Year end 2016 Survey Results

Survey conducted at Pizza Party November 17, 2016

26/70 surveys completed

  1. Maintain current Formal monthly club meetings (Business meeting and Program)
    • Yes—14
    • No—6
    • Blank—6
  2. Change to having Formal or Social meetings on alternate months.
    • Yes—16
    • No—6
    • Blank—4
  3. Are you willing to help the Social Events Coordinator with one social meeting per year?
    • Yes—6
    • Nancy Walsh708 799-5228
      Irene van der Hoek708 305-4913
      Scott Oldamie630 936-0281
      Bob Breitweiser708 552-3544
      Cynthia Marks708 481-1729
      Sally Kleinschmidt815 534-5415
    • No—12
    • Blank—8
  4. Rewards suggestions for Easter Ride Volunteers
    • Blank—12
    • Thank You—2
    • Suggestions—12
      • Silent auction of donated items
      • Something special for members who do big jobs
      • Party (3 votes)
      • Gift Cards (2 votes)
      • T-shirts (3 votes)
      • Head Band
      • Neon shoe laces
      • Outing
      • Sweat Shirt
      • Luncheon
      • Free FOS membership
      • Bicycling accessories (taillight, socks, gloves, headlight, hand warmers) all donated
  5. Suggestions for social meetings:
    • Meet with other groups
    • Flossmoor Station
    • Aurelio’s (Hammond, Frankfort)
    • Free Concerts (Summer) locally or downtown
    • Bar or Grill with meeting room
    • Golden Corral
    • Parmasans
    • Establishments in Frankfort, Mokena, New Lenox
    • Restaurants with reserved room
    • Orchestra concert
    • Bowling
    • Ice Skating
    • Roller Skating
  6. Suggestons to improve club:
    • Promote rides & events by increasing contacts
    • Partner with larger rides to promote FOS
    • Get younger riders
    • Social plus one general meeting/month
    • Organize or do pop-up events, i.e., meet for sporting events, outings
    • Rides—Revive turtle rides
    • Rides—Neighborhood learning rides at “Family” speeds to encourage new riders
    • Breakfast/lunch meeting spots 1X/mo. (June – Sept)
    • Positivity on a ride – no negativity
    • Rides—Treasure hunts
    • Branch rides out to different areas
    • Rides—Affordable 2 -3 day rides
    • Rides—Recumbent ride 9 – 12 m.p.h.
    • Rides—All trail ride 50 – 100 miles at 10 m.p.h.
    • Rides—Rent vacant warehouse to ride in the winter months (Rent it out for one day per week)
    • Rides—Family rides (2 votes)
    • Rides—More rides plus riders
    • Rides—Beginner Rides
    • Rides—Encourage road riding through funding “Effective Cycling Training”
    • Website—Improve Website: List rides on website (2 votes)
    • Website—Improve Website: Post pictures
    • Share our events/hikes with other bike clubs
    • More respect for ride leaders
    • Educate members on what is involved to put on a ride (Train ride leaders)
    • Give incentives for riding
    • Give incentives for leading rides (2 Votes)
    • Encourage members to write newsletter articles describing rides with pictures
    • FOS branding program, i.e., patches, decals, jackets, and other club branding items