Texas Bicycling News Digest January 12th 2018

FrankenBike Bell County # 3: FEB 04, 2018, 10am-4pm


FrankenBike Bell County will include the following cities: Temple, Belton, Nolanville, Harker Heights, Killeen, Salado, etc. The events will be held on the first weekend of each month. Either Saturday or Sunday from 10am-4pm. …

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Students bike 700 miles for Hurricane Harvey relief

By MADDY McCARTY | thefacts.com

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SURFSIDE — Jessyca and Ryanne Krueger are no strangers to the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. Their dad’s house in Angleton had 2 feet of water inside and their sister’s house suffered the same fate.

It was these personal experiences that inspired the sisters to participate in Hardin-Simmons University Leadership Studies program’s Bike Ride Across Texas to raise money for Harvey survivors.

TxDOT plans meetings on proposed widening of FM 2920

By Mayra Cruz | www.chron.com

The Texas Department of Transportation will be taking public comment at two meetings over the proposed widening of the 17-mile stretch of FM 2910 between Texas 249 and U.S. 290.

The construction project would widen FM 2920 to four lanes from the current two lanes between U.S. 290 to Cypress Rosehill Road.

It would also widen the same road to six lanes from four lanes between Cypress Rosehill Road to Texas 249, add a grassy median, sidewalks and a bicycle lane. …

Saturday, 9am to 2pm Alamo Beer Company 415 Burnet Street, San Antonio, Texas 78202 Join us! As a Martin Luther King Jr Commission sanctioned event, we are pleased to announce our second annual bicycle ride through the Eastside! Our Mission: Building and Advocating for our Community. Bike Enthusiast from all over will help us in not only commemorating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Legacy but working to bring about social and educational change. Our Bike ride will showcase historical buildings and landmarks throughout the Eastside. As a Community Outreach initiative, we aspire to promote businesses and partners that are striving to make a difference to the economic and service growth our community. Our brand, through outreach, is our way of generating relevancy and becoming impactful within our community. This Bike Ride serves an opportunity to come together to strengthen our voices. Current Participants: DreamWeek 2018 Natural Grocers Bike World Estate Coffee San Antonio Police Department  And more to come! Please come out to enjoy our educational ride, food, and fun! Contact us for more information! https://www.facebook.com/events/1505196086182727/?ti=as

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This weekend’s rides: Triple Bs! Red Horn!

by Thomas | steinerranchcycling.com

This weekend is going to be cold. Just bundle up and you will be fine!

Saturday we will make another attempt at the Triple Bs! It is a 61 mile ride and is actually one of the flattest routes we do. The route is here: https://www.strava.com/routes/4732205 but note that we will be riding that route CLOCKWISE (up the Triple Bs). After the ride we …

Your Turn: January 13


Cyclists ride the trail on the Salado Creek Greenway, part of the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails System — one of the many things for which we, as a community, should be thankful, according to a reader.

Reason for thanks

While I was biking on the fabulous Howard Peak Greenway near my house, I thought about how much we have to be grateful for in San Antonio and Bexar County. (One of my resolutions — not just this year but every year — is to be more thankful.)

Not only have city and county employees enhanced our outdoor experiences with these biking/walking trails and sidewalks, parks and other outdoor services, but we encounter their services every day. Who picks up your trash, repairs your roads, …

City mulls permits for bike sharing companies

Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe | www.dentonrc.com

The Denton City Council is expected to talk about rules for new bike-sharing companies in February.

So-called “dockless” bike-sharing came to North Texas and to Denton last year, and complaints soon followed. Rental bikes are left in key spots around town. A rider uses a smartphone application to unlock the bike and ride it for $1 an hour. Because the bikes aren’t intended to be parked at docking stations, some …

ARR Club Ride – McKinney Roughs Nature Park

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, 9:00 AM

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
1884 Hwy 71 West, Cedar Creek, TX 78612 Austin, TX

13 Mountain Bikers Attending

Join us for this for this awesome event! This will be the first monthly group ride of 2018 on the newly marked trails. While this event has no registration fee, McKinney Roughs Nature Park has a $5 entrance fee. Would you be willing to lead or sweep a ride group? WE ALWAYS NEED RIDE LEADERS! Here is a link to download the trail map! Look on the rig…

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Texas Bicycling from Twitter

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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