Texas Bicycling News Digest November 11th 2017

Austin cyclist riding on shoulder cited after being hit by car

by Jordan Bontke | cbsaustin.com

An Austin cyclist is recovering from being hit by a car on N FM 620. After the accident he was cited by Austin Police for riding on the shoulder.
On October 29th, Steven Todack said he had plans to ride his bike 100 miles. He said he only made it about a mile and half when he was struck by a car attempting to make a left into the parking lot of …


His eighth #tourdashugel He's got it down

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Big turnout for this years #tourdashugel and so colorful.

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Midlothian Waxahachie Regional Trail Preliminary Engineering Study

www.texasbids.net

Status: bidding
Report: 8195156
Country : United States State: TX County: Dallas Location: Arlington
Scope: To prepare a design development schematic and environmental summary.
Notes: Contact Patricia Rohmer, P.E., Project Engineer, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011.
Plans: From Owner.
Owner Type: Public

Bid on Trailheads Parking Areas in El Paso

www.texasbids.net

Prebid: 11/14/17 1:30 PM
Solicitation Title: Trailheads Parking Areas
Owner Solic Number: 2018-676 Status: bidding Report: 8196019
Country : United States State: TX County: El Paso Location: El Paso
Est. Low Value: $750,000 Est. High Value: $950,000
Scope: Provide parking to access the trail system leading into the park. Install park amenities including landscaping, directional signage, Big Belly trash receptacles, solar LED area lights, and pet waste stations and other amenities.
Notes: …


#tourdashugel finishers. The 5 pmers are my favorites.

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Local insurance agent pumping up for 2017 Turkey Roll

Kim Phillips | www.dentonrc.com


Hector Mendoza, owner of the Hector Mendoza Agency, makes his living writing Farmers Insurance policies. He’s good at it. He serves on the board of directors for the Denton Chamber of Commerce. He’s good at that, too.

Hector Mendoza, left, is shown here with his friend Chase Hawkins at last year’s Breakfast Kiwanis of Denton Turkey Roll. Bicycle rallies are how Mendoza gets his thrills, and the annual Turkey Roll ranks among his all-time favorite ones in which to ride each year.

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Hector Mendoza, left, is shown here with his friend Chase Hawkins at last year’s Breakfast Kiwanis of Denton Turkey Roll. Bicycle rallies are how Mendoza gets his thrills, and the annual Turkey Roll ranks among his all-time favorite ones in which to ride each year. Courtesy photo
Hector, 42, is also good at the thing that drives him most, and that drive is on two wheels, not four. His passion is cycling, and he is readying to ride in the Denton …


Children’s Build Work Party

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Handy at fixing bikes? Want to help YBP give the gift of bikes to kids in need this holiday season?

If so, please join us for the first of our 2017 holiday kids bike builds tomorrow (Sun) from 2-6pm at our shop at 1216 Webberville Road.

We are also in need donations! We could use more kids bikes (tiny ones up to 26″ mountain bikes) during tomorrow’s bike build or any …



El Paso police looking for 2 bike thieves

by Javier Gutierrez | kfoxtv.com

EL PASO, Texas — El Paso police want to find two thieves who stole from a bike store on 2800 North Stanton street.
Police say, two thieves forced their way into the Westside El Paso store and stole property worth more than $15,000.
On the morning of …


Texas Bicycling from Twitter

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New Event 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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