Texas Bicycling Daily News Roundup July 21st

Bicycle safety still has long way to go in S.A.
By Jordan J. Rubio, Staff Writer        www.mysanantonio.com

A “ghost bike,” spray-painted white, leans against a signpost at East Commerce and Pine streets.

Such memorials are sometimes placed where a bicyclist is killed in a collision with a vehicle, and at this spot Jose “Joe” Gamez was fatally struck July 6.

He was the fourth bicyclist to die this year, a number equal to the total for all of…

HCMPO 3rd Annual Walk-N-Rolla raises over $9,000
Weslaco – The South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association (STJDA) received a $9,000 donation from the Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization (HCMPO) Thursday.

Proceeds were raised during the 3rd Annual Walk-N-Rolla’s 5K & Bike Ride. Walk-N-Rolla is held to encourage valley citizens to move towards healthier lifestyles, as well as support healthy alternative modes of transportation such as walking and cycling. These alternative forms of transportation support a healthy lifestyle and with continued use can reduce…

Mexican Cyclist Biking from NYC to Saltillo Advocating for Immigration Reform

Armando Mendou Rosales is no ordinary long-distance cyclist, he is a man on a bike with a mission bringing attention to the issues of immigration reform and the importance of the Latino vote.

Rosales is currently on a 2,200 mile journey on his bike from New York City to his native Saltillo, Mexico.  You can track him via his Facebook that last reported him in Baltimore, Maryland.

The cyclist is making this journey advocating for immigrants, many of which he has met along the way in other long-distance cycling adventures. At the stops he makes along this 2,200 mile journey he…

Walnut Creek Workday
The Austin Mountain Bikers Meetup Group
Wednesday, July 31, 2013        5:30 PM
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
12138 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX (map)
Meet in the pool parking lot

What:  Walnut Creek Workday
When:  Wednesday, July 31st from 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Where:  Meet in the pool parking lot and head into the woods at 5:30PM.  If you miss us there, we will be at the Log Pile in Mark’s Art.

What are we doing:  Removing the log pile in Mark’s Art and…

Hill of a Steamer
Corinth Cycling Club
When: Thu Aug 1, 2013 6:20pm to Thu Aug 1, 2013 7:50pm  CDT
Where: Ronny Crownover Middle School
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Hilly fast paced ride through Argyle and to Robson Ranch.