Bike Shorts, Jan. 25, 2021

8 Feb 2021 10:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Bike Shorts will be published less frequently over the winter. You are very welcome to suggest photos, cartoons, stories, events, links, etc. Just send your info to bikeshorts(at)knbc.ca

Next issue of Bike Shorts – Feb. 22

1) Membership renewals

As we begin 2021, you should have received an email asking you to renew your membership. There are still lots of advantages to joining as we continue to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Diversions

Seriously ambitious long rides to consider

The Great American Rail-Trail, only 5,955km long!

https://www.ecowatch.com/great-american-rail-trail-2649733595.html?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

Empire State Trail, a short 1,207 KMs!

https://www.ptny.org/explore/empire-state-trail?gclid=CjwKCAiA6aSABhApEiwA6Cbm_zniPOiXqrXivwgL7y5B3ph2s-k8cYrbgl4Y_gpwbW6Y7NvREHOpqBoCwSYQAvD_BwE

Article: How bike-friendly ‘slow streets' are changing cities

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20201112-how-bike-friendly-slow-streets-are-changing-cities

Article: Un projet pilote à Granby pour des bandes rugueuses aux abords des pistes cyclables

https://www.lavoixdelest.ca/actualites/un-projet-pilote-a-granby-pour-des-bandes-rugueuses-aux-abords-des-pistes-cyclables-027eb06c1e44a91751da2eed34afb005

Article: Generation Z shifts to e-bikes and car-sharing models

https://ing.ft.com/content/Generation-Z-shifts-to-e-bikes-and-car-sharing-models/?utm_source=FB

Article: Major Taylor Journal: There are already many Black cyclists — we just overlook them

https://www.velonews.com/culture/major-taylor-journal-there-are-already-many-black-cyclists-we-just-overlook-them/

Article: Bicycle companies create cycling marketing board to fuel bike boom

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid/2021/01/20/bicycle-companies-create-cycling-marketing-board-to-fuel-bike-boom/?sh=4a3fd10b55bf

Video: Esprit de groupe / Group spirit (1:33)

https://www.facebook.com/bicloun/videos/123628632906747

Time waster: Put a Bernie Sanders meme in front of your house

https://bernie-sits.herokuapp.com/

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Geoffrey Gurd, President, KNBC