Meeting Minutes – September 2018

9/10/18  Meeting Minutes


Freewheelers of Spartanburg



Karl Johnson

Larry Hart

Greg Kyzer

Mike Zepeda

David Coggins

Ricky Tutterow

Jim Hines

Joan Gwynn

Pablo Pena

Paul Lefrancois



FW will reopen the Hincapie store to sell kits.


Lee Raines has gotten approval to donate confiscated bikes to the Bridge Bike Program.


Andrew Danfy:  SC Cyclocross Championship will be at Duncan Park.

Andrew plans to host a gravel ride in Laurens County.


Jim Hines:  bank and paypal balance is just over $92,008.78.


Safety Committee:

  • Safety committee is working on a smart phone app. It would include what to do’s and contact numbers for safety issues.
  • Rob Brunken is evaluating several cameras for a recommendation.
  • Still looking into body cams or bike cams. $50 subsidy for 50 people.


Paul Lefrancois:  Cycling fatalities have been rising in SC.  The state has allocated $5 million to bike infrastructure.

  • Legislation: PCC is looking at breaking their bills into 3 pieces—cell phone use, vulnerable users, and infrastructure.
  • PCC needs new office space in Columbia.
  • There is a public meeting about the Country Club Rd. expansion 9/27/18 at 5 pm at Morningside Baptist Church.


Meeting adjourned with no further business.