2017 HalloWheels Bike Festival
How to Commute to Work by Bicycle – Tips for leaving the car behind and riding to work
HalloWheels 2017 This year’s HalloWheels–Winston-Salem’s first and only bicycle festival–is being presented to you by the number 4. Some of our favorite words consist of 4 letters; words like “ride”, “bike”, and “beer”. As in, this is the 4th year we’re doing this thing and it’s guaranteed to be at least 4 times better, according […]
More Riding Is Better Than Less
Riding your bike to work is way cooler than driving your car. Riding helps you save money, stay in shape, and know your city. It’s good for the environment and you may just discover you’re not as dependent on your motor vehicle as you thought. It takes a little preparation and some getting use to […]
In this article, I will lay out the foundation for why “More Riding Is Better Than Less.” Just kidding, sounds like the beginning of a terribly boring piece, and if you’ve found this, I doubt you would disagree with the sentiment. So we’ll just jump straight to the how to make that a reality part. […]
Allow Me To Introduce: The One, The Only-est, Brag Wagon!
FORBA love of Mountain Biking! In 2016, we set out to start organizing Winston-Salem’s mountain bike community in order to provide some continuity in trail building practices and have a larger voice to accomplish some lofty goals. We also wanted to build a team and process for properly maintaining our existing trails. Out of our […]
We’re doing the MTB Trail Hokey Pokey!
It’s been almost three days since I got back from an adventuro-meter destroying mountain bike camping trip to Southern Virginia with some of the most always-down-for-an-adventure guys I’ve ever met, and it is still just about the only thing I can think about. This was one of those trips that turns your ideas of what’s […]
Bike After Racing
Put your Rogue Hoe in! Last year, we set out to start organizing Winston-Salem’s mountain bike community in order to provide some continuity in trail building practices and have a larger voice to accomplish some lofty goals. Out of our efforts came FORBA (Forsyth Off Road Bicycle Association). We have now completed our trail inventories of […]
Why we keep riding after the racing is over In order to explain how I arrived at my current motivation to ride, I need to take you back to when I thought I knew why I rode. I considered myself fit in my early 30’s and had pulled away from team sports, in which I […]