Announcements
December Meeting Announcements

Christmas Party

Our annual club members Christmas party will take place on Dec 11th in lieu of a regular meeting. The board has selected the White Rock Ale House on Gaston near Grand as the location. A couple members also suggested this as a preferred location and we’re sure y’all will be pleased. They are located at:
7331 Gaston Ave, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75214 Start time is 7:30 but those who are doing a Christmas lights ride will meet there at 7:00PM. Traditionally the club buys the first round of drinks(beer or house wine), no premium $10 beers or liquor. The club will also buy a few appetizers as well. We encourage you to order a meal as their food is outstanding. Here is a link to their Facebook page which has the menu; https://www.facebook.com/whiterockalehouse/
Their website is: http://whiterockalehouse.com/about/

Rally of the Month

No rally of the month for December, however we are awarding one Mirage point for volunteering at the upcoming Resolution ‘Cross race at Winters Park Dec 9-10. Here is the link to sign up to volunteer: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxXzj-9PkwQ9LkLQbW2LK467zLMB2_hm8faKPEYXHZWNgg5Q/viewform

Points Reimbursement

Reminder on points, when you claim points for a rally or race, you must have worn your Mirage jersey. The only exceptions we currently allow are for those who are State or National Champions who may wear their Champion jersey. Also, reminder points for November and December are combined and paid out at our January meeting.

2018 Elections

If you have not voted for club president yet, there is still time. Jason Bradberry and Brad House are running. Statements are posted here on this website. We will have a few ballots for current paid members at the party. Alternatively, you may vote by email by sending your vote to the election committee, Dave & Dave. dsywakguy1@sbcglobal.net and d-parks@ti.com  Voting closes on club party night and results will be tallied by the committee and announced a few days later.

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2018 Elections

Elections will be held towards end of 2017. There are four elected positions:

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer

We have the following nominees/statements:

President:  Jason Bradberry   Intent4pres –  Brad House   Intent4pres
Vice President: Russ Carawan
Secretary: Dave Sywak
Treasurer: Travis Pope

 

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Updated Kit Prices

Kits can be picked up at meetings or by contacting the V.P.

Capo stock closeout. Limited sizes and quantities

Short sleeve jersey $35 (only one 3XL left)
Bib shorts $45
Men’s short $35 (Small and XL only)
Woman’s short $35
Socks – $5

Castelli

Short sleeve jersey $80
Bib shorts $90
Men’s short $70
Woman’s short $80
Arm Warmers $40
Gloves $25

Summer weight

Short sleeve jersey $100
Bib shorts $140

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In Memoriam – Gary Glickman – A Friend of Cycling

Mirage members,

With great sadness and a heavy heart I’m sorry to report that twice now in as many weeks, a member of our cycling community has died. This time, God has chosen one of our own.

Long time Mirage member Gary Glickman was killed Saturday morning March 13th, 2004 on the 9:00am RBM south ride. Uneven and cracked pavement on Barnes Bridge Road in Sunnyvale caused Gary to veer into coming traffic where he was struck by a passing vehicle and instantly died.

Gary was a regular participant at the Saturday and Sunday RBM rides and always a fixture at White Rock almost every evening. His tall slender build and upright riding style was easily recognized in the group and his smile was always present. He will be sadly missed.

He leaves behind a wife, Kate and two young children.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gary’s childrens education fund can be made out to Vanguard 529 Account and sent c/o Reisa Jaffe, 8090 Hansom Dr., Oakland, CA 94605

Please keep Gary’s family in your thoughts and prayers.

Ride safe.

Randy Rogers

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