October 21st, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Bent River Brewing Company
512 24th Street, Rock Island,IL

We will have a short board meeting with elections, food, beer and pop and...a speaker!

Speaker: Dr. Margaret Millar
MD from the U of Iowa, Certified in Sports Medicine, Fellowship in anti-aging and functional medicine, 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica.

Come meet Margy. She does RAGBRAI and she is an avid triathlete. We can learn some yoga stretches and learn about anti-aging!! Margy will be happy to answer your questions.
The speakers have not fully committed yet. Please check the website for any updates on the meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact me
Hope to see you there.

Denise Duethman Haussler

Let's Move Quad Cities a social community dedicated to fitness that is sponsored by ORA Orthopedics. They feature a QC guest blogger once a month who represents groups of sports enthusiasts.

Read how Chuck Oestreich, Quad City Bike Club, grew to love cycling!

"I'm not a super athlete - never have been. Oh, I played a little high school football, but that was in a small town in Wisconsin where if you showed up you made the team. I don't have an athlete's build and have never got into major bodybuilding or fitness training. ..."

Day 32, Muscatine, IA - Good day, good food, and the joy of a day spent with Dean "Bareback" Mathias

The best days on this trip are highlighted by the amazingly inspiring, positive, and generous people we meet along the way. Today the team was joined by Dean "Bareback" Mathias from the Quad Cities.

What is Mr. B's Joybox Express?

MR. B's JOYBOX EXPRESS is a project designed to raise awareness and funding for groups dedicated to improving the health and well being of children, especially groups providing children access to arts and athletics programs.
The heart of MR. B's JOYBOX EXPRESS is a custom made trike that nestles a 352 pound piano. Two "dummy hubs" at the rear of the trike allow two "pusher" bikes to attach themselves. In this configuration the vehicle supports 3 riders, and is four feet wide and sixteen feet long.

50th Anniversary
QCBC Annual Dinner
Saturday, November 1, 2014

We're pleased to have Emily Kosmerl from Trek Travel, the cycling vacation company, as our speaker this year. Emily is the sales director at Trek Travel.

Get your headlights charged up for Thursday evening Night Rides during October. Rides will start at 6:00pm on Thursdays. The first 2 weeks, October 2nd & 9th, meet at Eastern Ave. Park on the Duck Creek Trail in Davenport. The next 2 weeks, October 16th and 23rd, meet at the large parking lot by Lindsay Park Yacht Club along the Riverfront in the Village of East Davenport. The length of these rides will vary between 15 - 25 miles and we will regroup often.

A mountain or hybrid bike is suggested for these rides. You will need a headlight and/or helmet light and a lighted, red rear reflector. Using a red light on the back of your bike will allow other riders to judge their distance from your rear wheel and hopefully not run into your bike.
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The weather can vary on these rides and we will only ride when the trails are dry. If the trails are still wet and muddy due to a recent rain, we don't ride. If at all possible, wear clothing that is reflective and put reflectors and/or reflective tape on your bike. You need to be "seen" by cars as you cross streets.

We hope you will join us for all or some of these rides in October (2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd). We are not planning on riding on October 30th due to Halloween. Riding the Duck Creek Trail or Riverfront Trail on these night rides is a whole new experience especially as the month progresses and the days get shorter.

If you have questions regarding equipment suggested for these rides, please feel free to contact Bill & Kathy at: 563-355-2564 or 563-340-2142 or by email at: kbstorm@aol.com or billstorm@aol.com. We look forward to riding with you on Thursday nights in October.

Bill & Kathy Storm

October 21, 2014
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