Texas Bicycling News Digest October 11th 2017

Dallas-Based Charity Team Building Company Files Federal Trademark Lawsuit Against the California Non-Profit Organization Together We Rise


Last week, The Leader’s Institute, LLC, a Texas charity team building company filed a federal trademark lawsuit against the Together We Rise Corporation, a California corporation. According to court documents in the lawsuit, styled The Leader’s Institute, Inc. v. Together We Rise – U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Case No. 3:17-cv-02604-N, The Leader’s Institute, LLC (TLI) alleges that Together We Rise Corporation’s (TWR) use of the phrase “Build-A-Bike” in conjunction with team building activities constitutes trademark infringement, unfair competition, and unjust enrichment.
The Leader’s Institute ® has offered the Build-A-Bike ® bicycle building team activity since 2005, and the company owner, Doug Staneart applied for and received a Federal Trademark for the name in 2006. The Build-A-Bike ® team activity is a workshop where corporate teams work together to build bicycles for underprivileged kids in their local …

ARR – East Williamson Creek Trail Building

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017, 9:00 AM

Location details are available to members only.

5 Mountain Bikers Attending

Help the Austin Ridge Riders build the newest natural surface hike and bike trail in Austin. We will be clearing the trail tread through the East Williamson Creek Greenbelt. Note that the meeting location is on a residential street with limited parking.Meet and park on Creek Bend Drive near 4907 Creek Bend. If you are late, go to the the short dea…

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Night Ride McAllister(Mountain­­ Bike)

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017, 6:15 PM

McAllister Park
13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd San Antonio, TX

1 Mountain Bikers Attending

We are going to mountain bike at McAllister park. We are  doing the trails immediately around and inside the park.  It should be about  2+ hours of riding.We meet at 6:15 and are riding by 6:25.Our pace will be about 8 to 12 mph. (Will mostly keep it at 10 mph.)Distance: About 10Rest Breaks about every 15 to 20 minutes(Or as needed)This is a n…

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9 AM start: Tour de Southern Walnut Creek Trail

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

Govalle Park
5200 Bolm Rd. Austin, TX

1 Austin Cyclists Attending

We’re riding out at 9 AM!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 outbound and at the Ab…

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Restaurant Week begins Sunday in Highland Village

by Mark Smith | www.crosstimbersgazette.com

Beginning Sunday, area residents can visit several Highland Village eateries and have a portion of their sales go to benefit the city’s Fallen Officers Fund.
Highland Village Restaurant Week is a week-long restaurant promotion ending with the 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race and 5K on Oct. 21. Participating restaurants will give a percentage of sales during specific timeframes.
Here is the list of participating restaurants in Highland Village. You …

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