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Dallas is Cool…er

August 31, 2011 – 9:58 am | 5 Comments

I went for a ride late last night and it was 98 degrees, if not for the breeze I’m not sure I would have ever made it back.  Biking in Dallas has not been much …

LBJ Express Is Coming

August 30, 2011 – 8:55 pm | 7 Comments

In case you haven’t heard the Texas Department of Transportation and various other agencies are working together to construct  a monster upgrade to parts of I-635 (aka LBJ freeway) and I-35 that will take place …

UT Austin Bike Auction Thursday Sept 1st

August 30, 2011 – 10:34 am | Comments Off on UT Austin Bike Auction Thursday Sept 1st

For those of you who liver near Austin, or you can get there by Thursday, UT is holding their yearly bike auction.  You can see photos of the bikes that will be auctioned by clicking …

Levi’s 511 Commuter Jeans, No Seriously

August 28, 2011 – 10:34 pm | 3 Comments

A discussion in the comments of this post lead me to discovering the Levi’s 511 Commuter Jean. made especially for cyclists. Before you write it off as a cheap marketing ploy, take a closer look:

Designed …

In The News – Lee Harvey Oswald, Rick Perry, and more

August 28, 2011 – 12:32 pm | 5 Comments

I’m just a patsy!
Last Friday WFAA, the Dallas Morning News, and UnFair Park (Dallas Observer) all reported on the legal battle between the owner of a crumbling apartment complex and the city of Dallas.  Side …

British Touring Bike Spotted

August 25, 2011 – 8:42 pm | 2 Comments

I was on my way to Subway for lunch and spotted this very cool touring biker and stopped to take a few photo and talk to the owner.  Dude said just this last year he …

Not Cycling, but Cinema – Blade Runner and The Wild Bunch

August 19, 2011 – 10:48 pm | 11 Comments

Nothing to do with cycling but it’s still pretty cool. I hardly ever pay attention to movies that are being made these days but two recent major announcements in the world of cinema caught my …

Bumming Around Virtual Dallas…

August 19, 2011 – 10:07 pm | Comments Off on Bumming Around Virtual Dallas…
Basil Kavan II bike panniers

I have been profoundly busy with work travel and family vacations and all.  I’ve had very little time to blog much and spent less time reading the many cycling blogs of my friends in the …

Dallas Critical Mass – Friday August 26th

August 16, 2011 – 9:09 pm | Comments Off on Dallas Critical Mass – Friday August 26th

Friday, August 26 · 7:30pm – 10:00pm
The Lily Pad @ Main St. Garden
1920 Main St.
Dallas, TX
From the Facebook page:
Meet at 7:30pm & ride at 8pm. Bring your front and back lights for your bike. …


August 14, 2011 – 8:25 pm | Comments Off on THIS!

Ok, if you’ve been thinking about getting your feet wet in the cycling world, that is getting a comfortable bike and riding it, drop by The Urban Pedal and see how easy it is to …