Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Denton, TX at C. H. Collins Athletic Complex event logo
17 Mile Bicycle Rally & Kids Bike Rodeo at 9:00 AM
» $30.00 Registration (through 5/27 at 5:00 PM US/Central) [Add registration reminder to calendar]
Donation Only at 9:00 AM
By Jack Morgan
A local cycling group focuses less on the ride itself than on the results of the ride. Stephanie Ward field-coordinates the efforts for Ride For Reading.
“We deliver donated books to Title One Elementary Schools in San Antonio.”
If you’re not sure what a Title One school is, she explains it this way.
“The majority of students qualify for the free lunch program.” …
On May 5, 2016 we released the latest addition to the Adventure Cycling Route Network, the 310-mile Texas Hill Country Loop. This route begins and ends in the capitol city of Austin and features terrain from flat to rolling hills. …
I recently sat down with Adventure Cycling Cartographer Nathan Taylor to chat with him about the project that has been occupying his time for the past year, the development of Adventure Cycling’s exciting new Texas Hill Country Loop.
Describe the route in just a few sentences. What can cyclists expect overall?
The Texas Hill Country Bicycle Loop is a 310-mile loop beginning and ending in downtown Austin, with a 71 mile cutoff route from Fredericksburg that allows the distance to be reduced by nearly a third. A shorter offshoot loop was also mapped to bring cyclists to the famous outlaw country town of Luckenbach. Expect miles and miles of country roads rolling across oak forested hills or winding along …
1 to 5 p.m. June 4 — Confident City Cycling Course at Denton City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St. Certified instructors will cover bicycling basics, maintenance and safety, and the course concludes with a street ride. Free. Visit …
This Southwest Cycle Sport sponsored mountain bike ride leaves from the shop and is a 10-12 mile ride at a moderate pace.
For more info, call (512) 263-5107 or visit http://www.southwestcyclesport.com/ride-board.html
2016 has been the slowest start to a race season I have ever had. With my new found focus to put school over racing, along with many races being cancelled due to rain and flooding. I was coming into my summer break with about 10 mass starts and I was eager to get some race miles in before I head out to the bigger races a little further down the road. …
By CBS 4 News
A 7-year-old boy riding his bicycle on North Texas Boulevard in Weslaco died Wednesday night after a car struck him.
The motorist struck the boy on the 1800 block of North Texas Boulevard near the Hidalgo County Housing Authority apartments, according to …
By Gary Bass, Digital Content Producer
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – A wreck involving a car and a bicycle on US Highway 190 that occurred on Tuesday night in Polk County claimed the life of a 56-year-old man.
According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS troopers responded to a crash on US 190 about a half …
BRYAN, Texas — A local officer with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) was among 70 riders to participate in a bike ride to raise money for families of fallen peace officers.
Sergeant Jeff Farmer of TABC’s Bryan office took part in the 150-mile route from Katy to Austin; it took riders two days to finish, raising $40,000 in the process. …
By Stephanie Kuo
There’s a class every month at the downtown Dallas Public Library that teaches people the ins and outs of bike-riding in North Texas. It’s called Bike Commuting 101, and it covers everything from bike gear and safety to state biking laws. This week, the cyclists prepared for Bike to Work Day on Friday. …
By Ken Sidenblad
Hamlin, TX to Abilene, TX: Hardest day
Sunday May 15, 2016, 46 miles (75 km) – Total so far: 571 miles (919 km)
The city park in Hamlin was great I had a sheltered table with electric pomwer and water. The posts were spaced just right for hammock hanging which made set up easy. I was able to wash my clothes and charge all my electronic devices all in the same place which was great. Didn’t want to get up and got a later start again but felt well rested. It wsa a cloudy cool morning with a …
Georgetown, TX to Temple, TX: On the road again
Wednesday May 18, 2016, 44 miles (71 km) – Total so far: 615 miles (990 km)
After a great breakfast prepared by our great host Linda it was time to hit the road. A cool cloudy morning was a good start to the day the only disappointing thing was a north wind . After three days riding south into a southeast wind I was looking forward to having a wind to my backside as I headed north but a cool front and a north wind changer that. It was a good ride as …
“We need your help,” Friends of the Katy Trail president Wayne Smith told the Park and Recreation Board on Thursday. And from the sound of it, he might just get it.
Smith is hoping to raise millions for a major Katy Trail makeover — anywhere between $40 million and $50 million for bridges over Knox Street and Harvard Avenue, overlooks, an amphitheater behind the Kalita Humphreys Theater, concrete benches and prairie grasslands and wider lanes for hikers and bikers. He’s hoping the Park Board will …
Five years after the Dallas City Council adopted a new bike plan, it’s not exactly pedal to the metal at City Hall. Quite the opposite.
In fact, as far as some members of the Park and Recreation Board are concerned, Dallas is heading backward when it comes to implementation of the plan, which calls for 840 miles of …
Saturday is the most awesomest ride… Real Ale! Registration is still open… be sure to join us! See http://realaleride.com/registration/ There is no other scheduled ride on Saturday, but I’m sure some people won’t be able to make Real Ale and will meet at Cups & Cones at the usual time. Feel free to email the mail list to coordinate something if you are in this …
Join BikeTexas in welcoming our newest member of staff, Lynn Haas. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from UT Austin and will be doing transportation engineering for BikeTexas. Lynn particularly enjoys intersection and interchange design, and will often pause in her commute to study traffic flow–watching how road users interact with infrastructure is one of her favorite things about bike commuting.
Lynn’s major project for BikeTexas will be the 2017 Benchmarking Report. Building …
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