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Ride Yourself Fit, Walk Yourself Fit, Eat Yourself Fit

 


FUN, FITNESS & FELLOWSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 
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Welcome to the Ride Yourself Fit Family 
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Ride Yourself Fit
A variety of bicycle rides in and around the Redlands area with routes from 5 to 60 miles in length.  Riders of all ages and fitness levels are welcome. Bi-weekly rides are scheduled for beginners to experienced riders. Instruction and specified training programs are provided for riders.


Walk Yourself Fit
A variety of walks led by Dick and Donna Dawson are available.
Walks are from 1 to 5 miles and are provided for all ages and fitness levels. Instruction is provided on proper walking methods and attire.


Eat Yourself Fit
A program presented by Dr. Steven Wilson and Stephanie Stellhorn during the year. Guidelines are offered showing the
healthy eating and the benefits of eating fresh vegetables and the uses of herbs for seasoning.  Come join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at 11:00 am In Your Best Interest Garden at 1201 Brookside Avenue. The program is open to the public.

See the Event Calendar for the schedule of dates and times for all events.


A Prayer Request Forum has been established for members who at times experience illnesses or other tragic events for themselves, family members and other loved ones and friends. This forum is provided to allow members to post requests for prayers to help them through these times.  The forum may be accessed from the membership tab on the left hand column or by clicking on
 RYF Prayer Request Forum.

 
Slideshow
RYF Almond Ride 2018
Ride Yourself Fit


Slideshow
WYF Photos
Walk Yourself Fit




Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
 

 
ALL REGULAR SATURDAY SCHEDULED
RIDES START TIMES ARE 8:00 AM
Check the Event Calendar for more details

The New RYF Jersey Design for 2017...

To check the weather forecast for the Redlands area,
click on the photo.
 
Please note that  RYF rides and WYF walks may be modified or cancelled without notice due to rain, excessive heat or unhealthful conditions..

 
To check the air quality for the Inland Empire area,
click the AQMD logo.
Strava members who list Ride Yourself Fit as a club affiliation.


  
Experience the thrill of riding 100 miles over the President’s Day weekend.


   
     Ride just over 100 miles in three days.
                                
Congratulations to those who completed the 100 mile
President's Day challenge, and to
those who rode 72 miles on two of the rides.



  Saturday - 30.7 miles, 1662 feet of climbing (IYBI); 
   Sunday - 42.1 miles, 1418 feet of climbing (IYBI);

   Monday - 30.3 miles, 1099 feet of climbing (Brookside Park).
  Three rides totaling 103.1 miles with 4179 feet of climbing.
   2018 Tour de Cure Century is 101.7 miles with 3932 feet of climbing.
                                   
                              
      




Save the Date for the Plain Wrap Ride #7







Check out the Team RYF, American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure training program.


Starting times for Ride Yourself Fit
  events have moved as noted due to
time changes & weather conditions.

Please check the Event Calendar
for times for all scheduled rides, walks
and other events.

2018 Amgen Tour of California, May 13 - 19




The 2018 Amgen Tour of California routes have been set. 
The race will start in Long Beach and finish in Sacramento May 13 thru 19.
For detailed information including stage maps for the men's and women's races, go to
https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/sweepstakes


Walk Yourself Fit...Join the Fun 2018!




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RYF 39 Mile Club Ride...Fun, Fitness & Fellowship!


Happy New Year...More Fun, Fitness & Fellowship in 2018

 

 


What is the right ride for me?

   
At times, some riders join scheduled routes that may be beyond their physical abilities.  As a result, they struggle along the ride, making for a less enjoyable personal experience. 
Ride Yourself Fit has developed  a rating system for each ride.  This system considers length of ride as well as the amount of climbing, and rates the ride between simple to extreme as shown to the right.  Routes are also designated with lettered categories which define the general average speed expected by riders on the ride. 
The rating system and speed categories are all shown on the event calendar for each ride.  RYF encourages all members to review the ride and select the one that best suits everybody's personal riding skills and abilities. 
 
 



 
The 2018 Ride Yourself Fit Apparel


RYF Apparel Ordering and Sizing

 


Items are to be ordered using the RYF 2018 Apparel Order Form and
returning it with payment (check or cash only) to Alesandra Wilson at the
In Your Best Interest Medical Clinic, 1201 Brookside Avenue, (909) 798-6524.
RYF 2018 Apparel Order Form

Don't know what size apparel to order?
Check the Champion System Size Charts.
Champion System Size Charts
 


 




 
  NOTICE OF RYF/WYF MEMBERSHIP FEE AND POLICY  
 
Effective January 1, 2015, new membership fee and policy changes have taken effect. 
All new memberships and renewals shall be subject to the new fees as follows:
 Individual Membership  (RYF/WYF)
   $35.00
 Family Membership  (RYF/WYF)
   $50.00
 Supporting Membership (In addition to the selected membership level of $35 or $50.)
   $200.00
 Golden Lifetime Membership (Individual only for life)
   $1,000.00
 
Membership policy changes will also take effect as follows:

     Memberships shall include all Ride Yourself Fit and Walk Yourself Fit participants in one program.  The individual membership annual fee increases from $25.00 to $35.00.  The family membership annual fee increases from $35.00 to $50.00.  Family memberships shall be for all members of an immediate family, which shall be limited to the husband/wife as primary, the spouse as secondary and children living in the household under the age of 21. Other relatives, i.e. brothers, sisters of the primary/secondary member, aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, friends, etc. shall not be included under the family membership. 

     Memberships shall also be established as supporting and golden lifetime categories.  The supporting membership includes a $200 annual donation above the individual or family membership fee listed above.  Supporting memberships will be listed on the RYF website.  The Golden Lifetime membership is a one-time payment of $1,000.00 for a membership that will not expire for the life of the member.  Golden Lifetime members will receive a one-time special RYF jersey.
 
Are you a former RYF member who is wishing to rejoin?
We would welcome you back to enjoy all the Fun, Fitness and Fellowship!
Please contact the RYF Webmaster at webmaster@rideyourselffit.org.
We can help reinstate your membership.


Doc and Ron meet Brett Waterman on their Tuesday Morning Ride


Doc and Ron met historic preservationist Brett Waterman, host of the DIY Network show "Restored" on their Tuesday morning ride.  The show is currently renovating a house on Olive Avenue.

Brett's job might be described as historic house flipper. His goal is to restore 100-year-old properties of all architectural styles -- including Craftsman, Victorian, Spanish and mid-century modern -- to their original intentions. The character-filled homes took a wrong stylistic turn thanks to bad renovations or unsightly additions, and "Restored" sees Brett reveal the unrealized potential hidden beneath the neglect. "The character of these old homes just needs to be rediscovered," he says. "An older home is not supposed to look brand new but should look beautifully maintained."

Last season, the show filmed a number of restorations in Redlands and Riverside, and will continue filming here for Season 2.  Brett loves Redlands and indicated that he is planning to move here.

Information on "Restored" can be found at:
http://www.diynetwork.com/shows/restored


With Vision a City Prospers - What makes Redlands a thriving City?
Here's an answer from the 2017 State of the City luncheon recently held.
Ride Yourself Fit is pleased to be a part of this community and
we thank the City of Redlands for their continued support of
bicycling and healthy living in Redlands.


You can check out Work and Play Productions - Facebook for more videos about various aspects of Redlands.



RYF "Orange Blossom Trail" Clean-up Crew...Well Done!



RYF & WYF ADOPT PORTIONS OF ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAIL WEST

 
   
Ride Yourself Fit and Walk Yourself Fit have adopted a portion of the City's Orange Blossom Trail West, between Park Avenue and Nevada Street.

The Adopt-A-Trail program has been established for community and civic organizations, as well as private businesses to contribute towards the effort of maintaining beautiful and clean City owned trails in Redlands.  Redlands' Adopt-A-Trail program encourages community residents and organizations to adopt City owned trails and keep them weed and litter-free.  The adopted areas are to be cleaned every 4 weeks in an effort to maintain a healthy environment, and to produce feelings of pride in our beautiful City.  RYF/WYF has made a commitment to pick up litter and perform weed abatement on this section of the trail a minimum of once a month for a two-year period.  We will monitor conditions on this section of the trail and report problems to City staff members for follow up.

Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis to help support this effort.  The time required to complete the required routine maintenance is about one hour or less per month.  Approximately 10 members per each cleanup are needed.

 
     
       
 
 



 Signature Pose...14 miles

  
Saturday

 Signature Pose...30 miles

  
Morning

      Signature Pose...20 miles 

    
                                        Rides




 
Traffic Safety Coalition launches "I GIVE 3 FT" safety campaign.
   
California’s new bike-passing law takes effect Tuesday, Sept. 16 and is designed to reduce car-versus-bicycle crashes.  It also provides a way for law enforcement to enforce safe passing.
   
When the new law takes effect, violators will face a $35 base fine, ($233 when penalty assessments are added). If there is a collision, the base fine goes up
to $220 ($959 with assessments.) Where a violation results in a collision that injures a bicyclist, the law provides a way for law enforcement to cite the driver for unsafe passing.  Bicyclists are still urged to use caution at all times while riding on any roadway with or without bike lanes.

See the "3 Feet Please" Facebook page
at 3 Feet Please for more information.






That's right people, a bike kitchen in the IE. For those of you that don't know what a bike kitchen is:  The Redlands Bike BBQ (Kitchen) is a space where you can learn to work on your own bike. It is entirely FREE, organized by volunteers and meant to help encourage sharing cycling related knowledge, skills, and tools between people in the community.

We can be found at our permanent space behind Augies Coffee Shop (off Redlands Blvd.) and weekly at the Redlands Market Night (near Ed Hales Park). We are open Tues-Thurs 6-8pm and Sat 12-3pm.

Donations are always welcomed. We are looking for anything bike related.


 

 Check out Doc's articles ... just click on the "Rabbit"