Circle A Swag: Round 2

Order Link:

Instructions from Voler:

Your team has decided to use the Voler Custom Online Order System for collecting and processing your cycling apparel order. Please follow the steps below to place your individual order for inclusion in the overall team order.

  1. Click on this link to access your team order site:
  2. Click on “LOGIN” to enter your Login/Billing Info. Click on “Create Account” to save the information and to create your new User ID and Password. You will automatically be directed to the home page for your team order. If you are a returning customer, please use your original Login and Password.
  3.  Click on “Begin Shopping” to gain access to the orderable products page. To place items in your shopping cart, click on the item you want to order, then the options you want to select, then the “Add to cart” button. You can choose to “View Aero Jersey Mockup - Front OnlyYour Bag” or “Continue Shopping” after adding each item. Repeat these steps for each item you want to order.
  4. After placing the last item you want to order in your shopping cart, click on “View Your Bag” to display the items. Carefully review the items and make any necessary modifications or deletions. Because each item is custom built, refunds and exchanges will not be accepted. After you have confirmed your order is correct, click on “Proceed to Checkout” to complete the secure checkout process by entering your credit card payment information.
  5. After you have completed the secure checkout process, an Order Confirmation will automatically be displayed and e-mailed to you for your records.
  6. After the order deadline date has passed, you will no longer be able to access the order site. If you have not completed the checkout process for your order by this date, any items in your cart will be removed. The Order Deadline and the Order Ship Date are displayed on the order homepage. The Ship Date is the date that your order will be shipped from Voler.

Thank you for your order. If you have any questions, please call 800-488-6537 and ask for assistance from a Voler Customer Service Representative, or send us an email at

Additional Notes:

  • Ordering closes on July 18, 2016
  • All payments/deposits go to Voler. Any issues with payments/deposits must be handled through them per their store policies
  • Jerseys and shorts are scheduled to ship out September 9, 2016. Lee receives the shipment and makes arrangements to distribute them to folks who ordered
  • For club members eligible for the subsidy, you have to pay for the jersey in full up front. The club will distribute the reimbursement afterwards to get your out-of-pocket cost down to $50.]
  • You don’t need to be a member of the club to purchase the jersey or shorts

Here’s the full jersey mockup: click on the picture for the ginormous version:Aero Jersey Mockup - All

Proposed Update to Bylaws

Here’s the PDF with the details: AEA Cycling Club Bylaws – Proposed

Here’s a summary:

ID Description Rationale
1 Remove Secretary as an officer position Reduce the number of officers by one to better active contingent of members
2 Move term start from 1 May to 1 July Moves start of officer term to after elections are held
3 Edits for language in Article IV Opportunity to fix minor language issues in by laws
4 Change club disbursement limit from $100 to $500 Makes AEA Cycling Club bylaws consistent with AEA bylaws

Logo Contest Winners

Last month the club put out a logo contest. Andrew L. won 1st place ($50 REI gift card) while Eric H. ($30 REI gift card) took 2nd. However, the voting was so close that the club decided to figure out a way to merge the those two logo ideas together. Riana T. ($20 REI gift card) took third, and the club wants to modify her entry and use that as a graphic for the back our T-shirts. The merged logo and the t-shirt design are still in work, but in the meantime congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who turned in submissions!

Andrew L.

First Place – Andrew L.

Eric H.

Second Place – Eric H.

Riana T.

Third Place – Riana T.

Circle A Jersey Info

Here’s the full jersey mockup with the old company tagline – click on the picture for the ginormous version:Aero Jersey Mockup - All


  • For all orders, you have to pay in full up front. For club members eligible for the subsidy, the club will distribute the reimbursement afterwards to get your out-of-pocket cost down to $50. If for some reason we can’t complete the (group) order, Voler will refund your money.
  • When Lee gives the word, Voler will set up an “order site” just for us. Here’s the old order link. The jersey, shorts, and bibs are semi-custom, so there is no single “type” of each clothing and you have a lot of flexibility in choosing the kit that suits you best.
  • Subsidy makes out-of-pocket cost $50 for the first-ever jersey order only. (Yes, it is a once-in-a-lifetime benefit.) Member is responsible for full price on subsequent jersey orders plus any shorts and bibs.
  • If you’re interested in seeing one up close, I’ll have mine along with the bib in my office in A2. E-mail me through the web site or internal mail to arrange a time to meet.

From the Admin Desk – 9 Sep 2015

dog on bike

  • REMINDER: Monthly meeting on Sep. 22@ 11:30AM. Last meeting of the fiscal year so Lee’s giving out … something
  • Let’s ride 2015 Rat Beach Bike Tour on Sep 26. It’s a local ride with 15, 31, and 62 mile options, and a great time to show off that shiny Aerospace/Voler kit.
  • Get your ride reimbursements in.  The club still has funds in Fy15 for ride reimbursements so turn in your receipts to Lee Shelton ASAP
  • Membership Dues. Annual memberships expire in June so please renew your membership if you haven’t already done so. Dues are $20/year for Aerospace and $25/year for non-Aerospace. Please contact Jean Ghianuly or Lee Shelton to renew.

Upcoming Rides – August

dog on bike

All but the LA Wheelmen ride are listed on the Upcoming Events page until the day of event.

  • Saturday 8/1 – SBW Late Riser.  After a brief hiatus for July, the SBW Late Riser is back. Co-VP of Recreational Riding Mel Cutler will be sweeping … err helping lead the group this coming Saturday on this casual training ride. Best of all, it’s free.
  • Sunday 8/2 – LA Wheelmen’s “The Hills of South Bay.” Late breaking so no event page (sorry). This casual ride goes after hills … in South Bay. Not very big, not very long, but challenging when taken as a group. Starting point is right around the corner from AGO at Del Aire Park and goes out at 8:30AM. (Here’s the link to the routes, though that link expires after the ride.) Free, but  you’ll need to sign and bring a copy of their waiver.
  • Sunday 8/6 – CicLAVia Culver City Meets Venice.  Being a mere 9 miles north of AGO, this quarter’s CicLAVia is a great destination for an out-and-back ride, or as part of a loop around South Bay or West LA. Keep an eye out for an e-mail from co-VP of Recreational Riding Jim Jusko for potential meet ups near AGO and north of LAX heading out to the event, and at the CicLAVia. Also, AEA Cycling Club member Matt Risi is inviting members to stop by his apartment smack dab in the middle of the route and say hi. See his internal e-mail for details, or e-mail me and I can forward the message to you. This one’s free also.
  • Saturday 8/15 – Cool Breeze Century. Ocean breezes and rolling hills mark this scenic Southern California ride, and why it’s a favorite of many of our members. Not free but eligible for the ride subsidy: just submit a copy of your receipt to Lee Shelton in person, via e-mail, or via internal mail. (The club is waiving the “content” requirement until end of FY15 for the ride subsidy, but pictures are always welcome.)

GMR-GRR Independence Day Show-N-Go

Mel Cutler at GMR-GRR Spring 2015

Mel Selfie at GMR-GRR Spring 2015

Mel Cutler, our Co-VP of Recreational Riding, is going up Glendora Mountain Road/Glendora Ridge Road (GMR/GRR) this holiday weekend. The road will be closed to motor vehicle traffic so it’s a great opportunity to ride one of the best climbs in Southern California.

Here’s the route:

Want to ride with Mel? Meet up at El Canto Park in Duarte on Friday, 7/3, and be ready to leave by 8:00AM. It’s a show-n-go ride, so you’re on your own when it comes to … everything.

Can’t make it then? There’s a group  of ultra riders leaving El Canto Park on Saturday at 7:30 AM, and you’re welcome to take the route on your own all through this holiday weekend.

More from Mel below the jump:

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From the President’s Desk – 15 June 2015

  • The LA River Ride is Sunday June 28. There are routes leaving from Long Beach and Griffith Park.  A number of people are planning to ride and it would be great to ride as a team.  This is a great ride for the whole family as it’s flat and has several distance options. So, if you’re just getting started and are looking for a fun ride, this is it. If you’re interested in riding with other Aerospace team members from either starting location please let me know and we can try to coordinate.
  • June is club dues month, so if you haven’t paid your annual dues, now’s the time.  You can send those to our treasurer, Jean Ghianuly. Dues are $20 for Aerospace employees and $25 if you’re non-Aerospace. For those who have paid, thanks.


Ride Report: 2015 Heartbreak Hundred (Jin W. L.)

Jin racing himself in Panorama mode

Jin racing himself in Panorama mode

AEA Cycling Club member Jin Wook Lee reporting out from this year’s Hearbreak 100:

Patrick Yee and I rode at the 2015 Heartbreak Hundred century on May 23rd, 2015.

I think… I said I would never do this again last year.  Sure enough, I rode the Heartbreak Hundred century again this year.  The Heartbreak hundred is one of King of the Mountains Century Challenges by Planet Ultra.  It is considered the easiest out of three, but still pretty darn hard.

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Ride Report: 2015 Tour de Cure (Bob M.)

BobM00AEA Cycling Club member Bob Moision trained for and rode the Tour de Cure with his son Thomas. He was nice enough to share the version of their journal for the day of the ride.

The big ride finally arrived!! After weeks of training and fundraising, we found ourselves at the Queen Mary in Long Beach early on a Sunday morning, ready to start the ride with thousands of other cyclists. We met up with the rest of the Aerospace team and then got ready for the ride ahead.

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