Fringe Pizza Feeds the Famished

Posted on by Doris Cheung
Veggie pizza

If you missed happy hour at our sponsor Fringe Pizza last Wednesday, you really missed out! Forty-something Venus sisters gathered on the airy outdoor patio and in the cool indoors and gourmandized an array of appetizers, a salmagundi of salads, a potpourri of pizzas, and ambrosial adult beverages on tap.  We arrived with hearty appetites, . . . read more

Gravel and Gastronomy

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This past Saturday, May 28th, a Dirty Dozen of us (yeah, we were a little dusty by the end) ventured out on a 25-ish-mile gravel ride and inadvertently found ourselves learning about single track for a couple miles! Then we zoomed down some dirt roads until we got to some proper gravel to groove on. . . . read more

Have You Flossed Your Bike Lately?

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(And Other Tips from the Bike Maintenance Clinic) We all recognize the importance of keeping our bikes in good condition, so when we get out on the road, we experience fun and not catastrophic mechanical failure. Turns out, there is a lot we can do ourselves to keep our rides clean and functional and minimize . . . read more

Another Successful Pathta-Palooza Ride/Clinic 

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A dozen riders ventured off to learn how to navigate some of the frequently used Boulder bike paths. We didn’t stay the course — surprise!! We rode an elevator, we split the group and reconnected, and we tried to get lost but failed. In short, we had A LOT of fun! And we finished up . . . read more

A Dance with Your Bike: Beginners’ Skills Clinic with Ann Trombley

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Clinic participants with Coach Ann

Have you ever thought of your bike as your dance partner? In the Beginners’ Skills Clinic on April 28th, cycling coach Anne Trombley encouraged us to replace stiffness with mobility and balance — just like a dance — to prepare for any obstacle we may encounter on our rides. We practiced proper body position with . . . read more

Did you miss the Ride with GPS Clinic?

Posted on by Sam Clark

The Venus Bike Club uses Ride with GPS (RwGPS) for its weekly, gravel, and destination trip route management. So it might be a little confusing when you join the Club and are new to the RwGPS desktop and mobile apps. There’s some interplay, which this Zoom clinic addressed.  Did you miss it? Fear not — . . . read more

2022 Kickoff Party

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The 2022 Kickoff party was the best one ever! Almost 100 of us enjoyed delicious food, a great venue, fun drinks, lots of laughter, and got a lot of information about this season.

Some will lead, and some will follow …

Posted on by Doris Cheung

Over two dozen members joined us for a fabulous Lead/Sweep Clinic on Tuesday, March 29th. Our very own Jan Borstein shared everything we need to know to get started leading and sweeping our weekend rides, and it was a great review for those who already have experience under their belts.  Here’s what attendees had to . . . read more

Venus de Miles 2021 Was a Blast!

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Venus Bike Club members group shot

This year’s Venus de Miles Ride was AwEsOmE! Here are a bunch of fun pictures, which are each worth a thousand words, so we’ve saved you a lot of reading!

Cin Cin! from Avanti’s Rooftop Bar and Food Courts

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A whole lot of us trekked past and through numerous new and returning CU students to hang out on the outdoor patio at Avanti, reminiscing over recent epic rides and plotting future madness on the pavement. Be sure to stay tuned as we plan more social events for the Club, and if you’ve got an . . . read more