*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*ADMA TRAILS BUSY WITH RACES *Best to avoid the ADMA trails for the next few days. Unless you are planning to watch the races, of course!
Shared from Amanda Byrd > Fairbanks Cycle Club Mar 17 ATTENTION TRAIL USERS – the 76th running of the Open North American Championship sled dog race is happening this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday! alaskadogmushers.com/open-north-american-championships/
The race starts from Mushers Hall at 1 PM and will last until 3 – 4 PM on all of those days. We will be blocking some of the access to the ADMA and Creamers Field trails which make up the race course. PLEASE do not remove the trail blocks and stay off the trail during race times.
Trail grooming will be happening after 6 PM on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. If you would like to get up close and personal, there are some fabulous places along the trail to watch the race safely – they are identified on this handy map! alaskadogmushers.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Where-to-Watch-the-2022-Onac.pdf
*RIDE OR GLIDE RELAYS*Here’s something to put on your calendar. Team up with a skier for the Ride or Glide Spring Relays! Find out more here: www.rideorglide.com/
*WILCOX ON NUTRITION*Anchorage endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox must know a lot about how to keep fueled during her long rides!
Shared from BIKEPACKING.com
Episode 47 of the Eat for Endurance Podcast features an in-depth interview with ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, who offers a wide-ranging perspective on how she thinks about nutrition when it comes to big bikepacking races. Listen to it here… bikepacking.com/news/eat-for-endurance-podcast-lael-wilcox/
*OLDEST ITI FINISHER*Do you feel like you’re too old to do some big things? Think again!
Shared from BIKEPACKING.com
Frank Baccelli just became the oldest person to complete the 350-mile Iditarod Trail Invitational. Find a reflection on his ride from Knik to McGrath, Alaska, here…
*VALDEZ FATBIKE BASH IN APRIL*Valdez is having a big fatbike event coming up in April!
*FAST PLANNING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN COMMENT*FAST Planning does a lot to advance cycling/pedestrian infrastructure in Fairbanks. As a governmental organization, it needs to have a clear plan of how it engages with the public. This is that plan. If you care about cycling/pedestrian infrastructure in Fairbanks, take a look at the plan and then submit your comments. Comment deadline is April 17.
Shared from Fairbanks Area Surface Transportation Planning
We have provided 2 physical copies of the Draft Public Participation Plan (PPP) to the Noel Wien Library, as well as some paper comment forms. This form of participation is a great option for someone who doesn’t have a strong internet connection or would just rather get their hands on a paper copy.
For more information on the Draft PPP, or to view it & submit your comments digitally, go to fastplanning.us/docs/plans/
*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/