Curteous Mass is issuing a challenge to encourage bikers to keep riding during the Winter. Points are accumulated for each ride. A full commute into work would be two points (one trip there, another home), a general outing is one point, etc. They are putting together a small prize for the winner but winning something isn’t the point… getting out and riding is.
The link to their post which contains the challenge (directions, etc) is here: Winter Ride Challenge. Go read it and get going.
For you bikers, hikers, runners, and whatever else you may do where you could need someone to speak for you when you can’t, I suggest getting a Road ID bracelet. I commute back and forth to work. I ride at night by myself. Hiking on trails and so on. I know at some point I’ll be laying in a ditch somewhere and eventually when someone finds me they will need to know who to call. Enter the Road ID bracelet. I made one very similar to this:
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