Browsing articles from "December, 2016"
Dec
19
2016

Rambling Other Trails: The Group Ride.

I finally got a small group of students to join me for a group ride. The plan had been to ride to Huaiyang, but having a plan B proved to be essential. Steve accompanied us on this ride and we found out upon leaving campus that the Zhoukou marathon being run this same morning effectively closed off the eastern part of the city to us. No one was getting across Zhoukou da dao even with […]

Dec
12
2016

Rambling Different Trails: Do No Harm

Sometimes we just need to protect people from themselves. Like when someone you’ve just met, say a 20 year old young man who plays basketball and runs, insists that accompanying you on your 100km ride is no problem. He really wants to come even though he doesn’t ride that much. About now warning bells and sirens are going off in my head, but what to do? Such was the case last Wednesday when “David” convinced […]

Dec
6
2016

Getting Along: Our Favorite Gear (Winter Edition)

Last week, we asked BicycLincoln followers about their favorite gear. You clearly had winter riding on the brain, and rightly so – just look at Lincoln on Saturday, during our first snowfall: So, without further ado, here are your top picks for winter gear – plus a few more suggestions from BicycLincoln board members. TOOLS You don’t want to get stranded in winter. Pack a good multi-tool, a tube, some cash – and a cell phone. Reader favorite: PDW […]

Dec
6
2016

Rambling Different Trails: Why The Heck Am I Posting This?

It was brought to my attention recently that there are new friends of Bicyclincoln that don’t why this blog post appears every week. My name is Janine Copple and I am a Bicyclincoln board member living in China this year. I previously posted Trail Ramblings which was mainly about area trails in and around Lincoln. The cycling world is vast and diverse. We may do things differently and for different reasons but we all speak […]