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Ride Leader Workshop

At last night's ABC board meeting, we discussed the possibility of a new chapter in the Sun City/Vistancia area.  Of course everyone was excited!  We also have scheduled a Ride Leader Workshop.  We are hoping to attract all current ABC ride leaders and also anyone interested in leading future ABC rides.  In order to offer a choice of times, we have scheduled two sessions for this event:

Thursday, September 20, 7:00-9:30 PM
Saturday, September 22, 1:00-3:30 PM

Please use the online calendar at to register for one of the two sessions.  If neither date fits your schedule, please reply by email and give me a sense of when would be a better time for you.  If there is sufficient demand for alternate dates, I will try to schedule additional sessions.  I will be working on a more detailed agenda and would welcome any input.  I am referring to this as a "workshop" rather than a "class" because I think a high level of interactivity is critical.  Bring your issues and ideas and let's discuss. 

Tentatively, I think the following are key topics for discussion:
How can I use a chapter web page on to promote rides?
How can I put rides on the club's online calendar?
What does the club's insurance cover?
How do I deal with liability?
How can I use the club's web site to keep a record of what I've done?
How do we handle non-members? 
What will the club do to reward me for my efforts?
I welcome your feedback.  Thanks for all you do to support the bicycling community!