Texas Bicycling Blog and News Roundup for November 11th

Biking from Alaska to Argentina: One Family’s Ultimate Green …
by Kimberly
But the best part of traveling on bicycle is the opportunity to get to know the earth and her people in a much more intimate manner than any vehicle can allow…. There is something about the bikes that draws people toward us; … Or the man who cycled up to where we were eating crackers and cheese in a park in Texas and invited us to his home for a warm dinner and soft bed for the night. One day in Mexico we ended up in a migrant workers’ camp and our boys played with …

Bike markings going in around Austin
by Austin 360
… installed as part of a joint study by the City of Austin Bicycle Pedestrian Program and the University of Texas’ Center for Transportation Research. …

Community bicycle shop educates residents : North Texas Daily
by Managing-Editor
Students drew bicycle-themed pictures in a contest and the three winners received a bicycle from Querencia. The North Texas Police Department and businesses like Sonic and The Hydrant Café also passed out prizes. …

Health & Fitness Calendar | Bryan/College Station, Texas – The Eagle
Brazos Valley Cyclist 2nd Saturday Bike Ride. 8:30 a.m. Larry J. Ringer Library parking lot, Welsh Ave. at Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. Open to adult beginners. Route is 14 miles long with an 11-13 mph pace. Helmets are required, bring your …

Mike and Pat’s Travels: Last Sunday’s Bike Ride…..in the RGV …
by Mike McFall
This was our 4th Sunday morning bike ride since we came here to the Rio Grande Valley in the deep south of Texas. Last Sunday we went North. then West. This Sunday we went North to Puerto Rico, then East to Raymondsville and proceeded …

Touring the States on Two Wheels: Victoria’s Ride « Let’s Go Ride …
by Trisha

Victoria's Ride
For more on Victoria’s epic ride (as I write, she’s made it to Texas!) check out her blog. What inspired you to take this trip? Generally I just love adventure and long-distance feats of endurance. I’ve done a couple week-long hiking trips, a two-mile ocean swim in New England in November (brrrr!), and attempted to walk 100K in one day with my brother (I only finished half of it before my body shut down on me.) ….

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