Browsing articles from "July, 2015"
Jul
20
2015

Trail Ramblings: Extending Your Reach

The trail report for the week- trails are fast, dry, and relatively clean for the most part. The extension of the Salt Creek Levee Trail from Haymarket Park north to Devaney is no longer blocked off (14th to 27th now, please?) and while the Old Cheney trail from 70th to 84th might not be officially open, it’s getting a lot of use. I know that it’s easy to put your brain on auto pilot and […]

Jul
13
2015

Trail Ramblings: Creatures of the Night

Lincoln trails are fast, dry, and for the most part clean this week, even the Bison and Salt Creek levee trails. Also, as everyone has by now noticed, we are back to Nebraska Normal for July. It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s dry. If you have a problem with that you’re living in the wrong state. So what do you do if you want to ride your bike and and you don’t enjoy the heat? Aside from […]

Jul
9
2015

Trail Ramblings: Looks Can Be Deceiving

We’ve all seen the images in the news. Cars swept away or under water in a flood. People stranded trying to get to higher ground or be rescued. This can happen to you on a bike, too. And not just in the historic flooding of this past May. It could have happened to you last Thursday or any time there’s an intense rush of water down Antelope Creek, or another of the the streams that […]