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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 Police Bikes for the Ages: Look on my Works, ye mighty, and Despair!

April 5, 2010 – 1:34 am | Comments Off on Dallas Police Bikes for the Ages: Look on my Works, ye mighty, and Despair!

I had to go down to the Dallas Police Department’s headquarters on Lamar today to get a certified copy of a police report. These are their (relatively) new headquarters across from Southside on Lamar, just south …

Biking With San Francisco Police Chief George Gascón

March 26, 2010 – 8:39 pm | Comments Off on Biking With San Francisco Police Chief George Gascón
San Francisco Police Chief George Gascón

Street Films invited San Francisco Police Chief, George Gascón, to join them on a bike ride recently and just posted the video and interview.  He’s  no stranger to bike riding or jogging for that matter.  …

Hola, Amigo

March 23, 2010 – 10:50 pm | 2 Comments

I live in the Casa Linda/Casa View area of northeast Dallas, right by White Rock Lake.  I always love to hear the tinkling bells of these ice cream vendors.

These guys never speak a single word of …

Exile on Main St.

March 18, 2010 – 10:51 pm | Comments Off on Exile on Main St.

This bike was parked in the 1500 block of Main Street in downtown Big D today:

It’s an old Schwinn Typhoon. I’m fond of these bikes, and I like those longhorns. I’m always glad to see these …

Not a Bicycle

March 18, 2010 – 9:48 pm | Comments Off on Not a Bicycle

But pretty green! I spotted this fellow at the farmer’s market last weekend at The Green Spot, my local eco-friendly gas station, taqueria and convenience store :

What the heck, right? It kind of looks like …

Stolen Bikes

March 18, 2010 – 9:39 am | 3 Comments

Theft happens and all too often it includes a bicycle. Bike Friendly Oak Cliff has dedicated a forum/page for all stolen bicycles.  You can see theft details on their site here.  Send bike theft details …

Voices From The 2010 National Bike Summit

March 16, 2010 – 9:37 am | Comments Off on Voices From The 2010 National Bike Summit

A crowd of almost 1000 people descended upon Washington D.C. for the 2010 National Bike Summit this last March 9-11th.   According to the League of American Bicyclists, which hosted the event, that was 10 times …

SXSFixed – Countdown to Glory – They Made It!

March 13, 2010 – 10:29 am | Comments Off on SXSFixed – Countdown to Glory – They Made It!
SXSFixed at the State Capitol

March 15th update – They made it!
Check out the latest videos here.

March 13th update – They are on the road!
The Dallas SXSFixed gear gang has taken to the road.  We’ll post updates over the weekend …

Breaking News: White Rock Lake Levee Construction

March 12, 2010 – 5:02 pm | 2 Comments

On my bike commute to my office on Thursday, March 11, 2010, I was quite surprised as I rode through the bike trail/levee reconstruction at White Rock Lake.
 A flagman waved me into a newly opened …

¡Ciclovia! – ¿Que?

March 9, 2010 – 10:49 pm | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I was having coffee with Lee Kleinman, who’s the the Park Board member for Council District 11,  and he mentioned something he was excited about called a “Ciclovia“.  I wasn’t …