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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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Photos from the Bike Friendly Oak Cliff Dallas Tweed Ride

November 22, 2010 – 9:37 pm | 3 Comments

What perfect weather and great costumes, bikes and people at the 2nd annual Bike Friendly Oak Cliff Dallas Tweed Ride.   I took an obscene amount of photos and this is a small sample.  I didn’t …

Katy Trail: Phase One Complete!

November 18, 2010 – 5:35 pm | Comments Off

Until I read this article in today’s Dallas Morning News, I didn’t realize that there even was a “Phase 1 of the Katy Trail Master Plan”.
Good work! It’s a lovely trail. I like Angela Hunt’s …

November 2010 Rides, Events and Announcements

November 15, 2010 – 10:07 pm | Comments Off

Bike Friendly Richardson Presents

Black Friday Ride November 26th
Richardson is one of the most bike friendly cities in all of Dallas County!  From their website:
We had so much fun last year that we thought we’d do …

Knog “LOVE/HATE” Leather Bicycle Gloves @ Nashbar.com

November 11, 2010 – 9:20 pm | Comments Off

I saw my friend Justin wearing these and had to have a pair:

They are nice, genuine leather bike gloves made by Knog.

I bought them on nashbar.com.  Unless you are a little bitty tiny man, I …

Photos from the Southwest Frameworks Retro Ride

October 24, 2010 – 9:00 pm | 5 Comments

Each year Southwest Frameworks hosts a vintage/classic bike meet and ride at White Rock Lake.  Sadly I did not hear about it in time to add it to our announcements for October, we’ll …

Photos from the BFOC Lee Harvey Ride

October 21, 2010 – 10:30 pm | 3 Comments

This was yet another great group ride hosted by Bike Friendly Oak Cliff.   The weather was perfect and I was impressed by the great selection of bicycles.  I’m a sucker for racks and baskets and …

Troy Aikman to Promote Katy Trail Crowding

October 14, 2010 – 9:37 pm | One Comment

Seriously, now. Read this article in today’s DMN and tell me how many people will jam that trail for this event.
It just seems ironic. Well-intentioned, but ironic.
-H

Tenba Messenger Photo/Laptop Bag

October 10, 2010 – 9:32 pm | 2 Comments

I was recently on vacation and staying in a cabin that had a nice selection of photography magazines that I made good use of.  I kept reading ads or reviews of various Tenba camera bags …

Vintage Schwinn on Main St., Dallas, TX

October 7, 2010 – 9:35 pm | Comments Off

I spotted this Schwinn today at the bike rack in front of my downtown office at Pegasus Plaza.  It’s a nice early to mid ’60s Schwinn Continental ten-speed with original seat, rack and upright bars. …

Death on the Katy Trail

October 4, 2010 – 9:20 pm | 9 Comments

I was shocked to read this  in today’s Dallas Morning News. This collision occurred last Thursday (09-30-2010), the day before we rode down the Katy Trail to the State Fair.
I’m very sorry for everyone involved, …