Headline »

April 13, 2014 – 9:40 am | Comments Off on Seer Sucker Spring Picnic Ride Sat April 26th

UPDATE – bike route and final picnic spot has changed:
From the Facebook event page:
Our Spring compliment to the Fall Tweed Ride! Finally! 
April’s perfect weather for a Seer Sucker suits, dresses, shirts, pants, jackets, hats and …

Read the full story »
Bikes and Reviews
Biking In Dallas
Rides and Events

Kryptonite New York U-Lock review

January 24, 2011 – 10:57 am | 3 Comments

While contemplating the Grim Subject of Bike Theft I realized I should quit rolling the dice by relying on a flimsy bike lock, and instead buy something that would actually deter a bike thief.  So …

Frisco Superdrome Might Become a Parking Garage

January 20, 2011 – 11:41 am | 6 Comments

“They paved paradise to put up a parking lot” – Joni Mitchell
According to WFAA the Frisco Superdrome is at risk of being bulldozed to make way for, get this,  a parking lot. Seriously.  It seems …

Electra Ticino 16D review

January 17, 2011 – 10:09 am | 53 Comments

I’m a sucker for shiny bits and when it comes to aesthetics I prefer a classic/vintage look versus a modern, space-aged one.  So naturally the Electra Bike Ticino (pronounced tuh-chino) line represents pure crack for …

Want to Help Bike Map Your Town?

January 15, 2011 – 10:52 am | 3 Comments
Open Street Map

My buddy Richard at Cycleliscious has just written a tutorial for using the  Open Street Map.  He and I have recently chatted a few times about the differences of Google Bike maps, Mapquest, and Open …

Saddle Recovering From Recovered Saddle.com

January 14, 2011 – 9:26 am | 4 Comments

Ok, so how many times has this happened to you –
You’ve taken your wife out for a night on the town, meanwhile, your evil brother in law brings some of his drunken pals from the …

Angela Hunt – Will She Or Won’t She?

January 13, 2011 – 5:08 pm | One Comment

The Dallas Morning News reported today that Dallas Council Member Angela Hunt is considering running for Mayor of our fair city.  Hunt represents District 14 which encompasses parts of downtown, Uptown and Oak Lawn.
“I’ve been …

Bikesnob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling – a book review

January 12, 2011 – 2:56 pm | 8 Comments

Before I had an unhealthy obsession with bicycles, I used to collect books. I had a whole room in my house devoted to my collection, and I would come home, sit in my leather wing …

2011 North American Hand Made Bicycle Show Feb 25-27th – Road Trip!

January 12, 2011 – 12:53 pm | One Comment

Feb 24th update, we’re leaving in the morning (Friday).  There is a Facebook page (Dallas goes to NAHBS) for Dallas folks to use to connect while we’re there.  Check it out here
Austin, Texas will be …

Dallas Goes Outside, I Get Back From Vacation

January 12, 2011 – 8:48 am | 3 Comments

I like this. “Dallas goes Outside” is a good theme for 2011, and it’s on my list.  It’s nice to see D magazine recognizing some of the efforts of both organizations and individuals in this …

How To Buy A Used Bike

January 11, 2011 – 9:40 pm | 2 Comments

The bikes in this post are ones I bought used.  The first two were under $100 each and the third bike was closer to $150.
I get email from people who are eager to ride …