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BikeHouston presents it latest newsletter Spoke&Word #6

BikeHouston presents it latest newsletter Spoke&Word #6

We hope that you all had a great summer vacation, but when the calendar turns to September normal routines return – we are back to work, back to school and back to cycling. BikeHouston’s calendar is bursting with bicycle events and with slightly cooler days and evenings […]

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Breaking News: Houston’s First Bike Lane in Downtown

Breaking News: Houston’s First Bike Lane in Downtown

The City of Houston has announced that it will convert one lane on Lamar street in downtown into a dedicated bike lane, separated from the other lanes by armadillos or zebras. The lane itself will be painted green and will run in both directions. This three-quarter mile […]

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Tough Mountains, Awesome Scenery: Welcome to the Giro d’Italia 

Tough Mountains, Awesome Scenery: Welcome to the Giro d’Italia 

Every year, hundreds of professional cyclists converge on Italy to compete for the ‘pink jersey’ (a bit less famous than France’s yellow one) in one of the big cycling tour events in Europe. This event is not only for professionals but also for fans. This spring, BikeHouston […]

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BikeHouston needs volunteers for Park to Port Ride on Saturday September 13

BikeHouston needs volunteers for Park to Port Ride on Saturday September 13

Always wanted to celebrate someone’s 100th birthday? This is your chance. Both Hermann Park and the Houston Port Authority turn hundred years old this year. Two big reasons to throw a party. The Park to Port Ride will be held on Saturday September 13. BikeHouston will be […]

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Lawyers’ perspective on car crashes at BikeHouston’s Monthly Social

Lawyers’ perspective on car crashes at BikeHouston’s Monthly Social

Cycling is not without risks. Every time people head out on their bikes there is a chance of a crash with a car. While we hope you will walk away unscratched, we receive too many calls from people who don’t. This month we present a panel discussion […]

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Traveler by Choice: a 2,000 Miles Bike Trip in Europe

Traveler by Choice: a 2,000 Miles Bike Trip in Europe

Naimah Hamid was born and raised in Houston and is a traveler by choice. Last year, she undertook a rather heroic trip to Europe. She planned to cycle from Amsterdam to Granada after she met a guy from Austin in Barcelona who told her he had started […]

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David Chaney’s story about his bike trip across Rwanda

Tuesday July 29 David Chaney joined BikeHouston’s Monthly Social to talk about his 200 mile bike trip across Rwanda. A story worth telling over and over again. In case you missed the incredible story of how David Chaney and his bike mates Ron Kerr and Fred Zapalac […]

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Who is Helping Out at the Bright Futures Fair?

The Street Olympics’ Summer Games have grown to be one of the most popular events of the summer. Founded in 1987, the Summer Games are now a renowned day of great fun with friendly competitions. A major component of the Street Olympics’ Summer Games utilizes exciting, interactive […]

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BikeHouston at the White Linen Night

BikeHouston will be present this year at White Linen Night, which is a local Artist meet and greet with shopping held in the evening to beat the Houston summer heat. Two Hurricane Katarina survivors fro New Orleans started the event in 2006. It has grown ever since […]

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David Chaney’s Ride for the Survivors

David Chaney's Ride for the Survivors

Cycling in Houston can be quite challenging, but sometimes it is good to look abroad and maybe put your own problems in perspective. Follow BikeHouston member David Chaney on his Ride for the Survivors across Rwanda. A 200 miles tour to raise awareness about the genocide that […]

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