*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP*(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)
*CLEAN UP WEEK *Here’s something you can incorporate into one or more bike rides since you don’t have to haul the garbage with you!(You can leave the trash bags by the side of the road.)
SHARED POST FROM Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Grab a yellow trash bag and your family and join us for Clean Up Week May 2nd-9th. Help your community by picking up trash and enjoy some time outdoors. Let us know where you are picking up trash here:
*SHARED POST FROM PeopleForBikes.org*We’re giving away a brand new Burley Travoy cargo trailer to one lucky rider during the month of May. All you have to do is record your favorite neighborhood ride on Ride Spot! Learn more:
*TIME FOR A CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD RIDE?*Got this silver lining note from one of our members:
Just wanted to pass along there there is very little traffic on Chena Hot Springs past 24 mile. The resort is closed and we have had the road to ourselves. Might be good for a long ride from the Pleasant Valley store and back.
*ENDURANCE EXERCISE MAY SLOW ALZHEIMER’S*Yet another reason to get on your bike and ride! www.bicycling.com/news/a29369470/alzheimers-prevention-endurance-exercise-study/
*COMMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR E-BIKE ACCESS*If you feel strongly about e-bike access on federal lands, this page by “People for Bikes” (which supports access) has a summary of what’s currently happening and how you can comment.
*FNSB PARKS AND REC TO HOLD 5K RACE ON MAY 2*”You may complete the STAY HOME 5K any way you’d like – run, walk, bike, treadmill, skateboard, jumping jacks, etc.”
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR VIRTUAL RACE: 1. VIsit our website: fairbanksak.myrec.com/info/default.aspx 2. Select “Register” then “Programs” from the menu. 3. Under “Events & Activities” choose STAY HOME 5K. 4. Register each member of your family who will be participating. 5. Add registrations to your cart. 6. Read and agree to the Disclaimer statement. Click the checkbox and select “Check Out.” 7. On the Payment Method Screen, select “Check Out Online.” 8. Review your Invoice, submit your payment method and select “Process.” 9. Make sure you end up at the Thank You!/Order Information page. 10. Your registration is not processed until you reach this page and receive a confirmation email. 11. On Saturday, May 2nd, complete your 5K!
*DOT SUMMER CONSTRUCTION TO AFFECT UNIVERSITY AVE, RICHARDSON*Keep these road construction plans in mind as you think about your biking commuting routes.