It was a great summer cycling weekend after all!  We had a gigantic turnout for the Snail Shell Spectacular on Saturday.  Strava Flybys show 43 of our members who recorded that ride, and doubtless there were that many more riders who aren’t on Strava!  There were groups for everyone on a scenic route that wasn’t › Read more
The HBC always supports the Murfreesboro Club on their Heart of Tennessee (HOT) 100.  This year the ride is returning to its traditional date on Saturday, August 25.  It will be our club ride that day.  Here’s their poster.  The fee increases tonight! Hot 100 Poster › Read more
David Patterson is heading up our Jack & Back Team.  The ride is on October 6 and 7.  Please consider participating!  Here is David’s message: Hey all! We are trying resurrect the Harpeth Bike Club Jack & Back Team.  Historically we have had one of the strongest teams on the ride but the past few › 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
The present officers are all willing to serve another term, and there have been no additional nominations for those posts.  The position of Social Chair has been vacant, and Jordy Wetzel has agreed to accept that position.  So these are the HBC officers for 2018: President – Stan Davey Vice-President – Graf Hilgenhurst Secretary – › 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
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

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It was a great summer cycling weekend after all!  We had a gigantic turnout for the Snail Shell Spectacular on Saturday.  Strava Flybys show 43 of our members who recorded that ride, and doubtless there were that many more riders who aren’t on Strava!  There were groups for everyone on a scenic route that wasn’t
The HBC always supports the Murfreesboro Club on their Heart of Tennessee (HOT) 100.  This year the ride is returning to its traditional date on Saturday, August 25.  It will be our club ride that day.  Here’s their poster.  The fee increases tonight! Hot 100 Poster
David Patterson is heading up our Jack & Back Team.  The ride is on October 6 and 7.  Please consider participating!  Here is David’s message: Hey all! We are trying resurrect the Harpeth Bike Club Jack & Back Team.  Historically we have had one of the strongest teams on the ride but the past few
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
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
The present officers are all willing to serve another term, and there have been no additional nominations for those posts.  The position of Social Chair has been vacant, and Jordy Wetzel has agreed to accept that position.  So these are the HBC officers for 2018: President – Stan Davey Vice-President – Graf Hilgenhurst Secretary –

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