Browsing articles from "May, 2016"
May
30
2016

Trail Ramblings: Longer Adventures On The Trails.

So let’s say you’ve explored Lincoln’s trails and want to get out of the city on a bigger adventure but still be close to home. You have a number of options. How far you ride will be determined by your time allotment and endurance level. This weekend I wanted to explore the Mopac trail to Omaha a little more in depth. I left early with friends headed for Platte River State Park and their excellent […]

May
29
2016

Get Out and Ride: Memorial Day Hundies and Sunday History Lessons!

Featured Event: CCR Memorial Day Century Joyride Bicycles is celebrating Memorial Day tomorrow by taking their normal Monday night ride and making it a Monday morning ride and stretching it out to 100 miles of road riding fun! With that in mind, Joyride is asking that you have a couple longer rides under your belt this year (45-60 milers) and it’d also be good to come prepared with plenty of water and food to refuel throughout […]

May
27
2016

Commuter Club Tonight!

  **OFFICIAL NBC/BICYCLINCOLN HELMET STICKERS ARE HERE** Come hang out with us and other Lincoln cyclist at Ploughshare Brewing Company for our May edition of the Commuter Club! We will also be distributing our all-weather vinyl helmet stickers! Why would you want a helmet sticker? Because there’s a growing number of bicycle friendly Lincoln businesses offereing discounts to Bike Challenge participants when you show them the helmet sticker! Check out the list of participating businesses […]

May
23
2016

Trail Ramblings: Bicycle Commuting As A Lifestyle

Many of you may wonder how it’s possible to spend more time on your bike when every minute can seem like it belongs to someone else. Between work, food prep, getting kids off to school or picking them up, there are projects to tackle. There is home and yard maintenance and family time to catch up on. When can you squeeze any more riding in? To be sure there are times in your life when […]

May
22
2016

Get Out and Ride: Sticker Hustlin’

Featured Event: Lincoln Hustle The Lincoln Hustle (#lnkhustle) is an urban bike race held on the last Thursday of every month in Lincoln. Generally, they’ll make a post the week of the race with a meeting time and place, start time, and cost. Most of the time they’ll start between 7pm and 8pm, cost can be anywhere from free to $5, and they’re usually meant to be completed within an hour. At the starting point you’ll get […]

May
22
2016

Get Out and Ride: Sticker Hustlin’

Featured Event: Lincoln Hustle The Lincoln Hustle (#lnkhustle) is an urban bike race held on the last Thursday of every month in Lincoln. Generally, they’ll make a post the week of the race with a meeting time and place, start time, and cost. Most of the time they’ll start between 7pm and 8pm, cost can be anywhere from free to $5, and they’re usually meant to be completed within an hour. At the starting point you’ll get […]

May
19
2016

Bike to Work Week: Friday, May 20th – Jayne Snyder Trail Center & Hub Cafe

The City of Lincoln is partnering with the local bicycling community to encourage residents to participate in Bike to Work Week, May 13-20th. An event will be held on Friday, May 20 from 4 pm until 6 pm at the Jayne Snyder Trail Center.  The Hub Café will provide participants a special coupon offering a $1 off local beers on tap or wines by the glass on the day of ride and 20% off food […]

May
19
2016

Bike to Work Week: Friday, May 20th – Jayne Snyder Trail Center & Hub Cafe

The City of Lincoln is partnering with the local bicycling community to encourage residents to participate in Bike to Work Week, May 13-20th. An event will be held on Friday, May 20 from 4 pm until 6 pm at the Jayne Snyder Trail Center.  The Hub Café will provide participants a special coupon offering a $1 off local beers on tap or wines by the glass on the day of ride and 20% off food […]

May
16
2016

Trail Ramblings: What Makes A Business “Bike Friendly?”

Since we’re heading full speed into high season for riding and the National Bike Challenge, we were wondering here in the bike cave at mission control what businesses can do to help promote the Challenge and to motivate riders to bike more. Do you have some good suggestions? Ploughshare Brewing Company and Moran’s Liquorworks tasting room both offer $1.00 off your first pint when you show them the NBC sticker on your helmet you wore […]

May
15
2016

Get Out and Ride: Bike to Work Week Edition

It’s Bike to Work week, but that doesn’t mean that commuting is the only time you should ride your bike this week. There’s plenty going on if you’re looking to get in the saddle, which means it’s probably as good of a time as ever to get our new weekly post up to highlight the coming week’s cycling activities. Each week we’ll feature a specific event or two, and also have a list of events coming up in the next […]

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