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Dallas Parks and Recreation Happy Trails Program is on Facebook

January 19, 2012 – 12:17 pm | 3 Comments

Just a quick note to say that one of the least known yet best resources for information regarding hike and bike trails in the City of Dallas might be the Dallas Parks and Recreation’s  Happy …

Stop SOPA – PIPA

January 18, 2012 – 9:47 am | Comments Off

From Texas John Cornyn (R),  John Carter (R) support SOPA.  Carter is a co-sponsor.  Both have received sizable donations from SOPA related groups.
Those opposing SOPA include Ron Paul (R), Lloyd Doggett (D), Blake Farenthold (R), …

Mostly Annual Farm to Ranch ReTREEt – Bastrop

January 17, 2012 – 10:22 pm | Comments Off

Local cyclist, Grady McGahan, is organizing an effort to replant native trees and other growing things as they cycle the gorgeous area around Bastrop, Texas this Friday, January 20th.
Here is a huge copy and paste …

Seen at el Tour de Taco – Bike Friendly Deep Ellum

January 16, 2012 – 11:39 am | Comments Off

Bike Friendly Deep Ellum put on a great show yesterday.  Ok, it wasn’t a show really, it was a group bike ride. The el Tour de Taco adventure began at St Pete’s Dancing Marlin whose staff …

April is Dallas Cycle Chic

January 13, 2012 – 10:57 pm | One Comment

April in Dallas means only one thing – Dallas Cycle Chic mania! 
Mark your calendars because Dallas Cycle Chic is busy planning their annual series of events for April, 2012.   This year is going to include …

Watch Bicycle Dreams and support BikeDFW Feb 1st

January 13, 2012 – 10:55 pm | Comments Off

From the BikeDFW website:
Wednesday, February 1, 7 PM
Studio Movie Grill
Royal Lane and Central Expressway, Dallas
Purchase Tickets Online
or at the door.
Bicycle Dreams, the award-winning feature-length documentary about the Race Across America (RAAM), will premiere in Dallas/Fort …

el Tour de Taco Sunday the 15th

January 12, 2012 – 9:16 pm | Comments Off

Bike Friendly Deep Ellum will be rocking the city of Dallas starting @ 1:30 this Sunday the 15th.  Meet at
St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin (2730 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75227 – map)
From the Facebook event:

So here’s …

Dallas Bicycle Cafe coming soon!

January 12, 2012 – 10:00 am | 9 Comments

I got this tip reading the Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate.  As many of you know Dallas Bike Works (Northwest Highway and Lawther – map) has an adjacent spot that begged to be utilized as some sort …

Jesse Rosten, Fotoshop, Cyclocross and Levi Leipheimer

January 11, 2012 – 11:24 am | Comments Off

Most everyone is now familiar with Jesse Rosten’s video gone viral,  Fotoshop by Adobe’:

Very amusing social commentary about our views on beauty, or faked beauty that is.  On the making of Fotoshop Rosten remarked,
“I was …

Wheels That Heal: A Bike Benefit for Liberty Kat – Sunday Jan 29th

January 10, 2012 – 10:01 am | Comments Off

Events and activities to help Liberty Kat (aka Misty Green) are coming into focus.  She has staggering medical bills to contend with while she mends so a Facebook page has been established where you can …