*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*SURVEY ON ROAD CONDITIONS FOR BIKES*Here’s an opportunity to have your voice heard on biking on roads.
Shared from Adventure Cycling Association
The National Cooperative Highway Research Program is running a survey that seeks to learn more about preferable road conditions for cyclists. If you are a cyclist in the USA, please take this survey before January 31, 2023, and help out with their research. www.surveys.tse.bgu.tum.de/index.php/316566
*ARGENTINA…VIA THE DENALI HIGHWAY*Here are some recognizable sights. And some recognizable rain!
Shared from BIKEPACKING.com
The fourth episode of Greg McCahon and Ana Victoria Cedillo’s “Cycling to Argentina” series finds the pair at the tail end of their Alaskan ride as they pedal the scenic Denali Highway and make their way to the border of the Yukon in northwest Canada. Watch the 10-minute video and catch up on the first few episodes here… bikepacking.com/plog/cycling-to-argentina-ep4-video/
*INFRASTRUCTURE LAW BRINGS BIKE PROJECTS*Interested in what’s possible with the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law?
Shared from League of American Bicyclists
In 2022, communities across the country began implementing investments outlined in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and we got a #NationalRoadwaySafetyStrategy! In 2023, there will be many more opportunities to improve the safety, ease, and connectivity of #biking. Learn more about what’s ahead in a webinar with our deputy executive director Caron Whitaker on Thursday, January 12th ➡️ bit.ly/RegisterFederalPolicyWebinar
*BIKEBACKING WITH YOUNG KIDS*Got young kids? Consider going bikepacking with them!
The Hardtail Party Youtube channel put together a video of a recent family bikepacking trip with their two-year-old daughter, proving that it’s never too early to start bikepacking with kids. Watch the video here… bikepacking.com/news/hardtail-party-two-year-old-video/
*LEAGUE OFFERS NEW MEMBER BENEFIT*If you’re not a member of the League of American Bicyclists, the group has several member benefits. Here’s one they recently added:
SPOT recently partnered with the League of American Bicyclists to offer members and member bike clubs injury insurance specifically designed for cyclists. For just $60 a year, you now have the opportunity to purchase Spot and get up to $25k of coverage towards medical bills each time you’re injured riding your bike – be it training, touring, commuting, etc., on or off road. For injuries big and small, Spot’s got your back. For more info: www.partnerships.getspot.com/bikeleague
For more on other LAB member benefits see: www.bikeleague.org/content/benefits
*FCC RESOURCES*We’ve got lots of useful stuff on our website, including a bunch of information on our Resources page and under our Resources dropdown menu: –Bikeways Fairbanks cycling map –Info on Alaska cycling laws –Tanana Valley State Forest Roads –National and International Cycling Advocacy Groups –Winter Riding Tips –Maps Archive
See those and more under Resources at: www.fairbankscycleclub.org/