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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

May Is Bike Month is here!

We are celebrating 20 years of May Is Bike Month and this year promises to be the biggest May yet! We encourage all DBC members to sign up, log a ride and win prizes! It’s super easy and fun. Join us at Loopalooza on May 5th and log miles during the Mileage Madness week, May… Read More »May Is Bike Month is here!

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 rider in front of you. The lead in a paceline will use 30% more power than the rider behind to maintain a given speed. Usually the faster / longer version of the club rides will ride in… Read More »Paceline Riding Tips

Hookless Rims and Tire Failures

Prompted by Thomas De Gendt’s mysterious crash during Stage 5 of the UAE Tour in Abu Dhabi, Rene Herse Cycles added a blog post, discussing the potential factors involved in using hookless rim design, tire size selection, supple tire sidewalls, and using them under high temperature conditions (Abu Dhabi) Thy conclude hookless rims and tires… Read More »Hookless Rims and Tire Failures

Riding in Wet Weather

Here is a link to a great post by the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates on riding in wet weather. If you are riding when it’s wet, take a look and stay safe

Etna Tour 2024

Reservations for the Etna tour, 5/24 thru 5/26/2023, are now open (DBC members only.) Maria and Mark Tebbutt return to Etna for another Memorial Day weekend (7th year) in this relaxing and beautiful area. MOTEL RATES: $78+ tax for up to two people occupying the room each night.  The pet fee, is $20 per pet… Read More »Etna Tour 2024