by Pam LeBlanc
Kim Ciolli buzzes around the track at Driveway Austin, tucked in an all-female pack of cyclists 36 strong.
They surge and flow like a high-speed school of fish, notching lap after lap on the twisty course at an average speed of about 25 miles per hour.
When the race ends, Ciolli stands at the top of the podium, alongside two other women from the all-female team she created, RCM Hit Squad presented by Crush Fitness. …
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is getting off the ground with its first board of directors, elected during a conference call last week.
The association has named five board executives and confirmed an additional four members-at-large.
James Stanfill, of Austin’s Bicycle Sport Shop, was unanimously chosen to serve as the association’s first …
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is working with Bicycle Blue Book, encouraging its dealers to use the company’s used bike trade-in program to drive new bike sales.
Bicycle Blue Book’s Authorized Trade-In Program gives consumers an estimate of their used bike’s value, from the company’s website. The consumers then bring bikes to a participating store to confirm the value and get a store credit for the trade-in. The store then ships the bike to Bicycle Blue Book and receives reimbursement for the store credit value, minus shipping. Bicycle Blue Book has arranged special shipping rates and will supply shipping materials and labels. …
By Steven Amen
It’s not everyday that there’s a charity ride within riding distance of where I live, in Nacogdoches. Usually the closest ones are Freeze Your Fanny in Longview or The Purgatory in Lufkin, both are still a 30ish minute drive away, but I was fortunate to have the Nacogdoches’ Rotary Club hold this one within 10 minutes of me.
After getting up and ready, I left my house and warmed my legs up with the spin to the Civic Center. The morning sky was grey and a little wind came from east to west, so we would be fighting the wind on the way out and a tailwind on the way back, which I find preferable. Since …
By Mónica Rojas
What started as a game of hopscotch ended as puddle jumping as familiar rains returned to Houston during the Cigna Sunday Streets event in the Museum District.
“It’s rain or shine,” said LaSonja Monroe-Polk, Cigna spokesperson. “We had a good two hours of really good participation of people coming out in the community before the rain set in. It was good to get the community out, especially with the hard weekend we had last week.” …
Last weekend I posted a bunch of photos from the great trails in Texas – if you like mountain biking, the spring in and around Austin, Texas is a great time to experience nature from the bike seat… You get to see great colors, may be even encounter some wild life on the trails. …
By Elly Blue
Sure, there are a lot of ways to help grow the bicycle movement and make life on two wheels even better. But few have a greater, more immediate impact than…wait for it… Parking.
Providing bicycle parking is one of those magically simple actions that have a disproportionately huge impact. On a micro scale, any small business owner can, for a couple hundred bucks or less, provide a …
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