*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*STUDY SHOWS HOW BIKING CAN SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE*In a state where climate change is hitting hard, this study has a lot of impact.
HUB Cycling March 4 Researchers looked at “short to medium sized trips, ” typically 5 km for cycling and 10 km for e-biking. ” They found that it’s these short trips that “contribute disproportionately” to emissions when conducted by vehicles because of cold engine starts.
*YANCEY TAKES SECOND IN ITI*Fairbanksan Fletcher Yancey finished the ITI in second place! Fairbanksan Ben Pysto is still on the trail at about Mile 265. You can watch his dot here. trackleaders.com/iti21
Shared from Iditarod Trail Invitational March 4 Fletcher is our 2nd place finisher!! Way to go!!
*FOUR BIKING ESSAYS FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY*Anchorage distance biking phenom Lael Wilcox is one of the featured writers here.
BIKEPACKING.com March 4 DISPATCH: SRAM invited four of their sponsored riders to share their experiences in support of International Women’s Day. Find them all here, each providing perspective of the challenges they’ve faced as women and as athletes: bikepacking.com/news/sram-womens-day-essays/
*CHENA LAKE RECREATION SURVEY*In case you like to bike at Chena Lake Recreation Area.
Shared from Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks & Rec March 3 Do you use Chena Lake? There’s an upcoming grant opportunity for improvements at the Chena Lake Recreation Area and we want to hear from you! Please take this quick survey and tell us how you use the park! www.bit.ly/ChenaLakeSurvey Please share this link or post with your friends!!
*DUTCH CYCLING CULTURE FILM*Sounds like an interesting film. Shared from
Bicycle Film Festival March 1 World Premiere of #togetherwecycle at BFF #Bikesummit21 This documentary investigates the critical events that led to the revival of the Dutch cycling culture. Begins virtually March 2 at 800pm ET through April 4. Bike Summit attendees are free with code rb.gy/geqs0t
*CHENA RIVER TO RIDGE SLOGFEST RESULTS*Results are up for the CR2R. Sounds like it was quite a slog for the bikers. The top skiers beat the top bikers. Congrats to all who finished or even attempted it!
Shared from Chena River to Ridge Feb 28 Surprise! Results are uploaded 😬. There were some hiccups with the upload. If you see an issue, please let us know!
*RAD BIKPACKING WOMXN *Some amazing people featured in this article!
Shared from BIKEPACKING.com March 1 We’re kicking off our Rad Womxn of Bikepacking series with a little bit of history. Since the dawn of the pneumatic bike tire, womxn have been venturing off the beaten path by bike. From the 19th century to today, the 10 intrepid womxn in this list inspire and challenge us to ride further and be better…
*FCC RESOURCES*We’ve got lots of useful stuff on our website, including a bunch of information under our Resources dropdown menu: –National and International Cycling Advocacy Groups –Tanana Valley State Forest Roads –Winter Riding Tips –Maps Archive
See those and more under Resources at: www.fairbankscycleclub.org/