BikeTexas and Adventure Cycling Association have joined forces to host Adventure Cycling Association’s executive director, Jim Sayer, on a whirlwind visit to Texas (December 6 – 12), with stops in Houston, Fort Worth, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin.
Sayer will travel around the state, sharing the latest news on bicycle travel and adventures in North America (and perhaps beyond!) and looking to the year ahead, with new routes, trips, and policy and outreach initiatives to improve bicycling and bike travel in the US. Plus, BikeTexas executive director Robin Stallings will provide a sneak preview of the upcoming state legislative session as well as an update on the Texas Bicycle Tourism Trail network, and how it relates to the U.S. Bicycle Route System effort led by Adventure Cycling.
There will also be time for participants to share their thoughts, ideas, and stories at these events, which are free and open to the public.
Adventure Cycling Association is the largest membership cycling organization in North America with over 44,000 members. Established in 1973, Adventure Cycling has mapped more than 40,000 miles of cycling routes, leads more than forty-five guided cycling tours each year, and advocates for improvements in cycling infrastructure nationwide.
Please join BikeTexas and Adventure Cycling for one of these fun-filled evenings. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by emailing Sarah Raz, at email@example.com or by calling her at 800-755-2453 x210.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 — HOUSTON/WOODLANDS-AREA
Pallotta’s Mexican Grill, 2211 Rayford Rd., Suite 119, Spring, TX
7PM, Cash bar and restaurant food available
Co-sponsored by the Woodlands Cycling Club
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8 — FORT WORTH
UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. Building #2, Room 2-100
6PM, refreshments provided
Co-sponsored by the Fort Worth Bicycling Association
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 — DALLAS
Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204
7PM, some refreshments provided and cash coffee bar available
Co-sponsored by the Greater Dallas Bicyclists
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10 — SAN ANTONIO
Jump-Start Theater at Blue Star Art Complex, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
6PM, refreshments provided
Co-sponsored by the San Antonio Wheelmen
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Adventure Cycling Association is the premier bicycle travel organization in North America with over 44,000 members. A nonprofit organization, its mission is to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle. It produces routes and maps for cycling in North America, organizes more than 45 tours annually, and publishes the best bicycle-travel information anywhere, including Adventure Cyclist magazine and The Cyclists’ Yellow Pages online. With 40,699 meticulously mapped miles in the Adventure Cycling Route Network, Adventure Cycling gives cyclists the tools and confidence to create their own bike travel adventures. Contact the office at (800) 755-BIKE (2453), firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.adventurecycling.org.
BikeTexas is a statewide bicycle advocacy and education organization, formed in 1991, whose mission is to advance bicycle access, safety and education in Texas. Contact BikeTexas at 512-476-RIDE, or www.BikeTexas.org
– Taken from Adventure Cycling Press Releaseof December 2, 2010.