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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.
     
    The Armstrong Lie
7/19 Tue 7:30 PM  
This 2013 documentary looks at Lance Armstrong’s cycling career and the elaborate measures he took to protect his reputation. It’s not a whitewash: The film was started in order to record Armstrong’s dramatic and supposedly clean return to competitive cycling after a brief retirement -and was nearly completed when, in his January 2013 television interview with Oprah, he admitted doping. We will show the film in full (running time: 2 hours).
 
   
NOTE CHANGE IN MEETING LOCATION: Instead of our usual venue, the July 19 meeting will take place in the ITW Executive Meeting Room located in the Ford Engineering Building on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University, 2133 Sheridan Road.
 
       
     What Makes a Suburb Bike-Friendly?
 
 08/16 Tue 7:30 PM   Ron Burke, Executive Director for Active Transportation Alliance, an organization which fights for better cycling across the Chicago region, will talk about a new report Active Trans is developing called “How to create suburban bikeways that work for everyone.” The report will identify the key ingredients for creating suburbs where people of all ages and abilities can comfortably bike to their destinations.

Ron will also share the details of a first-of-its-kind event called the Kickstand Classic Bike Challenge on Sept. 25, which is a timed bike ride for people of all abilities, riding any type of bike.
 

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.