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Winter Riding Tips
 

 
The Evanston Bicycle Club has been a strong presence in Evanston and the North Shore for more than 40 years.  Our members are a very diverse group, whose cycling interests range from short recreational rides to ultra-marathon events, from rides to the coffeehouse to state-wide, week-long rides, and from loaded touring to criterium racing.
 
 
 EBC Meetings and Programs

EBC meets at 7:30 PM on the third Tuesday of every month in the
Ecology Center at the Ladd Arboretum, McCormick and Bridge Streets, Evanston.
     
    Reinventing the Wheel: From Ferris to Fat Bikes to the Future
 
   6/20 Tue 7:30 PM   Matt Ford, is a graduate of Berkeley with a degree in Mechanical engineering and Materials science and is working toward his PhD at Northwestern.  Through his thesis he aims to explain the mechanics of the bicycle wheel.
Matt will share the history of the bicycle wheel over the last 200 years

    •    Why wheels "taco" and how to prevent it.
    •    Computer simulations of wheel failure.
    •    Other "wheels" inspired by the bicycle (the Chicago Ferris Wheel, the London Eye, ...).
    •    Mechanics of “extreme wheels (fat bikes, aero rims, ...).

 
       

Eat Before We Meet
Both members and guests are invited to join club members for an informal dinner before club meetings at 6:00 PM at Portillo's Hot Dogs, 9400 Skokie Blvd, Skokie
 

Deborah Barnes is currently a certified strength and conditioning coach.  Debra will be talking about proper hydration and re-hydration pre and post cycling.  She will also be sharing appropriate macronutrients to take to maximize  strength, energy and endurance prior to, after, and during cycling.