FCCA Posts

FCCA Posts

My Day at Facebook (Rob Gusky)

My Day at Facebook (Rob Gusky)

In August I had the opportunity to travel to the San Francisco Bay area to present about the National Bike Challenge at the Corporate Bike Forum.  This event was held at Facebook’s Menlo Park campus and was attended by representatives from Apple, Clif Bar, Google, IDEO, Intel, LinkedIn, Nike, Oracle, SAP, Sprint, Walmart eCommerce, Wells […]

Go Fly a Bike (Karl Kissinger)

Go Fly a Bike (Karl Kissinger)

Not that I’m an expert on dream analysis, but I’ve read that when one dreams of flying it is an indication of great happiness or contentment with one’s life at the time.  I’m referring to the dream where you fly like Superman or Peter Pan.  Not in a plane.  In this type of dream you’re […]

Cycling in France (Dave B.)

Cycling in France (Dave B.)

26-mai-13 Chers amis, C’est certain. J’ai de la chance. Apres 23 ans,J’ai eu l’occasion de rentrer à la France. Je dit “rentrer” parce que J’ai passé un an à Aix-en-Provence entre 1989 et 1990 quand J’était étudiant à l’Institute d’Etudes Politiques. En mars, cependant, j’ai voyagé avec un group d’élèves pendant deux semaines. On a […]

Fox Valley Mountain Bikers and NEWT (Brian)

Fox Valley Mountain Bikers and NEWT (Brian)

Fox Valley Mountain Bikers and NEWT Good news for all the mountain bikers in the Fox Valley.  Two newly formed groups will be leading the charge to promote and create off-road cycling trails in the Fox Valley area.  Fox Valley Mountain Bikers (FVMTB) is a recently formed group whose mission is to promote mountain biking […]

USA Cycling, Inc. (Matt K.)

USA Cycling, Inc. (Matt K.)

     

Bicycle Benefits Have Arrived in the Fox Cites!

Bicycle Benefits Have Arrived in the Fox Cites!

Have you heard about the new Bicycle Benefits program?  It is a fun way for local cyclists to support local businesses and enjoy discounts just for biking.  The program just started this week and already 6 businesses have joined the program.  To join in the fun, all you need to do is stop by one […]

Winter Cycling in Wisconsin (Gwen Sargeant)

Winter Cycling in Wisconsin (Gwen Sargeant)

A smile spread across my face just the other day; as I looked out Appleton Bike Shop’s window and saw two 26” powdered donuts rolling along State Street.  I opened the door to say hello and was greeted by the crunch of snow under tires and the wind in my face: it is winter cycling […]

Dialing it in

Dialing it in

Today was the first day of February 2013 and the temperature was -5F with wind chill of -25F when I biked out of my garage.  This is my fifth winter of biking and I am beginning to feel like things are coming together.  The biggest challenge for me has been getting the clothes right.  I heard […]

Moonlight Ride

Moonlight Ride

The moon made an appearance for the January Moonlight Ride. We rode down to the Newberry Trail and to Telulah Park. The bike lane across the College Ave bridge was in great condition. We ended the ride at Harmony Cafe with a hot drink – the hot cocoa was good!!!  

Greenways Meeting!

Greenways Meeting!

The FCCA was well represented this evening at the Greenway’s Annual Meeting. Thanks to the team for putting together the entire presentation – it was great, we sure did a lot of stuff in 2012!