Browsing articles from "December, 2019"
Dec
30
2019

Trail Ramblings: First Day Out.

More and more January 1 rides and hikes, runs, and even swims are popping up this year than ever. Since winter riding is seemingly becoming more mainstream around here, naturally people want to go celebrate the new year outside on two wheels, or if not, at least on two feet. If it’s wet, which it will be in the parks unless it’s frozen, you are best off on two feet, though a fat bike can […]

Dec
16
2019

Trail Ramblings: What Keeps You Riding In The Snow?

I see plenty of tracks around, so I know quite a few of you are riding in this weather. What works for you? For some it’s having a fat bike, they’re the ones hoping for snow and freezing temperatures to get out on the trails. Others are happy with pogies (bar mitts) and winter cycling boots or good shoe covers on gravel or trails. For others, it’s hand and foot warmers that once activated keep […]

Dec
9
2019

Trail Ramblings: Make Time To Get Out.

We keep getting gifted by Mother Nature with decent days for riding bikes, so go get it when it’s available. Being out in the fresh air and sunshine is the best thing you can do this time of year to keep your spirits up with the shorter days. It’s true the first half of this week will be dedicated to the committed commuter with the proper gear, but Thursday and Friday look good. (Really, it’s […]

Dec
2
2019

Trail Ramblings: Do You Train?

The BRAN route for 2020 , it’s 40th anniversary, has been released with the theme “Nebraska’s Best By Bicycle.” The Bike Ride Across Nebraska will start in Hemingford June 7 and end in Wahoo June 13. The week’s mileage is about 441 miles, but shorter routes of fewer days are also available. There will be beautiful views of the Sandhills, as the route has overnight stays in Hyannis, Thedford, Callaway, Ord, St. Edward, and Shelby […]