We’re doing the MTB Trail Hokey Pokey!
A blog about HalloWheels 2016
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 […]
Happy Cranksgiving! Scavenger Hunt and Food Drive
Now that the dust has settled from HalloWheels 2016, I’ve been charged with documenting the event for all of the interwebs to see, and I’ve been putting it off for a week now partially because “life is busy” but also, I don’t know where to start. Without a doubt, there would be lots of “Thank […]
HalloWheels 2016 – 3-Day Bicycle Festival
When trying to come up with ideas for things to write about for this Cranksgiving post, I thought I would brush up on my history of the original Thanksgiving and the first thing that popped out to me is, apparently I should have learned this better as a kid since nearly all of the first […]
5 Pint Century
As the saying goes, “the third time’s a charm” and this is our third time doing HalloWheels — Winston-Salem’s one and only bicycle festival — so I guess the pressure is on. Pressure or not, we’re excited about it! We had an amazing time last year and this year we’ve made it even better. HalloWheels was […]
Group Ride: Discover Your City
It was about 2 years ago exactly… When I sat down to write about an epic ride I did with 2 friends in March of 2014, but I just couldn’t seem to get inspired by what I was writing and ended up putting it off… until now. We called it the “5 Pint Century” ride […]
Be A Bicycle Benefits Business: What’d You Say?
“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” – Ernest Hemingway How else would you Discover Your City? At BeersNGears, we have taken what Ernest Hemingway once said, and created a no-drop, group bike ride from […]
You may remember a survey that we sent out towards the end of last year with questions like, “would you be more likely to ride to a business that offered ‘perks’ to riders?” and, “where do you ride your bike?”. Our goal for the survey was to learn more about the riding habits of people […]