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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 …

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Dallas Rides Photo Contest by Photopol.us and BFOC

January 11, 2011 – 9:35 pm | Comments Off on Dallas Rides Photo Contest by Photopol.us and BFOC

I just got a note from the powers that be and the Dallas Rides Photo Contest deadline has been moved to Friday the 18th!  So do what I did and send them some of your …

White Rock Lake Centennial Photo Contest

January 10, 2011 – 3:53 pm | Comments Off on White Rock Lake Centennial Photo Contest

Calling ALL photographers in the Dallas area – beginning March 2011 White Rock Lake will begin celebrating its 100th birthday (1911-2011).  They are also holding a whiz bang photo contest where your work could be …

SXS Fixed – a Film by Lacy Mahone

January 10, 2011 – 11:21 am | One Comment

Lacy Mahone, Dallas’ very own art, film and social media diva has produced a film about the SXS Fixed event last March.  This was where some locals road fixed bikes from Dallas to Austin for …

Google Analytics Is A Blogger’s Best Friend

January 10, 2011 – 9:50 am | Comments Off on Google Analytics Is A Blogger’s Best Friend

I’m friends with many bike (and other) bloggers so I thought I’d pass on some tips about traffic analysis for my blogging peeps.  If you”re not a blogger  this post might put you in a …

Soma Fabrications Brings Back the Jack Lauterwasser Handlebars

January 7, 2011 – 3:34 pm | 2 Comments

I just read on the Soma blog that they are now manufacturing handlebars based on the ones made popular by Olympic cyclist, Jack Lauterwasser.  Lauterwasser won double medals at the 1928 Olympics and soon after …

The Grim Subject of Bike Theft

January 7, 2011 – 9:52 am | 8 Comments

Have you ever had a bike stolen from you?  I haven’t yet I’ve had plenty of other valuables taken from me over the years and I’ve been burglarized 3 times.    Having something stolen from …

Rest In Peace 1982 LeGran Seville

January 5, 2011 – 12:58 pm | 3 Comments

My first project bike, my first powder coat job, my first single speed conversion, my first really dorked out mistake.  I learned a very expensive lesson not long ago –
Do not leave …

My First Angry Driver Encounter

January 3, 2011 – 5:06 pm | 18 Comments

I often read about cyclists being on the receiving end of the angry drivers wrath  but until the other day I had never had such an experience.  My cycling virginity is no longer in tact.
Yes, …

January 2011 Stuff to Do in Around Dallas

January 2, 2011 – 1:49 pm | Comments Off on January 2011 Stuff to Do in Around Dallas
Great Southwest Bike Swap and Race

Great Southwest Bike Swap and Race

Sunday, January 16th
At the Tarrant County resource Connection.  This is a great place to buy and sell stuff, and watch a race while you’re there. For a map click …

2010 – Looking Back

January 2, 2011 – 12:18 pm | One Comment

Hubbard and I started this blog a little over  a year ago with the intent of promoting casual cycling, encouraging the recycling/reuse of used bikes, and advocating for better bicycle infrastructure in Dallas County.  It’s …