10 Relentless Summer Bike Reflections & Fun Facts
1. On ACTIVE LIVING: Craft Beer tours by bike count as active, healthy living. Tip: A growler weighs approximately 5 pounds when full so a bike trailer can fit about 20 of them (100 pounds)!
2. On PITCHING: Dear Entrepreneurs … A UBC Spanish Banks hill climb by bike is perfect distance for pitching your company. A second hill for investor questions … A third for fun … just ask Rob.
3. On NETWORKING: Our local bike café Musette is a fantastic place to host a cocktail party. Tip: Be clear about whether dress code is Lycra free or Lycra preferred.
4. On ARRIVING: Eezee peezee to arrive at a meeting in office attire … by bike … just ask Joe.
5. On MORE NETWORKING: Biking as a pair, group of three, eight or twenty is more fun than a foursome of golf.6. On PROBLEM SOLVING … and even more NETWORKING: Don’t have your own bike? BORROW one! Everyone can find or borrow a bike when it means spending a couple hours on two wheels on a Thursday morning … just ask Manica or Amy.
7. On TRAINING: Long distance triathlons (aka ironman distance) can be completed as a RELAY with zero bike training if you are responsible for half the bike distance (i.e. 90km) when you have Olympic gold medal muscle memory and a keen desire to shoot a video mid race … just ask Simon.
8. On BONDING: Investor < > Founder bonding best over dropped bike chains … just ask Kirsten.