Bike the City Tour - Buyer Beware!

Bike The City Tour - Dallas to McKinney, via US 75


BikeDFW was made aware of this event by one of our member clubs. After gathering some information we recommend that potential participants use caution if they are thinking about signing up. Here is what we know:

  • The Cities of Dallas, Plano, Richardson, and McKinney are not sponsors and have had their logos removed from the event web site.
  • As far as we know now, no permits for this event have been procured from any of the cities that would be involved.
  • We have been told that it is unlikely that permission would be granted to close US 75 for 30 miles between Dallas and McKinney.

While this would be an exciting event, potential participants should think twice about registering, and paying for, the Bike the City Tour until the promoter provides evidence that a realistic plan, permits and permissions have been obtained.

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commented 2013-02-03 19:42:11 -0600 · Flag
I wrote to the promoter and the email bounced.
commented 2013-01-26 09:18:53 -0600 · Flag
Besides being a Stupid Idea, it looks like a SCAM to me!
commented 2013-01-25 13:12:57 -0600 · Flag
Given that bicycles are specifically prohibited from riding on any portion of Central Expressway within the Dallas city limits, any route south of Spring Valley would require an ordinance exception.
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