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Tuesday Night Crits in Plano by Justin Husman

June 27, 2010 – 10:19 am | One Comment

A lot of this blog (and a lot of Dallas based bicycle blogs in general) are focused on very specific parts of the Dallas bike culture – mostly to do with casual, fixed gear riding …

Fuji Special Road Racer S10-S

June 24, 2010 – 8:45 pm | 21 Comments

I’ve been in the hunt for a touring bike with specific features for a couple of years now.  I wanted a somewhat slack geometry, fender and rack eyelets, and I like shiny bits so my …

Commuting In Dallas by Justin Husman

June 20, 2010 – 9:59 pm | 6 Comments

Like most of the bicycle bloggers out there, over the past couple of years I got back into bicycling and became just the biggest bike fool you have ever met. When my lovely wife was …

Mango Salsa Recipe

June 19, 2010 – 9:11 pm | Comments Off on Mango Salsa Recipe

One of the things I like best about summer is the opportunity for summer foods and nothing goes better with tortilla chips, white fish or chicken than a refreshing mango salsa.
Before I get carried away …

Puzzling Evidence

June 16, 2010 – 1:57 am | 5 Comments

Last night I repacked the rear wheel bearings on my Fuji road bike restoration project. I had never repacked loose bearings on any bike, much less any road bike. So I was very careful. Even though …

1971 Schwinn Breeze

June 15, 2010 – 11:42 pm | 2 Comments

Or: another freaking Schwinn. I saw this on CL last night and the guy wanted $50 for it. I thought that it might make a nice matched pair for my (very) recently posted 1973 Schwinn Speedster.

They’re both in …

1973 Schwinn Speedster in Campus Green

June 14, 2010 – 10:02 pm | 13 Comments

I bought this bike a few months ago in my largest CL mass-bike purchase to date. It isn’t the sort of thing that I usually do, but the guy’s CL ad had the usual requirements that …

A Bike That’s Easy To Live With by Mark Manson

June 13, 2010 – 8:30 pm | One Comment
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Remember when we were kids, we would just jump on a bike and go? We didn’t care about the size of the frame or if the saddle was the right height; we just took off. …

Lights, Locks, Helmets…ACTION! by Catherine Cuellar

June 13, 2010 – 5:15 pm | 7 Comments

The joy of riding a bike will change your life. But I cringe every time I see bicyclists in Dallas riding without helmets or on sidewalks. These common violations are not only illegal, they model …

Ft. Worth: Nonna Tata and Panther City Bicycles

June 12, 2010 – 1:41 pm | Comments Off on Ft. Worth: Nonna Tata and Panther City Bicycles

I’d like to tell you that I rode one of my many bicycles to Ft. Worth today from my East Dallas home. I’d love to tell you about the 37 mile struggle, my travails, etc.
But …