Sunday Ride, Team Jerseys & Taste of Evesham

It’s been an exciting season thus far with the Police Unity Tour, Bike New York, Pedal for Promise, and many more exciting rides to come. Okay lots to talk about this week. Like this coming Sunday, May 20th, Evesham Celebrations Foundation hosting its annual Taste of Evesham festival on Main Street in Marlton, after our weekly Sunday ride AND the new Team Jerseys available soon.

 

Sunday Recap

Last Sunday’s ride was “Interesting” in the words of Dave Bennis. “I never saw so many groups going in different directions.  I think each group leader put their own variation into the ride…” This was meant facetiously of course. As a rule we try to structure our rides as smaller groups based on a specific pace.”Try” being the operative word. We’ll “try” a little harder next week to keep things a bit tighter and more organized. No one got hurt (seriously anyway) and everyone seemed to be having fun. We’re also starting our rides at 8:30am instead 9am for anyone who hasn’t been riding with us lately.

 

Taste of Evesham Festival

Our own award-winning parent organization the Evesham Celebrations Foundation will be welcoming the public to its fourth annual 2012 Taste of Evesham festival on Main Street in Marlton this Sunday, May 20th, from 1-4pm. You will not want to miss this outstanding celebration of local food, drinks and entertainment. This year vendors will include Mikado Japanese Steak & Sushi, Brio Tuscan Grille, Hard Rock Cafe, Maggianno’s Little Italy, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Rita’s Water Ice, Starbucks, Whole Foods Market, and many others. Local talent includes a cooking demonstration by Chef Fran Davis of the Flavorful Fork Personal Chef Service.

 

2012 Team Jerseys

This year’s Team Evesham jerseys will be available shortly. The design was created by a young artist named Brooke Murray and is primarily a cobalt blue background with our yellow team logo on both the front and back. The name “Team Evesham” is also displayed prominently on the front and rear of the jersey along with our team’s primary sponsor, the Evesham Celebrations Foundation, as well as the jersey sponsor, Danzeisen & Quigley. Thank you D&Q!

 

Safety Corner

With the warmer weather and more people joining our rides it is becoming increasingly necessary to focus on safety. A Team Evesham member, who shall remain anonymous (no guessing please, it’s not important who) writes the following about an event that occurred during a recent ride

“I have learned a valuable lesson: don’t turn your head back to try to read a street sign while making a high speed turn.  My shoulder is sore but I think it is fine.  My bike is at [bike shop] and it too will be fine…”

The shadows are hiding the road rash in this photo – ouch! Please remember to keep your eyes focused in the direction you are riding. We are all guilty of not doing this from time to time but the result can be painful or worse.

 

Upcoming Rides

  • Thursday, May 17th, 6pm – Evesham/Medford 20 mile ride. This will be a C+/B pace. Meet up at the Evesham Township Municipal Building (984 Tuckerton Rd., Marlton, NJ 08053).
  • Friday, May 18th, 8:30am – Weekly Friday ride from Panera’s. This is a C/C+ pace. All are welcome. Maybe we can get Mike R. & Tom C. back?
  • Sunday, May 20th, 8:30am – Our regular Sunday ride from Panera’s. A, B+, B & C. No one gets left behind.
  • Sunday, May 20th 1-4pm – Taste of Evesham. Don’t miss it!

 

Photos

Be safe, be healthy, enjoy the great riding weather and we hope to see you all soon!
Brad, Chuck, Sandy, Dave & Wendy