Shimano HQ Meeting and optional Ride Monday April 6
By special arrangement, the Club has been invited to Shimano North American Headquarters. This is a members-only event. If your membership has expired, you must renew before registering.
- Please register if only going to the meeting at 630 Here: RSVP Meeting
Volunteers Needed to Host our RWBTC Booth
Please consider volunteering at our RWBTC booth.
Saturday April 11 and Sunday April12. Meet and greet visitors and help promote our bicycle club to the public. Check out the sign up sheet here Volunteer Slots Available
and see who has already signed up and click "View More".
March 2015 Bike Shorts Available
The March edition of Bike Shorts for 2015 is now available for your enjoyment...
(Note: Member Login required.)
HAPPY NEW YEAR
OUR TRADITIONAL NEW YEAR'S DAY RIDE TO MT. RUBIDOUX
Introducing the 2015 Kits!
More Photos from our RWBTC Facebook Albums
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.
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:
YOUR 2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
||Candice Tidwell/Laurie Gunn
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.