We kicked off the week with Golden Rollers orientation at Gus Garcia Recreation Center and Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center. Tuesday’s rain left us feeling a little blue, but we were able to hold a very active class inside of the Recreation Center. After our introductions, we went over the 5 Steps to Fitting a Helmet.
Once the participants felt comfortable in their new head gear, we moved on to hand and leg strength. It’s very important that our seniors have the hand strength to stop the bike, as well as the leg strength to pedal the bike.
Once our participants were cleared to roll, we showed them the different features of the trikes and recumbents. Now, it’s time to roll out! Our riders took laps around the courtyard at Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center to get familiar with controlling the bikes.
Later in the week Ghisallo attended St. Patricks Day Casino at Metz Recreation Center. There were 150 seniors in attendance from all over central Texas. We brought one of our recumbent bikes to the party so the seniors could check out all the features of our most popular ride.
Stay tuned for more from the Golden Rollers. Classes begin next week at Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center and Gus Garcia Recreation Center.