June 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle By the time most of you read this, the 2018 version of our signature Pioneer Century Ride will be complete. I want to offer my sincere appreciation to all of you who volunteered and contributed to its success. As you well know by now, the… Read More

May 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle For those of you who have been reading this column for the last two and a half years, you know that my focus has been on safety. The need for being aware and riding in a safe manner was highlighted at this year’s Awards Banquet… Read More

E-Bikes Welcome on PWTC Rides!

E-bikes are welcome on PWTC rides! If you ride an electric assist bike, we would love to have you ride with us. Several of our established members have transitioned to E-bikes, so you will have plenty of company. One of our most active ride leaders – Chuck Dorr – rides… Read More

April 2018 Top Talk

Ashley Reynolds, Vice President As a newer member to this club (joined in Aug. 2016) and to cycling, I’d like to first thank the club for being welcoming and eager to pass on their tricks of the trade.  I am proud to say I’m still learning (aren’t we… Read More

March 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle Well, the weather deities had seemed to forget about winter, but have now decided we were missing all of its fun. That is assuming you call riding in cold, wet weather with patches of snow hanging around “fun.” Most of the weekday rides were cancelled… Read More

February 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle This past Sunday, the club held its annual awards banquet, and we had a great turnout with somewhat north of 130 + attendees. We even had to set up an extra table for a few club members who decided to come at the last minute. Read More

January 2018 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle The Awards Banquet is coming up at the end of this month on the 28th. We will all face a significant challenge: to see if we can recognize our fellow bike riders in street clothes without their riding kit and bike helmets. (Please refrain from… Read More

December 2017 Top Talk

President Chip Kyle It’s almost the end of 2017, and as I reflect on the last year, I see it has many attributes: instructive, fun, challenging but overall, rewarding.  Looking back, there are several highlights that come to mind:  our ability and willingness to offer a ride every… Read More