Browsing articles from "October, 2015"
Oct
26
2015

Trail Ramblings: Are You Ready?

You know we’ve been lucky so far this fall. Unless you’ve just bought some new hi-tech booties or Bar Mitts and have been waiting for it to get cold enough to try them out. Have patience, we’ll get there. It can be hard to know just what clothes to commute in when it’s 35 degrees at 7:00 A.M. and 65 on your ride home. We all have different cold tolerances. I’ve seen people riding bundled […]

Oct
19
2015

Trail Ramblings: What did you do this weekend?

With the wonderful weather we’ve had, I hope everyone has gotten out to enjoy it. Yes, I know it got almost cold a few mornings, but hey, that’s no reason to not get on your bike. Just layer up and remember your gloves. Fall colors are best seen from the back of a bicycle, after all. With the days becoming shorter, take advantage of the sunlight before we go back to standard time and dark […]

Oct
12
2015

Trail Ramblings: Trails Less Traveled

Likely those of you who commute through the new obstacle course which is the 27th and Capitol Parkway area have figured out how to get through. (Along 27th St. to Randolph, where you can get back on the Billy Wolff.) Have patience with construction, as I’ve heard the upgrades to one of the most dangerous underpasses in Lincoln will be worth the wait. Last week I talked about some of the large loop options that […]

Oct
5
2015

Trail Ramblings: Routing Your Ride Around Lincoln

Another National Bike Challenge has come and gone, and thanks for logging those miles all of you who did so. I know some are long-time commuters and some are new to the “lifestyle.” Others cannot commute by bicycle but find ways to make room in their busy lives for their bit of “me time” on two wheels. So what now? Well, you can still log your miles if you choose. It’s fun to see them […]