Memorial Park Work Party
Event category: General
Trail: Memorial Park
Saturday, October 12, 2013 – 9:00am
When: Saturday – October 12
Time: 9am to Noon
Location Memorial Park – Green Trail (http://goo.gl/maps/lpu0d)
We will meet at the parking lot where the Green trail starts. We will be doing some trimming, filling in ruts and finish what we started on the…
Alice Elementary School Launches New Bicycle Course
by Heather Jackson www.kztv10.com
ALICE – A mother whose son died while riding his bike, wants to help other kids stay safe.
“Three months before Tony had his accident, he told me he was going to die young, that my husband and I would have to bury him,” says mother Patty Balboa.
Patty Balboa remembers what her son Tony told her before he was killed in a hit and run. He was riding a bike and was hit from behind in 2011.
“It is very hard to lose your only child. But we do all of this to carry on…
Bush feeling ‘pretty good’ after heart procedure
By JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former President George W. Bush says he’s feeling “pretty good” after undergoing a heart procedure last month and able to go mountain biking and play golf.
“I’m a little more risk averse on the mountain bike, but I’m exercising,” Bush told The Associated Press on Friday after kicking off the competitive…
What To Take To Interbike 2014
by Shawn McAfee www.texasmountainbiketrails.com
There is a special opportunity at the end of this for you to come with me to Interbike in 2014. Read no brother!
If I told you how many times I looked this question up online I doubt you would believe me. Being my first year to go I didn’t have a clue and so I asked some buddies like Pete Prebus who runs ElectricBikeReport.com, a site dedicated to reviewing and growing the new electric bike market. He gave me a few pointers, but I still wasn’t overly sure and just kind of guessed on it.
Ultimately, I ended up taking a bunch of stuff I didn’t need and leaving behind stuff that I did need. So partly as a reference for next year and partly as a way of inviting one or two of you to join me at…
Cycle to the Nasher Sculpture Center – Sunday Oct 20th
by Christopher Curnutt www.bikingindallas.com
I recently sat down with Ester Ippolito, Manger of Visitor Services, Nasher Sculture Center, and Tracy and Amanda Popken of Dallas Cycle Style to review the details for the Nasher’s Cycle to the Nasher event. This is one of several events celebrating the Center’s 10 year anniversary (full press release here). Here is the short version – Sunday, October 20th the Nasher will be open from 10am to 10pm with an array of family friendly activities including art, music, food, yoga, cycling and…
Walking, biking, bus initiatives pick up speed
by Kelli Weldon impactnews.com
Some residents are leaving their cars behind and reducing congestion in Southwest Austin
With a 12-mile daily commute, Oak Hill resident Tom Thayer has been biking to work and using public transportation for a few years. He was enticed by cycling’s convenience, the opportunity to work exercise into his day and the low cost compared with buying car fuel.
Thayer is one of a growing number of individuals in Austin who are looking to alternative forms of transportation as a viable way to meet daily transportation needs without the use of a car. Thayer serves on the city’s bicycle advisory council, a group that meets regularly and advises city staff based on consensus about…
MDA Ride for ALS
San Angelo Bicycling Association
October 26th, 2013. Ride off at 8:00 am from Family Power Sports, 4160 West Houston Harte Expressway, San Angelo, TX 76901
Come join the fun! The ride is 60 miles, but each rider is encouraged to ride to their level. You can ride 10 miles or up to 60 miles, it’s up to you. This will be a supported ride with rest stops. Lunch will be provided, grilled by our local San Angelo Fire Fighters! All funds stay locally and benefit those with ALS. Click on the link below to register.
There will be a trophy for 1st place plus $100 visa gift card for fastest time. there will also be prizes for 2nd and 3rd.
— Rodney Ellis (@RodneyEllis) September 27, 2013
See you at FrankenBike This Saturday, September 28, 10am-4pm at Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company ~ 1305 Oltorf ATX 78704 ~ Rain or Shine!
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— Tony Baca (@TonyBaca28) September 28, 2013
Happy bday, Scott Henry. Scored podium points for the waffles last night @DrivewaySeries mstrs closer. Kc crozzy with the bad ass assist!
— cnwracing (@cnwracing) September 27, 2013
— BSS CX Club (@BSSCX) September 27, 2013
— BikeTexas (@BikeTexas) September 27, 2013
Cool! The TX High School #MTB Racing League team from Bowie High is now a school affiliated club! Congrats to everyone that made it happen!
— Bicycle Sport Shop (@BSS_Austin) September 27, 2013
Rider of the year and Team of the year points have been updated see them here! http://t.co/EFpUuJwJDA
— Alkek Velodrome (@AlkekVelodrome) September 27, 2013
Glad to hear that Bowie High School Mtb Team has joined the Texas High School Mountain Bike Racing League! We're… http://t.co/u5Q8hgfENy
— Reveille Peak Ranch (@RPRTexas) September 27, 2013
Event: South Texas Outdoor Life Festival Kick Off Party – 10/3/2013 http://t.co/Tll2y0ymcM
— Bike Masters (@thebikemasters) September 27, 2013
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is back on October 5th! Save the date and RSVP today! http://t.co/IfbNcgAiZ7?
— Bicycle Sport Shop (@BSS_Austin) September 27, 2013
— Texas MTB Trails (@TexasMTBtrails) September 27, 2013