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If you are a current member, you can log in using the Member Login link at the upper right to access additional features including weekly ride details on the GDB Forum. If you are not a member, we hope you'll consider joining us by going to the signup page.

 

Changes in the Best of the Southwest Bike Rides

 
Joe Rohner and I are changing schedule for the Best of the Southwest and Best of the Northwest weekly rides. The start locations will be reduced to two: Joe Poole Lake (Lynn Creek Marina) and Grapevine (Outdoor World parking lot). These two locations will be alternated each week. They are conveniently located and offer the potential for a variety of routes with some weather protections.
 
Four months of the year have a 5th Saturday which will be the Ride Leader's Choice ride. Joe and I will try to get feedback from our riders as to preferences and make plans accordingly. If you have a route preference that you would like to lead, let us know.
 
I think we have the best routes in the GDB. Please visit the Event Calendar and join us for one of our rides to see for yourself! Your feedback is welcome.
 
Horace Duncan
 

Lancaster Country Ride on April 11, 2015

 
 
Thanks for a great bike rally!

It was a great day of cycling at the Lancaster Country Ride on Saturday. Thanks to everyone who came out and participated. The rally was a big success. We had 1,203 riders, great weather, great wildflowers and (most importantly) great volunteers. A huge THANK YOU to each and every one of our volunteers for making it happen!  Without all that teamwork this rally wouldn't happen.

We love feedback to help to make next year even better. Please send me an email with your comments and suggestions.
 
Thanks again,

Brenda Barnell
Rally Director
 
Here is a photo album courtesy of Pak Meng Cham.
 
 
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Lancaster Country Ride 2015
 

 




The Greater Dallas Bicyclists Gives Back to Local Communities


The Greater Dallas Bicyclists has given over $8,000 to support local charities and organizations. Thanks to our member volunteers who work so hard on the annual Lancaster Rally for allowing the club to give back to our communities and put on one of the best bicycle rallies in Texas.

To learn more about how you can volunteer, contact Steve at president@greaterdallasbicyclists.com.

The City of Lancaster


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The Town of Palmer


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The Town of Ferris


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Family Gateway Dallas


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GDB Holiday Party PhotosClick Here

 

GDB Lake Murray Weekend Photos

People have posted photos from the GDB Lake Murray trip on Oct. 11-12th. Many thanks to David Rothgeb and Steve Krogh for organizing a fun weekend getaway!

 

 


GDB Ride Rules Reminder

  • No earbuds or headphones (music or phone) and no boom boxes (but bring all the conversation you want!)
  • No use of cellphones while riding (please pull off and stop to take or make a call)
  • Use common sense if you have aerobars - please don't use them while in tight formations on group rides
  • Helmets must be worn on all GDB rides
 

A Note About Membership

The Greater Dallas Bicyclists (GDB) Board of Directors want to emphasize the value and importance of a current membership in GDB. Membership is $20 a year or $36 for two years. When one considers staying current on the forum to keep up with ride changes and impromptu gatherings, two annual picnics and a holiday party, our hosting the annual Super Bowl Sunday ride to the West End for riders of all the area clubs, and our major event of the year, the annual Lancaster Country Ride -- the value of a $20 membership is clear.
 
Why is membership important? As hard as we work at safety and remaining vigilant for hazards, we still need all riders to have signed a waiver before riding in our group rides or attending our events.
 
How is that done? Are there folks walking around with clipboards and waiver forms? Do we sort, file and store these forms? No, it’s done in the membership sign-up process. Without the waivers, we could not function as a club.
 
If you’ve been thinking of joining or if your membership has lapsed and you’ve been putting off renewal, or you know someone who has, do us all the favor of renewing today. Just click on the JOIN GDB link above and join or renew today.
 

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