Touring the Cowboy Trail- Valentine to Norfolk, Nebraska

  It’s been pretty quiet here on the Monkey Wrench Internet, but it’s been a good fall and winter, and we have been doing more than simply twiddling our thumbs. I’ve been meaning to do a write up on a tour that we did earlier in the fall along the Cowboy Trail between Valentine and  … Read more

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Introducing the Steve Potts Trail Bike

  We are so excited to show off this new model from Steve Potts Bicycles, available exclusively through Monkey Wrench. The project initially was proposed to Nate by Steve’s son Daniel, and it quickly caught Steve’s eye as something he was really interested in. The finished product is a collaborative design between the three of us, Steve, and Daniel.  … Read more

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We National-Forested Away Labor Day Weekend

  It’s a little late making it to the blog, but I wanted to put up some photos from the Labor Day fun that we had up in the Bessey Ranger District. Five of us met up at McKelvie National Forest on Friday night, rode Saturday and camped again on Saturday night before going our  … Read more

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Pine Ridge Weekend’r

  Just because I’m a glutton for punishment and Nebraska, as well as on Nate’s suggestion, I decided to drive up to the Pine Ridge area of the state for the weekend. Southeast corner to Northeast, and well worth the 8-ish hours in the car each way. I’ve driven through the Chadron area before, but  … Read more

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Halsey NF Overnight Ride Recap

  Every time I leave the Sandhills region, I’m confounded about how I got lucky enough to have experienced such a wonderful wild open place. It’s a stranger, more fascinated feellng than I have really felt in any other space. It makes me proud to live in Nebraska, and lucky to boot. Being from the  … Read more

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