*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*TOUR OF FAIRBANKS STRAVA COURSES BUILT (MOSTLY)*Here are the courses. The Kunkle TT will be built soon. Find out more about the Tour of Fairbanks here: www.fairbankscycleclub.org/races/tour-of-fairbanks/
KUNKLE TT
OLD NENANA strava.app.link/YaZTYPlFyhb
CLEARY SUMMIT strava.app.link/JqeuohBFyhb
FOX TO PEDRO TT & BACK strava.app.link/fIN3xtGFyhb strava.app.link/fi7QvwKFyhb
WICKERSHAM DOME RR strava.app.link/La1AlZvGyhb
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*LOTS OF FAIRBANKS RIDES TO ENJOY*The Fairbanks area has lots of rides to get out with others. And one bike repair clinic.
Tonight is the FCC Low-Key Road Rides and WOW.
Thursday is the LOL (Ladies of Leisure) and the Beaver Sports MTB rides.
Friday is the Beaver Sports DIY bike repair clinic.
Saturday is the Goldstream Sports A-level ride.
Sunday is the SCUM ride.
Tuesday are the Tuesday Night MTB Rides and the Goldstream Sports A-level rides.
Check out our Rides page for more info: www.fairbankscycleclub.org/rides/
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*UAF GREEN BIKES HAS SERVICES*Are you a UAF student or professor? If so, take advantage of the services UAF Green Bikes has to offer.
UAF Green Bikes
Do your brakes not feel as effective as they once were? Does it take longer to stop than usual when you brake?
The most likely problem is brake pad wear. Eventually, you have to replace your brake pads because the constant rubbing of the pad against the rim of your wheel wears it down over time.
This is one of the many things we can do for you at UAF Green Bikes! Stop by the shop in the Wood Center anytime from 10 am to 6 pm to get your pads changed.
Happy Biking Nanooks!
www.uaf.edu/sustainability/greenbikes.php
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*BIKING DURING THE GOLD RUSH*Reading about bikes during the Gold Rush era is fascinating. “Wheels on Ice,” the excellent book by Fairbanks historian Terrence Cole is being reissued soon with new additional stories about biking in Alaska. We’ll let you know as soon as it is available! www.goodreads.com/book/show/5081767-wheels-on-ice
Shared from Adventure Cycling Association
And this was before the age of fat bikes!
www.adventurecycling.org/blog/wheels-to-fortune/
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*CRAZY ABOUT THE SLUICE BOX 100?*Is it time to bring back the Sluice Box 100 (in some form)?
notquiteoverthehillcorrineanderic.blogspot.com/2021/06/sluice-box-slightly-crazy.html
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*TOUR OF FAIRBANKS GETS PRESS COVERAGE*Nice News-Miner story on the Strava Tour of Fairbanks coming up in July. Sign up now!
www.newsminer.com/sports/fcc-bringing-back-virtual-tour-of-fairbanks/article_39ab9744-d702-11eb-a612-9f18c46a5510.html
www.fairbankscycleclub.org/races/tour-of-fairbanks/
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*TOUR DE FRANCE ALTERNATE*If you’re not into the standard Tour de France, here’s something a little different.
Shared from BIKEPACKING.com
For a completely different take on the Tour de France, Lachlan Morton is riding the full 5,500km route (and transfers) completely self-supported in effort to beat the peloton to Paris and raise money for World Bicycle Relief. Learn more hereā€¦ bikepacking.com/news/the-alt-tour/
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*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/