Bike Shorts, March 1, 2021

6 Mar 2021 12:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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. See the latest reason to join: https://knbc.ca/Library-of-Day-Tours

2. Welcome new member

Carol O'Malley

3. Diversions

Friday, March 5, 2021 Bike Minds: Tales of the bicycle – Bikes + Children 12:30 pm

Our first ever mid-day event will feature four inspiring stories about children. We'll hear from a parent, a teacher, an instructor, and a tutor with experience cycling as children and getting more kids on bikes. Free.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bike-minds-virtual-bikeschildren-tickets-141908980581?mc_cid=dd1d861c2f

Article: Prepping for cycling season? MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

https://bigthink.com/news/mit-study-24-hour-fasting-regenerates-stem-cells-doubles-metabolism

https://news.mit.edu/2018/fasting-boosts-stem-cells-regenerative-capacity-0503

Article: You can now walk or bike from New York City to Canada, thanks to this new 750-mile trail

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/parks-gardens/empire-state-trail-completed-new-york-to-canada

Video: Tour de St. Laurent (2,400 kms) (16:37)

https://youtu.be/8KotsGmYl8A

Video: Cycling in San Francisco – hills, no brakes, no cables (5:03).

https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/078955-001-A/en-selle-1-10/

In English with French subtitles.

https://www.mashsf.com/

E-Global Winter Cycling Congress 2021

Here are recordings of both days of the congress. A mixture of bike tours, panel discussions and presentations.

Day 1, Thursday 11 February 2021: https://youtu.be/uPrLlWbKt-E

Day 2, Friday 12 February 2021: https://youtu.be/v7iz_2fZ3Fc

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Geoffrey Gurd, President, KNBC