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Shop Hours Change to 3-5PM

Since it’s dark outside at 5:30 now, we moved our Saturday Hickory St shop hours to 3-5PM so we can use available daylight. We still have parts organization work to do, so come on out and volunteer if you’d like to sort some of our recent donations.  And as always, we’re happy to assist with … Continue reading

Bikes-To-Kids Award Ceremony

1st place – Evelin Martinez – 5th grade 2nd place – Elizabeth Landeros-5th grade 3rd place – Busra Can- 4th grade On October 29, 2009, we held an awards ceremony at Tomas Rivera Elementary for the three winners of the Bikes-To-Kids contest.  The winning art entries are really, really, really good, and I’m not just … Continue reading

Bikes-To-Kids Preview

We are so giddy about Bikes-To-Kids that we snuck out these spy pics showing some of the art in progress.  The Art teacher says these kids are VERY excited.

Recycling Cycling

Querencia recently brought 300 lbs of discarded bike metal to a Denton metal recycling business, Fulton’s.  Pictured is the receipt and $14 in cash.  Unfortunately, we got the steel price of $.04 per pound instead of the aluminum price of $.40 per pound.  Next time, we’ll have to more thoroughly strip the aluminum frames off … Continue reading

Shirts For Sale at Circa 77

Here are the facts: These shirts are now for sale at Circa 77: $15 cash, $20 card These shirts are limited edition These are American Apparel shirts A local artist, Margaret McMillan,created the design A local printer, Squid Ink Kollective, printed the shirts (and posters) If you buy a shirt, we can use that money … Continue reading

New Shop Hours, Saturday 4-6PM

Public shop hours are moving to Saturday 4-6PM until further notice. This applies to our residential backyard shop on Hickory St just off the bike lane.  Now the community rides can dovetail with shop sessions, which can help when bicycle problems are discovered during a community ride.  We do anticipate having expanded shop hours once … Continue reading

shop day evolving

We’re happy to report a few things about shop days: They’re growing.  There has been a steady stream of new folks seeking repair education every weekend.   We bought our first complete professional Park Tool set.  It’s not quite everything under the sun, but it’s a good start. We have work tables to set tools … Continue reading

Rail Trail and DCTA public meeting Tuesday 6:30 PM!

DCTA Public Meeting Fred Moore High School Gym 815 Cross Timber St Denton, TX 76205 Near the intersection of Robertson St. and Morse St. Tuesday, 6:30 PM, Denton County Transit Authority is holding a public hearing regarding the A-Train, the commuter rail line that is coming to Denton next year! The A-Train will connect DART Rail … Continue reading