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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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Tell US DOT: Bicyclists’ Safety Counts!

Dear Kathryn, There is only one acceptable number: 0. While some U.S. cities have set decisive “Vision Zero” targets to dramatically reduce bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities, the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) has released proposed safety measures that have no goal, no accountability, and no attempt […]

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Tour de Cure rolls again September 20, training kick-off June 14

Tour de Cure rolls again September 20, training kick-off June 14

The American Diabetes Association will hold the 6th Annual Houston Tour de Cure on September 20, 2014, at Katy Mills Mall in Katy, Texas. Families, friends and co-workers in and around the Houston area are all invited to join in a nationwide campaign to raise money to […]

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Spoke&Word #3 is out

Spoke&Word #3 is out

On June 1 Spoke&Word #3 was published. Follow this link to read the newsletter. If you did not receive our newsletter, you can subscribe here. BikeHouston sends out this newsletter every first day of the month. If you have any questions contact the editor: newsletter@bikehouston.nl.

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BikeValet needs volunteers for Sunday Street on June 1

BikeValet needs volunteers for Sunday Street on June 1

BikeHouston will provide another BikeValet for everyone who comes to the Sunday Streets HTX at Washington Ave and Preston St on Sunday June 1, so the BikeValet team can use more volunteers to help out with taking care of all those bikes. Last time we parked over […]

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Mayor Parker to support BikeHouston’s donation to Crime Stoppers in honor of HPD Hit & Run Department’s efforts

Mayor Parker to support BikeHouston’s donation to Crime Stoppers in honor of HPD Hit & Run Department’s efforts

HOUSTON, TX – On Thursday, May 29 at 1:30 PM, Houston Mayor Annise Parker is expected to issue a brief statement in recognition of BikeHouston’s donation of $2500 to Crime Stoppers of Houston. The donation has been made in honor of Houston police officer Yadira Estrada and […]

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BikeHouston leads Ride of Silence as part of worldwide movement in over 350 cities

HOUSTON, TX – On Wednesday, May 21, BikeHouston will host the Ride of Silence: a two-hour silent ride in honor of Houston cyclists who have been killed or injured on public roadways, and the countless more worldwide. The ride aims to raise motorist awareness of cyclists on […]

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Ghostbikes: To Honor and to Warn

Ghostbikes: To Honor and to Warn

Ghostbikes are relatively new to the Houston area. Since December 2013 you see them more and more around the city. White painted bikes to honor and to warn. A silent reminder of the dangers of being a participant in traffic and also a reminder to every road […]

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CycloFemme Houston 2014 Photo Album

CycloFemme Houston 2014 Photo Album

  This Mother’s Day, approximately 90 women participated in CycloFemme Houston 2014, hosted by BikeHouston. The morning began with a light breakfast provided by Happy Fatz, followed by a beautiful ride along Buffalo Bayou. Along the route our ladies were treated to refreshments at Bike Barn‘s race […]

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Michael Payne speaks at ‘My Houston 2040′ on May 15

Michael Payne speaks at 'My Houston 2040' on May 15

Thursday May 15 our Executive Director Michael Payne will speak at the Monthly Happy Hour Meeting of the Minds ‘My Houston 2040′. The other speaker is the newly appointed Director of Planning in Houston Patrick Walsh. Come to Rudyard’s Pub on 2010 Waugh Drive, doors open at 5.30 for […]

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