Riders Monthly Meeting
Statement: Ben opened the meeting
suggesting that the
membership think about next year’s officers and board members and who
interesting in taking on those roles.
added that we could use more road captains.
Helpful in putting the rides on and
helping out other road captains
Discussed having signup
sheets at the beginning of our rides.
of our rides so far have been rained out.
If a ride is cancelled due to rain and
if it looks like it may not rain,
members may want to show up and to do an unofficial ride on their own. Possibly unofficial rides
could be posted on
board meetings are held every quarter and members are welcome to attend.
were read by Sharon
Report: DeeDee gave treasurer
Membership: Marcel reported that we
have two new members,
Rodney Allen and Dave Finkelstein.
will possibly have 10 members renewing that have not done so as yet. No response from prior
members, Mark Exter
and Steve Bowne.
hats have been ordered for those that turned in their order.
business cards available for the members to give out to potential
Mike Holden reported that
most our rides have been rained out.
George’s mystery ride on April 1st
did not get rained
out. The ride went
to Locke with lunch
at Al The Wop’s and included a ride on two ferrys.
Rides in 2017:
23rd ride to Sausalito
with George leading in
place of Mike.
6th – Gretchen will lead our ride to Lakeport.
10th – Wednesday ride to Old Sacramento
20 & 21st – Overnight ride to Redding
with Gretchen and Wade
leading in place of Ben
– Mike will lead a non-club ride to Colorado.
Officer: George Homenko emailed out
a video for this
month’s safety report covering cornering and the contact of the tires
on tire physics
and proper front brake vs the rear braking in the curves.
Business: Ben mentioned the non-club
long trips and
that members may want to get together and do some of these rides with
McMillan extended to the members an invite from Karen Knapp with the
chapter to participate in the annual Bike Blessing on April 29th. Meet at Sonoma Co HD at 10
AM for a ride and
end up at The Promise Center, 791 Lombardi Court, Santa Rosa. Includes a free lunch.
City Riders was having a ride on Saturday, April 22 starting at
Cotati 8:30 – 10:30 and ending up in Penngrove Park.
Charge of $25 includes poker hand and
Raffle: This month’s raffle
winners were George
Homenko who won a Redwood Riders hat.
Second prize was won by Robyn Chosy
which was a $10 gift card for The
Dollar Tree. The
50/50 charity raffle
was won by Laurie Darling.
was adjourned at 7:45