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Register Now for the 2017 Tour de Paris!!

»Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Plans are underway for the 33rd Annual Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally in Paris, Texas!  The event is set for Saturday, July 15, at Love Civic Center.  Riders start at 8:00 am.  Join in the fun as The Paris Blues Society and the Paris Area Arts Alliance present the 2017 Paris Balloon and Music Festival Friday & Saturday, July 14-16 at the Fairgrounds.  A great family weekend!  To register, please go to www.tourdeparis.com Variety of scenic rides to choose from:  20, 35, 57, 65, or 80 miles Paved bike trail (14 & 21) $5.00 all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast before the ride Complimentary T-shirt for first 1,000 entries w/ packet pick-up Complimentary hamburger and fruit smoothie after the ride Fully-supported route services Last leg of The European Tour Enjoy...

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URGENT MESSAGE from NETT President Earl Erickson – PLEASE HELP!

»Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

URGENT MESSAGE FROM NORTHEAST TEXAS TRAIL COALITION PRESIDENT EARL ERICKSON   The NETT needs your help TODAY! Tell your Texas State Representative and Senator to FULLY FUND our State Parks under House Bill 78, by Rep. Ryan Guillen   The Texas Sporting Goods Sales Tax was created to fund Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD)– not to be used for other purposes at the whim of the legislature….But both House and Senate appropriations committees are poised to carve out $92 million from the sporting good sales tax to do just that. This must be fixed now! The Budget Conference Committee can correct this error before the budget is ultimately finalized. Representative Ryan Guillen authored House Bill 78 to ensure that the funding glitch is fixed and that Texas...

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National Bike to Work Day is May 19!!

»Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

  On Friday, May 19th, try bike commuting in support of National Bike to Work Day!   Share your photos and stories on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/netexastrail/

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27th Annual Southwest Tandem Rally Begins in Paris on April 28!

»Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

  Southwest Tandem Rally 2017   The Southwest Tandem Rally is an annual event held each spring. This year they are holding the event here in Paris, Texas and have over 80 tandem bicycle teams registered to attend. They have people coming from Texas, Missouri, Georgia, and across the United States.    Start Friday, April 28, 2017 End Sunday, April 30, 2017 Location Paris, Texas   The 27th annual Southwest Tandem Rally, hosted by the Dallas Area Tandem Enthusiasts, will be held in Paris, Texas! We’ve planned 3 days of cycling on gently rolling terrain through Northeast Texas. We’ll ride on the scenic Trail de Paris and enjoy Friday and Saturday night festivities at the Love Civic Center. There will be plenty of photo opportunities under Paris’...

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Avery VFD Fish Fry & Gravel Grind – Saturday, March 25!

»Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

SAVE-THE-DATE!! Avery VFD is hosting a Spring Fish Fry & NETT Trail Bike Gravel Grind Saturday, March 25, from 8:00am – 3:00pm! Morning Ride will be 25.8 miles. Ride East down the beautiful NETT Trail toward DeKalb, then travel through paved and gravel roads back to Avery VFD. Afternoon ride is 13.1 miles going West on the NETT. Ride down the NETT through an area that has been recently cleared and then on gravel roads back to Avery VFD. Price includes ride and Fish Fry. REGISTER EARLY AND RESERVE A PIECE OF YOUR FAVORITE PIE (as kinds and supply permit). T shirt to entrants registered by first cut-off date. Start Time: 8:00am CDT End Time: 3:00pm CDT Price: $30.00 Race Fee Registration: Price increases to $35.00 after March 11, 2017 at 11:59pm CST For...

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One Heck of a Trek

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Northeast Texas Trail. Become a part of completing the trail way and building a destination for current and future generations, and a legacy for our children and grandchildren. Successfully completed trail sections have proven they richly enhance the quality of life for everyone – those who actively use the trail, the communities along the trail, and trail visitors. Learn more by clicking the brochure icon below!  

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Supporters hear update on 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail through Paris

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Supporters of the Northeast Texas Trail met Friday afternoon at the Love Civic Center to discuss completion of the trail. Lunch was provided before the meeting by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Trail. Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville opened the meeting, thanking those involved for their support and cooperation. There were several topics of discussion, including updates on the NETT website and the legal background of the group. Chris Jones, who recently traveled the trail from Farmersville to Ladonia with his family, also gave a presentation of his experiences. NETT president Earl Erickson explained the purpose of the group before the meeting. “We’re an advocacy group that supports this trail construction,” he said. “And we work closely...

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The quest to hike the 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Our 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail from Farmersville to New Boston made the Cover Page and Story of the 2013 November issue of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. Read the full article on how a hiker sets off to be the first to walk the Northeast Texas Trail.

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Explore!

»Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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