Because It’s Wine O’Clock Somewhere

Posted on by Carol M

Somewhere meaning Avanti! About 15 Venus sisters attended the Venus Happy Hour on Avanti’s rooftop this past Tuesday. We shared a lot of stories and plenty of laughs and filled ourselves with yummy food and beverages in perfect weather (well, about 10 raindrops, but not enough to have to take cover). It was fun to . . . read more

The Community Transforming Communities

Posted on by Doris Cheung
Greenhouse Scholars logo

Want to be thrilled and encouraged about the future of our world? Go to Greenhouse Scholars’ Annual Inspire event and meet these industrious Scholars. That’s what six of us did this past Sunday at CU Boulder’s Byron R. White Club at Folsom Field. We learned that the kids are not just ok, they’re phenomenal. And . . . read more

I Want a New Drug

Posted on by Sam Clark

How much would you pay for a prescription that:       Caused you to lose excess body fat, but maintain and gain lean muscle mass;       Built strong bones, keeping you from osteopenia and osteoarthritis;       Decreased anxiety and depression and improved other mental health issues;       Made . . . read more

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

Posted on by Venus Bike Club

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?

Posted on by Clinic Team

(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 

Posted on by Clinic Team

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

Posted on by Clinic Team
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

Posted on by Venus Bike Club

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.