Every Tuesday beginning on May 3 join us for the Lincoln Nacho ride. The ride begins at 5:30 p.m.at the 84th Street MoPac Trailhead and goes to Eagle (10 miles one way). The ride stops at the One Eyed Dog Saloon for nachos, beverages, and social time. In June the group will be celebrating its 100th ride!
Have you been biking in Lincoln for many years or are you new to the trails? Either way Tour de Lincoln is for you. Join us as we ride the trails of Lincoln in May. All rides begin at the Jayne Snyder Trails Center at 250 N 21st Street on the Antelope Valley Union Plaza. Reservations are not necessary, and remember to bring a friend. Refreshments will be served after each ride.
|Date||Trail Tour||Start Time||Distance|
|Saturday, May 11||Northeast Trail Loop||9:30 a.m.||15.7 miles|
|Thursday, May 18||East Trail Loop||6:00 p.m.||18.3 miles|
|Thursday, May 23||Southwest Trail Loop||6:00 p.m.||14.6 miles|
|Thursday, May 30||Northwest Trail Loop||6:00 p.m.||11.5 miles|
Threads | Footloose & Fancy will be selling metal water bottles during this year’s Lincoln Marathon. For every water bottle sold, GPTN gets $5. So watch for their booth at the expo. The bottles will also be on sale at the store at 1219 P Street. Read more about Threads | Footloose & Fancy.
If you are out at Earth Day on Sunday, April 21st remember to stop by and visit the GPTN booth. The Lincoln Earth Day has activities from sunrise to sundown for the whole community to enjoy. Our booth and many other fun activities take place at Antelope Park. Learn more…
On Monday, April 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. BikeUNL will be hosting its annual event highlighting the university’s ongoing efforts to become a more bicycle friendly campus. The event is on the Nebraska Union plaza. It will include safety demonstrations, games, prizes and entertainment. It is free and open to the public. Participants can complete a survey for a chance to win a new bicycle donated by Cycle Works. GPTN will provide information about the Lincoln bike trails. For more information about BikeUNL go to bike.unl.edu.
Last year Lincoln took third place out of more than 800 communities in the first annual National Bike Challenge in 2012. Now is your chance to join and help put Lincoln in the top spot.
The pre-challenge began March 1 and Lincoln has over 170 riders, 77 workplaces and 15 teams entered. It’s easy to register and easy to track your miles with the help of the Endomondo site. The true challenge runs May 1 – September 30. Don’t miss out and register today at the Endomondo site. It’s free and open to everyone. Visit BicycLincoln for more information and to join the Lincoln Bike Challenge.
Let’s take home the gold Lincoln!
Learn more about this great new addition to Lincoln’s bicycling infrastructure here.