E3 Rides

Piloting of  E3 (Easy, Educational, and Enjoyable) Rides:   TCBC will be trying out a new type of “C” Level ride.  “E3” rides will focus on getting riders on their bikes in a welcoming and social atmosphere.  Rides will last from 60-90 minutes and will cover...

Join our Equity Committee

Fellow board member Tammy McLemore and myself are looking for TCBC members to join us to work on diversity, equity, and inclusion within the club. One goal will be to increase awareness of these issues in the outdoors (and specifically within TCBC). We also want to...

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...

Subscribe Again for Forum Notifications

Your previous subscriptions to topics on the TCBC Forum got lost when we transferred to the new website earlier this year.  To stay on top of the latest info, you will need to resubscribe.  Here’s how to do so:   1) Log into the forums by clicking ‘Log...

Riding through the Pandemic

As Spring begins to arrive in Minnesota it’s hard to imagine the beginning of the biking season without our regular TCBC rides. It can be harder to get motivated to ride on one’s own and we have come to enjoy those great routes put together by TCBC leaders. But don’t...