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Foxy’s Fall Century Ride 2024

Foxy’s Fall Century Ride on Saturday October 19th, 2024, is the Davis Bike Club’s popular late-season cycling event. Often described as the ideal first century ride, it offers challenges, distances, and scenery for riders of all levels. We offer three routes: Registration is online only and opens in July and is the ride is capped… Read More »Foxy’s Fall Century Ride 2024

Seeking a Tour and Ride Director

Be a part of a dynamic team of DBC Board members who shape our fun rides, tours and special outings. There are currently one or more rides scheduled each day of the week and two tours (S. Korea Oct. 2024, Etna May 2025).  Your good energy and ideas are needed to build camaraderie and add… Read More »Seeking a Tour and Ride Director

Organize a Mini Tour

For those of you who wish that the club had more tours to offer, you can help arrange mini tours. Mark and Maria Tebbutt, Vera Delgado, Kathy Ormiston, John Forsyth and Bill Clarke enjoyed a 48-hour (over 3 days) mini tour to Pacific Grove (Monterrey and Carmel).  EZ accommodation arrangements which include breakfast at the… Read More »Organize a Mini Tour

4th of July Criterium 2013

Race Team News – May 2024

from Race Team directors Heidi Verbeek and Ray Spore The Golden State Race Series will take place in Rancho Cordova on May 4-6 – 3 days of racing, time trial, criterium and circuit. DBC is also represented in the Prairie City Mountainbike series which are still going. We also have a few riders from the UCD… Read More »Race Team News – May 2024

Report Hazardous Road Conditions

Have you ridden by a huge pothole or other road hazard and wondering how to report it to the for repair? Here is a handy link from Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates that shows how to report hazardous road conditions to the appropriate city or county agency (Davis, Yolo, Solano, etc.) Some you can even report… Read More »Report Hazardous Road Conditions

Paceline Riding Tips

Rides often organize into a paceline to save considerable effort when you are in the draft of the riders in front of you. The lead in a paceline will use 30% more power than the riders behind at about 20-25 mph. Usually the faster / longer version of the club rides will ride in a… Read More »Paceline Riding Tips

On a sad note…

Our dear friend, riding companion and many time club tour organizer, Bruce Dewey, passed away this past week from an injury he sustained while cycling three weeks ago. Please be respectful and allow the Dewey family some space as they grieve from this unanticipated loss. There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, March 26… Read More »On a sad note…