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UPDATE – bike route and final picnic spot has changed:
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Our Spring compliment to the Fall Tweed Ride! Finally! 
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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 …

Seen at the Bike Friendly Richardson Ramble Ride

February 21, 2010 – 8:42 pm | 4 Comments
Custer Road Bike Lane

Bike Friendly Richardson hosted their second group ride last Sunday.  I missed their inaugural ride so I was pleased to make this one. Hubbard and I both has business to attend to at Richardson Bike …

Change is in the Air – Guest Writers Coming Soon.

February 21, 2010 – 11:52 am | Comments Off on Change is in the Air – Guest Writers Coming Soon.
Female bike messenger

Change at Biking In Dallas is in the air.  The short version is we want to add more voices to our website.  We meet some of the most engaging people on bicycles all the time …

Welch’s Bike: The 1976 Schwinn Speedster

February 20, 2010 – 8:27 pm | 2 Comments

In Flamboyant Red, single speed, 24 inch frame. I call it “The Spirit of ’76”.
Here is what it looked like when I bought it:

I found it here in East Dallas on Craigslist for $125.00. At …

Bike Friendly Knox Henderson Group Ride – March 21st

February 20, 2010 – 6:55 pm | One Comment

Bike Friendly Knox Henderson is welcoming spring with their very first group ride planned for Sunday, March 21st.  The route details will be published soon.  This is a great part of town and we’re looking …

Northaven Trail Update

February 18, 2010 – 12:00 pm | One Comment

Meeting of the Minds
The Friends of Northaven Trail had their initial organizational meeting on the 9th of February.  I wanted to attend but prior family commitments conflicted, so I missed out.  Lee Kleinman is helping …

Bike To Work With Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn – StreetFilms.org

February 16, 2010 – 3:02 pm | Comments Off on Bike To Work With Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn – StreetFilms.org

It’s not Dallas but it’s too cool to ignore.  Check out the amazing StreetFilms.org video shoot and article about Seattle Mayor, Mike McGinn, commuting to work on his Trek 700.  This was not a publicity …

Snowing in Dallas

February 14, 2010 – 11:51 pm | 3 Comments

Not Biking. Snowing.
 I’ve lived in Dallas virtually my entire life, and I have never seen anything like this snowstorm we had starting on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. The storm also resulted in the longest electricity …

Seen at the BFOC Valentine’s Day Ride

February 14, 2010 – 9:42 pm | 2 Comments

It was overcast, it was cold.  At least it was dry.  A nice turn out for the Bike Friendly Oak Cliff Valentine’s Day ride, all things considered.   I wasn’t paying close attention to the route …

Seen at the Oak Cliff Mardi Gras Parade

February 10, 2010 – 7:26 pm | 2 Comments
Oak Cliff Mardi Gras Parade

Trips to Oak Cliff are always a sentimental journey for me.  Both of my parents grew up there, in fact they met at the swimming pool at Lake Cliff park when my mother was a …