What’s the best way to end a great week of bike tours? How about volunteering all weekend to help the community of Nantucket any way we can. We have been volunteering at various festivals and events all summer long, and this last weekend we continued that trend by doubling up our volunteer efforts at a […]

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Every kid (except for my spaz little brother) loves to ride bicycles. When you’re a kid, bikes are great; they’re fast, fun and provide endless opportunities to harm yourself and scare the beJesus out of your parents. But for most Americans that’s where our love affair with two-wheeled transportation ends. Why do Americans (with the […]

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One of our goals for this summer was to get Team NBT more involved in volunteering opportunities. Not only is it helpful for the community, but it gives our guys another chance to develop their own skills. So you ask, “What skills can a couple tour guys learn from volunteering?” Allow me to explain. Friday […]

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From the moment I stepped on the island, biking was quickly built into my day-to-day routine. 5 miles to work then 5 miles back home, with a couple tours thrown in the middle, my legs adjusted in no time . This daily commute takes only 20 minutes each way.  I could choose the easy route […]

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Why commute by bicycle?   It’s not my first try, this has taken some time. I don’t like to force things because they usually snap back whether it’s a lifestyle change, diet, or exercise. But, this time my initial hope has become a natural expression, almost easy and certainly enjoyable. My work truck sat idle […]

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Easy. No Problem. What’s the big deal? This is how I felt at the start of my first week of my winter commuting challenge. Nantucket and wind go together like peanut butter and jelly, but not this week. Smooth riding to work, around town, and back home everyday. No rain either. You might say that […]

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Where can you find a rusty saw, an old Christmas tree, a lonely flip flop, and a random 10-foot pipe?   Lucky for you, you won’t find these things at one of Nantucket’s most prestigious beaches, Monomoy Beach, thanks to the Nantucket Clean Team.  In early July, the NBT crew joined the Clean Team in cleaning […]

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