New bikes bring new life to historic Third Ward

By By Lydia DePillis In the blocks surrounding the pomp of the grand opening for Third Ward’s sweeping new Emancipation Park this past weekend, residents may have noticed something else new and unusual: A fleet of shiny orange bikes, led by a man with long dreadlocks and a boxy speaker on his front rack, playing dancy music and chatting with wide-eyed passersby.

In the past, he’s teamed up with Tour de Hood, a Third Ward-based non-profit that leads neighborhood bike tours on donated bikes that they’ve fixed up at the adjoining bike shop.

[…] with the donation of 30 Dutch cruisers from CYCLE Houston – complete [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Houston Chronicle

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