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Tue, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 30
8301 Furness Dr, Austin, TX 78753, USA
Bike to Hart Elementary (Austin)
Thu, Sep 18 9:00am -
125 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Texas Transportation Commission Meeting
Fri, Sep 19
PARK(ing) Day Dallas
Fri, Sep 19 - Sun, Sep 21
Prude Ranch, 209 Texas 118, Fort Davis, TX, United States
Fort Davis Cyclefest
Sun, Sep 21 3:00pm -
1902 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
BikeTexas Annual Membership Meeting
April 30th saw an electrifying event at the Capitol. Outside the south steps under our blue and yellow tents, BikeTexas staff and Central Texas electric bike vendors set up over a dozen different models for legislators and staff to take out for a spin around the historic building. After being fitted for helmets and oriented to the bikes, nearly fifty legislators and staff took the opportunity to get away from their desks and meetings to get a nice breeze on their face.
Electric bikes offer the user a combination of ease and pedaling opportunity for getting around town. BikeTexas has an electric model used by staff to get to the Capitol two miles away and uphill on warm days – all while wearing a suit!
Electric cyclists also drive the need for more bike lanes, more cycle tracks, and more sharing the road with motor vehicles. These bikes have a governor to limit speeds to 20 mph – this keeps them in the same legal category as bicycles per licensing requirements, with access to bike lanes and bikeways.
BikeTexas also offers a big thanks to Jeremy Leffingwell of Fallbrook Technologies, John Dawson of Rocket Electrics, Scott Morgan of Alien Scooters, and Steve Pierce of Bicycle Sport Shop for bringing their newest models to the event. Check them out along with other electric bike dealers in your neck of the woods. Even if an electric bike is not for you, it may be perfect for someone you know.
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