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Environmentalists Gone Wild – Support Mountain Biking in Big Bend

March 28, 2011 – 9:26 pm | 2 Comments

Let’s get my bias out in the open, I am highly sympathetic to environmental causes and believe we are far better off trying to preserve rather than destroy in the name of progress or commerce.  …

Pedallas presents the Night Shift Alley Cat – April 1st

March 24, 2011 – 9:26 pm | Comments Off on Pedallas presents the Night Shift Alley Cat – April 1st
pedallas night shift alley cat race

Pedallas (one of the coolest bike blogs in North Texas, in case you live under a rock) is hosting an Alley Cat race they’re calling The Night Shift on Friday, April 1st. Starts at 8pm …

“On your right”? New Details Emerge in Katy Trail Death

March 10, 2011 – 11:30 am | 9 Comments

The Dallas Morning News released new details in today’s paper from police reports relating to the tragic death last fall of Lauren Huddleston on the Katy Trail. Ms. Huddleston was struck and killed by a bicyclist …

How is $3+ Per Gallon of Gas Affecting You?

March 9, 2011 – 11:14 am | 5 Comments
Bio Algae Reactors

As tens of thousands of people in North African countries  and parts of the Middle East further their attempts to achieve self-rule,  or at least gain basic democratic principles, gas prices continue to soar.
It’s exciting …

Wheels In Motion Going Out of Business Sale

March 8, 2011 – 3:21 pm | 5 Comments

I hate to see anyone go out of business, especially a bike shop, but Wheels in Motion is calling it quits.  Everything is on sale including store fixtures, tools, etc.  Lots  of bikes, clothing, parts, …

Electra Bike Wants YOU In Their Next Catalog

March 7, 2011 – 12:52 pm | Comments Off on Electra Bike Wants YOU In Their Next Catalog

The Electra Bike Company is seeking models for their next catalog, and apparently you don’t have to be a super model to sign on for it.  If you’ve never thumbed through one of their catalogs …


March 6, 2011 – 11:13 pm | Comments Off on SXSF 2

On Sunday, March 13th, Alica Pol will be leading another gang of 13 fixed gear ninjas to the SXSW music and film conference in Austin, Texas.  They’re calling it SXSF 2.   So they’ll ride 230 …

The Road Trip to NAHBS 2011 – Film

March 4, 2011 – 3:10 pm | Comments Off on The Road Trip to NAHBS 2011 – Film
Vanilla Bicycles

I thought it would be fun to film some of the road trip we took to Austin for the 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show.   I used the footage I took with the Flip, some …