Texas Bicycling Daily News Roundup August 7th

The Racing Post Winter Criteriums:
Three days of Fun Winter Criterium racing In Fort Worth, Texas. (Victory & 820)

When poor bike fit may not be the cause of your discomfort
by Eric Bowen    BikFit Blog
There is an almost endless list of aches, pains, and injuries that can result from poor position on a bike, anatomical irregularities (i.e. a leg length difference), or less than ideal pedaling biomechanics – all issues that can be addressed by a competent professional bike fitter. Even if a bike isn’t the right size, oftentimes there are…

8:30am – Corinth MTB Ride
Corinth Cycling Club
by Scott Franklin
When: Sat Aug 13, 2011 8:30am to 10am  CDT
Where: Corinth City Hall
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Mountain bike trail ride open to all skill levels. Helmets required on all rides. Ride leader is Lance Hendrick. 8:30am lance@brasrep.com

Palisades Firefighter Pedals to Albuquerque in ‘Ride for 9-11’
Jorge Ostrovsky gives Patch a second installment on the progress his team is making during the cross-country ride.
By Amanda Salem
…August 3 – Day 11
This was when we got the update by phone from Ostrovsky. He said the group was enjoying the downtime, but was ready to hit the road toward Amarillo, Texas. He told Patch the amazing thing is that the firefighters have traveled 900 miles so far and the roads have been quite kind to them. In fact, he said they were in pretty good shape. …

Firefighters Riding through to New York
Old Tascosa Cycling Club
A group of Firefighters riding across country will be coming to Amarillo Sunday Aug. 7. They will leave Hereford about 12:00 be at Buffalo Bowl around 3:00 if anyone could meet them there and ride back to Sundown Lane there will be a reception for them there around 3:30. It would be great to have some of our local Cyclist there to support them even if we just meet them at Sundown.

University Oaks Criterium – San Antonio, TX

University Oaks Criterium
Presented by Bicycle Heaven and T bar M Racing
San Antonio, TX
Sunday, July 03, 2011
Online Registration Closes Friday, July 01, 2011 at 11:45 PM ET
Pre registration closes July 1st at 11:45 Eastern time, 10:45 our time.

Registration will allow you to enter two or more races.  The first race is 25.00 and subsequent races will be 10.00 each.

Course is on city streets closed to all traffic except for local business owners.

Southern Clay Products’ Come and Take It Bicycle Race – Gonzales, TX

Southern Clay Products’ Come and Take It Bicycle Race – Town Square Criterium
Presented by EOG Resources
Gonzales, TX
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Online Registration Closes Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:59 PM ET

There will be an Overall Payout for rider who compete in BOTH Come and Take It Bicycle Races (Town Square Criterium and Cost Road Race).  Riders must compete in the same category both days to be eligible for the Overall Payout.  Overall Payout will be 5 places deep in each category.  Placement in both races will be added together to determine the overall total.  The rider with the lowest number of points will win the overall for that category.  In cases of points ties, the rider who finished higher in the criterium will be the winner.