Bike Commuting Tips Part I

With the Emmet County Smart Commute just a few weeks away we thought it would be great to share some of our thoughts and tips about commuting by bike. Our staff has several year-round bike commuters and all of us ride to work regularly in the summer. If you would like to change your commute … Continue reading Bike Commuting Tips Part I

The Joy of Women’s Cycling Skills Clinics

By Karen Wright When asked to do a blog about women's bike clinics I was happy to oblige.  A big part of the women's clinics are the support and camaraderie that women share with each other.  There is nothing more empowering then a group of women working together to learn and support other women in the … Continue reading The Joy of Women’s Cycling Skills Clinics

Winter Fat Biking Tips Part II

I hope you enjoyed part I of this article. For part II I'll be writing about clothing, studded tires, and companions. Clothing, the fine art of layering I have been wearing roughly the same outfit while winter cycling for about 4 years. Seriously, check the pictures. Why? Two reasons, because it works and because it lasts. Since … Continue reading Winter Fat Biking Tips Part II

Winter Fat Biking Tips Part I

Winter cycling presents a variety of challenges; however, with the proper gear and planning it can be incredibly rewarding. Snow transforms the forest and the trails. Places that are inaccessible in the summer become passable. Winter creates an entirely new riding experience. In this article I will share with you some of the considerations for winter … Continue reading Winter Fat Biking Tips Part I