Headline News and Upcoming Events
Chico Velo Annual Holiday Party – Come One, Come All!
Wednesday, December 11, 5:30-8:30 at the Sierra Nevada Big Room. Sierra Nevada dinner (no-host bar), great speakers, Jake Early Art Raffle, schwag for everyone!
Benefiting the NEW Ed McLaughlin Memorial Fund.
All are invited to our party-associated bike rides:
Chico Bike Facilities Tour with Holiday Party speaker Charlie Gandy – Weds, Dec 11, 3-4:30pm from One Mile
Brisk Training Ride with Holiday Party speakers Robin Farina and Kurt Stockton – Thurs, Dec 12, 9am from One Mile
Registration for the 2014 Chico Wildflower is now open!
Registration now open for 2014 Rice Valley Tandem Rally!
Check out our new Bike Safety video PSA
Thanks and kudos to Steve Chollet for producing it and Craig Almaguer for starring in it.
Stay safe out there!
Three-Foot Rule becomes law in California - finally!
On September 23, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1371, the "Three Foot for Safety Act". This new law specifies that the minimum distance between a motor vehicle and a bicycle shall be at least three feet. Read the text of the bill here and an analysis by the California Bicycle Coalition here.
Challenge Fondo results
This year's Challenge Fondo was a great success with over 75 riders participating and enjoying the fantastic Fall weather amidst the beautiful scenery. Thanks again to our pro riders, Robin Farina and Kurt Stockton!
Gran Fondo 100 – Men
1st: Dave Albrecht
2nd: Joe Wolner
3rd: Mike Castaldo
Gran Fondo 100 – Women
1st: Robin Farina
2nd: Lauren Wright
Medio Fondo 65 – Men
1st: Clay Johnson
2nd: Dale Dwyer
3rd: Stephen Work-Montana
Medio Fondo 65 – Women
1st: Christine Bergmann
2nd: Fourough Molina
3rd: Juliet Bartel