce Green, who recently completed an amazing bike ride across the country!  And Bruce did it the hard way — diagonally from Los Angeles to Boston, for a total of 3,400 miles.  Here is Bruce’s description of the ride: The trip was 48 days, including 5 rest days, averaging › Read more
At its recent meeting the HBC Board addressed the proper use of the mailing lists maintained by our club.  It appears that many members are not aware of the functions of the different lists.  In an effort to clarify, here goes: All current HBC members should receive Official Club Announcements, which can be sent only by Board › 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
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If March winds and April showers bring May flowers, next month is going to be spectacular!  We are still in the one-ride-a-weekend mode, although we hope to break that routine.  Saturday was a dismal day, but we did have a bright, sunny Easter and a great Pancake ride that day.  Thanks to Scott Thurston for
We are excited about our Skills Training Clinic coming up on Sunday, April 28.  It is time to register in order to participate!  We can all use some brushing-up on our skills, and if you’ve never taken this course, it is essential!  Some of our most experienced riders will lead sessions on these skills, with
In recent years, the Harpeth Club, like most others, has experienced declining attendance and difficulties in hosting the big annual organized pay ride.  Everyone wants to ride the course and enjoy the rest stops and festivities, but few are enthusiastic about staffing them!  Your HBC Board is thinking and working hard to revamp our Harpeth
We have not received any nominations for HBC officers besides those put forward by the Board, as follows: President – Graf Hilgenhurst Vice-President – R.J. Locurto Secretary – Dan Jensen Treasurer – Steve Saxton Membership Chair – Tiffany Hetrick Ride Chair – Larry Lewis Social Chair – Jordy Wetzel Adaptive Athlete Chair – Patty Willman
The Harpeth Bicycle Club is an official organization recognized by the Tennessee Secretary of State.  The Club has a Charter and Bylaws.  But they were written in the 90’s and are woefully out of date.  Since they originated in the era before communication by electronic means became so common, they contemplate a Club phone line,
At today’s Pancake Ride, we recognized Bruce Green, who recently completed an amazing bike ride across the country!  And Bruce did it the hard way — diagonally from Los Angeles to Boston, for a total of 3,400 miles.  Here is Bruce’s description of the ride: The trip was 48 days, including 5 rest days, averaging

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