Critical Mass bike ride on June 30, 2023.
Spring is the perfect season for bike rides in Houston, Texas. The weather is mild, the flowers are blooming, and the city is alive with activity. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or just looking to explore the city on two wheels, Houston has plenty of options for you to choose from.
Bike lights are essential safety equipment for cyclists who ride during low-light or dark conditions.
August 2018 bike ride, with roughly 2,000 participants.
Flyby shot of Houston’s Critical Mass bike ride. This is roughly half of the total number of bicyclist that came out.
Critical Mass Houston March 2018 ride.
Critical Mass Houston February 2018 ride.
First Critical Mass bike ride of 2018! Video credit to: OkDro
If you are a cyclist that enjoys riding at night, a bike headlight that increases your visibility when it’s dark is one of the most important investments you can probably make as a cyclist. The market is saturated with various type of headlights but there’s a few that will give you the most bang for your buck.
This Houston cop rides through downtown helping the homeless find a shelter to sleep in.
Critical Massacre is the Halloween Edition of the Critical Mass Houston bike ride. Every year, cyclists ride in full costumes celebrating Halloween on the streets. The annual ride is the biggest ride of the year with roughly about 3,000 participants enjoying Halloween on their bikes.
It’s been 25 years since the first Critical Mass originated from San Francisco in 1992. Ever since then, the monthly cycling event has grown worldwide with thousands of loyal following.
It’s no secret that automobile accidents can result in serious injuries, and even though seat belts, reinforced frames, and air bags can go a long way toward heightening the safety of vehicle occupants, sometimes these aren’t enough to prevent severe personal harm. That’s why driving a car or truck always comes with a certain amount of potential danger. For bicyclists, however, the dangers on the road are considerably magnified.
Awesome drone footage courtesy of Jamie Salinas.