Using Fiction to Capture the Essence of Biking

Fiction is challenging. It has to engage the reader, carry a story and create characters who are realistic. But fiction is also liberating. Through fiction, I could tell the stories of bike rides, but adjust the details to capture the essence of those rides.

Riding a Smart Trainer with Zwift – A New User’s Experience

by John Rogers Getting a smart trainer and picking an “App for that” is a big investment. There’s lots of choices along the way, and a bit of learning to figure out how all these things come together to create a great indoor virtual riding experience. Here’s my...

TCBC members still riding!

Starting on June 14th TCBC began a solo ride program to provide members with a RWGPS link, map and cue sheet for pre-ridden routes that offered club insurance and TCBC mileage credit. Through August we have offered a total of 149 scheduled rides which have been ridden...
Black History Tour:  Try this new TCBC Solo Ride

Black History Tour: Try this new TCBC Solo Ride

On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was killed unjustly by Minneapolis police after passing a counterfeit 20 dollar bill at Cup Foods. The site of his murder at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue has become a memorial to him and brings to mind the suffering and racial...

Top 10 reasons to do a TCBC Solo Ride

1. You can ride at the time that you want to, within the 7-day riding period. 2. A chance to ride a route that might be new to you, offering variety to your routine. 3. The ride won’t be cancelled due to weather. Just pick another start time if it rains. 4. You can...

Solo Ride update plus map & cue sheet

Another week has gone by and we’re still working on improving the solo ride program! We hope you have been out and enjoyed one of our rides – we had 162 registrations for our second week of solo rides. In an attempt to make the program easier for ride leaders...