*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*TRIATHLON VOLUNTEERS NEEDED*Arctic Triathlon is looking for volunteers!
Shared from Arctic Triathlon Series is in Fairbanks, Alaska.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | Our organization is a volunteer based organization and our races heavily rely upon the wonderful individuals who contribute a small amount of their time on race day. We have MANY different spots and responsibilities to choose from so please take a look and identify which you feel you would be most comfortable in. See what’s available and sign up here: signup.com/go/dQmcxjr
Event: Breakup Triathlon Bib Pick Up Date: May 6, 2022, Friday Time: 4:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Location: Patty Parking Lot, UAF Campus # of volunteers requested: 2 Event: Breakup Triathlon [RACE DAY] Date: May 8, 2022 Time: Will depend on which “job” you sign up for; this information can be viewed when selecting the job. Location: Patty Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks # of volunteers: 45 Here’s a list of a few of the positions: * Athlete check-in * Transition Area Set Up * Timers * Handing out bibs/swag * 🚴 Bike Race Course Support * 🏊‍♀️ Swim Lap Counters * 🏃🏻‍♀️ Run Course Support * Finish Line Support * And more! Know someone who is looking for community service? Tag them below! Thank you!
*NEW BIKEWAYS MAPS AVAILABLE*These are great maps that show you the best bike routes in and around Fairbanks.
Shared from Fairbanks Area Surface Transportation Planning is in Fairbanks, Alaska.
They’re here!
The 2022 Bikeways Maps have been distributed throughout town! Find one at a location near you and/or check out the new online version complete with MACS Transit stop information, the FNSB downtown historic signage walking tour, and a locator feature to find where you are on the network! LINK: fastplanning.us/about/maps/
You can find folded maps at: • Black Spruce Brewing Company • Bankstown Bike and Ski • Beaver Sports • UAF Green Bikes • Explore Fairbanks Alaska • Goldstream Sports • REI #fairbanks gear shop • City of Fairbanks • Fairbanks North Star Borough Community Planning • Fairbanks International Airport • our office!
*BIKE SWAPS COMING*The first bike swap of the season! FCC will also be holding a bike swap on May 7. Details to come.
Shared from Beaver Sports Bike Swap Saturday, April 30 10am to 1 pm Under the awning at Beaver Sports, 3480 College Road Drop off: 8-10 Swap 10-1 Pick-up: 1-2
*FIRST RIDE OR GLIDE A BIG SUCCESS*Results have been posted for the Ride or Glide, which happened on Saturday. Awesome turnout! More than 50 teams participated. Much fun was had and lots of money was raised for the Junior Nationals Scholarship Fund!
See the results on the Ride or Glide page: www.rideorglide.com/
Corrine Leistikow and Eric Troyer took quite a few photos. (Both biking so most of the photos are of skiers). See the photos here: photos.app.goo.gl/SkBYZAdFBfyARQJP8
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner had a story on the event. See it here: www.newsminer.com/sports/inaugural-ride-and-glide-powers-up-support-for-junior-nationals/article_53cc4cf8-b2f4-11ec-93b1-331a584f2980.html
*MEMORIES OF PAST WHITE MOUNTAINS 100S*A bike ride into the Whites…and a ride down memory lane.
*TRAIL BUILDER AWAKES VIDEO*Cute “nature” video.
A Trail Builder Wakes From Hibernation | MTB Earth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPY40YdSwWg
*WHITE MOUNTAINS 100 RACE REPORT*Great write up by former Fairbanksan Matias Saari on the recent White Mountains 100.
Alaska Sports Report March 31 For some bikers at the White Mountains 100 north of Fairbanks, “trench warfare” made for tough conditions and a slower than usual trail. by Matias Saari | Mar 31, 2022 | Adventure, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Running
*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/