Thoughts on Wider road tires

editors note: 3 millimeters additional tire width may not seem like a lot. Adding 3mm of width to a 23mm tire increases the internal volume of air by 22%. this in turn allows one to lower the pressure and benefit from more shock absorption.  To take advantage of this, it also depends on the tire. […]

Celebrating RUSA’s 20th Birthday with a new 200k brevet

As many of you know, the Davis Bike Club had a hand in the creation of RUSA (Randonneurs USA). You can read more about that history here. August 19th marks RUSA’s 20th Birthday and rando-regions across the US will be hosting rides to celebrate the date. We will be riding a new route that has been […]

Davis Bike Club Email List Expectations

Welcome to the DBC email list, where we wish to foster a friendly online community of people who are interested in cycling in and around Davis, California. Before subscribing with the link found at the bottom of this page, please read through these expectations. The email list is managed, but not moderated, which means that […]

Walt Little Memorial Plaque

On Wednesday March 28th the Walt Little memorial plaque was unveiled in Winters.  For those recent to DBC, Walt was a longtime member who seemed to be friends with everyone.   Walt grew up in Winters, having the plaque in front of a popular cafe where cyclists park their bikes seems only fitting.  A large turnout […]

AB-1103 (Stop as Yield Law) Takes A Different Approach

By Phil Coleman, President, Davis Bike Club Beginning with its introduction in the California Assembly in February the so-called Bike Yield law was in trouble. Powerful lobby groups representing 32 million motorists were skeptical and resentful of proposed traffic law modifications that favored cyclists. Law enforcement spoke of the confusion and difficulty of selective enforcement, […]