Category Archives: For the Roadies

Road-riding news

May 31st: Specialized Women’s Ride Day

This Saturday women across the nation will be gathering for a ride to celebrate women in cycling. With two different rides you can be sure to find a group that is right for you whether you are an experienced biker … Continue reading

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April 26: Tour de Blue

Join MC3 on the Tour de Blue, an organized charity ride that supports prostate cancer awareness. There are 50, 75, and 100-mile routes, and we’ve heard rumors of the addition of a shorter ride, but nothing has been confirmed yet. … Continue reading

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Become an MC3 Member

***IMPORTANT NEWS*** MC3 will be charging membership dues in 2014. After three years as a grassroots organization, MC3 has filed for official 501c3 status. Insurance requires official membership dues, so we’ll be inviting you to join via BigTent.com. Membership is … Continue reading

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Feb 19 WWW: True a Wheel at BiciCoop!

What: This month’s Wine, Wenches & Wrenches will be at Bici Bicycle Cooperative, and we’ll be discussing the zen-like art of wheel truing! Wine and snacks will be provided by MC3. Please bring something to share with the group if you … Continue reading

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Road Riders: Women’s Training Races 3/2 and 3/9

Who: Alabama women road cyclists What: Team GSMR and MC3 are kicking off the season with two women’s training races on low-traffic country roads. This event is NOT about competition. It is an opportunity to discover what road racing is about, learn about … Continue reading

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Nov 8-9: Wine, Wenches & Wrenches AND Liv/Giant Demo Bikes!

The Liv/Giant demo truck is coming to Birmingham, and it’s filled with the 2014 line of women’s specific road and mountain bikes! We’re welcoming them with a special Wine, Wenches & Wrenches event at Bob’s Bikes in Homewood on Friday … Continue reading

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April 24: Meet Trips for Kids

For our next Wine, Wenches & Wrenches, MC3 is partnering with Trips for Kids, a non-profit that takes at-risk kids on bike rides as a reward for doing well in school. The brand-new Alabama chapter needs volunteers to ride with … Continue reading

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April 13: Free Kids’ Bike Clinic at TEMPO Festival

What: TEMPO, a new family-friendly bike-themed festival Where: Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama When: Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Highlights: Free bike helmets to the first 500 kids Win a free bike Get a free bike … Continue reading

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GSMR Pratice Road Race

Great turnout this past Sunday at the GSMR practice road race. There were 9 women, including some triathletes and mountain bikers trying their first road race. Maaike Everts did a great job explaining the etiquette and strategy of road racing, … Continue reading

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