Old Tascosa Cycling Club member Angela Ellis presented the monthly “Winning Warrior” award for April 2006 to Joyce Cunningham, local outreach coordinator for Texas Bicycle Coalition. Cunningham works in the Amarillo region on the BikeTexas Safe Routes to School project.
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Coalition Staffer Named “Winning Warrior”
Coalition Staff & Board Retreated to Hill Country
Texas Bicycle Coalition staff members met for a staff training and retreat Thursday, February 2 through Sunday, February 5 at Flat Creek Crossing Ranch near Pedernales Falls State Park. Board members joined the staff for a board meeting and retreat on Saturday and Sunday. This was the first time that an all-staff training has been […]
Congratulations to Coalition Member Top 100 Bike Shops
Bicycle Retailer and Industry News (BRAIN), a national trade magazine for the bicycle industry, recognized seven BikeTexas Member Bike Shops for demonstrated excellence as Top 100 Bicycle Retailers of 2006.
Coalition Staff Training & Board Retreat
Texas Bicycle Coalition offices will be closed Friday, February 3 for an all-staff training and annual board retreat. The Coalition is fortunate to again be holding this event at Flat Creek Crossing Ranch, adjacent to Pedernales Falls State Park near Johnson City. The ranch features miles of great singletrack open to the public for only […]
Coalition Publishes First Annual Report
Texas Bicycle Coalition is pleased to announce it has published its inaugural annual report. The report provides members and community partners an update on the Coalition’s activities and program areas over the past year, October 2004 through September 2005. The annual report is available for download in the Coalition’s Press Room.
Coalition Member Receives REI Stewardship Award
Jeanne Patterson of Frisco, Texas was recently selected to receive the REI Stewardship Award, which is given to six recipients nationally. The Stewards of the Environment Award provides recognition to local environmental heroes across the country who have made an impact and inspired others.
Father Shares Love of Cycling
By Steve Hayward Almost every day when I am bringing my daughter home from her elementary school on a bike I purchased at a garage sale for $15, we are passed by a $35,000 SUV with one of her classmates in it. They always wave at my daughter and look so sad because they have […]
Texas Cycling Classic will Benefit Katrina Evacuees
The Board of Directors of Elves & More will dedicate proceeds from the 2005 Texas Cycling Classic to benefit children impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Elves & More Founder David Moore said that 100 percent of the ride proceeds — and up to 50 percent of the funds raised from its 2005 Christmas Program […]
Bike Lanes Working at AHS
by Steve Hayward I spent a few minutes riding my bike around Amarillo High School this morning to see how the new street design worked. The old design on Fulton was four traffic lanes, two each way. The new design is two traffic lanes with a center turn lane and bike lanes on the outside.
Remembering Don Albietz
By Captain Lance Slack, Lubbock Police Department This morning I found out that a long-time friend of mine was struck by a semi-truck while riding his bicycle last week. Don Albietz was a Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer, a cycling event coordinator, and a serious competitor.
Don Albietz “Missing Person Ride” held in Lubbock
Saturday August 13th started out a cool clear day for a ride, it is to be the day for a memorial ride to remember our fellow cyclist who have been injured, either slightly or fatally by motorist. This ride in particular was for Don Albietz a Las Vegas, Nevada police officer, who was on a […]
City of Tyler Unveils New Bicycle Route
The City of Tyler added a bit more credence to the city motto, “On a New Horizon.” Mayor Joey Seeber introduced Tyler’s first designated bicycle route, a 6.25 mile loop through the southeast corner of town. The Tyler Bicycle Club was on hand to celebrate the occasion. The new route, which connects cyclists to Golden […]
Annual Membership Meeting 2005
Texas Bicycle Coalition will again hold its Annual Meeting in Wichita Falls during Hotter N’ Hell Hundred weekend, August 24-28. All members are invited to meet Texas Bicycle Coalition staff and board members. The meeting will cover the successes of the 79th Texas Legislature and 108th Congress, the status of the BikeTexas Safe Routes to […]
Pearland City Good Citizen
As Published – TBC Listserve by Chip I was riding South on 1128 today when a white pickup coming the opposite direction begins to slow down. I thought to myself, “Oh no…Here comes a Bubba who wants to intimidate the spindly flourescent-clothed yuppie.” I almost fell off my bicycle when he rolled down the window […]
In Memorium Bahram Daneshvar
On February 3rd, 2005, Bahram Daneshvar and Charles Thiele, both visiting Fredericksburg from Minnesota, set out on their bicycles to experience the fabled Texas Hill Country. The two cyclists were touring with a group of about 50 cyclists from Minnesota that had traveled to Fredericksburg specifically to ride the roads which have made the Hill […]
Share the Road Y’all
As Published – TBC Listserve – 5-21-2005 by Guy Taylor One thing that really ticks me off is a cyclist that makes no effort to assist the passing of a motor vehicle but “hogs” the road. The car v. cyclist attitude that many riders have created from years of fighting traffic hinder our efforts for […]