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Wed. Feb. 18th - SOCIAL NIGHT - No Meeting/No Agenda

We're skipping our regular meeting format in February for a night of serious socializing at "Handlebar", Buffalo's only bicycle-themed pub, http://handlebarpub.com/ . This recently-opened downtown bar at 149 Swan St. features cool bicycle stuff on the walls, tables made with old bike parts, "unicycle" bar stools ... and best of all, they actually LIKE bicycle people! WNYMBA members, non-members, spouses, significant others, it doesn't matter - everyone is welcome.

Early birds will be able to take advantage of some free appetizers, courtesy of owner Sarah Schneider and her staff. Your first beverage will be discounted and you'll be able to select the rest of your food and drink from their regular menu.

"Handlebar" is located immediately at the foot of the I-190 Elm St. ramp. Look to your right at the first traffic light (Swan St.) - the pub is right there in the first building. You'll find a Google Maps/Directions window on the pub's website and there's plenty of parking in the lots immediately next door or across the street.

Handlebar Pub - 149 Swan St., Buffalo, 14203 - Wednesday February 18th - 7:00 PM - Be There!

Election Results Are In!

The air at Santora's Restaurant wasn't exactly filled with mystery and intrigue on Wednesday January 21st. It could more accurately be described as being filled with the aromas of pizza and beer, but we still got it done folks ... we elected new Executive and Advisory Boards. Thanks to all club members who came out for the meeting and thanks to all who cast their ballots. WNYMBA's elected officials for 2015 are:

President - Jim Allen

Vice-President - Jon Sundquist

Treasurer - Joe Crumlish

Secretary - Gerry Barbour

Advisory Board - Ben Clauss, Melissa Melnik, Paul Marko, Thom Wright

To Phil DeFranco, Todd Fiore and Mike Moscato, all three of whom were members of the outgoing 2014 Boards and clever enough either not to stand for re-election, or to somehow discourage votes from heading their way, "THANKS" for your past service. Don't forget though, no free pass on trail work once the snow's gone!

January Meeting - Election Night

It's that time again. Out with the old ... In with the new!

Help us kick off the New Year by joining us for Election Night at 7:00PM at Santora's Restaurant on Wednesday Jan. 21st, 1402 Millersport Hwy., Williamsville, 14221. Be there to cast your vote for WNYMBA's 2015 officers. It won't all be business though - we always make sure there's plenty of time for pizza, beer and bench racing.

The preliminary agenda for the year will also be set at this meeting, so if you have any projects or ideas for 2015, this will be a great time to share them.

Current nominations are listed on the website and nominations remain open until voting starts. E-Mail any new names to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or bring them to the meeting.

Officer Nominations

Nominations were offered for the following 2015 WNYMBA Officer Positions:

(a) President – Jim Allen
(b) Vice-President – Jon Sundquist
(c) Treasurer – Joe Crumlish
(d) Secretary – Gerry Barbour
(e) Advisory Board
- Melissa Melnik
- TJ Zydel
- Ben Clauss
- Tom Lonzi
- Mike Moscato
- Thom Wright
- Dennis Baldwin
- Todd Fiore
- Paul Marko

Elections will be held in the January meeting (to be announced).

Additional nominations are open until then.

The January meeting also sets the agenda for the year.  Stay tuned!

Our insurance company has "strongly suggested" that we tell you that Mountain Biking can be dangerous. If you're visiting this site it's very likely that you're already aware that if you insist on having a good time by riding your mountain bike, eventually you will almost certainly fall down and collect any number of boo-boos, dings and injuries, serious or otherwise, but we have to tell you anyway.

Mountain Biking is a potentially hazardous activity carrying a significant risk of bodily injury and even death. Mountain biking should only be undertaken if you have a complete awareness of these risks. You can reduce the level of risk by wearing a helmet and by riding within your own skill level.