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A young couple walking a beagle at a dog park.

Dog Parks near Lubbock, TX

A List of Some Dog Parks to Check out in the Lubbock Area

Today is National Love Your Pet Day (February 20th). Despite the current climate, our loveable pets have kept us upbeat and active their entire lives. And while a nice walk or a treat here or there is something we all do, the Lubbock, TX area has tons of dog parks to let them run and play. If you don’t have a yard for your dog or want to get them out more, Twisted Cycles has some great dog parks to check out year-round!

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Two people riding on a Harley Davidson motorcycle during the summer heat.

Motorcycle and Automotive Training Schools near Lubbock, TX

A List of Several Motorcycle or Automotive Driving Schools in the Lubbock, TX area

Whether you’re a brand-new motorcycle owner or someone who wants to learn, the Lubbock area has plenty of places where you can train. Safety and knowledge of how to drive or ride any vehicle is incredibly important; that especially means a motorcycle or three-wheeler. At Twisted Cycles, we provide a few driving schools in the area that can help.

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An elderly man tying a bow on a present on a table.

Holiday Gift Shopping Ideas for Local Businesses in Lubbock, TX

A List of Holiday Gift Ideas to Support Local Businesses in Lubbock, TX

If you’re stumped on where to find the ideal holiday gift for someone you know, there are plenty of options available. Especially in the Lubbock area, you can find unique items at local businesses in the area. Especially during these times, shopping local is a great way to support your community. At Twisted Cycles, we give a few gift ideas and provide some shops that can help you out.

Purchase a Gift Card from Their Favorite Restaurant

While some of us may not be comfortable dining out, we can still support local restaurants by giving the gift of a meal in the future! Gift cards are a great way to ensure local eateries can stay open while you give another person a future evening of great food. Plus, you can receive gift cards via third-parties to cover some local spots that don’t have an official one available Lubbock has a ton of great spots to try, including such places like:

Find Games to Play at Local Board Game Shops

One major spot to find a valuable gift for all ages comes in our local board game stores. Especially with the ease of online shopping from major distributors, shopping locally is more important than ever to them. You can find a wide range of modern board games to the classics at select shops. Plus, it’s a great way to get everyone away from screens during this time to enjoy friends and family. You can find select games at places like:

Find Unique Clothing Options at Local Boutiques

Finding a unique piece of clothing for that special someone is another way to support the local community. Lubbock is filled with small boutiques to help you pick out that accessory or trendy piece of clothing for friends, family, and coworkers. Plus, select items may not be found in major retailers, meaning they’ll have something truly unique when they open up their gift. Some places to check out include:


Check Out: Local Food Banks near Lubbock, TX


People putting goods into a box for donations to a food bank.

Food Banks Located near Lubbock, TX

Local Food Banks to Donate to During the Holiday Season near Lubbock, TX

With the holiday season well underway, the Lubbock community has been well-known for its communal spirit and support. Especially during the 2020 season, donations of goods, time, and/or monetary towards such causes are even more appreciated. At Twisted Cycles, we wanted to compile a list of food banks in our area to donate to this season to make the holidays shine a little brighter for those in need.

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A Mexican burrito filled with meat, cheese, and vegetables stacked on top of each other.

Mexican Restaurants near Lubbock, TX

Great Local Restaurants in the Lubbock, TX area to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

If you have a hankering for quality Mexican food in the area, you may find some great deals next week to try out a few spots. Next week is especially important, as September 16th is Mexican Independence Day! Want to celebrate, or feed your craving? Check out these Mexican restaurants near Lubbock, TX, courtesy of Twisted Cycles.

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