Texas Bicycling News September 12th 2017

2017 Pineywoods Purgatory Ride Cancelled

Debbie Lee | Angelina Expo Center

THE PINEYWOODS PURGATORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED ON OCTOBER 7TH . Please either mark it on you calendar as cancelled or remove it please. A number of reasons went into this decision.


Marty’s farewell ride this weekend

Seths Pool | www.bikemojo.com

For those who knew him, Marty is leaving for Idaho this morning. I organized a huge group ride for him yesterday which had a fantastic turnout. trail itinerary was BCGB > Cat mtn > 4 corners > city park. We had about 30 people at one point at the greenbelt, then about 10 at cat mtn, then me and 2 others called it a day after 4 corners.
was a fantastic day and many good memories from it.


First-Ever Dallas Bike Ride Will Cover 20 Miles Of Closed City Streets

jackontheweb.cbslocal.com


The first Dallas Bike Ride, a 20-mile loop through closed city roads, rolls into town Nov. 4. The route will showcase neighborhoods from Bishop Arts District to Uptown, crossing the Trinity River four times.
The ride was organized “to take people to different parts of the city that they’ve never been to before,” says Michelle Cleveland, the marketing director of Capital Sports Ventures, the organization planning the event in …


Bid on Bicentennial Hike & Bike Trail in Nolana Avenue North to Trenton Road

www.texasbids.net

Prebid: 09/07/17 10:00 AM
Solicitation Title: UPDATED Bicentennial Hike & Bike Trail
Owner Solic Number: 09-17-C40-432 Status: bidding Report: 8017221
Country : United States State: TX County: Hidalgo
Location: Nolana Avenue North to Trenton Road
Set Aside Types: MBE/DBE (Minority / Disadvantaged), WBE (Woman Biz Enterprise)
Scope: For the improvements of erosion control, clearing, earthwork, grading, traffic control, curbing, parking lot, landscaping, irrigation (drip & bubbler), signage, lighting, concrete ADA ramps, sidewalks, driveway aprons, benches, trash receptacles, bike racks and other appurtenances.
Notes: This solicitation has some or all federal funding, additional requirements may apply.This project has a …


El Paso Chile Pepper Challenge 1, Oct 2017

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017, 7:00 AM

Grace Gardens
6709 Westside Dr El Paso, TX

13 Cyclists Attending

Chile Pepper ChallengeSunday, October 1, 2017Grace Gardens6701 Westside DriveEl Paso, Texashttps://elpasobicycleclub.com/chile-pepper-challenge/

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ARR Trail Crew rock armoring PIZZA PARTY! – Meet at Pool Parking Lot

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017, 4:00 PM

Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
12138 North Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX

3 Mountain Bikers Attending

Meet at the POOL PARKING LOT.We will do some rock armoring (light and heavy) on the creek bed trail and at the Main Creek Crossing.  We have an awesome landscaping hand truck to make moving rocks a breeze.  Rubber boots might be appropriate.  If you are not allergic to poison ivy, we have a special hero job for you!  :)After the rock armoring ses…

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8 AM start: Tour de Southern Walnut Creek Trail

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017, 8:00 AM

Govalle Park
5200 Bolm Rd. Austin, TX

1 Austin Cyclists Attending

We’re riding out at 8 AM for summer coolness.A moderate C-pace ride (roughly 11 to 14 mph) on The Southern Walnut Creek Trail from the trailhead at Govalle Park to the Abrupt End and return. Round trip is about 20 miles. The trail is paved for the entire distance, with a 1/2 mile hill on the outbound. We’ll regroup at the top of the hill on the ou…

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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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