Members

Help promote bicycling in Quincy by becoming a member of Quincycles!  Annual membership is $25 with all proceeds going towards promoting bicycling in Quincy.

Quincycles Management Board 2015-2016

 

Irene Lutts

President

 

Jospeh Hern

Clerk

 

Mike Smeglin

Treasurer

 

Quincycles Members Board 2015-2016

 

Timothy Lanham

 

Irene Lutts

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: Transportation Cyclist
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: To the Library, friend’s houses and my children’s activities
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: To work toward making cycling safer and more recognized in Quincy.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Singing Christmas Carols, the national anthem, and other songs as I ride with my children; showing my sister how I could bring a watermelon home on a bike.
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: We love our Xtracycle cargo bike and our Bike Friday Family Triple

 

Maura O’Gara

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as:Recreational and Transportation Cyclist
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy:I enjoy cycling through the side streets of the different neighborhoods. I also enjoy cycling from my local beach to the Blue Hills, followed by a short hike and a thrilling downhill ride back.
  • Reason you joined Quincycles:To share the joy of cycling with others and help make Quincy a better, safer place for cycling.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike:The day my daughter (on a tag-a-long) and I first made it to the top of Prospect Ave (a steep hill where her pre-school was located) without stopping.
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned:I have a newish Bianchi Iseo. It replaced my old Bianchi, which I sadly had to part with due to a cracked frame (too much stress on the bike from hauling bike-powered floats in our neighborhood’s 4th of July parade).

 

Maureen Conway

 

 

Bob Mackey

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: A long time, good weather, recreational rider.
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: My favorite ride in Quincy, is anything that goes along our beautiful coast, Including Squantum Point Park or Nut Island Park on a ride.
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: I joined Quincycles to help show that Quincy can be a great place to ride and can be part of some area rides.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Some memorable experiences have been, bike travel with tent and sleeping bag, or using American Youth Hostel. Rode lower Nova Scotia, Acadia National Park, Rt. 100 Vermont/New Hampshire, and other New England spots.
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: My favorite bike, was my Raleigh Grand Prix that I owned for 35yrs. Keep riding, you can get to some great spots starting from home.

 

Jean Kelleher Mackey

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: Cautious Intermediate (some would say Slow and Steady)
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: Squantum Point Park and along the Neponset River
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: To advocate for more bike lanes; to show others that riding in Quincy is fun!
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: First date with Bob – biking along the Cape Cod Canal
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: Specialized…that’s all I know. Purchased at Anderson’s. I like it.
  • Anything else you would like to share: I like to bike to a destination – could be for coffee, ice cream or some other snack! Come and join us on an Easy Ride sometime.

 

Quincycles Members 2015-2016

 

Kameel Nasr

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: I’m an active rider both in the city and cross country. I have written a book about my bicycling around the world
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: I love the Great Blue Hills and Nut Island, which is close to me
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: I’m part of Quincycles to encourage cycling in the city and to share a monthly ride with terrific people
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Riding in the Blue Hills on Sunday when the road is closed to traffic
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: I have an aluminum Specialized road bike and a heavy Trek city bike
  • Anything else you would like to share: I’m signed up and training for the Mt. Washington bike hill climb on August 15 (which happens to be my birthday). It’s a mother of a climb, 7.7 miles with an average 12% grade and finishes with a 22% grade. My website has more info about it: www.kameelnasr.com

 

Ron Goodman

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: Commuter, pleasure
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: Houghs Neck Dike, Nut Island, most of Quincy over the years. Have been commuting to work by bike from Houghs Neck to various employment in Quincy Center, North Quincy, and South Quincy for 45 years.
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: We need a more active bike group than we’ve had for the past 10-15 years. Better liaison with the mayor’s office.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Riding in the Blue Hills on Sunday when the road is closed to traffic
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: Very old Giant hybrid. Specialized road and mountain bikes. LL Bean commuter.

 

Gene O’Neill

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: Recreational
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: Blue Hills
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: Mike & Jane Smeglin.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Three European Bike Tours with the Smeglin Group
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: Thirty year old Giant.

 

Paul Anderson

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: I enjoy all types of cycling: mountain biking, road riding, touring, and commuting
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: Quincy Shore Drive, Marina Bay
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: To promote cycling in Quincy, as a healthy economical alternative to traditional transportation
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: 2 weeks of touring across New England, and upstate NY with my niece and daughter
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: My Fuji road bike, I love to get out and do 50* mile rides
  • Anything else you would like to share: I look forward to seeing 100’s of cyclists all around Quincy, commuters, running errands, enjoying a sunny day all on bicycles.

 

Brendan Stewart

  • Type of bicyclist you identify as: Road, touring, and commuting.
  • Favorite places to ride in Quincy: Wollaston Beach, Neponset Trail.
  • Reason you joined Quincycles: To advocate multi modal transportation in Quincy and to make commuting safer.
  • Memorable experiences on a bike: Riding in Amsterdam. A Mecca for bicyclists.
  • Current bicycle you own, or favorite bicycle you’ve owned: I’ve owned a few Bianchi road bikes, my current bike is a Spot Ajax.

REMINDER:  annual membership dues are $25 with all proceeds going towards supporting bicycling in Quincy.  Please make check payable to “Quincycles” and mail to our treasurer:

Mike Smeglin
125 Spring Street
Quincy, MA 02169

For more info about any of these events please email us at Quincycles@gmail.com.