The Challenged Athletes Foundation's Operation Rebound Program is thethe premiere sports and fitness program for American military personal, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. On behalf of Operation Rebound, we will be speaking with Oz Sanchez, former Marine and Navy SEAL who was involved in a motorcycle acident that resulted in a spinal cord injury and Steve Peace, a retired navy officer who suffered a sudden and paralyzing stroke that bound him to a hispital bed for three months. We will be discussing adaptive cycling and Operation Rebound.
For more information or to make a secure donation, visit: http://www.challengedathletes.org
We will also chat with Joe Yachanin, Marketing and Public Relations Specialist at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, discussing the "Wild Ride at the Zoo", an after hours event that for the first time ever lets cyclists ride in the park and view the animals. http://www.clemetzoo.com/
Our third guest will be Dave Hughes, president of the Outspokin' Wheelmen. We will be discussing the benefits of being part of a bicycling club and the upcoming meeting Wednesday night. We will also discuss the Wheelmen's project of donating bicycles. http://www.outspokinwheelmen.com
Tue. May 8 Hill Repeats Meet at the Leetonia trailhead at 9:00 am for some hill repeats on some of the vicious hills on the west side of the Lisbon Greenway. We’ll do slow recovery in between averaging a low moderate pace. Call, text or email the night before to make sure the ride is a go. Jerry King 330-398-2927 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue. May 8 After Work Rides Meet at the Mosquito Lake Beach area at 6:00 PM for these low-moderately paced rides. Call Rosemary Campany at 330-399-6141.
Tue. May 8 Mill Creek Ride Meet at 6:00 pm at the Wetlands Parking Lot in Mill Creek Park. This 15-20 mile ride will be led at a leisurely to mid-moderate pace. Call Ed Howley at 330-793-8219.
Wed. May 9 Monthly Meeting
Wed. May 9 Meet at Lakeview High School (Hillman Drive, in Cortland) at 6:00 pm for about 30 miles, upper moderate pace. Randy Ferguson at 330 831 0828.
Wed. May 9 Salem Wednesday Ride Meet at 2nd St. public parking lot (Between Lincoln & Ellsworth Aves, across from old AAA bldg.) at 4pm. 30+ miles at mid to high-moderate pace, with only short breaks, stopping about 6pm due to OSW meeting. Rides vary from fairly flat, to rolling, to downright hilly depending on the day and who shows up. Call Jerry King at 330-398-2927.
Thu. May 10 Meet at the Greenway Trail on Rt 305 at 6:00 pm for low/mid moderate ride. Ride north for about 45 minutes and return. Mileage will depend on your pace. Ride will be a group. If “ride leader” is absent, ride will be “show and go.” Karen Clarke 330 638 6795.
Fri. May 11 Friday Night Out Tonight we’ll be dining at the Phoenix Fire Grill and Bar (5231 Canfield-Niles Rd). Their new name is much more masculine than the last one, which at least one of our members found to be objectionable. To discover further information, you’ll have to attend dinner. Call Paula Kohler at 330-518-2334 by Thursday the 10th for reservations.
Sat. May 12 Meet the President Ride 2 Although most of us have already met the president (since this is his second term), we’ll have the opportunity to ride with him once again. Meet at the Experimental Farm at 10:00am for a 25-35 mile ride out to Lake Milton. Terrain will be mostly flat to a little rolling and the pace will be low moderate. Lunch will be at the Sand Trap Restaurant. Call Dave Hughes at 330-692-2468.
Sat. May 12 Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Wile Ride at the Park 5:30PM to 8:30PM at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Wild Ride is a brand new after-hours event offering visitors the opportunity to cruise the Zoo on their bicycle for the first time ever! Animals will be out on exhibit and exhibitor booths will be set up on the Welcome Plaza. http://www.clemetzoo.com/events/event.asp?event_id=146
Mon. Mat 14 After Work Rides Meet at the Mosquito Lake Beach area at 6:00 PM for these low-moderately paced rides. Call Rosemary Campany at 330-399-6141.
Wed. Mat 16 Cleveland Ride of Silence Two meeting points at . Either downtown near
Chuck Campbell - Bicycling from Youngstown to Pensacola FL to raise money for Hospice of the Valley. http://www.hospiceofthevalley.com/
Bill Hoffman - Vice Chair of PPAC (Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee of PA) discussing the new bicycle law (as of April 2nd) in PA.