Announcements
December Meeting 2019

It’s that time of year again! Come join us for the 2019 edition of our annual Christmas lights ride and party on Monday, December 9.

The lights ride will leave from the White Rock Ale House parking lot at 7:00PM. We will explore some of the local neighborhood Christmas lights and return to the parking lot by 8:00PM.

If you can’t join the ride, the party starts at 8:00PM at the White Rock Ale House. The club will provide free drinks and appetizers.

Join us as we celebrate the holidays!

November Meeting 2019

The November Mirage meeting is Monday, November 11th at 7:30. It will be at the White Rock Ale House, 7331 Gaston Ave, near Garland Rd/East Grand. First beer and some appetizers are on the Club.

The weather forecast predicts wet so a pre-meeting ride around the lake will be a game-day decision.

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Upcoming Elections!

It’s that time of year again when the club elects new team officers. At the next meeting on November 11, or at any time before, club Secretary Dave Sywak (dsywakguy1@sbcglobal.net), will be accepting nominations for the following positions:

  • President — directs officers and runs monthly meetings
  • Vice President of Activities — promotes rallies, team rides, special events
  • Vice President of Membership — keeps team roster current through BikeReg, handles point disbursements, sends out notices
  • Secretary — keeps meeting records, assists with meeting notices
  • Treasurer — maintains bank records, manages sponsor agreements
  • Website Vice President — maintains team website

Please give this some thought and send Dave your nominations.You are welcome to nominate yourself; in other words, volunteer!

October Meeting 2019

The October Mirage meeting is Monday, October 14th at 7:30. It will be at the White Rock Ale House, 7331 Gaston Ave, near Garland Rd/East Grand. First beer and some appetizers are on the Club.

The weather should be nice to a pre-ride around the lake. If you wish to join us, meet us in the parking lot at 6:30PM.

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September Meeting 2019

The September Mirage meeting is Monday, September 9th at 7:30. It will be at the White Rock Ale House, 7331 Gaston Ave, near Garland Rd/East Grand. First beer and some appetizers are on the Club.

Due to the heat, no social ride is scheduled.

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New Team Kit Orders Are Due Today!

Today is the last day you can order your new Mirage kit. The Hyperthreads store closes today so go to this link and get your order in now!

Blazing Saddle 75 August 3rd

Anyone looking for a challenging ride this weekend needs to check out the Blazing Saddle 75 in Granbury, TX. It’s a scenic ride on a challenging course with plenty of hilly terrain and several “signature” climbs.

Think of it as great training for the upcoming Hotter’N Hell 100!

July 2019 Meeting

The July Mirage meeting is this coming Monday, July 8th at 7:30PM. It will be at the White Rock Ale House, 7331 Gaston Ave, near Garland Rd/East Grand. First beer and some appetizers is on the Club.

The weather looks good for a pre-meeting social lap clockwise around the lake starting  at 6:30PM from the Ale House parking lot. Yes it will be HOT but that will only make the free beer taste better. The club will provide appetizers and a free drink

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June 2019 Meeting

The June Mirage meeting is this coming Monday, June 10th at 7:30. It will be at the White Rock Ale House, 7331 Gaston Ave, near Garland Rd/East Grand. First beer and some appetizers is on the Club.

If you can make it early, we will have an easy social ride starting from the Ale House at 6:30. We’ll do a casual lap of White Rock Lake, then come back to the Ale House in time for the 7:30 meeting.

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May 2019 Meeting

Our next Mirage team meeting will be 7:30 PM, Monday, May 13 at the Lake Highlands Rec Center, 9940 White Rock Trail. We’ll provide the pizza, while you are welcome to bring your own nonalcoholic beverage. 

Guest Speaker: Darvin McBrayer

TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE, WEIGHT/FAT LOSS, WELLNESS: RESPIRATORY REALITIES versus POP-CULTURE MYTHOLOGIES

Darvin McBrayer has three decades of experience researching and working with athletes and “would-be” athletes, measuring thresholds, “work-speed-power” relationships and perceived exertion.

He has provided by-the-book physiology techniques to professional athletes including the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, and FC/Burn. He has also worked with USA Cycling, USA Rowing, various Olympic athletes and weekend warriors. He is published in clinical journals, and his coaching has brought him exposure in multiple news outlets.

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