Club Year-End Party Dec. 3
All BIKES Club members and their families are welcome to our end of the year party and white elephant gift exchange on Saturday, Dec. 3. The party starts at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Carriage Club Mobile Home Park— 13320 Highway 99 Everett WA. Please RSVP by Nov. 30 to email@example.com or by calling 360-658-2462.
Special McClinchy Meeting Dec. 8
Members ready to do some hands-on planning and helping for the McClinchy Mile 2017 are encouraged to attend a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at Cindy and Rick Proctor’s house near Silver Lake. Club will provide pizza for dinner. If it’s convenient, bring a laptop. We’ll be firming up event details and starting to promote McClinchy on various websites. An RSVP is helpful for pizza purposes. Contact Cindy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tours Planning Meeting Jan. 8
Anyone interested in planning a weekend or multi-day bicycle tour next year is invited to a coordination meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at Dan & Elaine Scott’s house in Everett. The goal of the meeting is to discuss tentative dates and locations, get inspired, and avoid overlap as much as possible.
Club Grants Help Low Income Kids
BIKES Club grants are helping bring the joy of bicycling to low income kids this holiday season.
- $1,000 grant to Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop helped buy new parts for about 100 refurbished bikes going to Christmas House in Everett.
- $1,500 grant to Stanwood Christmas House will buy about 18 new bikes for kids whose families use the food bank there.
- $1,500 grant supports bike helmets to go with every bike at the Everett Christmas House, which serves families from throughout the county.
Subscribe to Ride Updates
Want to know whenever someone posts a new ride or adds a change to the Ride Updates page? Visit the Ride Updates page and click on the “Subscribe to Forum” link. You will be prompted to log-in (use the email address where you get club mail). Then, go to the Member Only section / Member Profile page of the website. Click the “Edit Profile” button and the “Email Subscriptions” link to how often you receive updates. We recommend you set “Ride Updates” to be delivered “immediately.” Then click the “Save” button at the bottom.
Club members -- join BIKES' Facebook group. We've set the page up to share photos, ride reviews, bike or travel discussions, etc. Thanks to Dan Scott for managing our page, and to the many members who contribute interesting posts.