When and why did you decide to become a Bike Austin member?
Which time? I was a member of ACA at least once or twice a few years back. I joined “Bike Austin” itself in the summer of 2016. Why? I was fortunate to be able to leave my career in 2015 (the word “retirement” makes me uncomfortable). Getting involved in bike advocacy had long been something I wanted to do after getting rid of the pesky demands of my traveling sales engineer job.
What benefits or positive outcomes have you enjoyed as a Bike Austin member?
Bike Austin membership literally pays for itself, considering the Go Local card, Bicycle Sport Shop gift card, and the other discounts. Not to mention …
Krista Chandler | www.beaumontenterprise.com
Police have identified a bicyclist killed in a Beaumont wreck early Tuesday.
Tam Trung Ngo, a 55-year-old transient, was on the 6200 block of Texas 347 at about 4:36 a.m. when the driver of a Mercury changed lanes and struck the bike.
Police said there were no lights on the bicycle and Ngo was not wearing reflective clothing.
By Dug Begley | www.chron.com
A teenage bicyclist was killed Sunday during a ride in Waller County, which Prairie View Police said Wednesday remained under investigation.
Garrett Hardy, 19, was struck around 10:15 a.m. Sunday as he rode with other cyclists eastbound along the 44500 block of U.S. 290 Business, also known as Old 290. The spot, south of U.S. 290 near University Drive, is steps from Prairie View City Hall.
Old 290 is a popular riding spot for cyclists, and also a …
BY FAYE REEDER | www.star-telegram.com
It will be a milestone for a special hometown community initiative on Saturday when the crowd of parents and kids gather in the parking lot at 2229 W. Park Row at 9 a.m. On that special morning, it will mark the 10th anniversary of the Bikes for Mission Arlington program, and the decade of achievements from this initiative are impressive.
When a couple of dads back in 2007 decided they wanted their kids to experience the thrill of giving to those less fortunate, they took them shopping for bicycles and delivered six of …
Texas Bicycling from Twitter
— BikeATX (@BikeATX) December 7, 2017
It was called SXCycles. We ran it for about 5yrs until B-Cycles got rolling. It was sponsored by SXSW, my company Tern Bikes, and various partners. It essentially gave platinum badge holders a free bike every day for the entire conference. Fun to do, but was major feat every year
— BikeATX (@BikeATX) December 6, 2017
— ROTHE Training (@rothetraining) December 6, 2017
— Stefan Rothe (@stefanrothe) December 6, 2017
— Bayou City Outdoors (@BayouCityOutdrs) December 6, 2017
Oh, she also asked about the bikeway detour. Staff said it could last as long as 24 months. According to ATD's counters, this headache would be the cycling equivalent of the Mopac Improvement Project. pic.twitter.com/Ut4YjoSKtO
— Caleb Alan Pritchard (@cubbie9000) December 6, 2017
— Síclovía (@Siclovia) December 6, 2017
— Katy Trail (@KatyTrail) December 6, 2017
— SA Wheelmen (@sawheelmen) December 6, 2017
— GWCChuck (@GWCChuck) December 6, 2017
— Movability Austin (@Movability) December 6, 2017
New Event Added to Texbiker.net Calendar
****Must be able to average 18 mph minimum****
No Registration Transfers
90 For Dad Bicycle Ride
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) December 7, 2017