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#1 bryanr

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 09:25 PM

Hello All

Mike Nichols is doing a really fun site, please take a look, it is fun.

http://hometownbyhandlebar.com/

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:36 AM

Thanks, Bryan. I have been inspired by THIS site to learn more about my hometown. Mike

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:39 AM

Do you ride much around the east side? (The site doesn't get past the filters at work.)
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:03 AM

What a delightful Blog! Thanks. Many new insights for those of us who enjoy the scenic details of our city. :)

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:22 AM

As for the East side, Mike was a Poly High grad, so he does have a lot from there as well
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:34 AM

I've ridden out to Wesleyan a few times. I never feel comfortable, though, unless I'm with a group. Mostly it's the loose dogs I don't like. I see those on the south and west sides, but the ones on the east side seem bigger and more feral to me.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:44 AM

Man, what a great blog.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:18 AM

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:05 AM

Do you ride much around the east side? (The site doesn't get past the filters at work.)

Doohickie, my goal is to get to Quanah Parker Park from nearby Foster Park via the Trinity Trails. Last year I went from South Hills to Sycamore Park in Poly, going through Cobb Park on the TT branch there. The city has done a lot of work on that park, whose image has suffered a lot since I practically grew up in it as a barefoot boy with cheek of tan.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:06 AM

Man, what a great blog.

Thanks, Josh. You began http://www.bikingbankhead.com/ (great concept) about the time I set up HbH after posting to Facebook for ten months.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:07 AM

What a delightful Blog! Thanks. Many new insights for those of us who enjoy the scenic details of our city. :)

Thanks. I bookmarked THIS site back in the age of dialup, I think, and have learned a lot from it.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:59 AM


Do you ride much around the east side? (The site doesn't get past the filters at work.)

Doohickie, my goal is to get to Quanah Parker Park from nearby Foster Park via the Trinity Trails. Last year I went from South Hills to Sycamore Park in Poly, going through Cobb Park on the TT branch there. The city has done a lot of work on that park, whose image has suffered a lot since I practically grew up in it as a barefoot boy with cheek of tan.

If you're going to ride from Foster Park, let me know when you're going if you would like some company.

I've ridden to TWU where my son is a junior. My wife also works on the east side at EHHS. I live in the McCart/Sycamore School area. I will admit to being a bit intimidated by the East Side. Even with the connections I have there, I am not really very familiar with the area.
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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:02 PM

*** bump ***

For those who might have missed this post the first time around. This Blog is an entertaining and educational read, and it has purty pictures. Highly recommended. :)

http://hometownbyhandlebar.com/

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:36 AM

Fascinating read! Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of Fort Worth's role as a modern day metropolis many of the colorful stories from the City's past are nearly forgotten. Dr. Richard Selcer's well-researched Hells Half-Acre revealed that Fort Worth actually was as wild and wooly as the Wild West legends claimed. The slower pace from the seat of a bicycle allows one to take in more sights from the surroundings including subtle clues from the past that might be missed from a fast moving automobile. As I mentioned to the blog's creative author: ride on!

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 06:33 PM

*** bump ***

For those who might have missed this post the first time around. This Blog is an entertaining and educational read, and it has purty pictures. Highly recommended. :)

http://hometownbyhandlebar.com/

I'm really enjoying his blog so far. We go a lot of the same places. He knows more history.
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Posted 25 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

*** A Final Bump ***

:excl: This blog has entertaining narrative and accompanying photos along with old newspaper clippings. There's new "yarns" every day. Bookmark it and enjoy! :excl:

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:30 PM

Wow. This is wonderful.
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Posted 21 June 2012 - 02:08 PM

Great stuff. Very entertaining.

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 08:16 PM

Wow. This is wonderful.


Is this the shortest Dismuke post ever?

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 08:46 PM


Wow. This is wonderful.


Is this the shortest Dismuke post ever?


No. This is.
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