Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Congratulations Phil

When Phil wizzes by you on his bicycle don't be suprised he's riding his brand new
Serotta Concours CS.

Thanks Phil enjoy your beautiful new bicycle.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Congrats CX State Medalists!

Congrats to all our sponsored athletes that took home medals in the State Cyclo-cross Championships this past weekend. In addition to Kevin Limpach (pictured left) taking the 3/4's Gold we have.....

Cat 1/2/3

Tony Wilhelm (Trek VW/Midwest) Gold
Aaron Pool (Lincoln Plating/LeMond) Silver
Troy Krause (Localcyling.com/Trek's) Bronze


Sydney Brown (Lincoln Plating/LeMond) Gold


Marc Walter (Lincoln Plating/LeMond) Gold

I know there are others, but the complete results are not posted yet. Great Job to everyone and thanks for flying the colors!

Monday, November 13, 2006

Starting a Holiday Wish List?

Great Holiday Gift Ideas .

Cycling computers
CO2 Products
Floor pump
Light systems

SPY Sunglasses
Tire Repair Kits
Timbuk2 messenger bag
Pearl Izumi winter and Summer clothing
Camelbak Hydration Systems

NEW Camelbak waterbottles
Bell Helmets

And if your not sure what to buy you can always get a Highgear gift card the gift that always fits.

Friday, November 10, 2006


Garmin Edge 205/305 are great for on and off-road cycling. Take your training to the next level! The Edge features time, distance, speed, elevation, and optional heart rate and cadence. The Edge allows you to race your self on recorded courses in real time.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Winter Activities to Keep You Warm & Smart

This Fall / Winter season will be jammed packed with fun activities at Highgear Bicycle Store of Omaha.

Trainer Nights

The return of the "No One Gets Dropped" Indoor Trainer Night will start November 7th @ 7 o'clock. These trainer nights will last roughly an hour. We will watch different training videos and enjoy each others conversation and suffering.Trainer nights will run weekly on Tuesday and Thursday nights 7pm - 8pm until February 22nd 2007.

There won't be Trainer Nights on the following dates:

  • Thursday November 24, 2006
  • Tuesday December 26, 2006
  • Thursday December 28, 2006
  • Tuesday January 2, 2007

If you don't have a trainer we will have trainers to rent for $3.00 per night. You are more than welcome to store trainers at the shop.

Saturday Morning Maintenance Clinics

Something new for us at Highgear is Saturday Morning Maintenance Clinics. We are very excited to introduce this service. Our goal is to help cyclists of all abilities have a better understanding of the mechanics and upkeep of their bicycle.

Paul Ullman, Highgear's service manager, will lead these Saturday Morning Maintenance Clinics beginning Saturday November 11 @ 11 o'clock. Each clinic will last roughly an hour or until all questions are answered.

Much of the clinic time will be spent on:
  • How to fix flats
  • How to lube a bicycle chain
  • Pre-ride check over
  • How to clean a bike

We will also touch on:

  • How to adjust brakes, derailleur, bearings
  • Wheel truing

Paul loves challenges, so please, bring lots of questions. If possible please RSVP, otherwise walk-ins are welcome.

Saturday Morning Maintenance Clinics are scheduled at 11am on these dates:

  • November 11, 2006
  • November 25, 2006
  • December 2, 2006
  • December 16, 2006
Saturday Morning Women's Maintenance Clinics

Paul will also be conducting Women's Only Saturday Morning Maintenance Clinics. These clinics are scheduled at 11am on the following dates:
  • November 18, 2006
  • December 9, 2006