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February 2019 Top Talk

There are rumblings in the club about the new format of our monthly newsletter, the Quick Releases, so I want to address some of these complaints. Firstly, by going digital and online only, we have moved away from the dated Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Most of us are not …

January 2019 Top Talk

Welcome to 2019!  My first action as your new president is to thank Chip Kyle for doing this job in such an able, patient and amiable manner for 3 years! Please greet him out there with a huge smile and a big thank you for all his hard work. Three …

PWTC Gives to SnowCap

A heartfelt thank you to all our members who generously donated food, clothing, egg-cartons, and can openers when we gathered at our December Club Meeting. The crew at SnowCap’s drop-off station was so appreciative of the 46 lbs of food, 58 lbs of clothing and, astounded at the 15 lbs …

Future of the Pioneer Century

The board has reviewed the performance of the Pioneer Century over the past several years and we are concerned about its success and the contribution that our invitational ride makes to the club.  We have observed the following: For the last five years we have watched the number of participants …

December 2018 Top Talk

We are coming quickly to the end of 2018, and my three years serving as your club president. First and foremost, I want to thank you for trusting me to lead the club for this extended period of time. The last three years have been instructive, fun, challenging, sometimes confrontational …

November 2018 Top Talk

No organization remains static – it is either growing or declining. As a board, we are heavily invested in the club’s future and want to see it grow and thrive. Our vision of the club is one of diversity and inclusive of women and men. We are, however, aware of …

October 2018 Top Talk

First of all, I’d like to thank those who volunteered for the recent Harvest Century, representing our club. The Harvest attracts many first time sponsored-event riders. Your enthusiasm and encouragement give these individuals a positive experience, promoting cycling, which is what our club is about. Kudos! Secondly, I’d like to …

September 2018 Top Talk

Summer is the most active time for our club. For the last several months, we have posted more than 70 rides each month with 90+ in the month of July. These are impressive numbers, both from the quantity of opportunities to ride and the number of club members turning out …