By Nina Hernandez | www.austinchronicle.com
After two years of negotiations, injured cyclist receives settlement
The city didn’t just settle with one Austin cop on Dec. 2 when it threw $35,000 to Geoffrey Freeman, the officer who shot and killed 17-year-old David Joseph back in February. The same day Freeman waived his right to arbitration and ended his effort to get his job back, the city agreed to settle a case that involved a second officer, who hit a bicyclist in the road and later admitted in a deposition that he didn’t know the …
By Dan Wallach | www.beaumontenterprise.com
Volunteers James Ruby, left, and Gerardo Segura, check their list to retrieve the right bicycle for the right family at the Some Other Place Toys for Kids program. More than 20 bicylces were stolen from a … more
Beaumont police might have located perhaps 20 or more bicycles stolen earlier today from the Some Other Place Toys for Kids gift giveaway and families that had counted on giving a bike to a child might see their Christmas saved.
Early today, a thief or thieves cut through three locks, forced open a gate in a storage pod on Some Other Place property at …
Associated Press | www.oaoa.com
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Police say 13 snazzy new bicycles meant for needy children in Southeast Texas were stolen but recovered just in time to hand out as Christmas presents.
Beaumont police say nobody has been arrested for the theft reported Thursday morning by officials with a volunteer group called Some Other Place. Police say a storage unit where the …
cyclingfan1981 | www.youtube.com
Clockwise loop from basket #18 to #1
by planobob | www.planobicycle.org
Temperatures in the 50s, winds less than 5mph, 80% chance of no rain, OF COURSE we ride! Let’s burn some calories, so we can have some egg nog and pie and on and on. Meet at my white pickup by 7:45 for sign in and tail gate pre-ride chat. We will ride the usual 42 mile route at about 16 mph. This is a no drop ride.
by Peter Ray | cycling.powweb.com
$100K and Climbing – Woo hoo!
…It is indeed the most wonderful time of year. Hopefully each and everyone of you will find a little time in the next week or so to spend with family and friends. We’ve had an amazing year as a bike team in 2016, and there is just so much to celebrate. But first things first (drum roll please): We need to pause and acknowledge that we as a cycling team have now officially raised over $100,000 for Bike MS as …
Texas Bicycling from Twitter
— the Radavist (@TheRadavist) December 23, 2016
Austin’s Entire Priority Bike Plan Could Have Been Funded for Cost of Removing 360 Stop Lights https://t.co/yEfzzqlN62
— StreetsblogTexas (@StreetsblogTex) December 22, 2016
— SAParksandRec (@SAParksandRec) December 22, 2016
Stefan's present arrived early. Who will win the next one for MSU Cycling? Keep a watchful eure in 2017! https://t.co/7nTqx1AJmr
— MSU Cycling Team (@MSUCyclingTeam) December 22, 2016
— Kirk Teske (@KirkTeske) December 22, 2016
— TERENCE ACHUO (@paxdei01) December 22, 2016
— Andaroo Willis (@AndarooWillis) December 22, 2016
Let the training begin!
1/14/17 Frisco (Part of Frisco Winter Games)
1/28/17 Boulder Park
2/11/17 Northshore… https://t.co/aSmKGMDNH7
— DORBA (@dorbaonline) December 22, 2016
New Events Added to Texbiker.net Calendar
New Event BSS South to Mountain City and Back – Austin, TX For full details, including the address, and to RSVP se… https://t.co/nqwB0AHVVi
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) December 22, 2016
New Event White Oak Bayou – Moderate Pace Bike Ride – Houston, TX https://t.co/lCOS1MOCuH
Event: Biking White O… https://t.co/MMfbKO8hus
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) December 23, 2016