Make S.A. more bike friendly
San Antonio has recently made great strides toward becoming a bike-friendly community, but it’s a long climb to the top.
Despite enviable weather (most of the time), the Alamo City ranks 276th nationally in bike commuters. Despite the city’s friendly collective mien — everyone loves S.A., right? — there is often tension between cyclists and drivers.
And as biking has grown in popularity, ghost bikes have been…
Cyclist’s Alaska trip to boost cancer awareness
By Tom Behrens www.chron.com
Riding a bike for 4,500 hundred miles is not the usual way most travel from Texas to Alaska, but Hilary Hazel has a special reason for relying on pedal power.
She and 22 other cyclists of the Sierra Riders are pedaling their way to Anchorage to raise money and awareness for the fight against cancer, which has afflicted friends and many members of her family and took the life of her fiancé’s father.
“It’s not supposed to be easy,” said…
San Antonio B-Cycle
Yesterday was the 3rd installment of the Something Monday ride. We had a great turnout and had a blast exploring Brackenridge Park and the Japanese Tea Gardens. Big thanks to the The Rivard Report and the Brackenridge Park Conservancy.
Join us the last Saturday of October for the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride and help support Central Texans fighting breast cancer. The Mamma Jamma is a single day bike ride with distances from 13 to 100 miles for every skill level. When you finish, you’ll enjoy an awesome lunch from @TheSoupPeddler and beverages from @InfamousBrewery as you relax and cheer in…
Cyclists, it’s Time to GET LIT!
Shawnee Trail Cycling Club
That doesn’t mean you are to hurry down to your local drinking establishment. It means that we’ve quickly reached that time of year where lights are required on the Wednesday Night Special and Thursday Night Rider. True enough that you don’t need them at the start, but you will have them turned on by…
Ride Choices for a Good Day Out
Shawnee Trail Cycling Club
If you’re new to cycling and, better yet new to group rides, you’re likely to experience some level of anxiety when choosing a ride. We’ve all been in that position at some time in our life. You don’t know the people and don’t understand all the lingo, including the ever important “average pace” and “ride difficulty”. You might see the posted pace as 15-17 mph and say to yourself “I’ve gone…
First Annual Grace Creek Fundraiser Ride/Run/Hike
Longview Bicycle Club
Why: Raise funds for Grace Creek Trail (Ride, Run or Hike)
Where: Grace Creek Trail Head at Maude Cobb Activity Center
When: Saturday, October 12th at 10 AM
Early Registration: $25 Donation and includes lunch and one raffle ticket (through 10/05/2013 at 12:00 AM CST)
Late Registration: $35 Donation and includes lunch and one raffle ticket (10/5/2013 at 12:00 AM CST through 10/12/2013)
Lunch Only: $15 Donation and includes one raffle ticket
The Longview Bicycle Club in partnership with the Parks and Leisure Services Foundation is proud to present the first organized fundraiser for the Grace Creek Trail. ALL of the registration fees ($25 early – $35 late) are donated to the Parks and Leisure Services Foundation and will go towards the trail fund (maintenance, tools, signage). Please pre-register online before the event. …
Event added to the http://t.co/qbTDmPlH3h calendar: MonsterCross for Meals – Corinth, TX 9/14/2013
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) August 7, 2013
Biking fun this Saturday, August 10,2013 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am. http://t.co/e3plmlD0wQ
— Bike Friendly Cedars (@BikeCedars) August 6, 2013
— Laura Spanjian (@spanjian) August 6, 2013
— ATC Racing (@ATCRacingTeam) August 6, 2013
— Women Bike (@WomenBike) August 6, 2013
SATX Pedal Power Cycle-In Cinema Blazes New Trails in Alamo City http://t.co/NHJojdJU9g
— Centro San Antonio (@BeDowntown) August 3, 2013
— Reveille Peak Ranch (@RPRTexas) August 6, 2013
— Driveway Crit Series (@DrivewaySeries) August 6, 2013
— BikeTexas (@BikeTexas) August 6, 2013
Did you know? Over 200 bikes were stolen downtown this year & 50%+ of those weren't registered w/ APD. Register here: http://t.co/HmlHsopoH6
— Austin Bike Program (@COABikeProgram) August 6, 2013
What to do if you've been involved in a crash: http://t.co/bJER5Abnei
— CyclingTips (@cyclingtips) August 6, 2013