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Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS Announces the 20/20 Challenge

August 30, 2012 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off

Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS Announces the 20/20 Challenge
 On September 1, Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS (LSRFA) Launches the 20/20 Challenge to Raise $20,000 in 20 Days for the Cycling Event and North Texas HIV/AIDS …

Bicycle Commuting This Week – When You’re Hot You’re Hot

August 27, 2012 – 3:12 pm | 5 Comments

People North of the Mason Dixon line might not understand that temperatures in the low 90s is actually reasonable for summer bike commuting.  I can do low 90s on my way home without complaining too …

Critical Thinking about Bike Lanes

August 19, 2012 – 8:43 am | 7 Comments

The Dallas biking Twitter world was buzzing this weekend about sketches of bike lanes for Main Street under I-45. This might very well be the first bike lane installed within the City of Dallas.
Traffic is …

Premium Rush ride and premiere

August 17, 2012 – 8:03 pm | Comments Off

Switching Gears Cyclery and Transit Bikes are taking you to the movies! Pick up a FREE TICKET from either shop and join us for a ride to the premiere of “Premium Rush”. Meet Thursday, 8/23, …

Hotter Than Hell 100 August 25th 2012

August 17, 2012 – 7:40 pm | 3 Comments

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From the Hotter Than Hell 100 site:
Saturday, August 25, 2012 is the date for the 2012 Hotter’N Hell Hundred Endurance Ride. On line registration is available at:https://www.bikereg.com/Net/14752
Check out the new route for the 100 mile RIDE …

Whoops, My Bad

August 14, 2012 – 7:03 pm | 5 Comments

The short version - I made some changes to the site last night and in the span of about 10 seconds we went from being slower than 85% of the tested websites to being faster than …

Beat the Heat – Join BikeDFW at White Rock Lake on August 19th

August 9, 2012 – 1:40 pm | 2 Comments

Velo Orange Porteur Double Kickstand

August 9, 2012 – 11:14 am | 9 Comments

For years I either suffered through not having a kickstand at all or I relied one that was never very reliable.  The typical kickstand set-up shifts the balancing weight of the bike away from the …

Bradley Wiggins Is a Monster

August 7, 2012 – 11:12 am | Comments Off

I’m a bit late handing out accolades but I hope most everyone already knows Olympic cycling gold medalist Bradley Wiggins became the first Brit to win the Tour de France this year.  I have to …

Empowered Pedals Launches by Eliot Landrum

August 5, 2012 – 8:21 pm | Comments Off

Last week I had the opportunity to get a glimpse at a new organization in South Dallas — Empowered Pedals. They are operating under “Project Still I Rise” which is a 501(c)3 non-profit. Empowered Pedals …