Bill Chance is a local bicycle advocate. He gives his full report on our first Cyclesomatic event, The Craft and Growler Bicycle Brewery Tour!
“Good people drink good beer.”
—-Hunter S Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Back in February I went on a bike ride organized by Bike Friendly Oak Cliff that went from Klyde Warren Park to a couple of local breweries. It was a blast and a lot of fun and I was really looking forward to the second edition which was scheduled for last Saturday. This one, The Craft and Growler Bicycle Brewery Tour was more ambitious – five scheduled stops across the city.
I had a few doubts when I woke up Saturday morning. After my nighttime ride the night before to the video production on the Omni Hotel and the fireworks on Reunion Tower a powerful cold front had blown through North Texas. There was rain predicted and a cold spitting wind was cutting across the land. Still, I didn’t want to wimp out so I packed…
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A friend and I did the same thing in Austin last month. Hit 8 local brewpubs by bicycle and drank a pint in each one. The ride back home was a bit hairy, BTW.