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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! 
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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.

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, …

October 2010 Rides, Events and Announcements

September 27, 2010 – 11:34 pm | 11 Comments

Biking in Dallas
State Fair of Texas Group Ride
Friday October 1st
This is an invitation to anyone in the North Texas area that loves both bicycle commuting and the Great State Fair of Texas: we’re going to ride our …