Browsing articles from "April, 2016"
Apr
25
2016

Trail Ramblings: Well Celebrated And Waiting For Adjustments.

The “ribbon cutting” has come and gone, and we love the N St. cycletrack, just not the lights and timing. We’ve heard a steady stream of comments like this since the soft opening in January. There’s been a steady flow of bicycle traffic since then, (and even before) and we are excited to have such a great piece of bicycle infrastructure in Lincoln. Minneapolis may hold the distinction of being the only U.S. City making […]

Apr
18
2016

Trail Ramblings: The Challenge Will Be Here Soon, How Will You Get Those Miles?

Are you strictly a commuter or do you mainly ride recreationally? (I consider commuting a kind of recreation, but maybe others would not.) Whatever your motivation, I hope you’ll sign up for the National Bike Challenge, which starts May 1st and runs through Sept. 30. We are now in the warm-up phase and you can be logging miles now if you choose. If you’ve participated before, you know the drill. If you’re new, you can […]

Apr
11
2016

Trail Ramblings: Your Trail Options Just Increased By One.

I know many of you have been sorely missing your Princeton/Cortland ride via the Homestead trail, so I hope you were able to go check it out this past weekend. One can see where the repairs were made and a serious amount of industrial strength weed whacking of overgrowth along the sides of the trail is apparent. You find that along segments of the Mopac as well. My ride took me to Pickrell. I kept […]

Apr
4
2016

Trail Ramblings: Do You Have What You Need?

As the number of people hitting the trails rises with the temperature, take a moment to check to see that your seat or frame bag is re-stocked with some essentials. I was reminded of this when out helping prune overgrowth yesterday on the trails at Branched Oak Lake. Lucky for me, I was with mountain bikers who came fully prepared with first aid kits and training. Because it’s mountain biking. To quote the Black Knight […]