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Fuel City

April 30, 2010 – 11:07 pm | One Comment

One of my favorite taco places in Dallas is inside the insane truck stop on Industrial Blvd. called “Fuel City”.

I know that they have changed the name of “Industrial Blvd.” to “Riverfront Blvd.”, but I’m not …

Meet Fred Demetrovich

April 26, 2010 – 12:52 pm | 4 Comments

A while back my friend Lacy Mahone was telling me about her latest bike score.  I asked her where she got it and she replied, “Have you ever heard of a guy named Fred?”  As …

Soma Mini Alloy Front Rack

April 26, 2010 – 8:11 am | 9 Comments

Soma Mini Alloy Front Rack
Ok, the lesson learned for 2010 is taking photos when you’re riding a bike is a hassle.  Previously I would strap my camera case to the rear rack on my bike …

Bontrager Street Shoes

April 25, 2010 – 9:01 pm | 5 Comments

I try to take a few long rides each week, usually 15-20 miles.  These are my fitness rides where I’m riding to develop stamina and maybe lose a pound or two.  These extended rides, actually …

The Preston Ridge Trail and the Far North Dallas Corridor

April 21, 2010 – 11:31 am | Comments Off on The Preston Ridge Trail and the Far North Dallas Corridor

This article is a part of our Dallas Trail System series. We rode the Preston Ridge Trail in early February.  We saw red tailed hawks everywhere, the wildlife we saw was amazing.  If you have …

April 2010 Rides and Events

April 20, 2010 – 9:53 am | Comments Off on April 2010 Rides and Events
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Wednesday,  April 28th
The Path Less Traveled Presentation
The Path Less Traveled is a project of two artists, Laura Crawford and Russ Roca.  They’re on an extended bike tour of the US and elsewhere.  They’ll be giving …

Signs of the Times

April 18, 2010 – 10:35 pm | Comments Off on Signs of the Times

I was driving through Fair Oaks Park yesterday (the White Rock Creek Trail runs throught it) and saw a new sign:

Why, thank you, Ciudad de Dallas! I’d like to say that I was biking throught the …

Tough Old City Bike: Manhattan

April 12, 2010 – 11:32 pm | Comments Off on Tough Old City Bike: Manhattan

Our intrepid “man on the ground” in Gotham, Mr. Welch, sent this pic our way today:

I think that this falls into the “a picture is worth a thousand words” category.
But you’ve got to love that …

Garage Sale Find: Bridgestone

April 12, 2010 – 12:09 am | 2 Comments

So I was driving to the City of Dallas’ Fair Oaks Transfer Station with a pickup truck full of rubbish today………..and guess what I found at a garage sale on the way there?
A mid 70s …

Gotham Update!

April 5, 2010 – 10:49 pm | One Comment

Our man on the street in Manhattan, Mr. Welch, took these iphone photos today of this fixie on the Upper West Side:

Crazy, huh? Love that frame that looks to me like a fender…..

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