*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP*(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)
*LAST CALL FOR BIKE FILMS*Have you got a film about biking? Consider submitting it to the Filmed by Bike festival. The deadline is almost here!
Shared from Filmed by Bike Dec 17 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The 19th Annual Filmed by Bike film festival is now accepting films for our 2021 festival. DEADLINE 1/20/2021
*PROPOSED FEDERAL RULE CHANGE COULD HOBBLE ROAD BIKING*This is very concerning. People can comment on this here:
Shared from: Donovan CampRoad Biking Alaska Dec 17 This is why we donate to and support our local and national bike advocacy groups:
Did a Trump admin staffer just try to outlaw bicycling on most U.S. roadways? A proposed federal rule change shocks bike advocates. Whether it’s a mistake or not, League of American Bicyclists says it should be taken very seriously. (See Bike Advocacy links below.)
*MOST TRAILS CHALLENGE SIGNS ARE BIKEABLE*The Trails Challenge is live! And 15 of the trails are accessible by bike!
Shared from Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks & Rec Dec 17 It’s that time of year! ❄⛷⛄️ The Fairbanks Trails Challenge is an all-ages, all-abilities, outdoor scavenger hunt of epic proportions! The Trails Challenge is designed to get you out with your friends and family to explore our wonderful local trails, both new and familiar. Visit the trail, find the sign & snap your photo! There are 20 sign locations this winter- find 10 to earn the coveted Trailblazer Award! Winter Trails Guide coming soon! Registration and more information: tinyurl.com/y8gyzbao
*BEAVER SPORTS THURSDAY RIDES*Beaver Sports has free Thursday Night fat bike rides! They start at 5pm at Beaver Sports. Call the store for more details (479-2494).
*FATTIES ALL YEAR LONG?*An update of the fatbike industry by Craig Medred.
From the article: And now it is ending with the editor of another bike publication proclaiming a fat bike “one of my favorite bikes of the year.” Not just for the snow and ice, either. Go figure.
How many of you love your fatty all year long?
*BIKEPACKING.COM <BIKEPACKING.COM> AWARDS*If you’re into bikepacking (or want to be), Bikepacking.com has a bunch of awards for 2020 that might interest you.