[TheThinkTank] Reliable infection numbers

General Manager 3rdwardbikes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 08:15:43 PDT 2020


You guys are clever, from what I can tell, when I was visiting. No reason
why you all can't fabricate  a very sturdy pedal powered pump.  Angelo

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, 3:09 AM BICAS ADMIN <bicas at bicas.org> wrote:

> We just suspended all public services at BICAS in Tucson AZ today. :( Does
> anyone have a brilliant design for a pump that can be left outside that is
> less likely to get stolen/mangled??
>
> Sending best wishes out to all our community bikes buddies in these
> uncertain times.
>
> ~Carlyn
>
> On Mar 13, 2020, at 8:48 AM, Jim Bledsoe <gamesbledsoe at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> here is a look at the 1918 'Spanish Flue'
> https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/journal-plague-year-180965222/
>
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 7:25 AM William Beasley <wm.a.beasley at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Jeff-
>> Our shop is a mess, too, and we'd like to clean up and get ready for
>> Spring. But just to be clear -- as of late yesterday, Ohio has 5
>> _confirmed_ cases of COVID-19. That 100,000 figure is an estimate from the
>> Ohio Department of Health as to how many folks in Ohio might currently be
>> carrying the virus, based on statistically extrapolating a rate of
>> community spread. Yes, it's serious, and we need to be taking aggressive
>> steps, but keeping perspective is important.
>>
>> William Beasley
>> Elyria Bike Education Center
>>
>> On 3/13/20, 10:07 AM, "Thethinktank on behalf of Jeff Potter" <
>> thethinktank-bounces at lists.bikecollectives.org on behalf of
>> jeff at outyourbackdoor.com> wrote:
>>
>>     Thanks for the idea of leaving a pile of tubes and patches outside
>> the door!
>>
>>     I kinda like the idea of one worker in shop at a time.
>>
>>     Our shop is a mess and we want to prep for spring here in Michigan.
>>
>>     We’re still sorting out how to respond. Yes, possible to spread if
>> asymptomatic but very very unlikely? It spreads via cough/sneeze. If our
>> core gang of 3, say, shows up and nobody is symptomatic it seems like we
>> will be fine.
>>
>>     Ohio has 100k cases: high alert! MI has 2 cases known. Should MI be
>> in a diff mode than OH?
>>
>>     Or should we all go to “stop all nonessential activity” mode to be
>> safe? Tubes outside the shop can be done regardless — we have hundreds of
>> excess tubes!
>>
>>     We’re talking 3 at a time — this is not a “big group.” It’s still
>> doing social distancing but it’s not total isolation. We can use spray
>> bottle w bleach to zap stuff to start. Not get close.
>>
>>     …Or should we do isolation? There are degrees in the isolation mode.
>> Weekly groceries are essential. Keeping grocery open is not total
>> isolation. Closing bike shop is not true isolation. So we’d stop all shop
>> activity if that’s best. I’m in favor of over-responding now to do all we
>> can to put the genie back in the bottle. Maybe for the next week or so?
>> Adjust LATER. Go harder on the front end...
>>
>>     Jeff Potter
>>     Lansing Bike Co-op
>>     Michigan
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