Tag: SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters

SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters Phoenix Trip

Denise Edwards Around 30 members of the SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters went on a fun-filled, two-day bike tour from Oct. 4 to 6 to Phoenix and Scottsdale. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Scottsdale near Old Town, and the first night we had a catered dinner from nearby Oregano’s—super pizza, spaghetti, garlic bread, and salad! A…

Cyclemasters Had a Great December!

B.J. Murray, Vice President Cyclemasters is more than just a group who rides bikes together. We are an organization that also cares about our community and works hard to support it. Because of the virus, we, like most organizations in SaddleBrooke, are challenged with how to socialize. While we do meet regularly at the RoadRunner Grill…

Helmet Safety

BJ Murray, VP of SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters The value of wearing helmets while riding your bike is immense. Seems we all know of someone who has been riding a bike and been in a substantial accident. Many will point out that they are happy that they had their bike helmets on, some claiming to say that…

Bicycling in SaddleBrooke

Madelaine Salas With the onset of COVID-19 and with the exercise facilities either closed or in limited use, we have all noticed an uptick in the number of cyclists. People all over our community are dusting off those bicycles that have been hanging in the garage for years and venturing out onto the roads. In…

Cyclemasters Bike Roundup a Huge Success!

Lynette Herbert A big thank you to all SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents for your generosity during our Bike Roundup on Saturday, Jan. 18th. A record 110 bicycles as well as helmets, parts, tires, tubes, bike racks, tools, and more were donated. The bikes and accessories were equally distributed to two well deserving Tucson charities,…

CycleMasters’ bicycle round-up

On Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, SaddleBrooke CycleMasters will again conduct their annual Bicycle Round-up. This event is designed to enable SaddleBrooke residents and friends to rid themselves of any excess bicycles, bicycle clothing, and bicycle parts/accessories in order to help our less fortunate neighbors. The CycleMasters are again proud to be teaming with BICAS (Bicycle…

CycleMasters bike the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany

SaddleBrooke CycleMasters next to the Angeline.

Twenty-two SaddleBrooke CycleMasters spent 15 wonderful days on the Angeline barge for an unforgettable bike and barge trip through several countries’ waterways. Club member Gloria Belanger of Bon Voyage Travel did an outstanding job of arranging the trip through Bike & Barge Holland Tours. And for that, we can’t thank her enough. She provided bikes…

CycleMasters thank the Catalina Nature Society

Left to right: Bob Salas (President, CycleMasters), Jerry Schudda (President, Catalina Nature Society) and Skip Brauns (Treasurer, CycleMasters)

Madelaine Salas The annual bicycle donation by the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters to the schools of Oracle and San Manuel this past May could not have been possible without the help of many. This year, the Catalina Nature Society provided us with a trailer that we used to transport the bicycles to the two schools. To thank…

SaddleBrooke CycleMasters’ annual Awards Dinner and Dance

SaddleBrooke CycleMasters celebrated another successful cycling season at the annual Awards Dinner and Dance. Members enjoyed a wonderful meal provided by the excellent staff at the Vistas Restaurant in SaddleBrooke One. The “Bike the Loop” themed event was beautifully organized by our Vice President, Susan King and Secretary, B.J. Murray. President Bob Salas was creative…