Daily Blog and News Roundup for August 18th

A helmet cam view around the Cynthia Woods Pavilion at The Woodlands.

Woodlands bike trails
by hairygoomer
www.youtube.com 02:39
A fast ride through the bike paths by the pavillion. Put on Led Zeps, The Song Remains the Same for this one.

EcoVelo » Blog Archive » The Economic Benefits of Bicycle …
by Alan
According to the Texas Transportation Institute, gridlock costs the average peak period traveler almost 40 hours a year in travel delay, and costs the United States more than $78 billion each year. The results of a study of 33 large …

A sad story about a senseless accident.

Dead Cyclist Found Lodged in Back Seat
by NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
By FRANK HEINZ A 59-year-old Grand Prairie man was found dead in the back seat of a car after he was struck on his bicycle, police said. …

Biking fund-raiser set for lung cancer victim
by Marshall News Messenger
Bob Patel poses with his bicycle in his front driveway. The former hotel owner has Stage 4 lung cancer. A fund-raiser is set for Saturday, Sept. …

MapMyHike.com | View Tim’s Route In South CS in College Station, Texas
by Tim
Map of a hiking trail in College Station, Texas. Find other hikes in College Station, Texas. Planning a hike? Map your Hike. Map your trail.

Ride (or Tri!) Like a Girl!: Race Report: 2009 Sweet & Twisted …
by Donna
The fact that I’m twisted enough to even do a tri in Texas, in August, I think qualifies me as well. Thank goodness Elysha is as twisted as I am, because at the least I had someone to commiserate and celebrate with, because you know you …

Local cyclist to compete in Tour of Utah
by Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
Leaping head-first into the sport, Trant began to ride in the Central Texas area with the Camino Real Cycling Team out of New Braunfels, finding the other …

Cyclists say sponsor deals not just for Lance, RadioShack
by Fort Worth Business Press
Bicycles Inc. (the store) and Moritz Chevrolet (soon ThinkCash) are the sponsors of the Texas State Criterium Championship, hosted annually in the Cultural …

Pain is Weakness Leaving the Body, Ride to the River Coming Up …
by peter.ray@valero.com
This is the 20th Anniversary edition of this South Texas cycling tradition, which is our team’s flagship ride – Valero is the title sponsor of this event, and we’ve been both the largest team and the top fundraising team for almost a …

Keith Burgess-Jackson: Tempus Fugit
by Keith Burgess-Jackson
I had spent the previous year in College Station, teaching philosophy at Texas A&M University while I completed my Ph.D. dissertation. Before that, I lived for five years in Tucson, where I studied philosophy at the University of Arizona … I could race all summer if I wanted, but I focus on cycling during the summer. All in all, I’ve had a wonderful two decades in the Metroplex. I hope I have 20 more.  …

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