Jul
30
2014

14th Street Lane: Construction Edition

The construction in downtown Lincoln has been the scourge of all traffic this summer—and not only because it’s made for more frustrated motorists than usual! P Street’s facelift has irked city management and residents alike for the reduction of lanes, sidewalks, and parking. One can only hope for the single positive that may emerge from this dark time: that motorists realize they should take more advantage of the downtown garage’s free first hour of parking [...]

Jun
2
2014

Fenders to Vendors at the Fallbrook Farmers’ Market!

On the first Thursday of every month, the Fallbrook Farmers’ Market wants to extend a special invitation to shoppers arriving on bikes with their Fenders to Vendors events. The market, held from 4:30-8 PM, makes for a nice bike ride from central Lincoln via the 1st Street, Highlands, or Superior Street bike trails. Enjoy shopping for fresh produce, live music, and refreshments! On July 3rd, BicycLincoln would like to invite participants in the National Bike [...]

May
29
2014

Press Release 2014 Bike Challenge

Lincoln surprised more than a few people across the country by finishing in 1st place for communities with populations of 200,000+ in the second annual National Bike Challenge during the spring and summer of 2013. Nebraska also finished in second place in the Challenge among all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The National Bike Challenge is back for its third year, and the challenge is to again finish in first place in this [...]

May
29
2014

A persuasive case for the bike from a young woman

This post originally appeared on the Sheclismo blog We’re very excited to publish this guest post from one of our young riders, Ren. She wrote this persuasive essay for school. We couldn’t agree more with her logic. Go, Ren, go! The author out for a ride BIKE VS CAR By Serenity Christiansen You’re driving your car to work on Friday. You have a big meeting to go to and you can’t miss it. Poof, you [...]

Mar
13
2014

Tune in TODAY to hear Elisabeth on Drive Time Lincoln

Board VP Elisabeth Reinkordt will be appearing on KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln this afternoon, shortly after 5 PM. Tune in to 1400 AM or check out http://www.klin.com/DriveTimeLincoln.aspx for more!

Feb
26
2014

VP Elisabeth Reinkordt Presenting at National Bike Summit

Next week, Board President Damon Hershey and Vice President Elisabeth Reinkordt will be representing Lincoln and Nebraska at the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. In addition to attending sessions and lobbying for bicycles on Capitol Hill in meetings with Nebraska’s Congressional delegation, Elisabeth will be presenting at the Women’s Forum on Monday. Her session, entitled Cyclocross School: How Sheclismo Grew Women’s Cycling in Nebraska through Intensive Education Efforts and Community Building, will highlight the [...]

Feb
25
2014

Call to Action: Email or Testify on LB 1071

Senator Lathrop of Omaha will be introducing LB 1071, which addresses issues involving bicyclists and road use, in front of the Transportation Committee on Tuesday, Feb 25th, at 1:30 PM in Room 1113 of the State Capitol. If you care about how bicyclists are treated in Nebraska, please either testify in person or email the members of the committee (info below). Have you ever ridden your bike on one of Lincoln’s trails, and when it [...]

Jan
4
2014

BICYCLINCOLN

A few years back I attended a Midwest Active Transportation Summit in Omaha. The speakers included an ex-mayor of Madison, WI and, at the time, the Advocacy Director of Trek Bicycles. The great insight and advice they shared hit home but what made the biggest impact to me during this summit was from a forum of speakers from Omaha. This forum of trail advocates and city planners were talking up the rise of cycling infrastructure [...]

Nov
25
2013

Lincoln Winter Bike Challnge

With our top place finish in this year’s National Bike Challenge, we are excited to show how we are not just fair weather riders. The Lincoln Winter Bike Challenge starts December 1st. and will end February 28th. Rather then create a new site on Endomondo for the Winter Challenge, we are going to use the Lincoln page of the National Bike Challenge. If you are signed up for the National Challenge you are all ready [...]

Nov
4
2013

Innovative bicycle roundabout in The Netherlands

Bicycle infrastructure can be innovative and beautiful.  Check out this floating roundabout in The Netherlands.   Amazing!

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