Bent Sprockets

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Shell casings littered the ground and bullet holes covered the kiosk at the Old Quarry Trails, located 5 miles east of Newcastle, on July 9, and a similar scene greeted Bent Sprockets President Jeremy Dedic again last week when the leader of the local bicycle group...
The Flying V trail system will get a boost thanks to a $28,000 grant from Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources.  Jeremy Dedic, who has been digging trails in the local area for a number of years, counts the Flying V trail system as one of his projects. The system, which is continually...

Photo by Walter Sprage/NLJ

A group of hikers start their walk on May 22 along the 2K trail of the Flying V trail system, located off U.S. Highway 85 north of Newcastle.

 
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   To get people outside by promoting, maintaining and building new trails, the Bent Sprockets organization held 2K and 5K walks on the Flying V trails on Saturday, May 22. The event was named the Cave Man Fun Run/Walk in honor of Bill Kohlbrand. According to...

The first place winner of last year’s 50/50 Race, Casey Bergstrom of Spearfish, crosses in front of the LAK Lake approaching the highway. Bergstrom was able to take the first place win with a time of 1 hour 10 minutes. This year’s race is scheduled for Sept. 14.

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Bike enthusiasts will have the opportunity to race for cold, hard cash in the Second Annual 50/50 bike race, organized by the Bent Sprockets bike club.  Last year 24 riders, a majority of them from other communities, flocked to Newcastle to compete in a half-paved,...

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