Minutes 2013


Call to order 1640 (with my shoe), Present Kemal Abuhan, Silas Collentine, Alvin Valdez, Seamus Dougherty, Ellis Miller, and Ben Burke.

Opened with news about week’s progress and addition of MTB Team development. As of now, we have agreed to put together a Mountain Bike Team. Also, in agreement; as continual members of the club; we focus more on our core group. Marketing for new members will be kept to a minimum. More focus now on support for our continued loyalty and support for our primary goal; to get funding to support our racing and riding efforts.

This lead us to membership dues; motion passed to increase dues to $20; no I can't give him 12 bucks =)>

Motion passed to execute on approaching sponsors which includes clearing it through CMA: Corporate Sponsors (Silas), Equipment Sponsors (Kemal) (For our Team!)

Team Bike shop Sponsor: Wheels in Motion, Benicia; Motion passed to go with them for team sponsorship.

Club Bike Shop Sponsorship is pending. Motion passed to separate the two; Club/Team

(Team) Jersey Funding (Kemal through school perhaps or through donation)
(Club) Tee-Shirts Funding (same)

Agreement on what products we would love to perform with: KTM Bicycles, Specialized Bikes, Gu, Osmo Nutrition, Avid, SRAM Components, FOX suspension, Mavic Wheels, FSA products, Tires/Tubes (WTB, Mavic, Kenda) for MTB. Gravity Gravity Gravity, most in favor to race downhill! Accept me, when I proposed that I race Gravity, I was told "no, we don't want you to break yourself"! LOL Motion passed: A big NO to the bake sale! Immediate needs: x 10 26 x 2.1 2.2 tubes (shrader), x 4 700C road tubes. MTB Tires! Proposed Ride: 16FEB2012, ROCKVILLE (second ride this semester). First Race: Grasshopper (me) 16FEB2012 Must look at WCCC schedule to see what we can do (we have cruise this summer so it looks like fall for the College racing stuff!

Meeting adjourned 1730, next meeting date TBA


Call to order 1640, role call Present: Kemal Abuhan, Silas Collentine, Alvin Valdez, M Powers, E Miller

Need for clarity and more focused meetings was discussed by Silas,  Motion passed to have us prioritize our meeting minutes.

Bike Shop Sponsors:

Motion passed to approach Authorized Bicycles of Vallejo. The needs are based on proximity.  

Needs from shop:  Work bench, cost or better on tubes, tires, break pads, tireirons, cables, cable crimps, access to dealer catalog to order parts; like bicycle helmets

Need for corporate sponsorship: Motion passed to start looking for a main sponsor to help get our competitors supported. Yes we have a few =)


Bake sale - concern over how supportive it will be. Motion passed to look into it further
Jerseys - Motion passed to get Jerseys made.  Private funding if need be the resell 
Med Kits - use fundraising models to help support our needs

Priority of Needs:

Bike Shop
Ride Schedule
Bike Storage
Bike Repair Station (on campus)

Motion passed to go on a Saturday Rockville Ride 0930am

Meeting adjourned at 1730.  Next meeting set for 29JAN2013 1640  




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