Melon City Racing Team came in tenth out of 23 teams in this years Championships Team of the Year.
Bill Ford had two bronzes in the roller race state championship events (Cat 4 and Masters 40+).
Chad Bishop had one gold in the state time trial event and one bronze in the state cyclocross event. (Master 30+ and Cat 4).
10th Annual Shamrock Ride - Saturday, March 17 - Dyersville, Iowa. 10:00 am - ??? Party Ride. Distance: 21 miles flat. FREE
Melon City Bike Club - St. Paddy's Ride - Sunday, March 18 - 1:00 p.m.
Meet at Pearl City Station on Riverfront Road bikes if 30+ and roads are dry. Otherwise, mountain bikes.
Harper's Jerseys/Shorts w/ Bike Club Logo - Greg has designed a new jersey & shorts package with the Melon City Bike Club & Harper's Cycling & Fitness logos.
There is a short sleeve jersey available in men's & women's sizes and also a sleeveless jersey with full hidden zipper design. Bike shorts are available in men's & women's sizes.
Also available are bib shorts. If you can stop at Harper's Cycling & Fitness to try one for size, Greg will make sure to order one for you. He would like to have size requests by Tuesday, March 14th. The order should arrive in early April.
Movie Night - March 14th
6:30 pm Missippi Brew
We will be showing a movie the evening of Tuesday-March 14 at The Brew. They now have a back room that we will have reserved. The movie runs almost 2 hours and I would like to start it at 6:30. Come around 6:00 if you would like to order food and they can get your orders filled before we start the movie.
The movie is The Tour Baby by Scott Coady and since it's release it has become a cycling classic. Here are a couple of quotes about this film.
President - John Fletcher
Vice President - Eric Henriksen
Treasurer - Bob Hayes
Melon City Criterium Race Director - Greg Harper
Race Registration - Mike Doyle
Century Chairs - John Fletcher and Dave Humiston
Dinner Ride Chairs - John Fletcher and Tim Armstrong
RAGBRAI Co-Chairs - Connie Mann and Deb Elliott
Newsletter and Web Site - Connie Mann