Tag: SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters

CycleMasters unveil new jersey

Marty Herbert Hello, everyone! One of the main focuses of SaddleBrooke CycleMasters this year is to stress safety and visibility while enjoying your ride. With that in mind we introduced our very visible new jersey at the November 6 social. Thanks to the Team of Lynette Herbert (designer), Linda Merritt, Mike Brenney, Skip Braun and…

CycleMasters welcome back snowbirds

  Marty Herbert Hello, everyone! The hot weather is gone and it’s time for some fun rides. Many of our friends from up north are coming back to escape the cold and snow looking for the warmth of their winter paradise here in SaddleBrooke. If you haven’t ridden a bike in sometime – no worry…

SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters cycle National Parks

Marty Herbert Thirty-one SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters spent April 24 through 27 in the Moab, Utah area cycling the local national parks. Club members Ted and Gloria Belanger organized the event which included three nights at the charming Gonzo Inn in downtown Moab, two days of cycling and a dinner and light show on the Colorado River.…

Cyclemasters’ Ride of Silence

Marty Herbert On Wednesday, May 17 over 40 Cyclemasters participated in the annual Ride of Silence. Ride of Silence is a yearly international bicycle ride to commemorate cyclists killed or injured while riding on public roads. It helps to raise awareness among motorists of the dangers they pose to cyclists. The Ride of Silence is…

CycleMasters hosts Impact of Southern AZ

Barbara McClure, Executive Director, Impact of Southern Arizona

Marty Herbert Hello all! The SaddleBrooke CycleMasters’ February Social was very well attended by members and guests. The club enjoys all levels of bicycling along with neighborhood involvement. At the social we were introduced to one of our newest partners in the community, Barbara McClure, Executive Director, Impact of Southern Arizona (impactsoaz.org). Impact offers programs…

Cyclemasters announces Pennies for the Penniless campaign

Cyclemasters are ready for another fun ride.

Marty Herbert Hello, fellow SaddleBrookers, we wish for all to have a super 2017. On Monday, January 9 the SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters held its first club meeting of the year at Nona Maria’s Italian Restaurant in Oracle, Arizona. Over 60 members were in attendance and enjoyed a wonderful Italian buffet. At the meeting, this year’s new…

SaddleBrooke comes through again

Marty Herbert On Saturday, December 10 the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters conducted a Bicycle Round-up. This campaign was designed to enable SaddleBrooke residents to rid themselves of any excess bicycles, bicycle clothing, bicycle parts or bicycling accessories in order to help the less fortunate. The CycleMasters teamed up with BICAS (Bicycle Inter Community Art and Salvage) of…

Preparing for Progress Delivery

Ed Betanzos (left) and Jeff Eighmy rest after bundling the October issue of the SaddleBrooke Progress; photo by Bob Lamb. Monthly delivery of the Progress is a service project of the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters. About 5,000 newspapers are received monthly from the printer. Ed coordinates scheduling of delivery people. Jeff separates the papers into bundles by delivery route, which are neighborhood units. Later, 30 persons will arrive here to collect papers for their assigned routes. The delivery people will devote one or two hours each month

Bob Lamb Monthly delivery of the SaddleBrooke Progress is a service project of the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters bicycle club. 5,018 newspapers are received monthly from the printer. In the picture, Ed and Jeff have just handled organization for the deliveries in October. Backup volunteers also take turns at these jobs. Our partnership with Robson Publishing has a long…