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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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The Cottonwood Trail – T Minus 8 Weeks And Counting

March 9, 2010 – 6:47 pm | Comments Off

According to this report in today’s Dallas Morning News, the Cottonwood trail is scheduled to be complete within 8 weeks or so (think May).  Some of us have been waiting years (and years) for this …

1970 Schwinn Town and Country Tri-Wheeler: Finale

March 7, 2010 – 9:35 am | 6 Comments

I finally finished the Tri-Wheeler. 

It cleaned up remarkably well! I did all of the disassembly and I cleaned and repacked all of the bearings, crank, etc. myself. I also put the thing back together.

Thanks again …

What Do You Use To Haul Your Bikes?

March 1, 2010 – 9:45 pm | 3 Comments

This is my 1977 Ford F-100:

My Great-Uncle Bill bought this truck new in 1977. When he died, my father ended up with it. Dad sold it to me about ten years ago. It has about 125,000 …

March 2010 Rides

March 1, 2010 – 10:11 am | Comments Off

Springtime is upon us and it looks like the rest of March will present numerous group ride opportunities.
Sunday the 21st – Ride Into Spring with Bike Friendly Knox-Henderson
Bike Friendly Knox Henderson is hosting a group …

“Dallas Bike Works”: Welcome to White Rock Lake

February 28, 2010 – 11:22 am | 4 Comments

I was as surprised as I could be today when I turned onto Lawther Dr. off of Northwest Highway heading towards Mockingbird Ln. and saw this:

Anybody that grew up around here, like me, can probably only …

Introducing Bike Friendly North Dallas

February 26, 2010 – 9:51 am | Comments Off

Bike Friendly North Dallas is the latest community to join the Bike Friendly clan.  North
Dallas holds a lot of possibilities for cyclist and the city has a significant amount of improvements planned for this area.   …

Dallas Critical Mass Ride This Friday

February 24, 2010 – 1:04 pm | 2 Comments

The The Critical Mass Ride happens the last Friday of each month. 
I’ve attended this ride and it’s a fun one.  They cruise as a slow, casual pace through downtown Dallas.  They usually wind up …

Tits Are Everywhere, by Alicia Pol

February 23, 2010 – 9:14 pm | 3 Comments

I first crossed paths with Alicia at the Tweed Ride.  We both have vintage, Peugeot mixtes so we discussed some of the finer points of those as we rolled down Main street with the rest …

No Town and Country for Old Men: Update

February 22, 2010 – 11:56 pm | 3 Comments

I’m pretty excited.  My long struggle to restore my 1970 Schwinn Town and Country Tri-Wheeler nears an end. Here is the re-assembly station in Casa Linda:

This rebuild was a bit of a challenge for me. …

The Fear Has Set In by Toni Youngblood

February 21, 2010 – 9:56 pm | 10 Comments

I met Toni Youngblood at a Thursday night Hawaiian theme ride hosted by the Richardson Urban Bike Club.  This was my first time there and didn’t know anyone.  The whole group was very friendly and …