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Electra Custom Pedals On A Peugeot UE-18

October 30, 2011 – 5:26 pm | 12 Comments
Peugeot UE-18 Mixte

The problem – the original rat-trap pedals on my Peugeot UE-18 are too narrow, they dig in the outer sides of my shoes and don’t feel very good under my feet:
The solution – Electra Custom …

Seen – Ralph Lauren Rugby Limited Edition Pashley Tweed Run Bicycle

October 30, 2011 – 9:09 am | 3 Comments

As mentioned here, Rugby (Ralph Lauren) has introduced the “Tweed Collection” of apparel devoted to, well, tweed ride cycling culture.  They’ve actually done a very nice job recreating a classic, British inspired look.  No doubt …

Infovisual – The Visual Dictionary

October 29, 2011 – 10:25 pm | Comments Off on Infovisual – The Visual Dictionary

The site uses images to explain objects. Click on each graphic to be taken to their site where you’ll find additional useful information.
The Bicycle:
The Crankgear:

 The Derailleur:

Seen At The Spooky Cyclocross

October 29, 2011 – 5:58 pm | Comments Off on Seen At The Spooky Cyclocross

The Spooky Cyclocross turned out to be a fun way to spend a Saturday morning.  Here’s a few shots I took.

The City of Dallas Seen From Zang Blvd

October 28, 2011 – 11:31 am | Comments Off on The City of Dallas Seen From Zang Blvd

I took Zang Blvd on my way back downtown from the Ray Charles ride. In spite of the overhead power cables in some of the photos, you get a spectacular view of the city from …

Random – Having no definite aim or purpose

October 27, 2011 – 10:00 am | Comments Off on Random – Having no definite aim or purpose

I’m still slowly repairing and restoring a few minor things on the site that were broken by our previous web site host.  I have resolved the Contact plug-in problems and restored it to the top …

In the market for a bike bell?

October 26, 2011 – 7:31 pm | 10 Comments
Portland Design Works King of Ding

I’ve become a fan of bike bells and though I currently only have one, I plan to add them to all of my bikes.  Bicycling magazine has just made my search for the next bike …

AURORA – A night of light, video and sound installations

October 26, 2011 – 3:31 pm | Comments Off on AURORA – A night of light, video and sound installations
Aurora light sound art

Most all of the Bike Friendly Groups are organizing group rides to this even. Be sure to check your local Bike Friendly Facebook or blog.
The Aurora announcement:
Aurora – One magical sundown, late this fall, …

Dallas Tweed Ride Sunday November 13th 2011

October 26, 2011 – 10:05 am | 4 Comments

From the Bike Friendly Oak Cliff announcement:
Once again, it is time for Dallas’s 3rd Annual Tweed Ride! Don your smartest apparel and make haste to the grassy knoll in Downtown Dallas (at Dealey Plaza) on …

Fort Worth Open Streets Sunday Oct 30th

October 26, 2011 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments

I never post anything about Fort Worth here.  Why, you ask?  Because I can barely get my arms wrapped around the world of Dallas cycling; and besides we’re called Biking In Dallas not Biking Near …