Texas Bicycling News Digest April 24th

Almost 200 Participate in Memorial Bike Ride (Video) www.krgv.com

EDINBURG – A memorial bike ride was held this morning to remember Eddie Arguelles, the man killed while riding his bike a week ago. Nearly 200 cyclists took part in the 15-mile bike ride. A vehicle struck Arguelles, who was riding his bike on the [...]

Daily Texas Bicycling News April 23rd

Memorial ride scheduled for beloved cyclist fatally struck by vehicle Dan Santella | The Monitor

EDINBURG — Spurred on by the victim’s wishes, friends of an admired University of Texas-Pan American employee killed this past Thursday are planning a bike ride in his honor for Thursday morning. Bike riders with the “5AM Wake-Up Ride” [...]

Daily Texas Bicycling News Digest April 22nd

El Paso driver gets 10 years in bicyclist death www.valleymorningstar.com

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas driver has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for striking and killing a bicyclist in a 2009 daytime wreck. A jury in El Paso on Monday sentenced 29-year-old Araceli Nava, who was convicted last week [...]

Texas Bicycling Blog and News Digest April 21st

Bike & Build organizes cross-country bicycle trips www.bikeandbuild.org

Southern Route Overview: Following hurricane Katrina’s devastating impact on the Gulf Coast in 2005, Bike & Build re-routed Southern U.S. in 2006 to join the ongoing rebuilding effort in the Gulf Coast. The second week of the trip will be spent building in areas that are [...]