A huge thank-you to Jonathan, Barbara, Cheryl, and Leo (Better on Bikes 1) meeting up with Shila, Stacy, and Jodi (Better on Bikes 2) at Inderkum HS to go on a group ride and practice skills.
The last Zoom class was tonight. It always feels good when a big project comes to a conclusion.
The last one for this round of Better on Bikes. And look at the excellent turnout. There were 4 from BoB1, 5 from BoB2, and 1 person who I hope takes BoB3 because she’s already come to two Office Hours.
Cheryl, Kathy, and I rode Jackrabbit Trail and on the way back, we stopped at Bella Bru.
Mellissa and Michelle from Jibe hosted a coffee for everyone who has taken Better on Bikes.
One more to go!
A very well-attended Better on Bikes Office Hours. Leo, Kathy, Barbara, Cheryl, Dani, Monica, Terry, Ginger, JoAnne, Stacy, Jodi:
We went to a 7-mile ride to San Juan Rd and Airport Rd. For everyone who lives in N Natomas on the east side of I-5, this intersection is the “gateway” to Discovery Park, Old Sac, downtown, Fisherman’s Lake Parkway, the airport ride, etc. Coming back, riding north on E Commerce, about to cross Del Paso Rd, twelve cyclists in perfect formation take the lane:
Looking good, I must say. Six of us rode over for Office Hours from Westshore, so our total was 20 miles.
Tonight was the fourth class on Zoom.
My bedroom clock is sitting on the ironing board. I have time targets for presenting the material. In exactly 4 minutes, at 5:25, I logged into the Zoom class and Lesson 3 began …
Cindy and I planned to ride over to Inderkum High School for Office Hours and meet other Better on Bikes II participants. There are more people from the east side of I-5 so this time, the parking lot at Inderkum HS was a better choice. However, I got a flat tire about a mile from home. We came up with a quick plan: Cindy would ride back and get my vehicle with bike rack. As she rode away, here came Kathy who has changed a few flat tires in her lifetime. She used to be a bike racer. She was fast. In fact, her goal was to have it fixed and the bike put back together before Cindy got back. As it turned out, the tire never would hold air. Time for a new tube. Only later, was the nail in the tire discovered – should have checked for that.
We got to Office Hours on time and had a great session with Cindy, Kathy, Theresa, Ginger, and Terry. And Cindy loaned me her ebike for the short ride we did.
I have already logged into the Zoom class. Here we go … Lesson #2 …