Friday, December 30, 2005

The first Polo of the New Year!!

Sounds like the polo bug bit hard. Massive turnout is planed for Sunday.
We will see you all there.

Omaha gets Zapped

Former Mountain Bike Action and Mountain Bike mag editor, And current Trek brand manager and MTB Hall of Fame member Zapata Espinoza dropped in at the Trek store yesterday for a few words. It was very cool and interesting to talk with him, too bad it had to be such a quick trip.

This just in

Hey everyone we finale received the Conti trainer tire Sweet!

A fine 29

Dr. Rick had Christmas a little late this year. But the sweet Waterford custom 29'er beats a lump of coal.

Thursday, December 29, 2005


Ok PB'jr was right. As much as I wanted to slap him I cant this time. The correct answer is 5.
But that's it for the easy questions for now.
Next question.
*How many French riders have won more then 1 Tour de France?
Good luck.

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Cycling Trivia

OK I got this cool book of Bicycling Trivia. We thought that it would be cool to have a Trivia question on the blog. So if you know the answer or think you know the answer add it to the comments. And we will see the next day if your right.
First question.
*In how many Tour de France did Marco Pantani participate?
I'll tell you the answer tomorrow. Or you can tell me now!

Sunday, December 25, 2005

Happy Holidays

Kent, Miah, Paul, Greg and Scott would like to wish you and yours the best this Holiday season.

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Custom Bike Night

Mark your calendars everyone. Highgear's 4'th annual Custom Bike Night is set. Saturday, January 28th, 7:00 pm. For those that already have one of are custom bikes please call or e-mail me @ to set up a time to have your beauty cleaned adjusted and ready to show.
And for those of you that are looking for a new ride, save the date. You can come in and check out the hottest bikes in town.
There will be more details to come as they become available.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005


The Highgear Polo Champs were presented with the custom designed trophy on Wednesday.
Old GRAVY BOOTS as the trophy will now be known will stay at the champions place of business till the next championship match and then pass to the next winner.
The date for that match is yet to be announced.

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Ride the Rockies

If there is anyone interested in doing Ride the Rockies please let me know at the store. The expected start date is June 18, More information to come when it is available.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

The other game

MIB showing how it done?

Great turn out for Polo today

What a wonderful day 18 degrees and 18-20 people playing polo! What can I say Polo ROCKS!!
We had the War to settle the score. And well one team scored a few and the other team scored a few more. All in all it was a great time. Showing up from the Trek Store, Mod, MIB, Big Dean, Sarah, Lori, Charlie and Kristen. Way to answer the call!
And on the other side of the field there was another game going on Two Polo matches going on at the same time. Not for sure who all was there, some new faces and some old, LOTS of FUN was had by all.

Christmas Party

We all had a great time Sunday night at the Upstream good food and good Friends.

Polo Today

this is an audio post - click to play

Saturday, December 17, 2005

'Tis The Season

Highgear employees and family members spent some time volunteering at the Open Door Mission tonight. It was a joy to be able to hand out hundreds of gift bags during Operation Santa! Santa even took a break to chat with Miss Wente and the Stock girls. (-:

If you ever want to help out, the Mission can always use volunteers. Go to for more details.

We wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Friday, December 16, 2005

The War to settle the score!!

The Highgear vs Trek Omaha bike polo match has been set Sunday Dec. 18 1:00 pm @ swanson park Bellevue NE. I would like to invite everyone out to watch HIGHGEAR Score at will. The mighty Trek Omaha store will not know what hit them once the HIGHGEAR steamroller starts.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Activate Omaha

Helping Omaha get out of there car's and on there bikes!! Check it out.

Activate Omaha
In an effort to improve the user friendliness of our streets, various groups and individuals have organized and are attempting to make the Omaha Metro Area more Bicycle Friendly. A workshop was held in October that helped the community identify ways in becoming more bicycle friendly by:

1) assessing the conditions of bicycling in the community

2) providing an introduction of the issues affecting bicycle safety and use

3) creating an informed action plan to improve conditions for


4) encouraging physical activity through bicycling in the community.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Nebraska Bicycle guide

Here is the Nebraska Bicycling guide from the NDOR. It gives you the state rules and also a Highway road map that shows bicycle friendly roads in Nebraska.

Sunday, December 11, 2005

The Bikes

The Real Deal

Mr. Onespeed

Frank showing late season form

T-Bone doing his thing

Capt. Cowbell in action

More Polo

It's hard not to laugh when you having so much fun.

We even had a couple of spectators