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RWBTC is a recreational bicycling club devoted to the promotion of friendly cycling in the Redlands, CA area.

We cater to riders of all levels (beginners to fast) and abilities.

September Bike Shorts Available for Download!

Announcements of Note

  • Check out the photos from the Facebook Site (Membership to Facebook not required)
  • September Newsletter available for Download
Welcome Members
Welcome Members


You can find information on speakers in the Forums- Presenter's Information

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Randy Stephenson Update / Memorial Ride /Celebration of Life

Randy Stephenson Update
September 25, 2016 2:00 pm Ride and 2:30 pm Celebration of Life
Dear Fellow Members:
     I have been in communication with Randy's family and they have now set a date for Randy's Memorial Ride & Celebration of Life.
     The date will be Sunday September 25, 2016 at 2PM for the Memorial Ride starting at Don's Bicycles in Redlands and finishing at Ritual Brewing Company. For those that don't want to ride, you can go directly to Ritual for the Celebration of Life at 2:30pm.
                I have already placed this event on the club calendar and a route has been posted.  The ride is 10 easy miles through the streets and neighborhoods of Redlands.  All cyclists are welcome, both Members and Non-Members of RWBTC.
Click Here Randy Stephenson's Memorial Ride & Celebration - 9/25/2016
Best Regards,
Mark Wingo, Ride Director

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President  Don Quering
Vice President Jerry Green
Treasurer  Valerie Laida
Secretary  Jim Nichol
Ride Director  Mark Wingo
Program Director Candice Tidwell
Newsletter Editor Bruce Dowell
Webmaster Donald Garcia
Equipment Director          Bill Green


One of our Sponsors, Yucaipa Bicycle has an opening for a part time experienced mechanic/sales person. Honest and friendly a must.
Email  or call 951-712-9342



 Yucaipa Bike Center is now a TREK Project One Dealer

Yucaipa Bike Center would like to let everyone know that they are now a TREK PROJECT ONE DEALER- please check out the link below for more information on how to build your own bike!  We hope everyone has a blessed Thanksgiving holiday and we here at Yucaipa Bike Center look forward to helping you with all your holiday and Christmas shopping needs.
 TREK ProjectOne

Information on our previous meetings and Meeting Presenters is now available in the Forums under General.



Check out the Riding and Training Info Link.  Some of the news articles such as "The Lost Art of the Group Ride" by Peter Wilburn will be found there. 

Lost Art of the Group Ride

How You Use Your Leg Muscles

Interesting article on what muscles you actually use when you are pedaling. there is room for a little skepticism as this is coming from a mtb/bmx site. It would be great to get more info on such things from the science perspective. Here is the start of the article( continued HERE):

One of the most persistent myths in the mountain biking world surrounds the pedal stroke and goes something like this: " Without being attached to the pedals you can not use your hamstrings properly, which forces you to rely too much on the quads to power the pedal stroke. By not being able to curl the knee joint during the upstroke of the pedal stroke you create muscular imbalances and tire out the quads faster." That is what most of us have been told. However, this understanding of which muscles are used and how they are used during a pedal stroke is completely wrong and potentially dangerous over the long run.

When I ask why someone thinks that the muscles are used that way during the pedal stroke, I am invariably led to some variation of this picture/ chart:

Bicycle Radio

Looking for something to listen to while making that long drive to a ride. Well here is something to get you psyched, Bicycle Radio. Download lots of programs and listen to them on your ipod or iphone. Click on picture for more info.