Texas Bicycling Digest of News and Blogs April 15th

Help Bike Austin plan its strategy at May 3-4 summit

By Pam LeBlanc        www.austin360.com

Feel safer pedaling in bike lanes? Wish your favorite restaurant had a bike rack? Want a hand in shaping the future of cycling in Austin?
Bike Austin is hosting a summit May 3-4 to plan its strategy for the next three to five years. The new organization, created by a merger between the Austin Cycling Association and Bike Austin, is dedicated to…

2014 Hillacious Bike Tour

Don Bynum’s Blog

It is always good news when a new organized ride crops up out here in the Texas Hill Country.
The first ever annual Hillacious Bike Tour, seemingly put on and supported by just about every human being in Lampasas County, was held Saturday April 12 and from my perspective it was very successful.
Saturday morning my riding buddy, John Chalmers, stopped by my place and we stuck my Catrike in the bed of his truck beside his new carbon fiber prostate crusher then drove about 40 minutes to the Lampasas Middle School on the South end of town, where the ride was to start.  There were several different length routes to choose from.  John and I considered the 70 miler but in a…

City Cycling/TS101 Classroom

Austin Cycling Association

Riding in traffic is smooth when you’re prepared with the knowledge and skills to avoid potential conflicts.  In the City Cycling/TS101 class, you will learn where to ride safely on the street, how to be visible and predictable to motorists and where to position yourself at intersections.  Even if you are an experienced cyclist, you will be surprised at how much you did not know about safe cycling.  This in-class lecture will cover the following topics:
The Bicycle–Parts
Maintenance Basics
Clothing and Equipment Basics
Bicycle Handling Basics
Your Role in Traffic
Avoiding Crashes
Hazard Avoidance Maneuvers
Riding Enjoyment
All classes are taught by…

Maypearl to Ennis Bike Overnight Bluebonnet Tour

Lone Star Cyclists

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 – 8:30am
Sunday, April 27, 2014 – 8:30am
Ever wanted to get on your bike some Saturday and just keep going? Then join us for a Bike Overnight on April 26 and 27 (Saturday and Sunday). We’ll ride 60 miles from Maypearl to Ennis and stay overnight in a hotel. Soft beds, hot showers, room service… well, room service is just a dream, but you get the picture! There are several restaurants to…

Walnut Wednesday Workday

The Austin Mountain Bikers Meetup Group

Wednesday, April 23, 2014    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
12138 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX (map)
ARR is back in the trail work business!  We have our insurance certificates and are getting back to work.
What: Walnut Wednesday Workday
When: Wednesday, April 23rd from 5:30PM to 8:00PM
Where: Meet in the pool parking lot
What will we be doing:  We will be working on…

Nate for the Win!

Diane Goggins,Campaign Owner        fundly.com


Nate Aikele is a competitor in every sense of the word. He works hard, studies hard, rides hard and for sure plays hard. He makes goals and accomplishes them by giving everything he has, and then digging deeper to give even more. He keeps Christ as his rock and has unwavering faith in God. He is an incredible brother, uncle, son, athlete, student and doctor (almost).
On Thursday, April 10th, Nate was participating in a cycling race in Austin, TX called The Driveway Series. The course consisted of a route that had two sharp U-turns right before the finish line. After circling around the course multiple times, he prepared to finish strong with a win. He was out in front of the other cyclists when he looked over his right shoulder to…

Energy Corridor Bike to Work Day

www.bikehouston.org

When: May 15, 2014 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
Where: Terry Hershey Park Gazebo
15200 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
Cycling groups now forming at Energy Corridor companies; lunch-and-learns workshops available to provide guidance
14-APR-9-bike-to-work-posterRiding a bike to work can refuel the soul, improve health and reduce traffic. And one way to experience bicycling commuting is The Energy Corridor District’s 10th annual Bike to Work Day Thursday, May 15, when groups and solo riders from all compass points pedal to work into The Energy Corridor.
Amid a sea of colorful bikes and jerseys, the dawn ride ends at the Terry Hershey Park gazebo for a celebration of cycling, with raffle prizes, giveaways, plus food and…

Keep Those Knees In!

Bike Noob

Back when I started riding, I was with a friend who was an experienced biker, taking a few laps on the Veloway. At one point, a young woman passed us, and my friend picked up the pace to stay close to her. This surprised me, because this particular friend isn’t interested in women.
I caught up to him, and he said, “I wanted to see her position on the bike — if she kept her legs in. She does. Looking good.”
Huh?
“A good rider keeps the knees close to the top tube,” he replied. “Some people ride with their knees sticking out to the sides.”
Uh, guilty as charged. When I walk, my feet splay out a bit. I even have…

Highlights from the 2014 Lancaster Country Ride

Greater Dallas Bicyclists


The Greater Dallas Bicyclists hosted our annual bike rally in Lancaster, TX on April 12, 2014. This year’s Lancaster Country Ride had 1158 registered riders who braved gusty winds on the 23, 42, and 62 mile routes. The 42 and 62 mile routes included Sugar Ridge Road, which is part of the Bluebonnet Trails Festival. The bluebonnets did not disappoint this year. There were masses of them along the roads.
Rally Director Brenda Barnell praised the GDB club member volunteers who worked at the rally. “It truly warms my heart to see so many people (red shirts!) working together to make a huge rally very safe, friendly and fun for so many cyclists! Without each and…

Charter Reserve Stage Race Results

Tyler Bicycle Club

Charter Reserve Stage Race Results spreadsheet

Buck Creek Trails – Not my A game

Turnin’ Crank

Joe’s Austin Rattler Recap

Texas Mountain Bike Trails

We received two Austin Rattler recaps to publish on the website, both with very interesting stories about the event and also some takeaways on what to expect and how to better prepare yourself for a race of this nature. Today we get Joe Tegerdine’s inside scoop on his first experience at Rocky Hill ranch and the great Austin Rattler race.
The Austin Rattler MTB is a 62-mile race organized by Lifetime Fitness and held at the well-known Rocky Hill Ranch in Smithville, TX (about 40 miles east of Austin). It is part of the Leadville Race Series and can earn you a spot in the famous Leadville Trail 100 either through a qualifying time or lottery entry.
Overall, I really enjoyed the race. I have heard a lot about the great riding at Rocky Hill Ranch so it was nice to finally get down there and get a taste of what it has to offer. The course was a 15-mile loop that consisted of about 50% dirt road and 50% single track. I thought is was a bit heavy on the flat single track side, but the more technical riding in the…

Will road biking help your mountain biking skills, speed and overall performance?

by Shawn McAfee        Texas Mountain Bike Trails

That’s the question we are looking at in this week’s Bearded Bike Tip Monday.
You hear this from people all the time that road cycling will help their overall mtb…

April 19th and 20th Rides!

Steiner Ranch Cycling

LAST WEEKENDS RECAP
Last Saturday’s ride had a great turnout.  We had 18 riders and we even had a couple people visiting us from Dallas. About 6 of us did a shorter 38 mile ride and the rest did the Dam Loop.  All in all a great Saturday ride.
Last Sunday we had about 7 people turn out for the ride but I think the turnout was a little low because there was a risk of rain and the ride was competing with the 10/20 run.
Riding Kits should be here soon for those that qualified or bought one.  We will keep you posted and will organize a kit party to hand out our new SUPER HERO kits….  You are guaranteed to ride faster after…

Ouachita Challenge 2014

Neilson Development Racing Team

Last weekend, 4 Devo members made the trip up to Oden, Arkansas to race the Ouachita Challenge. This is a 60 mile mountain bike race covering pavement, gravel roads, and sections of both the Ouachita and Womble trails. The race is characterized by lots of rocks (usually accompanied by lots of flats), and tough climbing.
After the long drive up Saturday morning, we all went out for a preride to check out the trail conditions. We got in some good climbing, as well as some fun descending. Our BMCs were awesome on the…

Risking Rolling My Wheels Over Fort Worth’s Mallard Cove Park’s High Pressure Natural Gas Pipeline

Durango Texas

Last night we were warned that the temperature could possibly dip to the freezing zone.
I was under blankets last night for the first time in awhile, but, when I woke up my temperature monitoring devices this morning, I saw that the pre-dawn temperature was several  degrees above freezing.
Yet somehow this morning there appeared to be frost on the roof that I gaze upon during…

Through the Ringer: the Castell Grind

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The Castell Grind held earlier this month was billed as a “gravel grinder race in the Texas hill country.” And while not everyone raced the event, some taking the time to enjoy the remarkable scenery and peaceful dirt lanes, there were those riders that decided to test their mettle over either the 100k (62 mile) or 50k (31 mile) courses. Regardless of planned pace, everyone there was unsure of what to expect, even if they had the experience of the Holey Roller under their belt.
The appeal of a gravel grinder is that there’s a little something for everyone. For those that want to get after it a bit, it’s a race, while for others it’s a ride. For racers, it eschews the formalities of a sanctioned event, with a “winner take all” approach for the men’s and women’s fields (there are no categories or age groups). For riders it presents unique challenges in that courses are generally unmarked and there are…

SAPD Bike Patrol plays crucial role during Fiesta

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New Events Added to Texbiker.net Calendar

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I got a laugh from the video with Lance changing a tube.

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Texas Cycling News and Blog Digest April 14th

Ride Report: BP MS150 Houston to Austin

by dstrong            www.bikeforums.net

Does anyone even do ride reports anymore??? Well, here’s one.
This ride has been on my “cycling bucket list” since I started road biking almost 8 years ago. This year I finally committed to doing it and had a friend of mine hook me up with a solid team out of Houston, Team Fugro (an energy industry company…I still don’t know what they do).
What a nice way to spend a weekend! The support staff for the team was fantastic and eliminated all the concerns I had from a logistics standpoint.
I began packing Thursday afternoon after working out a packing list over the last month. There were a few last minute changes due to the weather forecast (all “cold weather gear” was eliminated, as was the rain jacket) but the list performed well. This is what I ended up with:
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The big purple bag was my “Overnight in La Grange bag” and went straight on to the team truck when I arrived in Houston. The other two bags went with me to my hotel, about 1/2 mile from the Omni (main event hotel).
My daughter took me to downtown Austin Friday morning around 11:30 to catch an MS150 bus to the Omni. My bike was put on a…

National Bike Month

The League of American Bicyclists

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try.
Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, National Bike Month is an opportunity to…

Tuesday: Intermediate/Advanc­ed Mountain Bike Ride at the Ant Hills

Houston Cycling Club

Tuesday, April 22, 2014    6:15 PM
15200 Memorial Dr, Houston, Te (map)
Look for group and ask if it’s us! call me, Jeff @ [masked] if you have any questions or are going to be late.
This will be a medium to fast pace ride through the Ant Hills of Hershey Park! Bring WATER, spare tube/tire, snacks, etc…Helmets required. Call if you are going to be late so…

Anthills Trail Work Party

GHORBA

Event category: General
Trail: The Anthills (Terry Hershey Park)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 – 8:30am
It is spring again and everything is growing so it is time for a bit of trail trimming! Items on the agenda for Saturday include trimming the trails, removing a couple of downed trees and putting some more armoring on the trail near the Dairy Ashford bridge. We will meet up at the Dairy Ashford parking lot (SE corner of Dairy Ashford and Buffalo Bayou). The work party will start at 8:30 am. This is a good time to earn some PayDirt hours. Please bring your favorite gloves, water and your loppers. Please…

Redemption, or how Abilene Buck Trails Got Their xxxx Back

Turnin’ Cranks

After my displeasure with the route decision for the course last year, I had all but written off making the trip up to Abilene this year. After hearing they had added some technical sections back to the route, I decided to make the trip up.
Assuming some of the good techy stuff had indeed been added back to the course, making it less of a hammerfest and more of a balanced trail, I figured I would have a decent shot at a strong finish. Abilene is typically a lighter raced venue so with the lower numbers, and a course that favored my style, I knew I could have a good result with a smooth ride. Who knows, maybe a top 5 would be in the cards?
I drove up to my Dad’s on Friday which is just an hour or so away. On Saturday I drove over to the venue to check out the course, planning to pay particular attention to the trail on any…

Carrollton Cycling

Downtown Carrollton ride will start Saturday April 18th at 8:00 am

Registration Available Now: BikeTexas KidsKup at DORBA Prayer Mountain Pedal

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Saturday, April 26
Big Cedar Wilderness Trails, Dallas, TX (map)
Save time on site – pre-register below!
Directions & Parking:
From I-20:
Exit Mountain Creek Pkwy
Travel South, then turn left on Wheatland. Turn left on Christie Lane, then right on Isom Lane. Turn left to enter parking area.
Registration is at 12 and racing is at 2. …

See cycling differently on April 25 and 26

BikeHouston

Friday April 25 BikeHouston kicks off its Membership drive with the unique BLINK event in downtown Houston. Gather at OKRA around 6.30 pm to learn all about making music with your bike. For more details, information and tickets go to our Facebookpage or the Event Calendar.
Children cycle too
Saturday April 26 BikeHouston shows cycling is great fun for the whole family. Come at 9 am to…

Prosecutors: Driver had been drunk, using phone before hitting bicyclist in Lower Valley

By Adriana M. Chávez / El Paso Times

Prosecutors allege Araceli Nava was impaired, distracted before 2009 accident
State prosecutors allege a 29-year-old woman was drunk, tired, lost and using her cellphone when she fatally struck a bicyclist nearly five years ago in the Lower Valley.
Defense attorneys for Araceli Nava, who is charged with intoxicated manslaughter and manslaughter, argued prosecutors can’t prove that intoxication alone caused the death of Gustavo Vega, 47.
Nava’s trial began with opening statements Monday morning in the 346th District Court. If convicted of intoxicated manslaughter or manslaughter, Nava faces two to 20 years in prison.
During opening statements, Assistant District Attorney Curtis Cox told jurors Vega was an avid…

Bike ride

Katy Bicycle fun riders

Sunday, April 27, 2014    9:30 AM
George Bush Park
20710 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX (map)
Meet at the large parking lot, by the soccer fields.
We will ride in the park. 6 or so miles!

Senor Chachos Lunch Ride

Dallas Cycling Trail Riders and Weekend Pub Crawlers

Saturday, April 19, 2014    10:00 AM
Senor Chachetes (formerly Senor Chachos and Luna De Noche)
7602 N Jupiter Rd, Garland, TX 75044, Garland, TX (map)
Ask for CW Karstens
I was interested in the Ozona Lunch Ride but, there was more interest than comfort will allow.  I would like to lead this comparable ride starting and ending at Senor Chachetes on April 19th.  Meet time is 10:00am and launch time is 10:15am.
We will ride from Senor Chachetes to the corner of Coit and Campbell (UTD) and back again, 16 mile ride.  We will traverse the Sherrill Park Golf Course Public Trail, Lookout Park, Spring Creek Natural Area and the Renner Bike Trail.  Come back to…

MIT maps Austin bike wrecks, worst routes

by KATIE FRIEL / Culture Map        khou.com


When many of us think of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, we imagine rooms filled with smart students, brilliant janitors who solve complex math equations in secret, and research done by the world’s leading minds. You Are Here, a project from the Social Computing Group at the MIT Media Lab, is taking those brilliant minds and matching them with artists and designers to turn data into visual illustrations of a city’s culture.
Every day for the next year, the folks behind You Are Here will create one interactive map of a city that they’ve either lived in, or simply just love. According to the website, the team is primarily focused on creative and…

Weekend Warriors: Train like Olympians

www.ksat.com

More and more Americans are on a quest to get fit—biking, running, swimming, and even competing in marathons and triathlons. But more often than not, most weekend warriors don’t know the limits of their abilities.   Now, there is a new program that can get them the same advice and workouts as professional athletes.
25-year-old Julian Kyer is a serious cyclist who wants to constantly test his limits.
“I’m competitive about it,” Kyer told Ivanhoe.
Now, with the help of a program at the university of Colorado’s Health and Wellness Center, Kyer undergoes a…

Race timed by john.gonzales’s iPad

San Angelo Bicycle Association

Thursday, April 10, 2014 6:39 PM (GMT-5)
I don’t think the road TT results from last Thursday ever got posted. Here they are …. little slower than normal but it was an UGLY wind day.

This Weekend Rides:

San Antonio Ccycling Club

Saturday, April 19th,
Bill Miller Ride
9:00 AM
Today’s ride will be a 28 mile loop and includes the very hilly and challenging Hwy 211. Note: Hwy 211 is not suitable for beginners.. Maps will be available for those riding on their own. Map W2. Lunch at Bill Miller’s. Ride Leader for the 28 mile loop, Jim 210-845-7660. Guests riders are welcome.
Sunday, April 20th,
Kirby Ride from Lupitas, 26 or 36 miles.
9:00 AM
Meet in parking lot next to Lupitas Mexican Café for an easy 26 or 36 mile moderate paced group ride. Map # E1. This ride has rolling to medium hills, but suitable for intermediate riders. Shorter route available. Ride Leader: Vern, 210-275-5637.
Directions: Take IH 10 East to Loop 410. Left (North) on 410 to FM 78 Exit. Right on FM 78 (Old Seguin Rd) for about 1 mile. Lupitas is on right hand side, beyond DQ, and next to the Bank.

Tyler Grit and Glide

Tyler Bicycle Club

The Second Annual Tyler Grit and Glide, a dual cycling event.
Benefiting ForTheSilent.org
Date & Location: October 26, 2014 at Faulkner Park, Tyler, TX.
Registration on BikeReg
Race Description: Race 2 stages, mountain and road bikes, All for one combined time. To help victims of human trafficking.
Description
From the imagination Rico Vazquez, In partnership with the Tyler Bicycle Club, Elite Bicycles and Simpsons Adventure Sports, comes a dual cycling event. Designed to bring the sport of mountain and road biking in one combined and timed event. Faulkner park offers technical hard packed really fast, 6.5mile single track and a great closed loop 2 mile road course with challenging climbs and quick downhillsprints. Beginner friendly yet plenty of challenge for those who can push the pace. This ids the site for the annual 4 hour race also. Dual cycle competitors will have the option of entering either the Expert class( 2 tail laps and 20 mile road course) or Novice class( 1 trail lap and 10 mile road course). There is also 2nd option to compete in the solo class (only one course and style of riding) for those who do not have both…

Mt. Selman four mile Time Trial Results April 10th

Tyler Bicycle Club

Results ETT/TBC 4mi TT, April 10, 2014
In order of finish
1. Seth Cooke 6:25.43, 37.42 mph av.
2. Chuck Lafferty 6:40.92, 36.00 mph av.
3. Nathan Lesniewski, 6:49.71, 35.21mph av.
4. Clay Emge, 7:01.44, 34.22mph av.
5. Michael Rodriguez, 7:05.15, 33.89mph av.
6. Will Hughes, 7:13.93, 33.28mph av. ….

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Turned Back by the Wind

At 9:30 this morning I realized I could go biking which is a couple of hours earlier than I have been riding. Part of my motivation was the approaching cold front. There was a wind advisory going into effect at 10:00AM bringing the cold front. So I hurried to get ready and ended up leaving at 10:10. The sky was overcast but a check of the radar showed no rain in the area.

Planning a route took a few minutes as I got ready and I decided to go on what I call the “Oakhurst – Cumberland – Valley Ranch” route. My reasoning was I could get to the northern most point (Cumberland) in a short amount of time in case the wind arrived and there were several abort options if the wind and rain came. As it turned out when I got into Oakhurst on Mills Branch Drive headed to the west a gust of cold air hit me. Next a few sprinkles of rain fell. When I turned right onto Oakhurst Forest the wind kicked up again. At that point I decided I better change the route and go for home trying to beat the rain and wind. I took several streets to the US59 south bound service road with a stiff cooling tailwind. On the service road I raced to Northpark Drive. Normally I prefer to not ride on Northpark but this time of day I thought the traffic would be lighter and it was. I cut into Kings Mills subdivision to ride on some side streets parallel to Northpark to avoid some traffic. Back on Northpark I got a traffic break and made it to the trail along Northpark and on to home.

When I started the ride the temperature was 75 and by the time I got back at 11:19 it was down to 68.9. Walking through the house to our master bathroom I could light rain hitting the skylight. The wind was calm at the beginning but when I got home it was from the NNW at 21 mph with 26 mph gusts. The wind chill was noticeable and I was glad I wore a long sleeve jersey with my shorts.

The shortened ride was 16.02 miles and I averaged 15.2 mph. Tonight’s weather could reach the upper 30′s. Biking tomorrow might not happen.

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News and Blog Digest – Texas Bicycling April 13th

Photos from the 2014 Spring Cyclocross Clinic with Tim Johnson and Pete Webber.

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Bent Wheel Bash Kicks off For 7th Time

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The 7th annual Bent Wheel Bash kicked off on Saturday at Buck Creek Trails.
The event is an off road bicycle race hosted by Biketown and will benefit the Abilene Police Department bike unit.
On Saturday, kids took part in a free bike safety seminar and participated in a short race.
There was also the Abilene Guns and Hoses which is a challenge between the fire and…

Cary’s Gray Bike

The Violet Crown Sports Association

The headliner for April’s monthly VC meeting was Cary Jung’s Gray bike. Nothing like bike technology and beer to get a good discussion going with this group. Cary’s show n’ tell included a rundown of the bike’s parts and accessories starting with the Hong Fu Bike frameset he ordered direct from the manufacturer. The bike includes an electronic Dura-Ace 9000 groupset, a power meter, and a Fulcrum Racing Zero Ltd set of wheels. Cary provided a…

8:00am – Harden Dental Team Ride

Corinth Cycling Club

When: Sat May 3, 2014 8am to 11am  CDT
Where: Ronny Crownover Middle School
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: This is the weekly training ride for the Corinth Cycling/Harden Dental race team. This is a 62 mile loop on an established route. Expect a fast pace and be prepared to fix your own mechanicals. There are no stops on this ride. -7:30am- http://ridewithgps.com/routes/337788

Quite a pair: Testicular cancer survivors cycling across the country to spread awareness

By Victor R. Martinez / El Paso Times

When it comes to testicular cancer, many men take the “it’ll never happen to me” approach.
“A lot of young men have that Superman complex where they feel nothing can hurt them and they don’t need to go see a doctor,” said Chris Olsen, a testicular cancer survivor who is cycling across the country to talk about the importance of monthly self exams.
“Testicular cancer is the number one cancer in men 15 to 35 years of age,” Olsen said. “We just want to make sure that these guys know it’s OK to go see a doctor. If you notice anything different, you better go, it’s better to be safe than sorry. It doesn’t make you weak, it just…

Chilsolm Trail Parkway ride.

Dallas Cycling Trail Riders and Weekend Pub Crawlers

Saturday, May 10, 2014    9:00 AM
Needs a location
This is a one time only event. All information and signup can be found at http://ctprunride.org/races/
According to facebook parking is to be determined later.
https://www.facebook.com/chisholmtrailevents
I will update as soon as I know a good place to be reached.
Planned for since the 1960′s the long-awaited Chisholm Trail Parkway toll road connecting Tarrant and Johnson Counties, from Fort Worth to Cleburne, is nearing completion. Dedication events celebrating this epic milestone will occur on Saturday, May 10, 2014 which will include runs and bike rides of…

Favorite Rides – The Zoo Ride

Bike Noob

When I consider rides I like, it’s easy to overlook the Zoo Ride. That’s because it’s not as long as most of our other marquee rides. But it does have a lot of features that make it worthy of consideration. In fact, our club has an informal “Friday Zoo Ride” that I might be able to join one of these years. In the meantime, I have mostly ridden it by myself.
As the name suggests, the Zoo Ride heads to the Austin Zoo. Our zoo is not in the city, but is several miles west. From our neighborhood, we get a quick taste of the hills that highlight the Zoo Ride. We take an easy climb through one…

“Biking in Texas? Why?”

by alexthepuffin        alexbikes.wordpress.com

The title of this post is the most common response when I tell people we’re taking a two-week vacation in Texas. Anouk and I struggle to find vacation destinations that feature both good birding and biking. Texas promises to be a new experience. I’m going to bike solo from the north west to the south east for ten days, then meet up with Anouk for a few days of birding, then fly back from Houston. …

EP Cyclists Ride Info

Weekday Rides (Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday)
04/15 Tuesday CLINIC Mighty Mujer Route
CLINIC – Understanding Sports Stress : Laura Rodriguez
Meet: Memorial Park
Time: 6:00 Rollout
Clinic:After the Ride (Mujeres Only)
Cat B – Mighty Mujer Route
Everyone climb at their own pace..o7′o
ABSOLUTELY no fast riding in Cat B with regrouping stops.
This ride is meant for those riders that can do 25 miles or more at at reasonable pace. This ride will teach you to feel comfortable in a group ride, ride safer. Only Road bikes
04/16 Wednesday
Westside Ride lead By Rodolfo Zaragoza
Time 8:30am
Place: Starbucks I-10 & Redd Rd
Distance and Pace will be decided at start
04/17 Thursday Ride EAST (Cat A+, Cat A , Cat B)
Place: Hospital Parking lot…

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