GoogleDocs is a great way to store club documents and records. However getting the sharing settings right is important. I’ve been asked by several people how to make documents available to to the public through our website.
Here is how to upload files for sharing:
It’s amazing what you can find free on the internet. If you have a smartphone with a GPS (e.g. Nokia, Android or iPhone) you can download an app that uses the phones GPS to track your ride (or run etc). It actually sends progress updates while you are on the road…
This week I’ve implemented the club events calendar. If things go to plan, this calendar will be the hub of BikeManwatu activities planning. The Sunday rides for Nov have been entered as well as various other planned events.
Also provided is an “Upcoming Events” box on the site’s homepage. That should provide quick access to the next 5 events on the calendar.
Photos are can be stored on a PicasaWeb Album and displayed on the BikeManawatu Website.
To upload photos to one of these albums, we recommend using the free Picasa tool from Google http://picasa.google.com/
1) Put the photos onto your computer's disc and let Picasa find them. You can make any required adjustments at this time, such as titles, cropping etc.
The new BikeManawatu website has had a few improvements this week.
By now, all members (well at least those for whom we have an email address) should have received an electronic newsletter in your email.
In the coming weeks we will be creating a login for each of you. Loging in to BikeManawatu.co.nz will allow you access to the members area and the ability to post to our club discussion forum…