Ride Like a Fish Turns One!
Wiener Ride 2019
BeersNGears has been putting on bike events and drinking beer since 2014. We set up shop here in Winston-Salem to build culture and “move people by bicycle.” We love putting on the HalloWheels Bike Festival each fall, helping people learn how to work on bikes at our monthly Open Bike Night, launching organizations like FORBA […]
Peanut Butter, Bike Rack Time
The year 1893 was a big year for hot dog history. According to the National HotDog and Sausage Council (yes, that is a thing) this is when “dachshund sausages” – as they were called by Germans – were served to hordes of visitors at the Colombian Exposition in Chicago and they blew up. People loved […]
The Solution to the Mondays
One of my absolute favorite reasons to ride my bike to where I’m going is the ease of parking. Even if there isn’t a dedicated space to lock your bike up at your destination, with a little creativity, you typically don’t have to go very far to find a post/bar/rail/sign/whatever to lock up to. Plus, […]
How to Commute to Work by Bicycle – Tips for leaving the car behind and riding to work
If you work a M-F type of job, you’re probably acutely aware of the differences in Sundays versus Mondays. Most people seem to hold a special disdain for Mondays and for obvious reasons–alarm clocks that sound like a meltdown at Chernobyl, appointments, meetings, deadlines, reports, proposals, did you respond to that email? (Go ahead, I’ll […]
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 […]
We’re doing the MTB Trail Hokey Pokey!
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 […]
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 […]