biking

The Solar Eclipse Lent an Air of Magic to Marfa’s Annual Bike Race

November 1, 2023 | By Kathryn Lundstrom

As the moon crept between the sun and the Earth, an unexpected chill ran through the air along Ranch Road 2810 in Marfa.

Biking with Birds

May 12, 2017 | By Daniel Blue Tyx

Not a half-hour into my daylong adventure, in the middle of a prairie of sea lavender and leatherleaf, I stopped my bike in wonder. A few dozen yards from the pavement, dozens of sandhill cranes comingled with a flock of ivory snow geese, completely ignoring my entrance into this unspoiled coastal scene.

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

January 23, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

When out in Big Bend for the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest, I talked with multiple local riders to gather information for my story about mountain biking in the Big Bend region. I threw in an extra question for some of them: What’s your favorite ride? Here are their responses.

Biking Big Bend

January 12, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

Chances are I won’t be hitchhiking out West any time soon to hire on with a ranch or join a sheriff’s posse. My boyhood fancies of a cowboy life on the open range, fueled by Lone Ranger reruns and imaginative bicycle escapades around the neighborhood, lost steam over time. But I’ve still got a Lone Ranger poster, and I’ve still got a mountain bike. And exploring the Texas countryside by bicycle still kindles my childlike excitement for adventure, freedom, and fun.

Meet Your Texas Makers: Crumpton Cycles

October 13, 2014 | By Clayton Maxwell

Behind his house in central Austin, in a tiny space decked out with machinery, an industrial oven, and a peg-board holding tools and designs, Nick Crumpton transforms the raw material of carbon fiber into sleek, lightweight riding machines.

Northeast Explorer: Discovering a New Rail Trail From Blackland Prairie to Piney Woods

February 21, 2013 | By Lawrence Parent

AFTER RUNNING ACROSS A BRIEF STORY on a new rail-trail in northeast Texas, I had to investigate.

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