Bike ‘n Bake Valentine Scone Sale

Charlottesville Community Bikes is accepting orders for the Annual Bike ’N Bake Valentine Scone Sale. Freshly baked heart-shaped chocolate chip scones and printed card can be delivered by festive costumed bicyclists on Feb. 14 to recipients in the city of Charlottesville or on University of Virginia Central Grounds. Pick-up orders will be available at the Quest Book Shop. A $20 donation is requested for each order; proceeds will go to Books Behind Bars and Charlottesville Community Bikes. Details and online orders are available atwww.cvillecommunitybikes.com or 361-1618.

Thank You Volunteers

I want to thank Teri Kent (Better World Betty) and all the volunteers who helped make Friday night’s Clips event which couldn’t have happened without you.  Your efforts to build this community event are remarkable.  It was my pleasure to work with each of you to pull off such a great time for all. Beer and Film Tour Charlottesville event such a success.  You volunteers were the heart and soul of the   For anyone who missed this fun time, we were blessed with stellar weather and a crowd of 850 to 1000 enjoyed 18+ exotic microbrews and 20+ inspirational films … Continue reading

Conquer the Hill, September 7th

Conquer the Hill is Virginia’s newest mountain bike event held at the scenic Miller School of Albemarle (whose central campus is appropriately referred to as “the hill”). Expect a full day of great racing in a relaxing atmosphere. The race is being held on the same course as the State Championship race for the Virginia High School Mountain Bike Series, so come out on May 11 to check out the venue and cheer on the best junior mountain bikers from around the state!

4 miles of sweet, student-built singletrack featuring challenging climbs, and flowing descents. There are numerous areas to pass as well as plenty of tight, sinuous stretches of trail through dense forests. The course is roughly 40% doubletrack/fireroads and 60% singletrack.
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Rare (non-Lyme) infection caused by bacteria found in deer ticks

(CBS News) Lyme Disease, spread by deer ticks, is much more common than we thought. About 30,000 cases are reported each year, but on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control said thereal number of cases is more like 300,000.   Harry Woske/ CBS News In June 2011, 89-year-old Harry Woske got sick from what seemed to be a summertime flu. The avid gardener suspected Lyme disease when his symptoms persisted.   Woske says he felt “feverish and a little chilly, and achy, and weaker.”   “I almost collapsed and was admitted to the hospital,” he says.   Dr. Joseph Gugliotta of Hunterdon … Continue reading

Past and Ongoing Advocacy

Virginia DCR Outdoors Plan is Up for Revision CAMBC participated in local meetings at the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Committee on October 26, 2005 to comment on the Virginia Outdoors Plan which is now up for its 5 year revision. Review the TJPDC portion of the VA Rec Outdoors Plan if you missed the meeting. Comments are being accepted by the VA DCR throughout the winter of 2005-2006. Proposed New Albemarle County Park Thanks to a generous bequest, the Patricia Byrom County Park is in the works. The park will be located off Scenic Route 810 in Albemarle County. CAMBC representatives are working … Continue reading

May 2010

 Minutes from CAMBC Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2010  Meeting place: 1404 Westwood Rd, Cville  6:30 PM  Present: David Stackhouse, Will Sanford, Al Inigo, Francis Schmit   Treasurer’s report   Francis reported on recent club expenditures, as follows:   $240 tree puller   $222 volunteer gifts   $225 Dale Dudley (ditch witch rental for use at Preddy Creek)   $95 maintenance/repairs on Ditch witch   $205 printing costs for flyers at bike shops   $60 lunch at Preddy Creek workday   $41 first aid kits   $545 New Brusher/Trimmer (used for first time, with great success, at Whetstone work … Continue reading

July 2008

CAMBC Meeting Notes Tuesday, July 8, 2008 @ 7:00 PM, Anna’s Pizza         CAMBC Board and a variety of Members in attendance (not recorded)   Welcome (Chris) Call meeting to order       Introductions (Carey) (ask everyone present to go around and say name and highlight any particular involvement with CAMBC or area in which they’d like to get involved. Remind them to sign attendance sheet. Circulate an attendance sign-up sheet for filling in name, contact email, contact phone.     Financial State of the Union (Ted) (what is current balance and highlight recent significant incoming … Continue reading

September 2008

CAMBC Meeting Notes Tuesday, Sept 16, 2008 @ 7:00 PM, Anna’s Pizza   CAMBC Board and a variety of Members in attendance (not recorded)     Welcome (Chris) Call meeting to order       Introductions (Carey) ask everyone present to go around and say name and highlight any particular involvement with CAMBC or area in which they’d like to get involved. Remind them to sign attendance sheet. Circulate an attendance sign-up sheet for filling in name, contact email, contact phone.     Financial State of the Union (Ted) (what is current balance and highlight recent significant incoming cash or … Continue reading

February 2008

CAMBC First Meeting of 2008   Tuesday, 02/05/08   Meeting Minutes 2/22/2008 by Chris Hoy, CAMBC Secretary   The Next Meeting will be April 15, 2008 at 7:00 PM. Venue TBD.   CAMBC’s annual meeting was held at Anna’s Pizza, 02/05/08, with an attendance of 19 (listed below).   Attendees: Carey Hill Craig Spear   Jesse Huddleston Frances Schmit   Ted Gayle Marty Quinn   Billy Armstrong Paul Buschetti   Matt Day Kyle Woolard   Eric Smith Will Sanford   Paul Lindblad John Jones   Chris Hoy Jerry Matthews   Kristi Lombard Michele Co   Jason Hiser     The … Continue reading