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Corpus Christi Cycle Club Newsletter

H-E-B’s Spirit of Giving $10,000 Donation

HEB

For over one hundred years, H-E-B has been committed to and involved in various community initiatives like the H-E-B Food Bank Assistance Program, the annual Feast of Sharing holiday dinners, and the Spirit of H-E-B trailer that provides on-site relief in areas devastated by natural disasters. We are honored and proud to announce that H-E-B is donating $10,000 to the CYCLE Kids program benefitting the children in our area. We appreciate the efforts of Regina Garcia, H-E-B Public Affairs Sr. Manager, and Joe Steele in making this a reality. It is the goal of H-E-B to have a positive impact on our communities within the area of youth, children, education, and health. We are excited to have their support in what we believe is a life changing program for children.

Lake Mathis Ride? Let’s Do It!

Mathis

When: Saturday, Aug 16th 7AM
Time: 7:00 AM
Where: McDonald’s at I-37 and Mathis
Distances: 20,45 and 60 miles
Cost: $10 for SAG support

This was very popular last year! Routes of 20,45 and 60 miles.
This will be a SAG supported ride. There will be support vehicles for all routes that will be loaded with supplies.
Recommended donation of $10 is asked for the SAG support.

After ride celebration (or drown your sorrows): Van’s Burgers Soda Bar, 411 E Magnolia St., Mathis.

Routes: 45 and 60

Depart together head west on 359 turn right (north) at 534. The groups remain together past Swinney Switch to I-37.

45 Milers: Right (south) on I-37 access road for return to Mathis.

60 Milers: Left (north) on I-37 access road to Hwy 59 and return south via I-37 access road to Mathis

20 Milers: Depart west on 359 (very short distance) and turn right (north) on 3024 to Swinney Switch. Right turn on 534 and right again (south) on I-37 access road for return to Mathis.

Reminders:

New Ride! NO DROP WEEKY ISLAND RIDES

imageHost- Maher Masri
WHEN: Mondays and Fridays
TIME: 6:00 pm
WHERE: Island Presbyterian Church Parking Lot

The Corpus Christi Cycling Club is starting a new bike ride schedule on the island on Mondays and Fridays at 6:00 PM. These rides will be a no-drop fun rides to the National Sea Shore and back. Roughly 20 miles. Our first ride will start Monday June 23, 2014 at 6:00 PM meeting at the Island Presbyterian Church parking lot (Gypsy St and Port Of call).

Please make sure to wear your helmet and to bring enough liquids for a 1.5-2 hrs ride. Depending on number of riders and abilities, we will ultimately break up into pace groups to accommodate riders with different goals.

Coming Events- Local

imageSeptember 20th and 21st – Conquer the Coast/ Criterion

This is the usual great Saturday ride around the bay with a special addition, a Sunday crit. The criterion is a joint CC Chamber of Commerce and Corpus Christi Cycle Club event and is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. This ride is currently slated to be held in the American Bank Center vicinity and more details will be provided as they become available.

Warriors on Wheels

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DATE: November 11th, 2014

Our veterans will be on their last leg of a week long trek from Wichita Falls. There is a hard cut off on the number of riders that will be allowed to accompany our soldiers on the leg starting in Beeville coming into CC. SIGN UP IMMEDIATELY to avoid missing this opportunity with Jim Clancy at jclancy@branscombpc.com. The week long portion of the adventure has reached maximum capacity and no more riders will be allowed to start in Wichita Falls. Those of us in the final day support group will all be wearing matching jerseys coming into CC for the grand celebratory arrival. This is going to be an awesome event!!!

GEAR SWAP – FLEET FEET

Fleet Feet

Where: 514 Everhart Rd.
When: Aug. 2nd, 2014
Time: 3 to 6 PM

For all gear (running, riding, swimming).Yep, it’s time again! Roll it, drag it, get whatever it is to Fleet Feet and let’s buy, sell, trade, or give it away.

Silent Auction

silentauctionWHEN: December 6th, 2014
WHERE: Vietnam Restaurant
TIME: 6pm

This is going to be another fine dining experience at the Vietnam Restaurant and this auction should be the best ever! We are already working on some items, gun enthusiasts stay tuned. We hope to double what we did last year, so there should be some great deals for all. Please, drop us an email if you have an item for the auction.

Upcoming Rides

Hotter’ N Hell Hundred- August 23rd (Wichita Falls)

La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest Bicycle Ride- September 13th (La Vernia)

Valero Ride to the River MS 150- October 11th and 12th (San Antonio to New Braunfels and return).

Tour de Gruene- November 8th (recreational and individual time trial) and 9th (two person time trial).