Browsing articles from "October, 2018"
Oct
15
2018

Trail Ramblings: What A Difference A Day Makes. Sunday we got our preview of what’s coming in a month or so. Many put away their bikes when they see the white stuff, but others can’t wait to get out their fat bikes and hit the trails. The trails were too wet for it though, you have to wait for the ground to freeze, or at least not be muddy. I had some business to do, […]

Oct
8
2018

Trail Ramblings: Rain, Ride, Repeat.

Yes, I’ve been riding in it, but so have some of you, I’ve seen you. I haven’t been uncomfortable, how are you managing? My boots are sitting on a heat vent, gloves and jacket are spread out trying to get dry. If I keep my hood up under the helmet while it’s raining I can keep my head dry, and not arrive to a job looking half drowned. Yes, my legs get wet, but with […]

Oct
8
2018

T-Shirt Orders Open Until Friday, October 12th at Midnight

2018 NBC T-Shirt Just a quick reminder, we are continuing to take orders for the 2018 National Bike Challenge T-shirts. These orders and any orders that were not picked up at the NBC party will be available for pick up at the next Bike Club on October 26th. After that, they will be delivered to Cycle Works and will be available for pick up until the end of November. Any shirts not collected by November 30 will be appropriated […]

Oct
1
2018

Trail Ramblings: It’s Your Mindset, And The Right Gear.

So the bike challenge is over, it’s chilly and wet, and the resolve you had to continue bicycling into the fall has left without you. Cool season riding is arriving, though it’s supposed to be back up to 90 degrees later in the week. Much ink is spilled every fall writing about how to cope with cycling in cool and even cold weather, but by far the biggest obstacle is your own mindset. If you […]