"I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailleur? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!" - Henri Desgrange, L'Equipe article of 1902

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a member to participate?

There are currently no membership requirements. However we do require all riders to print and complete a release. You can click on Recyclers Participation, Release and Indemnity Agreement to print one on your own computer. Please print and sign it and bring it with you to participate in our rides and events

When do your rides start?

The recyclers meet at 8:00 AM for 8:15 roll out. Occasionaly there is a early bird start which adds 8-15 miles to the regular ride and the early birds usually meet an hour earlier.

How can I preview a ride?

All the rides on this page have a link to the bikely web site. Just click on the ride name. You can view a map of the ride, view a "cue sheet" for the ride. There is an elevation profile link. Under the share tab you can download .GPX file, in GPS EXch ange Format which you can open with your GPS software and transfer to your GPS. You can also add it to your favorite bookmark site, like del.icio.us, Digg or Reddit. There's even a place to leave comments about the route.

What skills are expected to participate in Recyclers rides?

What is Sauntering Sunday?

The first Sunday of each month is Sauntering Sunday. It's an easy ride, mostly flat and a good time for new people to join the group to find out if they like riding with the Recyclers.