Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
Hello Riders, Please join us this Sunday, Nov. 3rd, for the Sasquatch Stampede Cross Country Mountain Bike Race at the beautiful Kincaid Recreation Area. The link to preregistration is below and the flier is attached. Each year, we try to make this race a little bit better. Shorter course, better food, t-shirts, timing service! https://www.usacycling.org/register/2013-3440 Godspeed, Ed Kendrick Louisiana Cycling Event Promoters, L3C of Pineville
Riders We are under a week now until Geaux race holds its Ride to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. Please consider coming to join us as we raise funds for this great organization and give a little bit back to those who have given so much for each of us. Registration opens @ 7:30 November 2nd @ LaAuberge Casino in Baton Rouge. Event day registration available for same price as usacycling web, 25.00. We will have a number of silent auctions to bid on and food will be provided after for all of the riders. This event will offer three different routes ranging from just 8 miles up to a ride to alligator bayou and back. SAG stations with refreshments will be provided at three locations along the way to provide riders water and some nutrition(fruits). We hope to see as many of you as can make it next Saturday. For those that can not make the ride you can still donate to our event by going to , &! nbsp; https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual- fundraising/wwwteamgeauxracecom/ for individual donations or https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/group-fundraising/wwwteamgeauxracecom/ for group don! ations. Again we hope many of you can come join us, be safe and ride often. Chris Murphy/Team Geaux Race
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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What’s that you say? You’ve been meaning to join BRAMBA and support the trails you love so much?! Well, the easiest way to do this to come to the monthly meeting tonight (6:30pm – Fox & The Hound Pub). Join and pick up your awesome club t-shirt and membership discount card all in one fell swoop. Plus you get to see what your fellow ride buddies look like with clothes on!! ; ) Robin Gibb Diamond
Friday, May 10, 2013
Red Bug Hill Challenge is on!!! As some of you may have noticed, we've had a little rain. Ok, a LOT of rain, lightning, and thunder. More is forecast for Saturday so I'm sure you're all wondering, "How are the wet roads going to impact my time up Red Bug Hill, and what can I do to get an advantage over my buddy?!?" Well, let a little air out of your skinny tires for a little more traction and plan to make it up to West Fel because the event will happen rain or shine! Rain or Shine Red Bug Hill is a GO. Mike and Marie are making worst-case-scenario preparations so no excuses. If the weather is too bad to ride there's plenty of room in the barn. Support Spina Bifida and enjoy the food, music, and fun that always comes with this great event. You aren't going to be riding in the rain in Baton Rouge so don't just sit inside by yourself, come enjoy the rainy day with friends while supporting a good cause. You can always ride the trainer when you get home ;) www.redbughill.com Directions Events and registration are located at 13918 Hwy 421, St Francisville, LA 70775. PLEASE NOTE, the address is rural and GPS and Google maps do not always accurately portray the location on Hwy 421. Directions from downtown Baton Rouge: Take 1-110 NORTH all the way to the end. Turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp and go NORTH on Hwy 61. Continue on Hwy 61 for approximately 30 miles. Proceed THROUGH the town of St. Francisville. Approximately 8 miles NORTH of town, turn RIGHT on Hwy. 421. 13918 Hwy 421 is 3 miles down on your left. Chris Clark
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Triathlete Night and Bike Racing at NOLA Motorsports Park Thursday! 2 days from now, April 25th. Come Race. NOLA Motorsports Park There will be 2 groups: One group for the tri racers and the other for the bike racers. The track is open to ride on just after 5pm. Mass start training race starts at 6pm! (ish) You don't have to be in the race to ride on the track. There's plenty of room. We'll have 2 races for everyone with a short cool-down in between. Race distances will be about 15 miles (we'll determine how many laps we'll be doing at the track). The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce will be there hosting a meeting and we'll be the backdrop entertainment. They may ask us to leave the track for about 5 minutes so they can take a couple of VIP's around the course in a race car, but it shouldn't last more than 5 minutes, then we'll be back out there. Rain date to be determined. All Summer long! We'll be announcing Monday or Tuesday (or earlier) what event (if any) we'll be having out on the track. Bring your families and friends! There's a lot of activities and services at the track. Seriously, you come out there alone, you'll be immediately on the phone calling people to come out and see what they have and what you're doing. Track opens to bikes when the last car or motorbike leaves the track at 5PM. Get your shoes on, take a few laps when we are given the "All Clear". Assume that you won't be allowed onto the track until 5:30. All races will start after 6. The course will be open only to bicycles. No cars, no motors. Mass Start training races: Will begin at 6:00ish. This does not mean that the course will be closed to others who want to ride on the course. Just be respectful when the group comes past. If you have a bike... come out! The course is 40 feet wide at its narrowest. Most of the corners will be full speed for us, that means pedaling the whole way around, no need for braking. All the corners are just big sweepers at 30mph. Here's a video of a fairly slow parade lap of the main course: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEIENJDFg04 The track has a full bar/restaurant clubhouse at the last turn. It's quite fancy and beautiful. There's an upstairs viewing area or you can stand close to the last turn on the bricked patio and watch the action happen. We are not encouraged to bring pots of Jambalaya or ice chests of beer (they won't be checking cars, but this is a $72 million dollar facility and they are trying to turn a profit on anything they can). They are giving us the track for free, considering track rental runs $12,000 to $20,000 per day, this is a tremendous gift. We'll have all of Pitt Row (Gasoline Alley) all to ourselves which has covered shelter, etc. So tents, etc won't be necessary. There's electricity, etc, so run whatcha brung. Go-Kart rental races run until 9:00. I'm just asking personally, that you wait until AFTER the bike race(s) to walk on over to the Go-kart track. We'll do the bike racing first, then maybe a bunch of us will head over and get embarrassed by anyone under 140lbs on the go-kart track. They are pretty fast and the course has 88 different configurations. It's a riot. Go kart races are 10 minutes. It's enough. Believe me, I'm a guy that never has enough of extreme sports and excitement, 10 minutes on these things will leave you whipped and not wanting another session... unless you're 12. Here's a video of one of their longer configurations on the Kart track (The Kart track is completely seperate from the car racing track): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odhi8AP4PXI It's $5 to enter the park. Here's the address: 11075 Nicolle Boulevard; Avondale, LA 70094. It takes 20-25 minutes to get there from the East bank. It's very easy to get there. See you Thursday Ken Bellau
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Red Bug Hill Challenge for Spina Bifida is rapidly approaching. The events include cycling routes of 60, 40, 20, and 5 miles, with an optional timed event up the famous “Red Bug Hill.” There will also be a 5k trail run and a 1-mile fun run. To be guaranteed a t-shirt, please register online at www.redbughill.com, or http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2082711 on or before April 15, 2013. Please join us for a fun day at our place in St. Francisville on Saturday, May 11, 2013. All proceeds go to support Louisiana children with Spina Bifida. Thanks! Marie and Mike Rourke
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Tommy Martinez spoke about the tragic death of Frank J. Bercegeay at the Parish council meeting but then pivoted to talk about efforts to pave the levee to, "give you a place to ride." Yes, bikes are great for recreation and we want to encourage that. We ALSO need to encourage complete streets throughout the area where we - our families, friends, and neighbors - can use a bike when we need or want to go to the store, school, work, or visit friends. Ascension needs to act before more people are killed. Please go to the link below to Mr. Martinez know you support bikes in ALL of Louisiana. Feel free to cut and paste the above paragraph. http://bit.ly/14hsBVA Why does this matter to you if you don't live in Ascension? As Baton Rouge and surrounding areas continue to grow we become more connected and drivers who drive in Ascension, Livingston, etc. drive in Baton Rouge, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, etc. Bicycle and pedestrian facilities are not only for the city. You can avoid 'problem areas' all you want but they will not avoid you. If you ride River Road you've seen the increase in traffic due to the casino and it's only going to get worse if drivers and city officials do not learn to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians. Only when we can change the car culture of the entire area will we truly have safer roads and complete streets.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
A reminder that our brand new Carbon Zone’s will be landing this month. If you’re like a lot of us- you spend a great portion of your road rides searching for hidden dirt roads or shredding on gravel whenever possible. With input from Barry Wicks, Kona designed this bike to be the ultimate endurance road racing machine that is just as capable on dirt & gravel as it is on tarmac. The Zone is the rocket ship that Barry Wicks piloted to a top 5 finish at The Rouge Roubaix this past weekend in Baton Rouge, LA. Check out the full write-up on the race and the weekend from The Team. http://www.rougeroubaix.com http://cog.konaworld.com/archives/15736 Nate Clark Kona USA
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Ride for Rox, March 23, 2013 - Register now! Spring is upon us, folks! Savor the prime cycling weather with BikeLafayette at the Ride for Rox on Saturday, March 23, 2013. The event is in memory of Roxanne Richard who was killed when struck by a car while riding her bicycle on the I-49 access road in October 2011. Choose from 12, 17, 30, 50, & 65 mile routes from Grand Coteau to Leonville, Arnauville and Carenco. See route maps and register now at $35 registration includes t-shirt, lunch, rest stops, route marking, maps, door prize raffle and more. Proceeds to benefit Bike Lafayette efforts to promote cycling safety in Acadiana. __._,_.___
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
From Nancy Kulheimer: Cyclists...Be careful out there. I know we are always trying to avoid hazards: For those that park at the Split and ride the training loop....or for those that ride between the Casino and the Split...there is now a project starting that may affect your normal biking. There are several trailers in the LA DOTD lot at the Split. I chatted with Matt Milton of Beard Construction about their project for the US Army Corps of Engineers. The plan is the remove the temporary bagged sand from the levee top and raise the levee. Matt indicated that they will have up to 200-300 workers between the Casino and the Split over the next 6 months with lots of trucks, dirt, earth movers, etc.. I envision lots of sand and dirt on the roadway, so biking may be challenging. Parking will be limited, and do not block the entrance to the DOTD lot or you may be towed. The project will gear up to a 7 day a week, 24 hour/D operation. They don't anticipate closing the road like last year's work near LSU. But you may want to avoid this area for the next 6 months.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Preliminary results of Rouge-Roubaix XV have been posted to the LAMBRA website: http://www.lambra.org/results/2013/rouge13_r.htm Times and some of the rider details are not yet complete, but placings should be correct. - Randy. ______________________________________ Randall Legeai President, Louisiana-Mississippi Bicycle Racing Assn. 504-228-5891 http://www.lambra.org/
BRAMBA Trail Maintenance Day, Saturday, March 23rd, 8:00 - 12:00. Meet at Hooper Trails. Agenda: Repairs on Hard Tail bridges Bring shovels, leather gloves, sturdy footwear, bugspray, water, snacks. Yvette Woodward
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Monday, March 04, 2013
Bruce Wickert 5:08pm Mar 4 Downtown Multi use Trail Greenway - Your Input Requested - Meetings March 5, 6, & 7th The Downtown Development District has received grant commitments to build phase 1 of a greenway that will ultimately connect 9 venues of interest in the downtown area facilitating biking and walking. Your comments are needed to help make this project even better if you will make the time to attend one of the meetings scheduled for the next 3 days. (March 5, 6 & 7) Tuesday March 5 8:30-9 AM - Meet and Greet @ Design Resource Center, 247 Florida St. (DRC) 9-10:30 - Introduction and Project Overview (DRC) 11-Noon - Focus Discussion: Alternative Transportation (DRC) 5:30- 7 PM - Workshop 1: Expressway Park Vicinity @ Expressway Park Rec Center, 935 11th St. Wednesday March 6 9:30-Noon - Workshop 2: Government St to North Boulevard @ DRC, 247 Florida St 1-3:30 PM - Workshop 3: 7th St. at Convention and Capitol Park @ DRC Thursday March 7 11-Noon - Focus Discussion: Implementation and Management @ DRC 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Public Presentation and Open House @ Old State Capitol, 100 North Boulevard Additional information, including the 2010 Feasibility and Cost Study (42 Pages) and a 1 page map are available by following the link to the DDD website. I hope you can attend. I plan to be at the introduction and alternative transportation focus discussion. Tuesday morning. Bruce 225.963.8616
Saturday, March 02, 2013
Friday, March 01, 2013
Looks like Alligator Bayou will be closed again: Subject: Alligator Bayou Road Closure Extended Through Sunday Evening FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2013 GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Friday the closure of Alligator Bayou Road will be extended from Saturday, March 2 at 8 a.m. until Sunday, March 3 at 5 p.m. because of continuing drainage work at the Frog Bayou lock. Crews with East Ascension Gravity Drainage District No. 1 will be installing two drainage pumps at the Frog Bayou lock/Alligator Bayou Road location. The lock runs under Alligator Bayou Road and connects Frog Bayou with Bayou Manchac. Crews will also be installing permanent piping under the roadway at that location. Alligator Bayou Road is located in the northwestern part of Ascension Parish.
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Bruce Wickert Re: Downtown Greenway charrette information - Alternative Transportation focus group Thank you Davis: I plan to be at this meeting, and some of the other charettes as well. Bruce 225.963.8616 ---- Davis Rhorer
> The Baton Rouge Downtown Greenway has been selected by the US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities to receive technical assistance through the Greening America's Capitals Program. We respectfully request your participation in the creation of design schemes that most effectively meet the transportation and recreational needs specific to Baton Rouge. Below is a link to the public meeting schedule (March 5th-March 7th) for the Downtown Greenway. Although you are welcome to attend any of the meetings most convenient to your schedule, we would like to formally request your attendance at the Alternative Transportation Focus Group Meeting scheduled Tuesday, March 5th from 11:00am - 12:00pm in the DDD office, 247 Florida St. This session is specific to bicycle and pedestrian advocacy groups.
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Dear Friends, Please join us in St. Francisville for the fourth annual Red Bug Hill Challenge for Spina Bifida on May 11, 2013. This event is held in memory of our son Jordy. The events include bike rides of 60, 40, 20, and 5 miles; a 5K trail run, and a 1-mile fun run. Everyone also has the option of entering the “Red Bug Hill Challenge,” a timed event from the bottom to the top of Red Bug Hill. As in the previous years, we will have good food, music, and a raffle with many nice items. In 2012 you helped us raise over $26,000.00 for children in Louisiana with Spina Bifida. We hope you can join us for a fun day in the beautiful hills of West Feliciana. Thanks! Marie and Mike Rourke P.S. For more information and to register, go to our website, , or directly to www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2082711.
the Annual "No Such Thing as Impossible®" Bike Ride Join us on St. Patrick's day in St. Francisville for the fifth annual "No Such Thing as Impossible" ...
Cycle Zydeco & FestiVÉLO de Lafayette Cycle Zydeco 2013 (April 4th-7th) Registration for Cycle Zydeco is open and closes on March 1st or when capacity is reached. You can visit the LAtrail.org website for details . CycleZydeco.com will be updated in the future. FestiVÉLO de Lafayette (April 7th) April is Lafayette's Bike Month and it kicks off with FestiVÉLO de Lafayette at Parc Sans Souci (201 E. Vermilion St.). This is the finishing party for Cycle Zydeco & several local regular rides will start and finish here as well. FestiVÉLO is a free to the public there will be 3 bands, beer, beverages, food and several bicycle related exhibits and functions. Come out and celebrate bicycling at FestiVÉLO is Sunday April 7th from 10:30am to 6:00pm. Visit the TRAIL event facebook page to stay connected () Thanks, Scott@LAtrail.org
Monday, February 25, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Dear Friends, Please join us in St. Francisville for the fourth annual Red Bug Hill Challenge for Spina Bifida on May 11, 2013. This event is held in memory of our son Jordy. The events include bike rides of 60, 40, 20, and 5 miles; a 5K trail run, and a 1-mile fun run. Everyone also has the option of entering the ?Red Bug Hill Challenge,? a timed event from the bottom to the top of Red Bug Hill. As in the previous years, we will have good food, music, and a raffle with many nice items. In 2012 you helped us raise over $26,000.00 for children in Louisiana with Spina Bifida. We hope you can join us for a fun day in the beautiful hills of West Feliciana. Thanks! Marie and Mike Rourke P.S. For more information and to register, go to our website, /, or directly to .
Monday, February 18, 2013
My dear friends and fellow cyclists: The road of life is full of challenges and difficulties. No matter how big they are and how daunting they may seem, I firmly believe that if we accept these challenges as soon as possible, we can carry on to do extraordinary things in spite of them. After all, adversities are sent to us to enhance the purpose of our lives. These ideas are what inspired me to found the annual “No Such Thing as Impossible®” bike ride to benefit the McMains Children’s Developmental Center of Baton Rouge and its Wheels to Succeed program, which will celebrate its fifth year on March 17 in St. Francisville. We are looking forward to another wonderful event and successful fundraiser, but I have recently encountered a personal obstacle on the way: On Monday, February 18th, I will start another chemotherapy treatment in Houston, Texas. The treatment will last 3-4 months, which will unfortunately prevent me from attending the event. However, my doctors are optimistic, as am I, that we can once again overcome what is just another challenge on the road of life. And I want to reassure you that my physical presence is not necessary for the generous community of Baton Rouge and local cyclists to mobilize in solidarity with my mission: Helping the beautiful children at the McMains Center who need our support. I will be with you that day both in spirit and through the presence of my children Carlos Mario, Ana Marcela and Sebastian, my grandchildren Alek and Lucas, and our families. I ask that you participate at this event in my name. Bring your families, and invite all your friends to register at www.wheelstosucceed.org. Please remember that this event is for everyone, and you do not have to ride a bike – just come have fun and enjoy the company of the wonderful children from the McMain's Center. If you would like to help sponsor the event, please visit the above website for details. I thank you so much for your help, and I hope to see you again at next year’s event. Always remember: There is no such thing as impossible! Sincerely, Jairo Alvarez-Botero
Friday, February 15, 2013
Attention all trail maintenance volunteers: I am keeping a spreadsheet with a total of TM hours by person and date. I only have records from the sign-in sheet from the BREC-BRAMBA work days. So,... 1) If you show up to BREC work day, please sign the waiver/sign-in form so that the club can accurately track volunteer hours. At the Jan event I had only 11 names but 14 or 15 showed up. 2) If you do significant trail work outside of TM days, please send me an email with date, hours worked, a description of the work project, and photos of "before" and "after". I do NOT troll on FB day and night so if you post your work but do not notify me I may miss your post. Thank you and I hope to see a good turnout to our next TM day Saturday, Feb 26th, 9:00 AM at Hooper. Yvette Woodward
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Monday, February 04, 2013
Track night, THIS Wednesday night. 7:30pm. It's Fun, It's Free. 20min Paceline Warmup Open 25 Lap Scratch Race for all the marbles. Open Flying 200m *I believe the park only has the 53cm rental available right now. We still have a few rentals that we can provide if you ask about it. Dustin Michael Drewes
We had 12 intrepid spirits brave The Beast Trail for 6 Hours on Saturday. Contrary to the concerns of some, all 12 racers competed without serious injury to life or limb. The weather and trail were PERFECT!!! A big thanks to everyone who came and raced on Saturday! The results are shown below. I didn't have the ages for a couple of the racers. Please send me your age if you would like it included in the results. Please let me know if I have misspelled anyone's name or if you notice any other problems with the results. I want to give a BIG thanks to folks who worked on the trail prior to the race and who volunteered during the race. Wayne Cox, Jeff Vaughan, Jason Evers, and Blair Krogh put in dozens of hours prior to the race getting the trail in tiptop shape. Mike Collier, Travis Hill, and John Wild helped out on race day to keep things running smoothly. I plan to officially submit the race results to USA Cycling tomorrow or Wednesday after I make sure everything is correct. Please let me know about any problems or concerns with the results as soon as possible. Charley Rome
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Justin Addison Memorial Bike Ride/Ride of Silence "The Strength of The Wolf is The Pack" 10:30 AM -12:00 PM, Saturday February, 2nd 2013 St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA 70433 Event /Ride location: LaSalle Hall (previous dormitory building on the corner of Jefferson Ave. and 11th Ave. ) Please join us for a 7-mile round-trip bicycle memorial ride for all abilities including friends, family, schoolmates, and cyclists. All are welcome to join us for this event. (Please wear a helmet). Route details: 10:30 AM: Gather in the parking lot at LaSalle Hall at St. Paul’s School. Following a brief prayer reflection for Justin, a police escort will lead riders on the route from St. Paul’s through Downtown Covington to the St. Tammany Trace. After arriving at the memorial site at Josephine St. and the St Tammany Trace, there will be a site blessing and moment for reflection. The escort will then head back to St. Paul’s for the conclusion of the ride. As founder of the Holy Rollers, Justin designed the uniforms for the first-ever St. Paul’s cycling team (see below). Orders will be taken at the memorial ride and via email@example.com to have the kits produced. In addition, Holy Rollers t-shirts and decal stickers are available for sale. All proceeds will benefit the various charities and memorials honoring Justin Addison. To make a donation, place an order, or for more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support! T-Shirt Order Form: Name: _____________________________________ Address:____________________________________ T-shirt size(s): ___ Qty: ___ x $15.00 = $________ Shipping = $ 5.00 TOTAL: = $________ Checks should be made payable to St. Paul’s School (memo: Justin Addison) and mailed to: The Shipping Post In Care Of Justin Addison 427 N. Theard St. P.M.B. Box 237 Covington, LA 70433
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Charley Rome posted in 6 Hour Race at The Beast Charley Rome 10:37am Jan 29 The weather forecast for this weekend is looking good. We worked hard over the weekend to get the trail in good shape for Saturday. We shoveled tons of sand off the trail. We blew the trail off. It is shaping up to be a great day for racing Saturday. The race is a low frills affair and I don't know how many racers will actually show up Saturday. As such, please bring all the water, food, etc you will need for the race. Email me if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday. email@example.com
Monday, January 28, 2013
Hi. I wish to thank you all again for your efforts to get the word out about Bicycle Dreams playing Tuesday night at the Manship Theatre. This event is a benefit for the Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets (BRASS) and I hope you are all planning to come out to see this incredible film about Race Across America (RAAM). Please check out our trailer at www.bicycledreamsmovie.com. Tickets are still available at the Manship Theatre web site. I have attached our press release again if you can send out one last reminder to your customers, fans, followers and fellow club members as the case may be. We look forward to seeing you at the show. Thank you. Garry Harrington Promoter Colorado Springs 603-209-5010
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Robin Gibb Diamond in light of the recent tragedy in Covington and the fact that when the trails are wet, many of us take to the road. I thought I would share this here: BIKE SAFETY CLASSES: ONE HOUR TO SAFER RIDING The Capital Regional Planning Commission and Bike and Pedestrian Associates are pleased to announce FREE one hour bike classes that WILL improve your safety while riding your bike on the street, in bike lanes, or on multiuse trails. This class will help prevent you from crashing by avoiding hazards, and riding in a predictable and safe way where other riders, and drivers are less likely to crash into YOU. This is class is not aimed at super fit and high speed riders. The techniques taught can be used by riders of ALL abilities. LSU has begun enforcement of traffic laws in place for cyclists, and this course has all the information you need to avoid receiving a citation. Students, commuters, fitness and recreational riders are encouraged to attend. All classes are open to adults (18 and older) with drivers licence knowledge of the rules of the road. Classes will be conducted Weeknights and Saturdays at the BREC Independence Park (Lobdell @ Government/Independence) meeting room complex. Tuesday 22 Jan @ 6:30 PM Thursday 24 Jan @ 6:30 PM Saturday 26 Jan @ 3:00 PM and 4:30 PM Monday 28 Jan @ 6:30 PM Tuesday 29 Jan @6:30 PM Wednesday 30 Jan @ 6:30 PM Thursday 31 Jan @ 6:30 PM Advanced registration is highly recommended, as class sizes are limited to 12 people per session. Register by contacting: J. T. Sukits (CRPC) 225.383.5203 firstname.lastname@example.org Bruce Wickert (BRBC) 225.963.8616 email@example.com Classes will be taught by either LAB certified instructor Bruce Wickert, or BRPD bike patrol officers Kyle Callihan, or Don Coppola. You are NOT required to bring a bicycle. This class is made possible by generous a safety education grant from DOTD. See attachments for a flyer with course information (feel free to forward and distribute at will) and a course outline. Bruce Wickert
Yvette Woodward Trail Mainantenance Plans for this Saturday at Comite. When: 9 AM this Saturday Jan 26 at the Comite Trailhead. What: Remove limbs and debris washed up by the high high rains. Bolster low washed out areas With the large amount of leaves and limbs down at Comite it could use a good raking and or blowing off. Bring rakes, lopper, clippers and blowers if available. Please repsond to this thread if you are able to participate and what tools you can brings. THANK YOU!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
Bruce Wickert 3:06pm Jan 18 Bike Safety Classes: One hour to safer rides The Capital Regional Planning Commission and Bike and Pedestrian Associates are pleased to announce FREE one hour bike classes that WILL improve your safety while riding your bike on the street, in bike lanes, or on multiuse trails. This class will help prevent you from crashing by avoiding hazards, and riding in a predictable and safe way where other riders, and drivers are less likely to crash into YOU. This is class is not aimed at super fit and high speed riders. The techniques taught can be used by riders of ALL abilities. LSU has begun enforcement of traffic laws in place for cyclists, and this course has all the information you need to avoid receiving a citation. Students, commuters, fitness and recreational riders are encouraged to attend. All classes are open to adults (18 and older) with drivers licence knowledge of the rules of the road. Classes will be conducted Weeknights and Saturdays at the BREC Independence Park (Lobdell @ Government/Independence) meeting room complex. Tuesday 22 Jan @ 6:30 PM Thursday 24 Jan @ 6:30 PM Saturday 26 Jan @ 3:00 PM and 4:30 PM Monday 28 Jan @ 6:30 PM Tuesday 29 Jan @6:30 PM Wednesday 30 Jan @ 6:30 PM Thursday 31 Jan @ 6:30 PM Advanced registration is highly recommended, as class sizes are limited to 12 people per session. Register by contacting: J. T. Sukits (CRPC) 225.383.5203 firstname.lastname@example.org Bruce Wickert (BRBC) 225.963.8616 email@example.com Classes will be taught by either LAB certified instructor Bruce Wickert, or BRPD bike patrol officers Kyle Callihan, or Don Coppola. You are NOT required to bring a bicycle. This class is made possible by generous a safety education grant from DOTD. See attachments for a flyer with course information (feel free to forward and distribute at will) and a course outline. Bruce
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Monday, January 14, 2013
Registration is now open for the 5th annual 'No Such Thing As Impossible' bike ride for Wheels to Succeed. March 17, 2013 Starts from West Feleciana Sports Park, St. Francisville 8am- 75 miles 9:30am- 40 miles 11:00am- 10 miles ---$40 on line registration--- http://www.wheelstosucceed2013.eventbrite.com/ FREE fun ride for kids at Noon Please visit www.wheelstosucceed.org for more information Thank you for your continued support!
Friday, January 11, 2013
BREC's Extreme Sports Due to the rain, the Hooper Rd AND Comite River Mountain Bike Trails will be closed until further notice!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Kris Dayries Welcome to the NEW "Rollin' with Punchers". 2013 UPDATE: For the Winter Season we meet at City Park next the tennis courts and now have 5 Routes of various distances. All stages of bikers are welcome but focus on beginners or usetos (I use to...). This is also a great group for a recovery ride. From time to time an advanced rider will be our guest for instruction and information. Safety is important. At this time this continues to be a No Drop Group but will evolve to an "At your own Pace" with route support. Remember - no one is EVER left behind! Time - 6:00 pm When - Wednesdays (weather permitting) Where - Winter - City Park Tennis Courts Darylmple Drive/Perksin Road (Baton Rouge) Requirements - Bike, Helmet, LIGHTS - head/tail (for bike), water, Bright clothing Roll on!