It’s Not Always So Clear

Posted on by Carol M

Often at intersections, cyclists will call out “Clear!” or “All clear!” when they’re about to cross. This means they have looked both ways and are confident they can safely cross. But calling out “clear” for someone else can be dangerous! Just because it’s clear for you doesn’t mean it will stay clear for those behind . . . read more

Practicing Safe Intercourse*

Posted on by Carol M

Let’s talk about side-by-side riding. As a recreational club with social rides, we understand engaging in verbal intercourse on rides makes them more enjoyable. While we do want you to have fun on rides, safety must always come first! Therefore, only ride side-by-side when there is enough room on the shoulder or bike path for . . . read more

Palisade Escapades

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25 Venus ladies spent a weekend in Palisade enjoying the rides, scenery, wine, peaches, and all that the Western Slope has to offer. Here are some of the adventures we had. Day 1: The Wine&Fruit Loop. First stop – Palisade Pies for second breakfast. Various other stops included Art (which we imitated and abused), and . . . read more

Summit Shenanigans!

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Twenty-six Venus members had a blast riding in Summit County on our Destination Trip. The weather forecast looked very threatening, but it never rained on us! On Friday morning Sherri led a ride up Ute Pass Rd. while Doris and Carol did a Frisco bike pathta-palooza to learn their way around town. When others arrived, . . . read more

Basalt Assault 2021

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Twenty-five Venus women descended on the small town of Basalt, CO for a weekend of biking and eating. Some of us went up Thursday evening and enjoyed dinner with live music on the patio at Heather’s. On Friday, many of us rode up to Maroon Bells. A couple ladies rode Castle Creek to Ashcroft. Friday . . . read more

Fort Collins Double-Daystination Weekend

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Flipside

In May 2021 38 Venus Bike Club members took part in some or all events between Friday and Sunday afternoons in our first Destination trip of the season. The trip started with Happy Hour at The Flipside pinball arcade, followed by dinner at Door222 in Loveland. On Saturday we begin with bike rides! Eight women . . . read more

Bike Path(ta)palooza

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“Follow us, we’re going this way!” On Saturday, May 15, 2021, our Bike Path(ta)palooza Clinic was held to give potential ride leaders and sweeps a chance to learn some of the bike paths we use on our rides to get through town. It was also a chance to practice the lessons learned in the recent . . . read more