Texas Bicycling News Digest December 4th 2017

Biking Through the Lights


About a hundred bicyclists came out the enjoy the Concho Christmas Celebration last evening for the annual San Angelo Bicycle Association’s “Bike Through the Lights” with Santa and his Elf. Individuals and families rode bikes along the …

Very dirty, humid, and wet ride.

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Just keep biking

by Rachel Herzer | ntdaily.com

Maybe it’s my anxiety, or maybe I’m scarred from that one time when I was little and my brother accidentally ran me over with his bike. Either way, it seems like every other day on campus I find myself coming within inches of losing my life to a cyclist speeding by. Maybe I’m just being dramatic.

Once, a guy hit me with the handle of his bike, and I apologized. While savage cyclists are concerning and definitely something to be vigilant about, above all, UNT’s affinity for bikes is inspiring.

On Nov. 8, The League of American Bicyclists recognized UNT as a bronze level Bicycle Friendly University. This …

Committee delays vote on update to Balcones Canyonlands Preserve access guidelines

Pam LeBlanc | fitness.blog.austin360.com

A vote on updated public access guidelines at the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve has been postponed.

Dozens of mountain bikers, motorcyclists and other park users, concerned that a rewording of the guidelines might jeopardize future access to the preserve, spoke at a meeting Friday at which the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan Coordinating Committee considered the update.

“We obviously weren’t …

ARR Trail Crew / WC Drainage and Berm building

Friday, Dec 8, 2017, 3:00 PM

Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
12138 North Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX

2 Mountain Bikers Attending

Meet at the POOL PARKING LOT. With recent rains, there will certainly be drainage issues to address to make sure the trails dry out faster so we can ride them again. There are a wide variety of tasks to be handled for every range of individual abilities. If you are not allergic to poison ivy, we have a special hero job for you! 🙂 Please sign up he…

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