Texas Bicycling News April 18th 2017

The 2017 BP MS 150 team jerseys will have bikers riding in style from Houston to Austin

By Heather Leighton | www.chron.com


The annual BP MS 150 will be kicking off the last weekend of April and the bikers are gearing up to trek across Texas.
On April 29 and 30 about 13,000 people will begin the two-day fundraising bike ride from Houston to Austin organized by the National MS Society, South Central Chapter. …


Mobile Bike Shop Velofix Gets Rolling in San Antonio

Iris Gonzalez Iris Gonzalez | therivardreport.com


For both budding and experienced bike enthusiasts, equipment challenges can range from selecting and assembling a bicycle for the first time to getting a fancy set of wheels to a bike shop for repairs. Mobile bicycle repair is now available in San Antonio, joining other businesses, such as automotive windshield repair and pet grooming services, that travel to …


Take a Kid Mountain Biking

Bicycle Sport Shop | www.bicyclesportshop.com


Pass on your love of the trail to kids during our Take a Kid Mountain Biking series! This is a great opportunity for parents, guardians, teachers and/or mentors to take a kid mountain biking and share a love of riding and the outdoors.
RSVP for an upcoming ride:
May 6: Walnut Creek
June 10: Circle C
July 29: Walnut Creek
September 9: Circle C
What to bring: …


Here’s where you can celebrate Earth Day in Central Texas this weekend

By Amy Denney | communityimpact.com

Bike giveaways
Earth Day Austin has also teamed up with local business Bicycle Sport Shop and nonprofit Yellow Bike Project to collect, repair and redistribute bicycles in Austin for Earth Day ATX. The giveaway includes bike and helmet fitting and safety training. Noon-7 p.m. Free. Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St., Austin.



This weekend’s rides: Crystal Falls + Triple Bs! Red Horn!

by Thomas | steinerranchcycling.com

Saturday Brad will lead us on a Crystal Falls and Triple Bs combo ride! The ride is about 60 miles and the route can be found here: https://www.strava.com/routes/8336977. After the ride we meet up at Lakeside for some discounted burgers and beer!
Sunday is our usual Coffee Shop ride to Red Horn. It is 50 miles and is at an endurance pace typically finishing around a 17mph average speed overall. While we make great efforts to …


SO MANY FLATS!

by TC | www.turnincranks.com


Out for a day with Kodiak Tough getting some footage for stage previews and promo vids. Watch here and the Kodiak Tough channel for …


Who Do I Follow On The ‘Net?

by Bill Cullins, Team San Angelo | bcullins.blogspot.com

The response from readers regarding my final newspaper column in the San Angelo Standard Times (which several people referred to as the “Substandard Times”) has been amazing. I’ve heard from people of all walks of life, including many that I would have never have guessed were readers of my column. Quite a few of those people indicated that they would continue to read my posts on this blog now that I’m no longer a columnist for the paper (or, as one nice person …


Texas Bicycling from Twitter

New Events Added to Texbiker.net Calendar

Rick Ankrum

In 1999 I had a burning desire to create a web site focused on Texas bicycling. Over the years this web site has existed many people have visited. As I think of information I need to bicycle I add them to the web site.

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