Current and prospective FVBSC ride leaders are invited to attend a one-hour training session covering "Ride Leader Basics" presented by our very own (and much respected) Casey Cordon.
The discussion will focus onbest safety practices for ride leaderswhich align with Illinois Rules of the Road and FVBSC Club Rules. Additional potential topics include: preparing for your ride, safety procedures, emergency action plans, communication, drop vs. no drop, pace lines and more.
Monday, March 29th7-8 pm CST
Please RSVP to Carrie Halle firstname.lastname@example.org
or 630-567-2300 by 8pm the night before.
Carrie Halle (President), Jerry Shields (Ride Director) and Casey Cordon (Ride Leader Extraordinaire)
P.S. Reminder for everyone about our rider requirements:
- Obey the Illinois Rules of the Road.
- Communicate, communicate, communicate.
- Riders must wear approved helmets.
- Riders should carry an extra tube and method for inflation.
- Bicycles must be in good mechanical working order.
- Rear lights strongly recommended during day; front/rear lights required when riding in or into dawn, dusk and night.
- Personal radios and music loudspeakers are not permitted.
- Do not ride in aero bars while in a group or paceline.
- Ride no more than 2 abreast (if safe to do so).
- Ride as far to the right as is safe. Ride to the left of the white line to be considered on the road.
- When stopped, move completely off the road.
- Move to single file on busy streets.
- Pedal smoothly, be predictable, pay attention.
- Carry identification and your emergency contact information.
- A ROAD ID is recommended to list emergency contacts and/or medical conditions.