Member Focus Articles

As a kid, I always loved riding my bike. I lived at the top of a hill and sought the thrill of coasting down that hill as fast as possible, and the challenge of riding up the hill as fast as possible. Yes, I was a zippity zoom. My sister and I would set up […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 27, 2017

I started what I think was road cycling in 2012. I had a Mongoose mountain bike that I used to do laps around my block when I wanted to do something different to supplement my gym time. Then in 2103, I learned that one of the members of my East Windsor firehouse was training for […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 27, 2017

I started riding two and a half years ago to try to keep up with a woman I was dating. This woman, now my partner, worked Monday through Friday and rode Saturdays and Sundays. I could have waited for rainy weekends, but instead I bought a bike. I had never been athletic, but it was […]

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Member In Focus: JoAnn and Mike Shorr Why do two people need 7 bikes? We started dating in April 2003. Mike lived in Philadelphia at the time. For our first date, Mike asked JoAnn to come down to Philly to go biking through Fairmount Park. Of course, JoAnn said yes. If you know JoAnn she […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2016

Member In Focus: Rajesh Nayak “Let’s do a 40 mile ride on the Schuylkill river trail with the kids” said my brother-in-law, in April 2013. For someone who hasn’t been athletic nor owned a bicycle for the past 20 years, I just shook my head and dismissed his idea. My 13-year-old daughter did have a […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2016

Member in Focus: Mena Abaskharoun I learned to ride a bicycle on April 23, 2016 at 33 years of age. Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) has an annual event with Stand Up 2 Cancer called the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer (C2C4Cancer) where 80 employees cycle 2800 miles across America, each person riding 60-70 miles each day […]

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Member In Focus: John Kramarz When I told my dad I wanted a bicycle he asked, “Why? You’ll be driving in another year.” I was always good at acknowledging the obstacles to goals, then taking a deep breath and going for them anyway. I got a silver Raleigh. By college, my Raleigh Reliant became a […]

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August 2016 Member In Focus: Peter Harnett I have never been off a bike: English racers at 12 (Raleigh, BSA) and my first used 10-speed at 16. After getting hooked in the early 80s on road biking in Texas with several group round trips from Houston to Austin under my belt, I made my way […]

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July 2016 Member In Focus: Jaclyn Polin I have been a Bucks county resident for all my life and returned to biking after caring for my mother on a daily basis five years ago. I found I needed a reprieve during the day and I jumped on an old Schwinn bike for an hour every […]

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June 2016 Member In Focus: Eddie Hayduk I have been a long-time PFW member. I have always been on 2 – 3 wheels: from tricycles to an all-out road race bike.I Love being out in nature and with friends on two wheels. This and listening to live music are my biggest passions in life! Around […]

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May 2016 Member In Focus: Dave Carpenter It seems most people cycle when they are young, then return when middle age starts. I have been one of the lucky ones and have cycled all my life. I have always cycled to work unless the company provided me with transport, and even then one day a […]

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April 2016 Member In Focus: Ken Webber  Thank you for selecting me as a Member in Focus. I am relatively new to cycling and joined the Princeton Freewheelers only two years ago. I am married with four children ages 19 to 27 and a granddaughter that just turned 1. Until a couple years ago, I […]

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Focus On Member: Bob Smith Bob Smith is a long-time volunteer for Bike Exchange, as well as PFW ride leader. He recently moved to Florida and now rides with the Florida PFW chapter. Early memories of bicycling include the triumph of graduating from training wheels, to the agony of falling on the biggest hill in […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 27, 2016

Focus On Member: Sam Bunting Sam Bunting is an avid cyclist and bicycling advocate. He has been instrumental in efforts to improve safe cycling in the Princeton area and making cycling a family affair by offering family rides. I grew up in Northern Ireland and from a young age, my bike was my way of […]

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Focus On Members Eileen and Stephen Traum – former runner turned cyclist and members since 2009 with global cycling experience, and now becoming a ride leader. In 1987 Eileen and I booked a cycling vacation with a company called Bicycle France in the Loire Valley. We bought two Trek bicycles from Frank, whose store was […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

Focus On Members in memory of JoAnn Post July 16, 1949 – November 7, 2015 JoAnn and Ed Post joined the Princeton Free Wheelers in April, 1984 and both have been instrumental to the success of the club ever since. In recent years they could be seen often enjoying cycling on their tandem. JoAnn fought […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

Focus On Members This month’s Focus is on  who is known to most members as pfwemail @ gmail.com. Elyssa works behind the scenes to provide the club with many technical services that are so necessary today such as email blasts, web site, registration, etc.. We can’t thank E enough for all that she gives. Wow, […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

 Focus On Members Our Members this month are Frank and Elaine McCarron. Cycling is a family thing for them! When our kids were young, Elaine and I would take them biking near Mercer County Park. We would on occasion run into groups of riders from Princeton Freewheelers, and they would encourage us to trade up […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

Focus On Members Our Member in Focus this month is Eddie Ledner, pictured below with his wife Lois. Eddie was the first leader some new members of the club met and we received numerous comments about how welcoming and helpful he was. (Thank you, Eddie!) Here is his story. When I started cycling with the […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Jim Brittain and Regina Brzek Two motorcyclists turn bicyclists. Jim said, “I bought a motorcycle, years ago, as a response to a midlife crisis, and loved it. I was taken with the various motorcycle cultures and did much of my own maintenance. But after walking away from my second […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Cristina Marquez, 2015 Membership Meeting Presenter, dedicated B+ hill rider & accomplished Ride Leader. The fun started in 1997 when I moved to NJ for work and joined the PFW club to discover a great life of cycling and meeting great friends! My first ride was with Norman, a […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED APRIL 6, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Ron Mittelstaedt, Frequent Ride Leader and Happy Guy. I’ve always rode bikes. In my younger days fortransportation and for a newspaper route. A Schwinn crusier with coaster brakes bought at the original Knapps bike shop in Trenton. After our marriage, my wife and I bought Raleigh Sport three speeds […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED APRIL 6, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Harry Koenig, long time member and current PFW trip advisor. After undergoing a heart attack & quintuple coronary by-pass surgery’s – twice, at early ages of 44 & 51 I vowed to be more diligent regarding diet & exercise. I joined a fitness club and bought a new inexpensive […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 23, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Ernie Lee, long time Free Wheeler, “Team Social Security” member & dedicated supporter of others. There are many roads that we take in life. Each day creates new blessing and opportunities. Some of these opportunities can be life changing. In 2007 a life changing event occurred when I met […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JANUARY 28, 2015

Our Focus this month is on Brandon Franks, Musician and Motion Advocate. MOTION AND MUSIC – The two constants throughout my life (aside from eating, sleeping, and all those other pesky needs for existence). Whether for fitness, health, fun, or soul soothing, motion and music have been there for me time and time again. Similar […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Spencer Halper, One of PFW’s “OctoMen” & frequent member of “Team Social Security. My cycling began at age three, while pedaling away and ringing the bell of my little red fire truck, on the sidewalks of Middletown, NY. At the mature age of five, my wonderful fire truck was […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED OCTOBER 12, 2014

Our Focus this month is on John Belansky, recent member and one time Evil Knievel wannabe. When I was four, my siblings and neighborhood friends taught me how to ride a two wheeler. I rode my bike to school starting in the second grade. These were the years I rode beat up stingray bikes with […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED OCTOBER 12, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Jud Hand, Long Distance Rider extraordinaire. I was about six years old when my parents gave me my first bicycle at Christmas. This being the early 1960s, it was a red Schwinn single speed with balloon tires, and a coaster brake. To stop the bike, you simply pedaled in […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JULY 27, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Joe Bucci, long time PFW member and frequent Leader of PA Rides. Let me start from the beginning. Many years ago I was born in Italy as the son of a poor farmer and his wife. The extreme poverty and hard life drove my family to emigrate to the […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JULY 27, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Jane Danek, member since 2005 & active Ride Leader. On my 36th birthday, I didn’t like what the scale said so I pulled the ol’ Walmart Huffy out of the garage and started riding. Does this sound like a familiar story? Not long after, the extra weight disappeared and […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JUNE 19, 2014

Our April Focus is on Lynne Martin, experienced club & accomplished multiday tour rider. My earliest recollection of riding is when I was about 7 years old.  My dad took off my training wheels and was holding on to the seat of my bike and all of a sudden I realized he wasn’t holding on […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED APRIL 10, 2014

Our Focus this month is on David Chadwick, long time bicycler but only recently a PFW member. I was born and raised in South River, NJ, son of a local business owner and the youngest of four kids.  I got my first bike when I was about 6 years old, and quickly took to exploring […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 1, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Dan Zorovich, relatively new member who has made his mark quickly with the weekday “Social Security” riders. A relatively new member of PFW, I joined in January of 2012, but did not start riding until late May after I came back from vacation. Growing up in Italy (it is Croatia […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JANUARY 18, 2014

Our Focus this month is on Lisa Friedman Stewart, dedicated B Rides Coordinator and new Mom! Thank you so much for nominating me as a Member in Focus! I’ve been with the Freewheelers since the summer of 2008. I’m currently on sabbatical from the group because I took a job assignment in Arizona for a […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JANUARY 10, 2014

Focus on Members  Our Focus this month is on Marc Bernardo, honing his group skills & expanding his riding horizons with the PFW since 2008. My name is Marc Bernardo, and I’m a Princeton FreeWheeler.  It all started in the summer of 2007.  I’ve been riding my bike up & down the Delaware & Raritan […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED OCTOBER 18, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Bruce Kirschner – Occasional Leader & long time member & Event volunteer. Growing up in Brooklyn, NY, the only bicycle I had was my brother’s hand-me-down bicycle until age 12, when I purchased a new bike with money I earned delivering newspapers.  At 16, I rode a heavy bike […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED OCTOBER 18, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Barry Yellen, the long time FreeWheeler whose routes back in the day helped define the infamous Bagel Hills.    Around thirty years ago I decided I wanted to get in shape and so joined the Princeton Free Wheelers. I started doing C rides, working my way up to B […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JULY 9, 2013

Focus on Members   Our Focus this month is on Accomplished Ride Leader Kyle Nylander. I started riding as a child & rode off and on until I became a PFW member. My father was a contractor so I grew up building and taking things apart. I still own the first spoke wrench I used […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED JUNE 6, 2013

Our Focus this month is on May Lewis, accomplished relatively new member and frequent rider. I met my first real bike rider at Rutgers in 1977. My roommate got bumped from our dorm sophomore year and had to get a room in a house on Stone Street. Her new roommate was this energetic, outgoing, super-fit […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED APRIL 25, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Chris Scherer – accomplished all around rider & local cycling advocate. Cycling has transformed my life. John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle Corp., was right when he said the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world’s most complex problems. It has changed the way I […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 28, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Steve Freidlander, cycling tourer and dedicated recumbent rider. My interest in cycling as an adult started around 1970 when I was a college student in Boston. I was getting tired of walking and strolled into a bike shop one day, where I impulsively bought a bike for about $50 […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED MARCH 8, 2013

Our focus this month is on Lynne Weiss, accomplished cyclist and welcome participant on many PFW rides. Its  2007. I look at the bike I rode BC (before children) in Philly and Chicago. The longest distances were under 20 miles, along the flat, but scenic lake front in Chicago.  Maybe I’ll ride again.  The bike […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is Andy Chen, long time member, some time photographer and fun-time ride leader. Really, you didn’t know I own a deli?  My wife and I bought it shortly after I retired two years ago because, after working in the corporate world, I just wanted to be my own boss.  I thought you […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is Jeff Reed, our 32nd Event Chair and his lovely wife, not to mention more than able stoker, assistant & ghost writer, Tricia. I’ve been cycling on and off my entire life but never had enough time to dedicate to riding regularly or with a group. I didn’t even know club rides […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus offers us a unique opportunity.  Meet: Jeff Lippincott  Both of Them! Jeff “The Original” Lippincott                   Jeff “X” Lippincott Ever since I was a youngster growing up in Ewing Township, I’ve enjoyed getting out on my bike. I remember putting a few supplies in the newsboys’ metal basket on my Schwinn Speedster […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our focus this month is on Jerry Foster, Board Member& current president of the West Windsor Bicycle & Pedestrian Association. I’ve lived in New Jersey since 1985, moving from Plainsboro to West Windsor in 1999. I learned to bike growing up in the 1960s in a small town in the midwest which was surrounded by […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our focus this month is on long time member and frequent Ride Leader Diane Hess. Like most folks who grew up in the suburbs of NJ, bicycling was a great way to get around. I can still remember the day when I was able to stay upright – no training wheels. It was on my […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our focus this month is on Sue Moser, frequent ride leader and Our Ride Captain. My experience with bicycles has been pleasant for the most part. However, in the past, this was not always the case. I started out riding a bike at the tender age of 8 years old when I was growing up […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our focus this month is on John Danek, one of our self described Kings of the Mountains. . . and a mountain biker at heart! But it wasn’t always so. “My story with the bike is like many other members – I was in my mid-30s and overweight. When my brother was diagnosed with diabetes, […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Second Focus piece this month is on Tom Hammel, Accomplished Leader and author of several books on how great bicycling is in and around New Jersey. I think I have always enjoyed biking. Some of my favorite memories as a kid were riding around my neighborhood and doing tricks on my bike with my […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our first Focus this month is Russ & Max Hazzon, Father & Son getting lessons of riding – good and bad. It was a beautiful Saturday morning in the summer of 2010 when I first met Pat Van Hise on one of her Tri-County rides. I had just purchased a brand new road bike and […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on John Waltz – Cyclist, Advocate & Volunteer extroadinaire On the first day I learned to balance a 2 wheel bike (with some help from Dad), I rode my cousin’s bike back and forth on a short, narrow stretch of dirt road in Rupert, PA ’till my retinal rods were taxed […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Barbara Clancey – member since 2001 and active charity organizer. I bought my bike 10 years ago this summer. I hadn’t been on a bike in a very long time and never used pedals like these! After a week of practicing clipping in and out and using gears, but only […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Karen Jenkins, educator, local activist and cycling proponent. Thanks to the friendship, guidance and inspiration of many members of the Princeton Free Wheelers, I am riding a road bike, teaching safe cycling, meeting legislators, bike advocates and community leaders in NJ and across the nation while contributing to making the […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Al Porter, educator, dedicated volunteer and distinguished rider. “Come again, come again,” said the leader. That’s exactly the encouragement I needed to return to Etra for another 40 mile spin around central Jersey. His name was Norman, but at the time I was unaware of his iconic stature in the […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Metta Cahill whose friendly smile and easy going, upbeat nature brightens everyone’s day. I am a Lawrenceville resident, a nurse-midwife by profession, mom to two adult children, and a PFW member for ~ 15 years. The request to write a bio for the bulletin made me recall my first PFW […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Liz Usmiani who recently shared the story that follows with us. To quote our President: “The story is so full of good news and positive that it gives every one of us a reason to feel good – despite the suffering you have endured.” Not to mention the familiarity of […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Josiah Weiner, Ride Leader and rider of “that funny bike.” A common anecdote about residents of the more provincial neighborhoods of New York City is of someone who lived in the neighborhood without ever venturing out to visit Manhattan. However true the tales may be, they originate from the fact […]

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Our Focus Member this month is Frank Angelucci. I didn’t exercise much in the 70’s and 80’s, for I was working hard at my business as a mason. I was then 225 lbs & smoking a pack + a half of cigarettes a day. Then after moving to my new home in Chesterfield I decided […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus Member this month is Erich Woisetschlaeger, a frequent presence on Dennis Whitney’s rides. A word about my exercise in composing deathless prose: I’m somewhat short on details that feature prominently in other members’ essays, like how many miles I’ve traveled or what exotic locales I’ve ridden my bicycle in. That’s because these are […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus this month is John Gasataya, the first new PFW member of 2011. Well, I’m 27 year old Filipino, in nursing school at Capital Health School of Nursing. I used to work with RF Communications before I moved here about 4 years ago. I have a BS in Engineering. The job market here was […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus this month is on “Dashing Dan, the Perimeter Man”, Dan Rappaport. In 1977, I saw an ad calling for a meeting of Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed area bike riders, I went & it was on that group’s subsequent rides I met Mike & Phyllis Suber. In June ’78, I saw an ad at Jay’s […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Don Sprague, long time member and frequent Ride Leader. Participation in team sports was something that I never enjoyed. I was the kid who would drop the ball causing my team to lose. Biking was another matter. I rode my one speed balloon tire bike all over town. When […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus this month is on our current Ride Captain, Member Ken Leon. Bike riding was an infrequent exercise while raising young children & holding a demanding job on Wall Street. Weekends were never ending with little time for me, & days of playing tennis, which I did competitively in high school & somewhat in […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Member Cheryl McDonald So how’d I get into cycling?? Do I have a story for you? I started out as a spinning instructor (& I’m still teaching today) & decided it’d be fun to try outdoor riding. I had help along the way from an AX rider (not a […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is Lenore Beckley. She is an active rider and currently helping out on The Event staff by organizing rest stops. The truth is this; my hunger for cycling came from a need to get out of the house. I chose my ride from the “Freewheel” and computed the time it would take […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Dennis Whitney. By Dennis Whitney’s Cycling Crew Nobody does it better. Echoed by legions of fellow cyclists, those words epitomize the feeling about our own Dennis Whitney. A Freewheeler for two decades, Dennis, affectionately referred to as “Boss” for his calm demeanor and leadership qualities, his many pedaling fanatics take […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Laura Lynch, “Our Lady of Perpetual Headwinds” as she often refers to herself. Cheryl McDonald says, “You should come ride with us. Everyone’s friendly. It’s a social thing.” “But all I have is an old bike. I’d have to get a new one. And all those fancy clothes and things.” […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Peter Fenner, currently our club Treasurer. I started cycling after getting divorced, when all of a sudden, I had so much free time on my hands. Someone suggested that since I was so interested in fitness, why don’t I join a “bike club”. I had no idea that such things […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 3, 2013

This month’s Focus is on Mark & Diane Klein, PFW’s “First New Members of the 30th Anniversary Year!” We moved from Michigan to Hillsborough, NJ in 1981 and have lived here ever since, raising three children of our own and, with Diane’s daycare business, another 75 or so. (We must own a dozen children’s bikes. […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2, 2013

Our Focus this month is Bob Rindt, a stoker (and all around great guy) who is in search of a few good captains. Three years ago Bob Rindt placed an ad in the The Freewheel classifieds. Bob, who’s blind and enjoys cycling, was seeking a captain to accompany him on his tandem. Previously, Bob had […]

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Our Focus this month is on Ira Saltiel. My renewed love affair with cycling started in 1976, after watching the movie, Breaking Away. It reminded me of riding in my youth, without a care in the world – wind blowing through my helmet-less head pedaling a 40 pound single speed Huffy around the considerable hills […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2, 2013

For our Focus this month, we are proud to announce the first ever PFW “Bicyclist Of The Year” Award. It was presented to Russ White at the recent Annual Holiday Party. Russ was chosen for outstanding contributions to the community and the PFW based on the work he has done creating and running the Bike […]

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Our Focus this month is on Mike and Phyllis Suber. The Princeton Free Wheelers has been a wonderful part of our lives since the day about 30 years ago when we saw a notice posted on a construction fence in downtown Princeton inviting people to contact Dick Bograd, ride together, and consider forming a bike […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2, 2013

Our Focus this month is on Karen Baldino, a 23 veteran of the PFW. What a multitude of great experiences & memories the club has given me in the last 2 years short of a quarter century! Thru the years I’ve met wonderful people, ridden & led rides in every category & distance from a […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 1, 2013

Our Focus this month is on member Larry Goldsmith, a Tall Member with BIG Feet! My interest in cycling began in a bike shop where I had just bought a pair of cycling shoes (without cleats) in my size 12½! All shoe stores always skip my shoe size but in cycling shoes they use the […]

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Our Focus this month is on member Mary Foley who is quickly setting the pace for miles logged in our club. The Princeton Free Wheelers has changed my life! After a chronic running injury left me searching for an alternate cardio activity, I decided to try cycling. I started by riding alone, doing loops around […]

Comments closedPUBLISHED FEBRUARY 1, 2013

This month, long time member George Foradori is “In Focus.” Howie Luxenberg is to be thanked for assisting by interviewing and preparing the following report. Enjoy! Cycling makes your cares lighter! Pat The focus of this month’s special feature is George Foradori, “the ageless wonder.” You can pay George no greater compliment than to say […]

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This month, long time members Ed, JoAnn & daughter Jen Post– are “In Focus.” Enjoy! Cycling makes your cares lighter! Pat Ed here:President Pat Van Hise credited JoAnn & I for getting her interested in the Free Wheelers & also asked that we provide a profile. JoAnn & I first learned about the PFW from […]

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Last month, as your new President, I shared a little about my background with the club & started the ball rolling on this new feature. This month, long time member John Powers – and his wife Carolyn, who is also a member – are “In Focus.” Enjoy! Cycling makes your cares lighter! Pat John here: […]

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A Message from the President In 1985 I read a small in-line newspaper ad published by the Princeton Free Wheelers, which described rides and invited new members, and I called Ed & Joanne Post. What a difference the club made in my life at that time! My first ride was 25 miles and I rode […]

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