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UPDATE – bike route and final picnic spot has changed:
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Our Spring compliment to the Fall Tweed Ride! Finally! 
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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 …

Dallas Gets Sharrows by Waco Moore

July 30, 2012 – 6:56 pm | 12 Comments

Here’s a peek at the new shared lane markings (a.k.a. “sharrows”) recently installed on MLK Blvd. in Dallas. These are some of the very first on-street facilities implemented as part of the 2011 Dallas Bike …

Review – Paris Packs by Eliot Landrum

July 14, 2012 – 12:03 pm | 2 Comments

For utilitarian cycling, a good pair of panniers are essential gear for a great ride. Unfortunately, there are a lot of lousy panniers out there. My first set broke down within a few days. A …

And So the Commute Begins

July 9, 2012 – 1:21 pm | 11 Comments

As mentioned previously, I’ve just started commuting to work on two wheels.  My commute is a relatively short distance, the ride is long enough to where I can feel my heart getting a work out …

Dallas’ Newest Bike Commuter – Me

July 2, 2012 – 10:49 am | 16 Comments

Ever since I started riding a bicycle again I’ve wanted to commute.
The distance for me was not too great, but the time I would have to dedicate made it unrealistic.  Amongst other challenges, I’d miss …

The Good Block by Eliot Landrum

June 24, 2012 – 9:28 am | 12 Comments

This morning, the sky was blue and the temperatures hadn’t yet reached 90 °F, so I decided it was a good morning to head to The Good Block.  Good 2 Go Taco, Cultivar Coffee, and Goodfriend are the …

Some Cyclists Should Take Up a New Hobby, or Get Educated, or Wake the F* Up

June 19, 2012 – 10:43 pm | 6 Comments

Unfortunately this is not a happy post.  Jonathan Turley, one of the greatest legal minds in North America, reports about a San Francisco cyclist senselessly killing a pedestrian here.  The short version is the cyclist …

When We Ride – a film by Kato Bentley

June 19, 2012 – 7:23 pm | One Comment
Kato Bentley

Some of you have seen this video made by local photographer, videographer and musician, Kato Bentley. For those of you who haven’t you’re in for a treat. Most of it was filmed at the Tits …

Seen at the Dallas Ride of Silence 2012

May 17, 2012 – 7:42 pm | Comments Off

 
This was a somber event.  There were a few speakers at the beginning of the ride, then after a quiet loop around White Rock Lake two lines of cyclists were formed where the ghost bike …

Ride of Silence Wed May 16th, 7pm

May 14, 2012 – 12:34 pm | Comments Off

The Dallas Ride of Silence will occur this Wednesday at 7pm.  We’re meeting about 6:45 and then at 7pm we’ll begin the 9 mile ride around White Rock Lake.  Meet at 4200 W. Lawther (between …