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Bike Fit, Form, and Function @ Alameda Bicycle on April 15, 2014 6:30 - 8:30pm. 

Just for fun: you can ride your bike or use some other means of transport to join Gene and his team at Alameda Bicycle on Park St Tues night, April 15th. They'll be hosting a clinic from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Carolyn Westray from Giant Bicycle will host a clinic discussing Bike fit, Form, and Function. Feel free to celebrate getting your taxes done and go join them for fun and good information!

May BOD Meeting

The May BOD Meeting will be on Wednesday,
May 7th at 7:00pm. The agenda is available will be posted approximately one week before the meeting.

Start Planning for the Santa Cruz Ride!

The Half Moon Bay to Santa Cruz Ride has been scheduled for September 6-7 (Saturday and Sunday). For those of you who have done this ride before, this year it is not taking place on the weekend of the Big Kahuna triathlon!

Team Alameda has reserved a limited block of rooms at a special discounted rate. Registration and ride details are still in the works, but room details are firm.

Registration fees (TBD) will go toward ride support (SAG and rest stops). Dinner, drinks, and overnight stays are the rider’s responsibility (both reserving and paying).

Room rates are as follows:

Single Queen $149.95
Single King $169.95
Double Queen $199.95

We emphasize the limited supply of rooms in Santa Cruz during Summer, so please plan on doing this fun annual Team Alameda ride (50 miles each day).

Reserve your room NOW! The TA block of rooms will be held until July 15. Hotel name and contact information is available in members-only area here


Wearing of Headsets or Earplugs 

California Vehicle Code
27400.   A person operating a motor vehicle or bicycle may not wear a headset covering, or earplugs in, both ears. This prohibition does not apply to any of the following:
(a) A person operating authorized emergency vehicles, as defined in Section 165.
(b) A person engaged in the operation of either special construction equipment or equipment for use in the maintenance of any highway.
(c) A person engaged in the operation of refuse collection equipment who is wearing a safety headset or safety earplugs.
(d) A person wearing personal hearing protectors in the form of earplugs or molds that are specifically designed to attenuate injurious noise levels. The plugs or molds shall be designed in a manner so as to not inhibit the wearer's ability to hear a siren or horn from an emergency vehicle or a horn from another motor vehicle.
(e) A person using a prosthetic device that aids the hard of hearing.

Century Training with Team Alameda

Ever wanted to participate in an organized century ride? Now is your chance. Team Alameda will begin our century training on February 16, 2014 and continues through April 26, 2014. We will begin with a shorter ride (27 miles) and increase the mileage each week. Riders of all levels are encouraged to participate. These are organized Team Alameda rides with a strict “no-drop” policy. Come join in the fun! If you have any questions, please contact Betsy Ingram (ingramemo_AT_comcast_DOT_net).

Order your Team Alameda 2014-2015 Kit!

You can go directly to Voler and place your order for the 2014-2015 Tenth Anniversary edition of Team Alameda’s team kit! You have the option of ordering jerseys (long or short sleeved), shorts, bibs, windbreakers, and vests. Unlike previous years, Team Alameda will not be ordering items and re-selling them. You will need to order your items directly with Voler and all items will be shipped to Team Alameda late April and the items will be distributed locally. The order website closes on March 3, 2014. Make sure you order yours today!
If you have any questions, please call 800-488-6537 and ask for assistance from a Voler Customer Service Representitive, or send an email to 

Welcome to new members of the Board (2014-2015)

President:  Rick Laverdure
VP and Ride Leader coordinator:  Joe Mariscal
Secretary:  Carolyn Mason
Treasurer:  Lars Hansson
Sponshorship/Publicity:  Alan Levy
Webmaster:  Ashish Parikh; Asst:  Rick McLeod
Membership:  Amy Akashi; Asst:  Shel Milligan
Calendar coordinator:  Bob Ingram, Shel Milligan

Team Alameda Rides

  Come Ride With Us!

Starting Saturday March 1, 2014 our rides will start at 8:00 am. Aways check the calendar as ride leaders may choose a different start time
We ride every Saturday at 8:00 am and Sunday at 9:00 am unless otherwise indicated on the calendar. We also offer Tuesday and Thursday morning rides at 9:00 am (always check the calendar first). Meet in front of Kaiser Medical Center at 2417 Central Avenue, near Park Street.  Rain or wet roads cancels rides.
NOTE: Always check the calendar and ride forums, though, as ride leaders may post a different time.

Upcoming Rides & Events

20 Apr 2014 8:00 AM • Kaiser Alameda
22 Apr 2014 9:00 AM • Kaiser Alameda
24 Apr 2014 9:00 AM • Kaiser Alameda
26 Apr 2014 • AWAY
26 Apr 2014 8:00 AM • Kaiser Alameda
27 Apr 2014 • AWAY

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Additional Links

  • Alameda Velo - Alameda's distance cycling club, for those who like to ride fast and far.
  • Bay Trail - San Francisco Bay Trail project linking 500 miles of biking and hiking trails around the bay area.
  • Bike Alameda - bicycling advocacy group in Alameda
  • Cycles of Change - East Bay youth bicycle program
  • East Bay Bicycle Coalition - promotes bicycling as an everyday means of transportation and recreation
  • Flashblog - Flash (one of our members) blogs about bikes and more.
  • Team Alameda Photos - Bruce, our team photographer, has posted many of his pictures here.


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