Patricia Kipp

  • MAFW July 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Wishing you and your family a very safe & Happy July 4th holiday! Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the July 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Revolutionary Ramble 15 Moves to RVCC and Goes International! – Jay Marowitz Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation’s CPR & First Aid Course Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Candidates Needed – Mark Jay Ride Coordinator Update President Update Welcome New Members THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL MILESTONE PARTY October 8 – Patricia Kipp BTCNJ Ramapo RallyTubeless Tire Maintenance – Tony Marchand The Lewisburg Spring Weekend – Roy Fischman Gettysburg Fall Weekend October 25 – 27 An Accessible International Bucket List Ride … Le Tour de L’Ile de Montreal – Drew Thraen HORSEY 100 MAY 24-26, 2024 – Manny Coelho Two Clubs – One Ride – Paul Malinowski & Amy Avitabile Photo Gallery 2024 Calendar Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend October 4 – 6, 2024 Poet’s Corner (My Tour de France) – John J. Burns MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good ReadiRead more

  • MAFW June 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the June 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Revolutionary Ramble June 8, 2024 registration and volunteer sign-up CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown In Memory of Laurie Hagerich Candidates Needed – Mark Jay Ride Coordinator Update Poet’s Corner (Our Normandy Legacy) – John J. Burns Coal rolling: Opportunity for AOCC (All on Cycling Club of New Jersey) – Rebecca Feldman BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Carbon Fiber Wheels vs Aluminum Wheels – Tony Marchand Snake Season In NJ: Venomous Species, How to Spot Them – The Patch Photo Gallery 2024 Calendar Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend October 4 -6, 2024 MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good RRead more

  • MAFW May 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your exhelp for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the May 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read: click: https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Revolutionary Ramble June 8, 2024 registration and volunteer sign-up CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Ride Coordinator Update Social Coordinator Update Maifest Celebration at Readington Brewery National Bike Month New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Bicycle Seat Post Creaks, Squeaks and other noise – Tony Marchand Weird Jersey – Andover Forge Photo Gallery Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend October 4-6, 2024 Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns 2024 Calendar MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good ReaRead more

  • MAFW April 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader. Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster. Just a reminder that the April 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read: click What’s in this issue: Revolutionary Ramble June 8, 2024 registration and volunteer sign-up A tribute to Charlie Kinsley CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown My Mother Got on a Bike. It Changed Her Life – submitted by Arnie Cohen Ride Coordinator Update – Spring Kickoff – April 20, 2024 Bike Adventures Coordinator Update – NY 5 Boro Bike Tour – May 5, 2024 Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Ask Governor Murphy – Followup on 4’ Safe Passing Law signs; Bike Charities NJ – Rebecca Feldman Tour de Franklin April 28, 2024 Bike Clicking When Pedaling – Tony Marchand Photo Gallery Dutch Country Farmers Market In New Jersey Will Transport You To Another Era 2024 Calendar MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike?  Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good ReadRead more

  • MAFW February 2024 March 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the February 2024 March 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: 15th Annual Revolutionary Ramble June 8, 2024 CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Ride Coordinator Update What causes road rage between cyclists and drivers – Rob Greenberg Never Blame Others for the Road You’re On – Jay Marowitz Riding in NYC – Jay Marowitz Bike Fit: Fine Tune Your Position to Increase Comfort! – Tony Marchand Photo Gallery Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns One Of The Best Campgrounds In New Jersey Is Open For Adventure Year-Round – Round Valley 2024 Calendar MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next aRead more

  • MAFW December 2023 January 2024 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the December 2023 January 2024 edition of our NL is online. To read click: https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Seasons Greetings CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Welcome New Members Ride Coordinator Update President Update Revolutionary Ramble Saturday June 8, 2024 The First A.I. Application For Our Club – Jay Marowitz How To Choose The Right Crank Length For Your Bike – Tony Marchand Photo Gallery Nostalgia Inspiration Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Scenic Trails to Explore in New Jersey, One for Each Month of the Year MAF Bike Adventures 2024 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available sRead more

  • MAFW November 2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the November 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: 33 mile ride from Summer Road Park, Pickle Ball lessons and a cold beer at the Readington Brewery! In Memory of Jack Brohal CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Rides led from 10/01/2022 to 09/30/2023 Inattentional Blindness – Jay Marowitz Which Disc Brake Pads Should You Get? – Tony Marchand Nostalgia Photo Gallery Stanton Mountain – One More Time – Barry Seip Inspiration Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more infRead more

  • MAFW October 2023 Newsletter AvailableFreewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the October 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Schooley’s Fall Picnic Sunday, October 1 Shimano’s Massive Crank Recall CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown The Fifteenth Annual Milestone Party Wednesday, October 4 – WAIT LIST Last MAFW Kayak Excursion of 2023 Saturday, October 7 How To Care for Carbon Bikes And Parts (Part 2)- Tony Marchand Freewheeler Club Records – Jay Marowitz Photo Gallery There Is A Tiny European Village – Long Valley Inspiration Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Calendar – see website for details MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good RRead more

  • MAFW September 2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the September 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: President’s Column – Joe Reo CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media – Tracy Brown Ride Coordinator Update – Manny Coelho A message from the MAFF Recruiting Committee Volunteers Needed for Girls in Gear The Answer Man – Len Sanders The Fifteenth Annual Milestone Party Wednesday October 4, 2023 – Patricia Kipp How To Care for Carbon Bikes And Parts – Tony Marchand Hillclimbing in Norway – John Chapman Photo Gallery Leonard J. Buck Garden is an Incredible Natural Wonder Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration Calendar – see website for details Lake George Getaway – September 8 – 11, 2023 by Glen Hukins MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more iRead more

  • MAFW August 2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the August 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Kayaking on the Neshanic River CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media! – Tracy Brown Items for sale – Len Sanders MAFW Crash Report Review: 07/2020 to 07/2023 – Drew Thraen BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Sunday August 20, 2023 The Fifteenth Annual Milestone Party Wednesday October 4, 2023 – Patricia Kipp The Truth About Taking Multivitamins – Tony Marchand The Almost Cancelled, but Successful Penn Dutch Weekend – Roy Fischman Photo Gallery Most People Don’t Know About This Underrated Raptor Center Hiding In New Jersey Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration Calendar – see website for details Lake George Getaway – September 8 – 11, 2023 by Glen Hukins MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail Cycling Guides by Mark Jay People Cycling Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good ReaRead more

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    MAFW July 2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: 1-Nobody rides alone including the ride leader 2-Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the July 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: The Biker Chicks at the Ramble CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media! – Tracy Brown Dear Revolutionary Ramble Volunteers – Susan FitzGibbon SPECIAL EVENT POST RIDE CELEBRATION – Manny Coelho BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Sunday August 20, 2023 Bicycle Maintenance: 7 Essential Tips, For Every Rider- Tony Marchand Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration A Bike Trail Runs Through These New Jersey Towns And It’s The Ultimate Outdoor Playground – Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail Photo Gallery Calendar – see website for details Lake George Getaway – September 8 – 11, 2023 by Glen Hukins MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail A Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay People Cycling Insurance Coverage for Damage to Your Bicycle by Mark Jay Safety by Paul Malinowski Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. ThankRead more

  • MAFW June 2023 NewsletterHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the June 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: MAFW Safety Committee – Paul Malinowski CPR Course Status Update – Rob Greenberg Idaho Stop Law for Bicyclists Rolls Across U.S – Rob Greenberg Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media! – Tracy Brown Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke – Tom Flatley June 4th Special Event – Save the date – Joe Reo 14th Annual Revolutionary Ramble – June 10, 2023 – Register and Volunteer Sign-Up BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Sunday August 20, 2023 Safety – Paul Malinowski Welcome our new members On-line Surveys: How to be safe! – Tony Marchand Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration Washington Rock State Park Photo Gallery Calendar – see website for details The 8th Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend – June 23 – 25, 2023 Lake George Getaway – September 8 – 11, 2023 by Glen Hukins MAF Bike Adventures 2023 See website for more detail A Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay People Cycling Insurance Coverage for Damage to Your Bicycle by Mark Jay Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. Thanks,Read more

  • MAFW May2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the May 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: 14th Annual Revolutionary Ramble – June 10, 2023 – Register and Volunteer Sign-Up Connect with the MAFW Bike Club on social media by Tracy Brown MORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob Greenberg RIDING SAFELY FROM PAUL MALINOWSKI Distracted Driving Awareness from Paul Malinowski May Monthly Safety Topic from Manny Coelho Casual Rides from Gloria Friedman BTCNJ Ramapo Rally Sunday August 20, 2023 Stance Width by Thomas McDaniel and Tony Marchand Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration The Legends Behind Jenny Jump, Ghost Lake and Shades of Death Road The 8th Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend – June 23 – 25, 2023 Lake George Getaway – September 8 – 11, 2023 by Glen Hukins Photo Gallery Calendar – see website for details MAFW Bicycle Adventures by Roy Fischman A Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay Insurance Coverage for Damage to Your Bicycle by Mark Jay Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. Thanks,Read more

  • MAFW April 2023 Newsletter AvailableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from ourRead more

  • MAFW February 2023 / March 2023 newsletter availableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the February 2023 / March 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: click Newsletter What’s in this issue: Revolutionary Ramble Saturday June 10, 2023 Drew University Connect with the MAFW Bike Club on social media by Tracy Brown MORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob Greenberg Check to see if your COVID-19 tests’ expiration dates have been extended by Tom Flatley In Memory of Chaim Schreiber Inspiration Insurance Coverage for Damage to Your Bicycle by Mark Jay 5 Steps to Protect Your Smartphone from Theft or Loss by Tony Marchand The IOB by Jay Marowitz The 8th Roy’s Penn Dutch Weekend – June 23 – 25, 2023 Photo Gallery Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Cartoons Calendar – see website for detail Other Cycling Events by Manny Coelho MAFW Bicycle Adventures by Roy Fischman People Cycling Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Betsy Eastwood at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next availaRead more

  • MAFW December 2022 / January 2023 newsletter availableHi Freewheelers, May you all enjoy a very happy, healthy holiday season with family and friends! Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, Mary Nacius, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the December 2022 / January 2023 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Welcome the new MAFW Board of Directors – message from Liz Jennison Connect with the MAFW Bike Club on social media by Tracy Brown MORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob Greenberg In Memory of John Savino Poets Corner by John J. Burns Cartoons MAFW Team Store Open for Orders Thru December 29 Registration Open for Revolutionary Ramble June 10 Welcome New Members Inspiration E-bikes Great Balls of Fire by Tony Marchand Ride for the Living 2022 by Nancy Marsillo Photo Gallery Fall Foliage Weekend by Roy Fischman Calendar – see website for details People Cycling MAFW Bicycle Adventures by Mark Jay A Car Hits You While You Are on a Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Marvin Schwinder at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next aRead more

  • MAFW November 2022 NewsletterHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, Mary Nacius, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Nobody rides alone including the ride leader Ride leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the November 2022 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: Bylaws Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media by Tracy Brown MORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob Greenberg Calendar – Other Organization Events THE ANSWER MAN by Len Sanders Ride Leader Award Report Phishing Email: 10 Emails That Don’t Look Like It by Tony Marchand Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns Inspiration Photo Gallery MAF Bike Adventures 2022 by Mark Jay People Cycling A Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay Club Sponsors Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Marvin Schwinder at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973-334-0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. Thanks, Patricia KipRead more

  • MAFW October 2022 NewsletterHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, Mary Nacius, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leaderRide leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the October 2022 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: MAFW BOD NominationsMAFW Biennial Meeting and election November 2Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media by Tracy BrownMORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob GreenbergFall picnic Sunday October 23 from 9am-3pm at Pickell Park by Mary NaciusFOURTEENTH ANNUAL MILESTONE PARTY Wednesday October 26 by Patricia KippBiking the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and C&O Trails by Liz JennisonA Human Interest Story by Gideon FrydmanPhishing Email: 10 Emails That Don’t Look Like It by Tony MarchandCalendar — see website for detailsInspirationPhoto GalleryPoet’s Corner by John J. BurnsMAF Bike Adventures 2022 by Mark JayPeople CyclingA Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark JayClub SponsorsClub Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Marvin Schwinder at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. Thanks, Patricia KippERead more

  • MAFW September 2022 newsletterHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, Mary Nacius, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leaderRide leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the September 2022 edition of our NL is online. To read: clickhttps://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: 1. How Our Bike Club Works by Jay Marowitz2. Connect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media by Tracy Brown3. MORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob Greenberg4. Here’s an eye-opener for drivers submitted by Rebecca P. Feldman5. In Memory of Muriel Mota January 19, 1928 – August 9, 20226. MAFW Magic?? by Liz Jennison7. Fall picnic Sunday October 2 from 9am-3pm at Pickell Park by Mary Nacius8. FOURTEENTH ANNUAL MILESTONE PARTY Wednesday October 26 by Patricia Kipp9. Girls in Gear is Looking for Volunteers10. Know When Uncooperative Patients Can Refuse Care and Transport by Tony Marchand, MD11. RAGBRAI by Roy Fischman12. The Golden Age of Bicycle Racing in NJ – September 20, 2022 Bernards Township Library13. Calendar — see website for details14. Photo Gallery15. The 2022 Penn Dutch Weekend by Roy Fischman16. Inspiration17. Poet’s Corner by John J. Burns18. MAF Bike Adventures 2022 by Mark Jay19. People Cycling20. A Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark Jay21. Lake George Getaway: Friday afternoon September 9 – Monday, September 12, 2022 by Glen Hukins22. Club Sponsors23. Club Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Marvin Schwinder at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good ReadingRead more

  • MAFW August 2022 Newsletter availableHi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, Mary Nacius, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that riders and ride leaders should follow: Nobody rides alone including the ride leaderRide leader sweeps for all rides except B and faster Just a reminder that the August 2022 edition of our NL is online. To read: click https://mafw.org/newsletter/ What’s in this issue: August President’s Message by Liz JennisonConnect with the MAF Bike Club on Social Media by Tracy BrownMORRIS AREA FREEWHEELERS FOUNDATION CPR AND FIRST AID COURSE UPDATE by Rob GreenbergRamble 13 Stats by Doug McMahon and Jim NielsenWelcome new membersThe Golden Age of Bicycle Racing in NJ – September 20, 2022 Bernards Township Library A group ride by its very nature does not make the leader liable – by Tony MarchandRamapo Rally – August 21Tour de Farm & Fondo New Jersey – Sussex August 27, Warren September 24Photo GalleryInspirationPoet’s Corner by John J. BurnsMAF Bike Adventures 2022 by Mark JayPeople CyclingA Car Hits You While You Are On A Club Ride – What You Need to Know About Medical Bills by Mark JayCalendar – see website for detailsLake George Getaway: Friday afternoon September 9 – Monday, September 12, 2022 by Glen HukinsClub SponsorsClub Officers Enjoying your E-bike, trike, gravel bike? Let’s hear about your experience. Folks, many of you have taken some interesting trips this year or in the past. So why not share your stories & photos with fellow club members? We welcome any articles that you feel would be of interest. WHEN YOU HAVE A SPARE MOMENT, PLEASE SEND ME A STORY AND PICTURES OF YOUR BICYCLING ADVENTURES. Submit any information by the 24th of the preceding month at the following email address: newsletter@mafw.org If you have any issues with your login credentials, please contact Membership Coordinator Marvin Schwinder at the following email address: membership@mafw.org Periodically Rob Greenberg will be instructing a no-cost CPR course sponsored by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. For those interested, you can contact Rob by phone at 973.334.0125 or by email at robdg01@aol.com for the next available session and more information. Good Reading. ThaRead more

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