Texas Bicycling News September 11th 2017

Wild Rose Pass

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Fort Davis, Texas
September 9, 2017
Christine readies for a ride from a roadside park just below Wild Rose Pass with the destination of Balmorhea about 25 miles down the road. (I was coming down with a cold and sat this one out). …



Teen charged with stealing ‘bait bike’ on Texas A&M campus

Eagle staff report | www.theeagle.com

An 18-year-old College Station man was arrested on the Texas A&M campus early Sunday after authorities said he took possession of a “bait bike,” according to university police.
Authorities said the GPS-equipped bike was removed from its rack on the west side of the Dunn Hall dormitory just after 11 p.m. Saturday.
After tracking the …


Saturday Social Ride to the Texas State Fair

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07 October 09:45 – 12:00
Cooler weather means it’s corn dog time! We’re headed to the State Fair on October 7th. Bring a good lock and enough money for admission, food, rides, and anything else you would like to enjoy while you are at the fairgrounds. …


Want a say in Austin’s expanding trail system?

Pam LeBlanc | fitness.blog.austin360.com


Want to learn about – and have a say in – new trails that are sprouting across Austin?
You’ve got two opportunities this week.
City officials and contractors will make a presentation about construction of the next segment of the Violet Crown Trail, which ultimately will stretch more than 30 miles from Zilker Park to Hays County, at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Hampton Branch Library, 5125 Convict Hill Road. This 4,000-foot portion of trail will start south of the library, cross under MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) and continue to the intersection of Convict Hill Road at Brush Country. Maps will be available, and members of the Urban Trails Program and …


CYCLING: Thompson Criterium men’s/women’s

By Tom Pfaff | www.buckscountycouriertimes.com


DOYLESTOWN — The Schneider sisters, Samantha and Skylar, landed at Philadelphia International Airport about 6 p.m. Saturday, with the Doylestown Health Women’s cycling event barely 18 hours later as part of the 14th Thompson Criterium/Bucks County Classic. …

Doylestown Health Women’s Race
1. Samantha Schneider (ISCorp p/b Progress), 57 minutes, 47 seconds; 2. Emily Newsom (Fearless Femme Racing), 57:53; …

… For Newsom, a fourth-year pro cyclist competing in Pennsylvania for the first time, she looks forward to return trips here.
“I was a little apprehensive, because I kept hearing how the course was so technical, but I loved it,” the 34-year-old from Fort Worth, Texas, said. “It was so cool, a lot of fun, and the crowds, of course, were cool. I’ll be back.” …


CycleBar® to Host ‘We Ride as One” Charity Rides for Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

PR Newswire | markets.businessinsider.com

CINCINNATI, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, CycleBar will host charity rides at its nearly 100 studios throughout the next few weeks in order to raise donations to benefit the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. In addition, CycleBar will be selling “We Ride with Texas” shirts and hats, providing its studios and communities with multiple ways to give back in an impactful way.
Beginning September 6, more than 90 studios across the country will participate in the fundraising events. Depending on the studio, riders will …


Play in the Franklins

By Cindy Graff Cohen | www.elpasoinc.com

Celebration of our Mountains includes hiking, biking, climbing, ghost towns, dinosaur tracks and stargazing

Wherever you’re standing in El Paso, you can see mountains. It’s a view El Paso natives often take for granted, but visitors can’t say enough about our awesome Franklins and the nearby Sonora and Organ ranges.
When I moved to El Paso years ago, the El Paso Times interviewed me as the new executive director of El Paso Ballet. I remember one of my quotes touched on how seeing the mountains made me feel like I was …


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