1. Many ODSC rides are cancelled until further notice due to the Covid-19 situation.
  1. Candubrain

    Candubrain ODSC-OFTR Member

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  2. johninkincardine

    johninkincardine ODSC-OFTR Member

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  3. Visser

    Visser Limited User

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    Yes, I don't get this at all.

    When I go riding or ATVing, I interact with no one at all. I might pump gas (wearing gloves), but otherwise don't stop.

    I encounter far more possibly virus positive people at the job I am still required to go to as it is an essential service -- one where we have American truck drivers coming in every single day.
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    There are 100 skittles in a bag. 3 have COVID-19. Every time you leave your home to get food or gas you eat 1 of the 100. Every time an essential worker goes to work they may eat 2 or 3 or more depending on their job. For that I thank them. Add that up every day they work and half the bag will soon be gone and the odds are against them.
    We are bikers because we like adventure, this is not the time my friends.
    Take a rip around the neighbourhood, rap it off the rev limiter then park it and have a pint for now
    Cheers
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    Candubrain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I did read the infection rate is much higher with CV19 vs SARS. SARS was something like 1 person will infect 1.2 people vs CV19 1 person infects 4 people.
    Don't quote me on the numbers, but it was much higher than SARS.
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    tricky55+ ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I am seeing the math play out, so I get it. But a person can't go for a walk or a bike ride alone in a forest, when the "essential" services list is three pages long and clearly includes lots of non-essential workers, who are using public transit, cars and trains to get to work???? At best, this is a case of very poor messaging.
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    johninkincardine ODSC-OFTR Member

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    "Take a rip around the neighbourhood, rap it off the rev limiter" Oh ya...great advice!
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    Yep... I work in a building with 3000+ people, but am forced to go because it's an 'essential service'. I'm also a supervisor... so I have to talk to/interact with people... not just run a machine. Where is the risk higher?

    Even if I become a carrier, when I go riding I don't interact with anyone. When I pump gas I wear gloves. I am not transmitting anything.

    Yet if I go for a ride where I don't interact with a single person, somehow that is a risk?
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    14146F68-3EB0-42F0-9945-3973E2F96EAC.jpeg Quote

    “We’re taking this measure to limit the risk of coming into close contact with other people in public areas,” said Miguel Pelletier, Director of Transportation and Environmental Services. “This is the time to stay at home, practice social distancing and help flatten the curve of COVID-19.”

    I totally get it. But these are unprecedented times and positivity is key. If we ALL do our part now, the trails WILL open in 2020.
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2020
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    pvwheeler Limited User

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    Hey, these are open again correct?
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    Candubrain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Yes
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    pvwheeler Limited User

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    Awesome!
    thanks, think the wife and I might head over there tomorrow.
  13. michel mondou

    michel mondou ODSC President

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    Hi pvwheeler. I see you are a limited user, you and your wife have to be OFTR members to access the Bruce County Rail Trail. Otherwise, dirt bikes are not allowed.

    Michel