If you are thinking about volunteering to be a ride leader, contact one of the ride coordinators listed below or Rides Chair who can authorize you to use the Ride Leader Functions of MyWCC.
|A||Tim Lener||Average speed 17-19+ mph, average speed on flats >23 mph, generally competitive over demanding terrain. Regrouping at the discretion of ride leader. Ride length typically >50 miles.|
|B+||Andrew Korman||Average speed 16 -18 mph, average speed on flats 20 mph. Terrain and ride length similar/identical to A category. Ride leader regroups as necessary.|
|B||Bill O'Connell||Average speed 14 -16 mph, average speed on flats 18 mph. Terrain at the discretion of ride leader but generally tends to be less demanding than A/B+ categories. Ride leader regroups as necessary. Ride length typically between 40-50 miles.|
|C+||Christine Schopen||Average speed 13 -15 mph, average speed on flats 16 mph. Terrain at the discretion of ride leader but can include some challenging hills in addition to flats and rollers. Ride leader regroups as necessary. Ride length typically between 30-40 miles.|
|C||Ellen Katz||Average speed 11-14 mph, average speed on flats 15 mph. Generally rolling terrain. Some modest/moderate hills may be included at the discretion of the ride leader. Ride leader regroups as necessary. Ride length typically about 30 miles.|
|D||Shelly Mozlin||Average speed 9-11 mph, average speed on flats 12 mph. Generally flat and rolling terrain. Ride leader provides encouragement and regroups as necessary. Ride length typically <30 miles.|
|M||Jason Cairo||Average speed fast, breaks only for lunch and nature. Trail rides are free of automobile traffic and feature roots, rocks and mud.|
Ride leaders plan and lead rides. You can choose a ride to lead from the Cue Sheet library or you can write your own. For more info, take a look at the Ride Leader checklist.
- Ride Leader Guidelines
- Release Form (
the sign-in sheet)
- Ride Leader Check List
- SMART Pre-ride Safety Talk
- Minor Release Form (consent by parent or guardian for a minor to participate)
- Accident Report Form (to be used to report accidents which occur on a club ride)
- Bicycling Street Smarts: Riding Confidently, Legally and Safely
The club has an excellent library of cue sheets available online (you must be a club member to access the cue sheet library). Special thanks to Chris Starace for collecting most of the cue sheets in the database.
Ride leaders are responsible for bringing these essential forms to each ride they lead: the Release Form (sign-in sheet), the Minor Release Form and the Accident Report Form.
Ride leaders must insure that every rider has read and signed the release waiver prior to starting the ride. Ride leaders can obtain additional forms by downloading the pdf files (above) and printing them out on their home computer, or by request from .
In the event of an accident, ride leaders must complete the Accident Report Form and mail it to as soon as is possible. keeps a record of the forms and also submits them to our insurance company.
All completed sign-up sheets should be sent to the address posted on the bottom of the sign-up sheets.