November 19th Texas Bicycling Blog and News Roundup

New Conservation Plan for Hays County – Needs your feedback or it …
by jburatti
I monitored golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) demography at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA) on Fort Hood, Texas to determine impacts of mountain biking since the opening of a mountain bike park. …

November Update from City of Austin on bike infrastructure …
by elliott
It is my pleasure to write about my experience riding the new facilities recently installed as part of the City’s experimental bicycle facility study, in process and in partnership with the University of Texas Center for Transportation …

City of Austin gets Bicycle Friendly Business award
by Austin 360
The City of Austin is currently the only city in Texas to receive the award and is one of only three government entities in the nation designated. …

16 block ‘Nueces Bike Boulevard’ planned for late Spring
by News 8 Austin
It will serve to link areas between downtown and the University of Texas. According to the plan, super routes will be wider and other bicycle or pedestrian …

Austin Bike Culture Calendar Events: 11/19- 11/25/09 | Austin On …
by elliott
Bicycle Advisory Council 6:30 PM One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd, 8th floor large conference room. The Austin Bicycle Advisory Council is a committee of Austinites representing cyclists’ interests to the City of Austin and meets monthly to … The Capital City BMX opened in November 2008 and offers you a chance to learn and race BMX. BMX races are held every Sunday with rider check-in 1-2 PM. Cost $10/rider. (There is also practice time on Monday’s and Friday’s. …

Simpler bicycle design appeals to enthusiasts : North Texas Daily
by Managing-Editor
“There is a really large following in Denton,” said Marty De Voss, who works at Bullseye Bicycle shop and has been riding fixed gears for about two years. “They’re more useful around here than mountain bikes are.” …

Riding cross-country for not 1 cause, but 2
by Dallas Voice – Dallas,TX,USA
15, Lee and Antigone pedaled into Dallas on a cross-country bicycle journey … ride by participating in the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walkathon, …

Jack and Adam’s Bicycles: Texas 4000 Fundraiser This Thursday!
by Jack Murray
Texas 4000 is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual charity bike ride from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska. Around 55 University of Texas students make this trek each year to spread Hope, Knowledge, and Charity across North America. The C4 or Come Cure Cancer Concert will be held on Thursday, November 19th at Scholz Garten from 8 PM to midnight to benefit the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. …

Lone Star Cyclocross Festival Brings Championship Cycling to …
by editor@bikerumor.com (Bikerumor.com / Tyler…
The Lone Star Cyclocross Festival will feature two days of championship racing in Austin, Texas, on January 16 and 17, 2010. Cyclists from across Texas and around the nation will descend on the city for the MLK holiday weekend and the chance to race against the best. Furthermore, the University of Texas Cycling Team will be co-hosting their conference championship at the event. All races will be held at Travis County’s East Metro Park, a beautiful facility featuring an enclosed pavilion with a pier that provides unfettered views of the entire course. …

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