In Alphabetical Order
We need more road captains! If you are interested in becoming a Los Güeros Road Captain, please talk to Doug, cell 33 1069 0084, or any of the other road captains. Being a road captain is of course some work, but does also provide great satisfaction from organizing and executing a great club ride. Our Wednesday open rides will also provide you the opportunity to try leading or sweeping an open ride.
Front left tire track, first in the group.
The Lead Road Captain’s responsibilities start by pre-determining the route for the ride. It is suggested that the Lead RC then conducts at least one (1) pre-ride to validate the assumptions about the route and that it will be safe and logistically workable for the expected capabilities of our members. This includes:
*Road conditions along the route,
*Identifying “challenges” on the route – blind turns, unexpected stops signs or signals, road overhangs, narrow roads and bridges, construction along the route, etc.,
*Availability of gas stations within mileage limits of all riders,
*Availability of clean restrooms at designated stops along the route;
*Availability of quality food and refreshments at the destination that is sufficient for all members on the ride.
Just prior to starting the ride, the Lead RC will do the following;
The RC is responsible for all aspects of the ride including;
The Sweeps primary responsibility is to monitor the riders in the group and keep the RC informed.
WE DO NOT STOP OR IMPEDE SUROUNDING TRAFFIC DURING RIDES!
The only exception is, if necessary, in the event of an accident.
All RCs are responsible for ensuring safety on all club rides and events. Any rider that does not take safety as seriously as us is the person we need to worry about. Although we strive to have fun during all club rides and events, it is better to end the ride/event then to have ANY avoidable safety issues. To that end;