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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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New Top Category Link – Bike Manufacturers

December 31, 2010 – 9:48 am | Comments Off

What do you get when you combine endless cotton fields (now all paved),  typically wide and generous streets,  and an emerging bike trail and infrastructure system?
Dallas, Texas of course.
While not all of Dallas is as …

Nature Trails at White Rock Lake Spillway Are Open

December 29, 2010 – 10:20 am | Comments Off

The nature trail portion of the White Rock Creek/Lake trails are open now.  These are the trails adjacent to the spillway in the south-western portion of White Rock Lake.  Great riding on a cool, sunny …

Retro Bikes from Schönebeck

December 26, 2010 – 4:54 pm | 2 Comments

These are some of the coolest new production bikes I’ve seen in some time. They’re hand made in Germany by  Weltrad. They’re lugged steel (CroMo) frames and based on 1930s designs.  Modern appointments include …

Street Films – “Cycling Copenhagen, Through North American Eyes”

December 26, 2010 – 10:38 am | Comments Off

Streetfilms was in Copenhagen for the 2010 Velo-City conference and this is some of what they saw, who they interviewed and what they said.   Interesting to note that 38% of all trips in Copenhagen are …

Brooks B66 Saddle Review

December 26, 2010 – 8:44 am | 3 Comments

The Brooks B66 has been in service since 1927 and once upon a time these came as standard equipment on upper end bikes such as the Raleigh Superbe 3-speeds.  It’s listed in the Brooks “City/Heavy …

Happy Holidays From Biking In Dallas

December 25, 2010 – 10:01 am | Comments Off
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays From Biking in Dallas and let’s hope it warms up soon!

Coming Soon to the Casa Linda Theater: Natural Grocers!

December 24, 2010 – 2:43 pm | 4 Comments

I took these pictures in March of this year in front of the old Casa Linda Theater.  The theater is located on the SE corner of Buckner Blvd. (Loop 12) and Garland Rd. (Highway 78) in …

Katy Trail Extension Phase III: They’re Working On It

December 23, 2010 – 11:23 am | 2 Comments

As I drove eastbound on Mockingbird Ln. from U.S. 75 (Central Expy.) yesterday, I decided to look for signs of construction along the Katry Trail Extension to the White Rock DART station. I knew from …

Now THAT Is a Work Rig

December 22, 2010 – 8:51 pm | One Comment

I was driving down the road the other day and spotted a guy riding this bike, I had to turn around and learn more about him and his ride. It’s a Raleigh mountain bike …

Life’s Two Wheel Simple Pleasures in Plano Texas

December 21, 2010 – 8:35 am | 3 Comments
Trails and Rails

We wanted to explore some bike trails that we’d never ridden,  so one afternoon we headed north to Plano, Texas.  The Plano Bike Trail online maps are a bit confusing to say the least and …