Locals know biking is the best way to get around South By. And that's the one thing we've got, BIKES! Please lend a hand to Austin's newest community program to help us successfully show off our system to the world! Check-in/out bikes, balance the system, greet customers, etc. All volunteers will receive a free Austin B-cycle t-shirt, discounted memberships, and invitations to a post-SXSW appreciation party! Sign up is easy. Do it here.
We meet on the first Monday of every month (unless that’s a holiday). We gather either at the Flying Saucer in the Triangle or at Mellow Johnny’s. We have food and beer, followed by discussion of club business, race results, and a guest speaker. Past speakers have included pro racers, experts on nutrition, cycling coaches, frame builders, massage therapists, and even an historian who talked about doping in cycling. Meetings are open to members and guests.
My friends - of the many reasons we love our sport: wonderful memories, friends close as family, good health, and chief among them, the opportunity to swap racing tales and tell stories. To that end, I humbly submit the following story from my years riding and racing with the Spring City Cycling...more
Here is an interesting article on Brian Riley who lives in Allandale, written by Clair Melton. It includes a number of great photos from his racing days. (This one was taken in 1999). It all started in his hometown, Portsmouth, England. According to the article, "As part of the Velo Club San...more
The Violet Crown Sports Association
P. O. Box 10186
Austin, TX 78766