FCCA Posts

FCCA Posts

This is why I ride in the wind, rain, heat and cold (Mark Priddis)

This is why I ride in the wind, rain, heat and cold (Mark Priddis)

Today I was fortunate enough to have one of those rides that keeps me going all year long. There was nothing special or no indication that today’s ride was going to be what it was. I left the house around 4:30 pm knowing I only have an hour and a half or so before I […]

2013 Resolution Ride

2013 Resolution Ride

January 1, 2013 dawned cold and clear in the Fox Cities.  At ride time we had sunny skies with an air temp of 3 degrees and the 7 mph wind resulted in a wind chill index of -9 degrees.  Despite the chilly conditions, 22 riders gathered at the Fox River House to ring in the […]

Are you ready to ring in the New Year with the Resolution Ride?

Are you ready to ring in the New Year with the Resolution Ride?

Personally, I can’t wait.  My bike has the studded tires mounted and I have figured out layering enough where I can ride in about any temperature and feel comfortable without getting soaked.  Last year it was fun to ride with a group of people with a similar goal in mind, basically to have a fun […]

One for the Books

One for the Books

There are a few events left to go, a few more trails to build, and many miles left to ride for those hearty souls not afraid of the snow, but for the most part FCCA’s first year is wrapping up. We recently just had our annual meeting where we discussed our next steps as an […]

Great Fest, Great People, Great Year

Great Fest, Great People, Great Year

Fed Fest: Fed Fest was a great success again this year with around 70 local cyclist attending an afternoon of food, fun rides, awards, and even some sweet schwag donated by the Wisconsin Bike Federation. It still amazes me that this group, the FCCA, had it’s beginnings one year ago at the very first Fed […]

FCCA Fed Fest is Coming, FCCA Fed Fest is Coming…

FCCA Fed Fest is Coming, FCCA Fed Fest is Coming…

That’s right folks The Fest is coming back to Appleton! Put September 16th on your calenders for a celebration of cycling in the Fox Valley. We are celebrating the top ten finishes of both Neenah and Appleton in the National Bike Challenge as well as the new bike lanes in the area, and the super […]

August Meeting Notes

August Meeting Notes

Meeting notes have been posted for August.

Let the Work Begin

Let the Work Begin

  Riverview Gardens We have the go ahead on a couple of projects at Riverview Gardens. First up is the Earn A Bike Program. We are currently soliciting bikes for the program and VOLUNTEERS!!! Bikes can be dropped off at the shop at 242 West Seymour St for the program. More importantly, if you are […]

Volunteer Saturday

Volunteer Saturday

    It was an amazing day on Saturday at Riverview Gardens. Not only was the sky blue, the temps down, and the breeze blowing lightly, but everyone showed up with an excited and contagious attitude of getting things done. We planted, we had fun, and we learned more and more about this gem right […]

Appleton Community Bike Ride 2012

Appleton Community Bike Ride 2012

This Saturday was the Appleton Community Bike Ride. About 100 people showed up to ride, including Mayor Hanna. Thanks to everyone for making this happen! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBlaa8F90OE?rel=0&w=480&h=360] And then, yes, this is a ton of photos, but it’s fun to try and find yourself! Thanks for coming out once again to support local cycling!