I love bikes and I want you to love bikes too. I have been riding bikes for most of my life and when I am on a bike, things just tend to make sense. Group rides have turned acquaintances into lifelong friends, and races have introduced me to competitors who have pushed me to be a better person and a better athlete. The cycling community I have met through the years has always been a source of joy and encouragement. Cycling has also been a place where I can drown out or process what is and isn’t important. Whether it is a mountain bike ride or a long road ride, God helps me put things into perspective when I’m on two wheels. The vision of Rolling H is to generate enthusiasm for Nampa’s growing cycling community and encourage cyclists to do what they love…ride.
Adam Haynes, Owner
College and work/life experience helped me to discover two things about myself. One, I love being active…being outside, working out, anything that is physically challenging. Second, I love to teach. I believe the best way to share something good is to talk about it, show people how it’s done and the difference it can make. As a small business owner, I wear a lot of hats. I’m a salesman, mechanic, janitor, coach, athlete, employer, program director and volunteer. I do it all and fortunately, I love it all…maybe not scrubbing toilets but still. I’m here to help. I’m here to teach and to expose people to cycling because it is simply one of my favorite things to do and communities to be a part of.
Adam and I were married in 2009, it was then I was introduced to a truer form of cycling, the kind with helmets, rules, athletes, lycra and community . I appreciate cycling in different ways today than I did as a kid but what I really love about our shop, are the people who make it what it is. I work full time outside of RHC but I find great satisfaction in supporting Adam, deep contentment in knowing I’m putting my business admin skill set to use, and joy in knowing the shop is a hub for people who are in pursuit of connection.
I was born and raised in Boise on the greenbelt which meant a life full of adventures on wheels. My passion for cycling has only continued to grow as I started exploring the foothills mountain biking. Learning to mountain bike with my son has been one of the coolest experiences as I’ve had the chance to watch my family’s love for the outdoors continue to grow. One thing people know about me is that I love chatting bikes over a cup of coffee, so this is truly the perfect job for me. Nothing lights me up more than seeing others take part in the sport and community that I love so much. When I’m not riding or talking about bikes you’ll find me blogging about food. My favorite hobbies in order are eating, cooking and riding bikes.
I love the idea of community-the notion of living, working, shopping and playing in a given space makes me smile. Living near Rolling H Cycles, gives me the opportunity to walk or to ride my bike to work every day. I am not a hardcore cyclist; I am, however, a champion of people and supporting whatever passions they may have (including cycling). I get to turn a wrench on an object that gives people an opportunity to live, work, shop and play in their community. If my job can make them smile a bit wider while doing any of these things, then the concept of community has really come full circle-or, at the very least, “rolling” in the right direction. Yep…that was a work pun.
Are you looking to pin on a number this year? Then you will want to order up the Rolling H Team green! A big thanks to St. Luke’s Sports Medicine who has come aboard as our 2017 title sponsor.
In 2016 team Rolling H expanded participation in local and regional Races. Crit. season saw some great road participation from a lot of team members. The Pedal Thru the Corner Crit was a display of Rolling H the likes that has never been seen before! The LP200 also had a tremendous Rolling H wow factor. Not only did all 4 teams have fun but we clearly left an impression on those we came into contact with.
Off the road team RHC continued to make noise. Many riders suited up for the Jug Mountain 9-5, Team green was seen getting dirty! This event has become a must for anyone interested in knobby tire racing. Out of the state RHC continued to set the standard. The toughest 100 miles on dirt Oregon had to offer drew 5 of us from Idaho and even 1 from the UK. With Nasty Nate claiming a top 10 over all and everyone crossing the line in a race that sees over 70% DNF, RHC showed grit.
Lastly in what some call the hardest sport on earth because it is actually 3 sports in 1, our triathlete stud, Mr. Jeff Mutchie, managed to race all over the continent and place 4th at Ironman North Caroline and 4th at the Honu 70.3. It was a great year but we want to take the bar up another notch!
This year we are asking for commitment from our team members. In the past we have not asked for much to be “on the team” but we want to continue to raise the bar. Below you will find our 2017 team commitments and benefits.
♦ Volunteer at 3 local events.
♦ Attend 2 monthly team rides/training sessions. Decided upon by the team.
♦ Train for specific fitness levels correlating to category.
♦ Train and race at 3 races, 2 local & 1 regional. These races will be chosen by the team and the team budget will cover race entry fees for qualifying members.
♦ Attend special workshops presented for our benefit by our major sponsors.
♦ Riding in the team kit when out with the team or Rolling H advertised rides.
♦ Social media call outs when attending events and clinics associated with sponsors.
♦ Purchase and ride in a 2017 team kit.
As a result of this commitment, Rolling H will be committed to providing for the team members:
♦ No team fee
♦ Lowest price on team kits we have ever offered.
♦ Team will cover race entry fees for qualifying members and events.
♦ Scott bikes at team price. See Adam for more details.
♦ Organized team training and support.
♦ Bicycle repair assistance.
In 2016 we started hosting ladies specific rides and events. With the level of interest we received we are excited to create a Rolling H Ladies Cycling Club, H Ladies for short.
Like 2016 we’ll host weekly road rides, but we’ll also have a training schedule, clinics and even a focus on mountain biking and cyclocross. You can participate in the discipline of your choosing…or all!
Each rider will be supported based on their goals and riding ability and we plan to grow together, which is part of why we will provide a training plan. As a cycling club, rather than a team, we’ll take a casual but structured approach to the 2017 season.
Our goals as a cycling club:
♦ Inclusive environment to encourage even the newest of cyclists to participate and progress.
♦ Support every rider’s growth based on their personal goals.
♦ Create a positive community for female cyclists.
♦ Make friends and find riding partners.
♦ Increase awareness of cycling in our community.
♦ Foster the growth of female cyclists.
What we are looking for from club members:
♦ Commitment to train in addition to group rides so we can all progress together. This will vary depending on if you are riding road or mountain.
♦ Encouraging and positive attitude.
♦ Encouraged to attend at least 1 event in your H ladies jersey.
♦ Ride in the H ladies jersey at Rolling H group events and rides.
♦ Be a positive ambassador for cycling.
♦ Purchase a 2017 Rolling H Ladies jersey.
What you will receive as a club member:
♦ No club fee
♦ Support and encouragement
♦ Free clinic opportunities
♦ Training information to help you meet your goals
♦ Lowest price ever offered for jersey and kit
This kit is timeless. The one that will go with any bike you ride.
Looking to represent your LBS and ride with us on a Wednesday night ride? Boom there you have it! Between Memorial Day and Labor Day we host weekly no drop group rides at a quick but conversational pace.
You might love to race or you might just like the thrill of a great training ride, so join us for our club rides in 2017.
Our goals as a cycling club:
♦ Support your goals as an individual rider.
♦ Make friends and riding partners.
♦ Be an ambassador for cycling.
♦ Increase awareness of cycling in our community.
♦ Create an inclusive group that encourages people to try out the sport.
How you will benefit:
♦ Receive and share advice and camaraderie on rides to help everyone grow and enjoy cycling.
♦ New rider? Or new to road at least? Learn the rules of the road from seasoned cyclists.
♦ Safety (and fun) in numbers.
♦ Opportunities to support events that will foster the cycling community.
♦ No club fee – just fun, fitness and friends.
♦ Lowest price ever offered for a jersey and bibs.
♦ Most people ride more when they ride as a group…so more time in the saddle.
115 13th Ave South, Nampa, ID 83651 - (208) 466-7655