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 […]

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, […]

Holiday Party News

DBC’s annual holiday party was a wonderful time to visit old friends and meet new ones, eat delicious food, and listen to great music. As usual, vice president M. Michael laid out an excellent program. Thanks to the hard working nomination committee, the club voted in a new slate of board members. DBC thanks outgoing […]

Davis Bike Club Contributes to Fire Relief

Press Release Davis Bike Club Contributes to Fire Relief The Davis Bike Club recently contributed a total of $20,000 to organizations in Napa and Sonoma Counties, for recovery efforts after the October wildfires. For the entire affected region, $5,000 was sent to the Redwood Credit Union Community Fund. For Napa, another $5,000 was split between […]

2018 Davis Double Century

The 49th annual Davis Double is Saturday, May 19th 2017. Please join us for 200 scenic and well-supported miles through Yolo, Napa and Lake counties. The Davis Double is considered an ideal first double century. There is no “death”, “terrible”, “monster”, “devil”, or “heartbreak” in this ride. What really sets the Davis Double apart from […]