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October 2010 Rides, Events and Announcements

September 27, 2010 – 11:34 pm | 11 Comments

Biking in Dallas
State Fair of Texas Group Ride
Friday October 1st
This is an invitation to anyone in the North Texas area that loves both bicycle commuting and the Great State Fair of Texas: we’re going to ride our …

Gotham Update

September 26, 2010 – 11:27 pm | Comments Off on Gotham Update

Our bicycle reporter at large in the Big Apple, Mr. Welch,  sent this photo to us today. This is an ad hoc rogue bike shop set up on a side street on the Lower East …

Dallas Off Road Bicycle Association (DORBA) Swap Meet: Sept. 26, 2010 12 noon until 5 p.m.

September 22, 2010 – 10:15 pm | 4 Comments

These guys are having a bicycle swap meet at the newish Dallas Bike Works location at Lawther Dr. and Northwest Highway right on the White Rock Creek bike trail across from the DART White Rock train …

Vintage Dallas Bicycle License Plate

September 18, 2010 – 11:11 pm | 4 Comments

I have been looking for a Dallas Bicycle License plate on ebay forever. Lo and behold, when I went to my friend Justin Husman’s house with Mr. Curnutt for a “Bike Class” recently, I saw …

October 1, 2010: First Annual Great State Fair of Texas Group Ride: Update

September 17, 2010 – 7:23 pm | 4 Comments

 HOWDY FOLKS!
I took a gander today at the 15 day weather outlook on my Accuweather iphone app (I recommend that app!), and here is the weather outlook for Friday, October 1, 2010:
Sunny, high of 73 …

How I Spent My Rainy Tuesday Evening

September 14, 2010 – 10:59 pm | 5 Comments

Not everything I own is old or vintage, I have a modern Trek FX 7.2 which is a “fitness” bike that I have slowly converted to a urban utility bike.  I’ve dumped way more money …

Sunday (09-12-2010) Dallas Morning News: Dallas Bike Plan Update

September 13, 2010 – 9:25 pm | One Comment

If you didn’t see Jason Roberts, his wife and his daughter tooling along on their bicyles with Big D in the background on the cover of the Sunday Dallas Morning News, well, check it out …

September 2010 Rides, Events and Announcements

September 9, 2010 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on September 2010 Rides, Events and Announcements

Weekly Rides
Oak Cliff Spandex Ride (Sundays)
75208 (Sundays)
Onespeed Dallas (“Monday Night Mash”)
Tuesday Bike Night (“RIDE YOUR BIKE FOOL” – Tuesday Nights)
Tits Tuesday (Tuesday Nights)
Richardson Urban Bicycle Club (Most Thursdays)
Night Owl Mash (Thursdays)

Monthly Rides
The Phoenix Project Bicycle …

What Have I Gotten Myself Into? by Toni Youngblood

September 9, 2010 – 10:20 pm | 7 Comments

Just over six months ago, I gave up driving in favor of bicycle commuting.  I’d been a fan of the social rides around town since the spring of 2009, and I fancied myself a little …

The First Annual Great State Fair of Texas Group Ride: Friday October 1, 2010

September 7, 2010 – 11:33 pm | 21 Comments

HOWDY FOLKS!

This is an invitation to anyone in the North Texas area that loves both bicycle commuting and the Great State Fair of Texas: we’re going to ride our bikes to the State Fair of  Texas this …