Join Texas BIKEiTECTS

Texas BIKEiTECTS is a group of cyclists that participate in an annual bike tour to raise money for the Texas Architectural Foundation (TAF) to support scholarships for students in Texas schools of architecture. Architects and non-architects are invited to join this annual ride.

Texas BIKEiTECTS 2012 Tour des Monuments Ride

Benefiting the Texas Architectural Foundation
Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Austin
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The ride will start and finish at the Texas Society of Architects office located at 500 Chicon Street, Austin, 78702

Join Texas BIKEiTECTS and biking enthusiasts for a Sunday morning bike ride through the urban core of Austin to benefit the Texas Architectural Foundation. Riders choose a 20 mile or 11 mile route and go through East Austin, by the Capitol, to the UT campus, and regroup at the Belo Center for New Media. Riders continue along Shoal Creek to downtown and stop for a sponsored tour of the luxury high-rise The Austonian.

Riders register through the Texas Architectural Foundation

Ride contribution: $25/Student; $60/Individual; $85/Family. Registrants receive a 2012 commemorative t-shirt. Riders must provide bike and helmet.

To participate in the ride, please download and complete the Registration Form

Return your completed form to the ride committee. Fax to 512-478-0528 or Email: committee@texasarchitects.org prior to Wednesday, October 17.

Ride registration contact: Jeanette Allison 512-478-7386.

The Tour des Monuments ride is held in conjunction with the Texas Society of Architects 73rd Annual Convention & Design Expo in Austin, Oct. 18-20, at the Austin Convention Center. Ride registration forms and donations to the Texas Architectural Foundation will be accepted at the convention registration desk Thursday-Saturday, during registration hours.

Day of Event

Ride Check-in begins 7:45 AM at the Texas Architects office. Riders provide bike, helmet and any personal riding equipment. Refreshments and light snacks provided pre and post ride. Refreshment stops are scheduled along the ride route. Map of the Tour des Monuments Ride.

Not riders but still want to show your support?

Texas BIKEiTECTS needs your help to make this a successful fundraising event. Please, make a donation to the Texas Architectural Foundation today. Download the Donations Form

The Texas Architectural Foundation was established in 1952 to make possible the dream of an architectural education to deserving students and to enhance the quality of the academic experience. The Foundation is able to realize its goals through your generous support.

Convention Registration Guide

2012 Tour des Monuments Sponsors

Pink Jersey Level

  • ARC
  • DBR Engineering Consultants
  • Ziegler Cooper Architects


White Jersey Level

  • Arch-Con
  • JE Dunn Construction
  • Linbeck Group
  • Downtown Austin Alliance

Custom Jerseys

Custom-designed jerseys from previous Tour des Monuments are available for a $60 donation. Contact us to place an order.

2012 Tour des Monuments Major Sponsors