Wally's Bicycles added 2 new photos.

Looking to get a bit dirty this Memorial Day Weekend? Wally's Bicycles is proud to be a sponsor of the Inaugural XC Eliminator MTB Race happening this Sunday at 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Harlingen. Head on over to their Facebook event page for more details!

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Looking to get a bit dirty this Memorial Day Weekend? Wallys Bicycles is proud to be a sponsor of the Inaugural XC Eliminator MTB Race happening this Sunday at 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Harlingen. Head on over to their Facebook event page for more details!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1539654952995170/

The radio says we'll be seeing temperatures in the high 90's today, it's gonna hot & humid, a scorcher! Come out and join us, wheels down at 6pm SHARP, we'll see y'all soon! ... See MoreSee Less

The radio says well be seeing temperatures in the high 90s today, its gonna hot & humid, a scorcher! Come out and join us, wheels down at 6pm SHARP, well see yall soon!

Wally's Bicycles added 2 new photos.

This first photo was taken 15 years ago, amidst my first Half-Iron in Oceanside, California. Flying colors from The University of Texas at Austin's Triathlon Team, I found myself crossing the line somewhat unsatisfied and thinking, "I wanna do a full". I learned a lot during that solo trip to California: how to open water swim, the importance of nutrition, but most importantly, how kind strangers can be to a young college kid far away from home.

The second photo is of my best friend who taught me much growing up but especially in college. Israel and I met in 3rd grade and stayed best friends through junior high, high school and through 4years rooming together in college. While he never got into the sport of cycling or triathlon, he was integral to my growth by teaching me much about friendship, letting loose... partying, music, and lets not forget the art of procrastination .

Through 4 years of rooming together we leaned on each other through endless good & bad times. Whether it was partying until the wee hours of the morning on 6th Street, studying super late into the nights at the PCL Library, or regularly attending evening Mass at St. Austin Catholic Parish, we had each other's back. And through all this we both somehow managed to walk away with a diploma too. #tbt
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This first photo was taken 15 years ago, amidst my first Half-Iron in Oceanside, California. Flying colors from The University of Texas at Austins Triathlon Team, I found myself crossing the line somewhat unsatisfied and thinking, I wanna do a full. I learned a lot during that solo trip to California: how to open water swim, the importance of nutrition, but most importantly, how kind strangers can be to a young college kid far away from home.

The second photo is of my best friend who taught me much growing up but especially in college. Israel and I met in 3rd grade and stayed best friends through junior high, high school and through 4years rooming together in college. While he never got into the sport of cycling or triathlon, he was integral to my growth by teaching me much about friendship, letting loose... partying, music, and lets not forget the art of procrastination .

Through 4 years of rooming together we leaned on each other through endless good & bad times. Whether it was partying until the wee hours of the morning on 6th Street, studying super late into the nights at the PCL Library, or regularly attending evening Mass at St. Austin Catholic Parish, we had each others back. And through all this we both somehow managed to walk away with a diploma too. #tbt

Who: All Bicycle Riders
What: Ride of Silence
When: Today, 6PM
Where: The Monitor
Why: Raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for and honor the lives of those who have been killed or injured while riding.
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Who: All Bicycle Riders
What: Ride of Silence
When: Today, 6PM
Where: The Monitor
Why: Raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for and honor the lives of those who have been killed or injured while riding.

Wally's Bicycles added 2 new photos.

The weekend was wet, but it looks like Monday will be a fun-day, the sun is out! Our ride is rolling hard this evening, winner of the sprint up Mt.Chingon gets a free chicken dinner compliments of Chick-fil-A Sharyland! See you soon!
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The weekend was wet, but it looks like Monday will be a fun-day, the sun is out! Our ride is rolling hard this evening, winner of the sprint up Mt.Chingon gets a free chicken dinner compliments of Chick-fil-A Sharyland! See you soon!

Wally's Bicycles added 7 new photos.

From our boy Fernando Flor graduating (headed away soon to work on his PhD) to all the athletes who raced in the local Los Fresnos Tri, and definitely all those athletes who braved the conditions at IRONMAN Texas this past weekend, all of us Wally's Bicycles are proud of you, and I've said it a gazillion times, thank you for letting us be part of your journey! We'll see y'all soon!!!
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From our boy Fernando Flor graduating (headed away soon to work on his PhD) to all the athletes who raced in the local Los Fresnos Tri, and definitely all those athletes who braved the conditions at IRONMAN Texas this past weekend, all of us Wallys Bicycles are proud of you, and Ive said it a gazillion times, thank you for letting us be part of your journey! Well see yall soon!!!

Valley Business Report did a write up on Wally's Bicycles and all our other local shops. A picture of our ever-growing 53x11 Monday Ride was featured as the cover shot for the article! Check out the photo or pick up a copy next time your in our shop! ... See MoreSee Less

Valley Business Report did a write up on Wallys Bicycles and all our other local shops. A picture of our ever-growing 53x11 Monday Ride was featured as the cover shot for the article! Check out the photo or pick up a copy next time your in our shop!

Wally's Bicycles added 3 new photos.

On Monday KGBT Channel 4 News came over to our shop for an interview. Check out the video link below, you can catch a glimpse of myself, Commissioner Veronica Whitacre, as well as spy a view of our bike/back room which includes posters of an American flag, the Pope, and Jan Ullrich. Yes, we have all our priorities straight here at Wally's Bicycles!

valleycentral.com/news/local/run-ride-and-share-encourages-drivers-to-share-the-road
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On Monday KGBT Channel 4 News came over to our shop for an interview. Check out the video link below, you can catch a glimpse of myself, Commissioner Veronica Whitacre, as well as spy a view of our bike/back room which includes posters of an American flag, the Pope, and Jan Ullrich. Yes, we have all our priorities straight here at Wallys Bicycles! 

 http://valleycentral.com/news/local/run-ride-and-share-encourages-drivers-to-share-the-road

Today is the last chance for you to come by the Lifestyle Fitness, Inc.'s, Kids Just-Tri-It Triathlon packet pick-up! It's happening today at Wally's Bicycles from 10-12. See you here! ... See MoreSee Less

Today is the last chance for you to come by the Lifestyle Fitness, Inc.s, Kids Just-Tri-It Triathlon packet pick-up! Its happening today at Wallys Bicycles from 10-12. See you here!

Wally's Bicycles shared Lifestyle Fitness, Inc.'s post.

Wally's Bicycles will be hosting packet pickup for the Kids Just Tri It Triathlon today from 5-7 and tomorrow from 10-12. Read below for more info!
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KIDS JUST TRI IT TRIATHLON REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY AT 3PM THROUGH MCALLEN PARKS & RECREATION. Packet pick up is today from 5-7pm and Saturday from 10-noon at Wally's Bike Shop in McAllen. No registrations will be accepted at packet pick up or on race day. Don't miss it!

Wallys Bicycles will be hosting packet pickup for the Kids Just Tri It Triathlon today from 5-7 and tomorrow from 10-12. Read below for more info!

Now that you've registered for SB 250 there will be 2 training rides this Saturday May 7th!

1. Out and Back course approximately 13 mile loops hosted by Big John
(You can do as many loops as you want)
Meet us at Jarachinas Rd, La Joya Texas.
Ride starts at 7am sharp!
Park at the school and bring your own supplies.
This ride will give you feel of some of the hills we
will encounter as we head to San Antonio.

2. 105 Mile Ride (18-22 miles per hour) hosted by Casey
Meet us at Wally's Bicycles in McAllen, Texas.
Ride starts at 5am sharp! Get there early if you
need to prep.
SAG vehicle provided with water.
Please bring lights on your bikes and all other
supplies you will need.
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Now that youve registered for SB 250 there will be 2 training rides this Saturday May 7th!

1. Out and Back course approximately 13 mile loops hosted by Big John
(You can do as many loops as you want)
Meet us at Jarachinas Rd, La Joya Texas.
Ride starts at 7am sharp!
Park at the school and bring your own supplies.
This ride will give you feel of some of the hills we
will encounter as we head to San Antonio.

2. 105 Mile Ride (18-22 miles per hour) hosted by Casey
Meet us at Wallys Bicycles in McAllen, Texas.
Ride starts at 5am sharp! Get there early if you
need to prep.
SAG vehicle provided with water.
Please bring lights on your bikes and all other
supplies you will need.

This has to be one of the coolest sales in our shop's history. Why? Because this man has known me my entire life, he's my Mom's little brother, my uncle! Jaime Ramirez has been very active since I've known him and just recently started participating in triathlons with Coach Overly's, Maniacs. I'm sure you're going to see more of my Uncle in the future, keep an eye out for him on his black P2! ... See MoreSee Less

This has to be one of the coolest sales in our shops history. Why? Because this man has known me my entire life, hes my Moms little brother, my uncle! Jaime Ramirez has been very active since Ive known him and just recently started participating in triathlons with Coach Overlys, Maniacs. Im sure youre going to see more of my Uncle in the future, keep an eye out for him on his black P2!

You have until 11:59 pm today to register to get a FREE custom SB 250 jersey by Castelli Cycling! Don't miss out on this opportunity, visit www.sb-250.org before midnight!!! ... See MoreSee Less

You have until 11:59 pm today to register to get a FREE custom SB 250 jersey by Castelli Cycling! Dont miss out on this opportunity, visit www.sb-250.org before midnight!!!

We have a contender! Memo Tijerina Jr. will be participating in the Ultra 520K Texas this coming October. With the help of a handful of local sponsors he will compete and complete the three-day ultra endurance event held in Salado, Texas, one of the hardest events in the sport of triathlon. If you know Memo you know he's not only a great athlete, but a great person and dad as well. Each athlete participating in the event must gather a "crew" to support them through the three-day event, here Memo is pictured with his Crew Cheif and dad, Guillermo Tijerina Sr.. All of us at Wally's Bicycles are happy and excited to be part of his training and journey to the finish line. ... See MoreSee Less

We have a contender! Memo Tijerina Jr. will be participating in the Ultra 520K Texas this coming October. With the help of a handful of local sponsors he will compete and complete the three-day ultra endurance event held in Salado, Texas, one of the hardest events in the sport of triathlon. If you know Memo you know hes not only a great athlete, but a great person and dad as well. Each athlete participating in the event must gather a crew to support them through the three-day event, here Memo is pictured with his Crew Cheif and dad, Guillermo Tijerina Sr.. All of us at Wallys Bicycles are happy and excited to be part of his training and journey to the finish line.

Swim 6.2 miles- Bike 264 miles- Run 52.4 miles

We have a confirmed registrant from the RGV for October's event! We'll have more on who tomorrow, meanwhile click on this link to see pics from this past weekend's training camp taken by our buddy Rick Kent, they won't disappoint!

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Swim 6.2 miles- Bike 264 miles-  Run 52.4 miles

We have a confirmed registrant from the RGV for Octobers event! Well have more on who tomorrow, meanwhile click on this link to see pics from this past weekends training camp taken by our buddy Rick Kent, they wont disappoint! 

https://www.facebook.com/rickkentphoto/media_set?set=a.10156813006775696.1073741988.653930695&type=3

And she's back! Alora Valladares is ready for her second 53x11 Monday Ride. Please visit her SB 250 fundraising page and contribute!

www.sb-250.org/fundraising/alora-jae-valladares
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And shes back! Alora Valladares is ready for her second 53x11 Monday Ride. Please visit her SB 250 fundraising page and contribute!

http://www.sb-250.org/fundraising/alora-jae-valladares

Wally's Bicycles added 2 new photos.

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!

Our 53x11 Monday Ride now has a Prime on everyones favorite climb, Mt. Chingon! This is the climb near the end of our ride as we're re-entering town (near the corner of 10th & 2nd) where everyone is in a world of hurt… but we always sprint up anyway!!!

First rider to the top today gets a free dinner courtesy of Chick-fil-A Sharyland. Wheels down at 6pm SHARP, we'll see y'all soon!
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WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!

Our 53x11 Monday Ride now has a Prime on everyones favorite climb, Mt. Chingon! This is the climb near the end of our ride as were re-entering town (near the corner of 10th & 2nd) where everyone is in a world of hurt… but we always sprint up anyway!!!

First rider to the top today gets a free dinner courtesy of Chick-fil-A Sharyland. Wheels down at 6pm SHARP, well see yall soon!

Wally's Bicycles will be on board at the Official Ultra 520K Texas Training Camp this weekend. If you're an ultra-distance athlete or looking for a distance that's a bit longer than an Ironman, this might be the right event for you! Check out the flyer or link below for details.

www.active.com/salado-tx/triathlon/races/ultra-520k-texas-2016?int
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Wallys Bicycles will be on board at the Official Ultra 520K Texas Training Camp this weekend. If youre an ultra-distance athlete or looking for a distance thats a bit longer than an Ironman, this might be the right event for you! Check out the flyer or link below for details.

http://www.active.com/salado-tx/triathlon/races/ultra-520k-texas-2016?int

A while back I sat down with a lady who had a triathlon training group in the RGV. We talked a bit... a lot, about current and future plans, her for her training group and me for my plans to open a bicycle shop. 9 years later we're still great friends. Who doesn't love Sandy Triplett Overly? She's a great person, a phenomenal coach and although it looks like this Cannondale Bicycle is just a "bit" too small for her, you can catch it at Camp University's Night at the Races Silent Auction next week. We're sure it's going to brighten up a kids day and start tearing up the road very soon! ... See MoreSee Less

A while back I sat down with a lady who had a triathlon training group in the RGV. We talked a bit... a lot, about current and future plans, her for her training group and me for my plans to open a bicycle shop. 9 years later were still great friends. Who doesnt love Sandy Triplett Overly? Shes a great person, a phenomenal coach and although it looks like this Cannondale Bicycle is just a bit too small for her, you can catch it at Camp Universitys Night at the Races Silent Auction next week. Were sure its going to brighten up a kids day and start tearing up the road very soon!

First a 100k ride at the Jalapeno100 and now this! At 9 years old, Alora Jeremy Valladares not only came out to join our 53x11 Monday Ride, but she CRUSHED it too! She's a super-awesome, super-fast, and super-smart cyclist. Keep an eye out for this little lady on your next ride, sharing the peloton with her is a privilege! ... See MoreSee Less

First a 100k ride at the Jalapeno100 and now this! At 9 years old, Alora Valladares not only came out to join our 53x11 Monday Ride, but she CRUSHED it too! Shes a super-awesome, super-fast, and super-smart cyclist. Keep an eye out for this little lady on your next ride, sharing the peloton with her is a privilege!

Michele Sweet was one of the VERY first cyclists to purchase a Cannondale bicycle from Wally's Bicycles. She's a regular at our shop,a great person and now she's moving over to the trails on her 27.5 Catalyst. Michele, we wish you two many happy adventures together!! ... See MoreSee Less

Michele Sweet was one of the VERY first cyclists to purchase a Cannondale bicycle from Wallys Bicycles. Shes a regular at our shop,a great person and now shes moving over to the trails on her 27.5 Catalyst. Michele, we wish you two many happy adventures together!!

We started off with what seemed like a monster headwind and of course at the turn-around-point a front blew in and we had another bigger, more massive headwind that was mixed in with a bit of rain. Never a dull moment on the 53x11 Ride!

We roll out at 6pm every Monday evening, rain or shine. Come out, enjoy the ride, the company, a cold one after the ride, and don't forget to tighten your axle nuts
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We started off with what seemed like a monster headwind and of course at the turn-around-point a front blew in and we had another bigger, more massive headwind that was mixed in with a bit of rain. Never a dull moment on the 53x11 Ride!

We roll out at 6pm every Monday evening, rain or shine. Come out, enjoy the ride, the company, a cold one after the ride, and dont forget to tighten your axle nuts

A couple of years back this gentleman walked into our shop and purchased one a mtn bike from my personal stable. He's been unstoppable since. Bubba Angel is nothing short of inspirational. I don't know a person who rides more back to back days than this cyclist right here. Whether it's on the dirt, on the road, the US or Mexico, rain or shine, day or dark, one thing is for certain.... BUBBA WILL RIDE!!! Proud and honored to sell this gentleman his first new bicycle in a VERY long while. Good luck, Bubba & thanks for being a great friend to everyone!!! ... See MoreSee Less

A couple of years back this gentleman walked into our shop and purchased one a mtn bike from my personal stable. Hes been unstoppable since. Bubba Angel is nothing short of inspirational. I dont know a person who rides more back to back days than this cyclist right here. Whether its on the dirt, on the road, the US or Mexico, rain or shine, day or dark, one thing is for certain.... BUBBA WILL RIDE!!! Proud and honored to sell this gentleman his first new bicycle in a VERY long while. Good luck, Bubba & thanks for being a great friend to everyone!!!

As a great friend put it, "You'll never have problems losing your sunglasses again." #oakley ... See MoreSee Less

As a great friend put it, Youll never have problems losing your sunglasses again. #oakley

Shop polo shirts by Castelli are back in stock. Grab 'em while you can! ... See MoreSee Less

Shop polo shirts by Castelli are back in stock. Grab em while you can!