Bike Shorts, Dec. 7, 2020

21 Dec 2020 11:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Bike Shorts will be published every month now. 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 – January 4

Article from Bike Ottawa: Embracing winter on two wheels

https://bikeottawa.ca/2020/11/08/embracing-winter-on-two-wheels/

Bike Ottawa’s Winter Bike Map

https://maps.bikeottawa.ca/winter/

Bike Fit

If you are interested in a low-cost bike fit, check out this new application by Jessie Jarjour, one of the region's premier professional bike fitters. With MyVeloFit https://www.myvelofit.com/ you upload videos you take yourself at home, and the application uses computer vision and AI, and Jessie's bike fitting expertise, to recommend changes to your bike set up. This includes a lower body and upper body flexibility assessments, as well as the bike fit itself.

Article: Best centres for alternative transportation in Canada

https://www.zolo.ca/blog/best-centres-alternative-transportation

Article: Detectives and noxious locks take on bike thieves

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54695188

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: COVID-19 cyclists: Expanding bike lane network can lead to more inclusive cities

https://theconversation.com/covid-19-cyclists-expanding-bike-lane-network-can-lead-to-more-inclusive-cities-144343

Article: The 15-minute city aims to build more liveable neighbourhoods

In a 15-minute city, basic necessities should be within a short walk or cycle ride of home, reducing vehicle trips along with the emissions and inconvenience that go with them.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-when-it-comes-to-liveable-neighbourhoods-theres-a-wide-divide-in/

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

Video: Cycling at home in France (0:29)

https://www.facebook.com/bicloun/videos/3638073556417905/

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Geoffrey Gurd, President, KNBC