Wow, it's one of those days in Adelaide - wet & windy but did it stop you riding?
There are a few community cycling events coming up that are worth putting in your diaries.
Saturday April 9 a ride in two groups (hills and flats) to raise some charity money for the survivors of the Japanese tsunami and acknowledge their plight. All welcome to ride from 8.30am from the Himeji Gardens on South Terrace and meet back there at the end of the ride.
Also as a way of helping a ride for our sister city of Christchurch on Sunday April 17 from Lights Vision on Montefiore Hill to Glenelg and beyond and funds raised go to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.
Adelaide Cyclists 2nd Birthday events
The details for the birthday get together have been worked out. A ride along the beach on Sunday April 3 leaving Glenelg at 8am and a get together for a beer at the Wheatsheaf from 4pm. See you at one or other or both get togethers. All the details are here.
It's the weather to get muddy.. CX comes to Adelaide
Port Adelaide CC is hosting Adelaide's first Cycle Cross races this winter kicking off on April 22. Training and skills building is already happening. This Thursday is a women only session. More here...
All are welcome and you don't need a CX bike!
Torrens Linear Park night ride
This Saturday 26 March is Earth Hour and for something different turn on your bikes lights and ride the linear park path with a group of friends for fun. 7.45pm Meeting under Port Rd. More here...
Introducing the Adelaide Cyclists Musette (and caps still available)
From requests from you Rocket Fuel Style has designed a musette bag for Adelaide Cyclists. Great for when you want to ride your roadie but need to pick up some milk on the way home. But unlike the pros you don't have to throw yours away after a feed station pick-up.
The Adelaide Cyclists caps are also still available if anyone wants one.
Coming soon new t-shirts so keep an eye out for them.
Square to Square are now on the road from Melbourne to Adelaide.
The group of members who are riding from Fed. Sq, Melb to Vic. Sq, Adelaide are off and are now on the Great Ocean Rd. They are posting updates to Twitter which you can follow on Adelaide Cyclists main page and Steve Blight is blogging update with some nice pics here. They are doing it for a great cause, the Flinders Medical Centre's, 'Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer inc the LIVESTRONG Cancer Research Centre, so don't hesitate to donate as well.
Still time to invite your friends to join Adelaide Cyclists - they might win a prize
All new members (welcome to you all) who joinAdelaide Cyclists in March automatically go into the draw to win a Basil Shopper XL pannier. Send them this email or use the invite link on the site.
or show them the latest discussions here - there's something for everyone.
Vale Michael Warner
Last week Adelaide Cyclists lost a friend. Michael was a long time member and big contributor to the community. He was knowledgeable and passionate about cycling. There was a wonderful outpouring of sympathy from members to this sad loss. Read his memoriam post here.
Adelaide Cyclists seeks sponsors
Do you know, or are you, an Adelaide business that wants to connect to cyclists. Adelaide Cyclists is looking for sponsors who might want to offer special deals or give-aways to members. Use the Contact link to make an enquiry.
Enjoy your cycling
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