For the 5th year running, Vinnie Baylerian, PT, DPT of Pro-Motion Physical Therapy has enthusiastically stepped into the role of top Team Sponsor for Team Hometown Bicycles 2019, and for the 5th year running, we’re thrilled and honored by his support!
Vinnie – an avid cyclist, regular clinician at Hometown, and all-around good guy – has aided MANY a Hometownie with his extensive background in orthopedic and sports-related injuries, manual therapy, vestibular/inner ear and balance disorders, and Level 2 Clinical BikeFit Pro Certification. He and his team of first-class physical therapy professionals are well-liked, well-known, and well-respected Community-wide.
You’ll learn more about Vinnie and Pro-Motion in upcoming newsletters. ‘Til then… Vinnie, thank you! Your support means so much.
A warm “hello!” to more of your 2019 Team Sponsors
Join Shaun from 7-8:30PM TONIGHT (11/1) or Saturday (11/3) 9:30-11AM!
If you’re unwilling to sink into couch-potatodom as the cold weather creeps in, this clinic is for you!
Get the bike guru scoop on trainer types, how to install them, and great workouts you can do on these keep-you-pedalin’ machines. You’ll have a chance to demo a variety of trainers, including the new Cycle-Ops H2 Direct Drive Smart Trainer (and YES, that’s as cool as it sounds!)
Interested in a trainer for a holiday gift for someone special (like, maybe yourself – *wink-wink-nudge-nudge*)? We will have a Christmas gift promo for all those who attend!
No fee to participate! If you can’t make tonight, sign up for Saturday 11/3 from 9:30-11AM!
There are more FREE clinics coming up to cover all of your winter cycling interests:
11/10 Saturday Fat Bike Clinic from 9:30-11 AM: Fat Bikes 101
11/17 Saturday Winter Gear Clinic from 9:30-11 AM: Winter Cycling Gear11/29 Thursday Nutrition Clinic from 7-8:30 PM: Winter Cycling Nutrition
Register in advance by clicking on the links above. We can’t wait to see you!
Women’s Night: Tuesday, December 4th, 6-8 PMThe Theme: Female Entrepreneurship!
Hometown gals! This evening came about because your Hometown CEO, Dawn, is hardcore into nurturing and encouraging female entrepreneurship. If you ride the same wave, bring your friends, daughters, mom, nieces, aunts… and enjoy an evening FREE OF CHARGE with LOCAL women business owners. These knowledgeable, engaging, and all-kinds-of-awesome women will share candid and valuable information on the why’s and werefore’s of starting and running a business, including the realities of work-life-family balance, the struggles of staying competitive in a changing market, the legalities of being your own boss… plus a Q&A to answer questions important to YOU!
No cost to attend! Come learn with us! Register NOW!
Team News: GOOD LUCK AT ICEMAN THIS WEEKEND!!
It’s the race that has all of Michigan buzzing every October/November – Iceman Cometh and a whole slew of our Team goeth, including a few members of our Crew! Tear it up, Team!! Can’t wait to hear your Iceman stories at the Chili Cook-Off!
Three team members raced in autumn splendor at Fallasburg County Park’s Lowell 50 Classic Gravel Road Race this past weekend: Mike and Nancy Kessler and Jack Riddle, who placed 4th overall in the Fat Bike Class. This ride follows the banks of the Flat River, through rural Ionia County in a classic, old-world style race. Great job, Team!
Margaret Bigham and Sue Charleville, along with friend Sue Hansen… congratulations on the article feature on Bike Tour Vacations website!
“Three adult women, having grown a family and had successful careers, have come back to bicycling in a big way. They have created their own support group; they’re willing to share this knowledge with others; and they’re planning more great events on bikes. Way to go, ladies!” Read the full story here!
Time to strut your stuff in crockpot mastery! We’re seeking chili cook-off competitors to help supply meet demand at this HIGHLY attended event!
On Saturday, November 10th, starting at 4pm, enter your best chili recipe to win one very special (and kinda gaudy, but that’s what makes it fabulous) trophy. Take home bragging rights for being the 2018 Hometown Bicycles “Great Bowls of Fire” Chili Cook-Off WINNER! It’s a People’s Choice competition!
If you aren’t a chili-sorta-chef, then feel free to sign up to bring other grub! There’ll be a lotta hungry Hometownies who’ll appreciate the variety!
Presented by Team Event Sponsor Lowry Solutions
Team Hometown Bicycles has been rocking the cycling world’s proverbial boat with 107 members leading over 170 shop rides, participating in over 70 cycling events across Michigan and beyond, and putting in over 500 hours of volunteer time within our local and cycling communities! We’re a blend of cycling styles, skill levels, recreational and racing riders… but we all love cycling and are devoted to sharing that passion!
Sound like your kind of group? Come out for our Taco Bar Team Night on Sunday, December 2nd, 5-8pm, to meet the Team, learn responsibilities and benefits of membership, applaud your new Team Sponsors, cheer on outstanding 2018 Team members, witness the unveiling of our brand new Team kit (discounted pre-ordering this night only!), and renew or sign up for our 2019 Team!
FREE EVENT: LET US KNOW YOU’LL BE THERE! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!
Our Shop Rides are open to the public, and span the cycling spectrum from beginner to advanced, road to trail, and everything in between. FOR ALL RIDES, please arrive 15 minutes early! Don’t miss one moment of fun! (Always confirm rides in advance on our Facebook events page. Rides, times, and locations may sometimes vary!)
$5 drop-in / $5 equipment rental – With Martha Soraruf | Click to learn moreHatha Yoga | Thursdays at 10:45AM
$8 drop in per class – With Stacy Mulka | Click to learn moreZumba | Mondays at 6:00PM & Thursdays at 9:30AM
$8 drop in or “10 classes for $50” punch card – With Leslie Barrett | Click to learn more
Zumba GOLD | Fridays at 9:30AM
$8 drop in or “10 classes for $50” punch card – With Tresa O’Rourke | Click to learn more