HalloWheels 2019

It’s that time of year…shorter days, changing leaves, pumpkin beers, and HalloWheels! This is our 6th year putting on Winston-Salem’s one and only bicycle festival and it’s set to be the best one yet.  We’ve got BeersNGears classics like the Spooky Scavenger Hunt, Autumn Leaves Ride, and Haunted Woods Ride. Plus we’re doing some brand […]

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Ride Like a Fish Turns One!

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 […]

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Wiener Ride 2019

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 […]

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Peanut Butter, Bike Rack Time
bicycle rack

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, […]

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The Solution to the Mondays

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 […]

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FORBA

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 […]

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