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April 13, 2014 – 9:40 am | Comments Off

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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Rust Rocket Deluxe – The Auction Rat

December 18, 2010 – 11:31 pm | Comments Off

Rat Rod Bikes.com is auctioning a custom bicycle that was inspired by the bike art used on one of their recent T-shirt designs.  You have to see it.
Look at the pictures, click on the links.  …

Your Opinion Counts

December 17, 2010 – 10:39 am | 5 Comments

We’re always curious about the folks who read our blog and although we have good
traffic but comments on bike blogs tend to represent a tiny fraction of the overall readership.  So I have been playing …

Bontrager Back Rack II Review

December 16, 2010 – 8:12 am | 2 Comments

I recently purchased a Bontrager Back Rack II and put it on my Trek that I’m converting to a utility bike.  It was somewhat of an impulse buy for me,  I had just installed a  …

Holiday Lights Ride

December 13, 2010 – 11:43 pm | 2 Comments

A couple of dozen of us rode through the neighborhoods around SMU tonight enjoying some of the more amazing holiday light displays in town.  We stopped at Highland Park Village for coffee and hot chocolate.
The …

Women In Motion: New Lady Riders Reflect on NYC Cycling by Dahlia Lopez Ramsay

December 11, 2010 – 3:53 pm | 2 Comments

I was watching some of the films over at Street Films and “Women in Motion” by Dahlia Lopez Ramsay caught my attention.  From the notes on the video:
There are more cyclists in NYC than ever …

IKEA Says Thank You To It’s Employees With a Bike

December 10, 2010 – 11:28 pm | Comments Off

IKEA, that Swedish home furnishing company, recently announced they are giving bicycles to all of their 12,400 employees in December.  How cool is that?
“It’s been a good year for IKEA, so what better way to …

Speaking of Richardson…

December 10, 2010 – 11:27 pm | Comments Off

The completion of the Santa Fe Trail has been dominating much of the bicycle trail discussions lately, on our site and elsewhere; but in case you haven’t heard Richardson has been making strides in their …

DART Green Line Celebration: Ride Your Bike

December 2, 2010 – 10:50 pm | 7 Comments

This Saturday, December 4, 2010, is an amazing day for the DART Light Rail system. It is the pre-opening (December 6, 2010 is the official day) Super Saturday first glimpse of the 28 mile, 15 station, …

Hipstamatic Office Bikes

December 1, 2010 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off

I rode my 2008 Electrabike Amsterdam Classic 3 to my office today via the White Rock Lake Trail and the newly opened Santa Fe Trail link. From the STF Trail to my office is .8 miles, …

Santa Fe Trail and White Rock Lake Trail Link: Saddle Up!

November 25, 2010 – 12:41 am | 20 Comments

It’s open for business, and you heard it here first!  Unless you got the same email that I received this morning from the “Friends of the Santa Fe Trail“.  I have been waiting for this …