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Articles by Eliot Landrum

Eliot Landrum has been riding bicycles of all shapes and sizes since he was a kid, and has found a new love of cycling in Dallas as an adult. Eliot shares the joy of safe cycling with others through the CyclingSavvy DFW bicycle traffic safety workshops and leading small social rides in East Dallas. You can find his photos and various geeky writings on his personal blog.

Ice Crawling

December 9, 2013 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Ice Crawling

What do bike nerds do when Icepocalypse 2013 hits? Rent a crazy cool bike, that’s what!

Seen at Aurora 2013

October 19, 2013 – 10:19 am | Comments Off on Seen at Aurora 2013

This year, Bike Friendly Cedars led the charge for a group ride to Aurora in the Dallas Arts District. Here’s a few of the folks that we saw Biking in Dallas at this event.

Tour to the Lake 2013

October 8, 2013 – 6:07 pm | Comments Off on Tour to the Lake 2013

For the past several years, Switching Gears Cyclery has hosted a “Tour to the Lake” overnight camping expedition. This year I was finally able to participate and enjoy the weekend escape.

Biking with Jenny Rilling

August 27, 2013 – 9:11 pm | 5 Comments

Take a spin with Jenny Rilling with Bike Friendly Richardson and BikeDFW. She might even make you some “weird” ice cream.

The Case of the Missing Roubaix

July 19, 2013 – 4:39 pm | 10 Comments

This week my bike was stolen from my garage and 24 hours later identified at a pawn shop one mile away. Here’s the story of the Roubaix gone missing, and some critical tips for what to do to protect yourself.

Seen at the Smurf Boy

June 30, 2013 – 5:28 pm | Comments Off on Seen at the Smurf Boy

The Smurf Boy Endurance Series mountain bike race kicked off this weekend at Rowlett Creek Preserve.

Santa Fe Trail to The Lot

May 29, 2013 – 12:24 pm | Comments Off on Santa Fe Trail to The Lot

A new bridge connection between the Santa Fe Trail and The Lot is now open. Hop off the trail for a bite and some brews.

Biking with Xina Jones

May 21, 2013 – 11:12 am | One Comment

Xina Jones is a quiet legend. She has been a bicycle messenger in Dallas since 1999, lives car-free, and she currently helps lead the weekly Time In The Saddle rides from Whole Foods in Lakewood on Tuesdays.

Riding the Santa Fe Trestle Trail

April 10, 2013 – 9:44 pm | 4 Comments

You may have never heard of it… but there it is, quietly connecting the Cedars to Oak Cliff. Sitting next to the DART line and crossing over a failed kayak park is the beautiful Santa …

Deep Ellum Fixit Station

March 28, 2013 – 6:14 pm | Comments Off on Deep Ellum Fixit Station
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Have you noticed Deep Ellum’s new bike fixit repair station?
The Fixit includes all the tools necessary to perform basic repairs and maintenance, from changing a flat to adjusting brakes and derailleurs. The tools and air pump …