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“Dallas Bike Works”: Welcome to White Rock Lake

February 28, 2010 – 11:22 am | 4 Comments

I was as surprised as I could be today when I turned onto Lawther Dr. off of Northwest Highway heading towards Mockingbird Ln. and saw this:

Anybody that grew up around here, like me, can probably only …

Introducing Bike Friendly North Dallas

February 26, 2010 – 9:51 am | Comments Off on Introducing Bike Friendly North Dallas

Bike Friendly North Dallas is the latest community to join the Bike Friendly clan.  North
Dallas holds a lot of possibilities for cyclist and the city has a significant amount of improvements planned for this area.   …

Dallas Critical Mass Ride This Friday

February 24, 2010 – 1:04 pm | 2 Comments

The The Critical Mass Ride happens the last Friday of each month. 
I’ve attended this ride and it’s a fun one.  They cruise as a slow, casual pace through downtown Dallas.  They usually wind up …

Tits Are Everywhere, by Alicia Pol

February 23, 2010 – 9:14 pm | 3 Comments

I first crossed paths with Alicia at the Tweed Ride.  We both have vintage, Peugeot mixtes so we discussed some of the finer points of those as we rolled down Main street with the rest …

No Town and Country for Old Men: Update

February 22, 2010 – 11:56 pm | 3 Comments

I’m pretty excited.  My long struggle to restore my 1970 Schwinn Town and Country Tri-Wheeler nears an end. Here is the re-assembly station in Casa Linda:

This rebuild was a bit of a challenge for me. …

The Fear Has Set In by Toni Youngblood

February 21, 2010 – 9:56 pm | 10 Comments

I met Toni Youngblood at a Thursday night Hawaiian theme ride hosted by the Richardson Urban Bike Club.  This was my first time there and didn’t know anyone.  The whole group was very friendly and …

Seen at the Bike Friendly Richardson Ramble Ride

February 21, 2010 – 8:42 pm | 4 Comments
Custer Road Bike Lane

Bike Friendly Richardson hosted their second group ride last Sunday.  I missed their inaugural ride so I was pleased to make this one. Hubbard and I both has business to attend to at Richardson Bike …

Change is in the Air – Guest Writers Coming Soon.

February 21, 2010 – 11:52 am | Comments Off on Change is in the Air – Guest Writers Coming Soon.
Female bike messenger

Change at Biking In Dallas is in the air.  The short version is we want to add more voices to our website.  We meet some of the most engaging people on bicycles all the time …

Welch’s Bike: The 1976 Schwinn Speedster

February 20, 2010 – 8:27 pm | 2 Comments

In Flamboyant Red, single speed, 24 inch frame. I call it “The Spirit of ’76”.
Here is what it looked like when I bought it:

I found it here in East Dallas on Craigslist for $125.00. At …

Bike Friendly Knox Henderson Group Ride – March 21st

February 20, 2010 – 6:55 pm | One Comment

Bike Friendly Knox Henderson is welcoming spring with their very first group ride planned for Sunday, March 21st.  The route details will be published soon.  This is a great part of town and we’re looking …