Cyclesomatic Bicycle Fair & Showcase this Saturday

This weekend will be a first for the North Texas bicycling community!  Come out to Lake Cliff Park @ 5th St and Crawford in Oak Cliff on October 22nd from 12:00 – 6:00 pm to participate in the Cyclesomatic Bicycle Fair and Showcase sponsored by Richardson Bikemart.

This is a FREE event open to anyone interested in seeing the best our bicycling communities have to offer!  Along with bicycles, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff has teamed up with Go Oak Cliff’s Blues, Bandits, and BBQ event at the same time and location.  Purchase tickets online here or they can be purchased the day of.  There will also be Bicycle Valet Parking available for $3 per bike to be run as a fundraiser for Pedal Power, a non-profit organization that helps under-privileged kids get a bicycle.

Here’s a sneek peek at the bicycle showcase performance schedule and a list of exhibitors that will be participating at the bicycle fair:

Bicycle Showcase Schedule *All times are approximate

12:00 PM Bicycle Fair & Showcase Opens
12:30 – 12:50 PM Trial Bike show #1
1:00 -1:45 PM RBM’s BMX show #1
1:45 – 2:15 PM RBM’s bicycle maintenance workshop #1
2:15 – 2:35 PM Trial Bike show #2
2:40 – 3:00 PM Bicycle decoration parade
3:00 – 3:45 PM RBM’s BMX show #2
3:45 – 4:15 PM RBM’s bicycle maintenance workshop #2
4:15 – 4:35 PM Trial Bike show #3
4:40 – 5:00 PM Paletero Race start
5:00 – 5:45 PM RBM’s BMX show #3
6:00 PM Alley Cat Race starts
6:00 PM Bicycle Fair Closes

Bicycle Fair

Richardson Bikemart Will bring out a BMX Team of riders and setup a box jump that will blow you away!  There will be three different performances throughout the day, so you don’t want to miss it!  They will also put on 2 bicycle maintenance clinics. They will be giving 6 gift certificates valued at $70-$125 each for giveaways throughout the day. Everyone will get a 15% coupons and Catalogs from RBM.  
 BFOC  Will be screen printing and selling 5″ and 1.5 bicycle logo stickers for a fundraiser  
 Oil & Cotton  Will provide bicycle decorating materials for everyone to decorate their bicycles to participate in a bicycle parade starting at 2:40 PM during the fair  
 DORBA  Will provide table top displays featuring Oak Cliff Nature Preserve and Boulder Park trials in Oak Cliff  
 BikeDFW  Will have their bicycle blender for making smoothies, provide literature on bicycle safety & commuting, as well as conducting a kid’s bicycle safety rodeo on-site throughout the day  
 Oak Cliff Bicycle Company  Will provide prizes, lots of attitude, calves (not the animals, leg muscles) but we will have puppies!  
 Pedal Power  Will conduct a bicycle valet to raise funds for their bicycle charity, handout promotional material, and have a raffle  
 Bike Friendly Richardson  We will be showcasing some pics and maps of some of the latest bike lane and trail developments in Richardson.   They’ll also have BFR swag on hand!  
North Central Council of Governments  Will present information on their Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, as well as various other Air Quality initiatives targeted at community members in North Central Texas.  
 Dallas Area Tandem Enthusiasts (DATES)  Will promote tandem bicycles, possibly giving demo rides  
 City of Dallas  Will promote the recently passed 2011 Dallas Bike Plan  
 YBS Bikes  Will show off some of their bicycles  
 Re-geared  Will show off furniture, art, clocks and gifts made from reclaimed bike parts!  
 Switching Gears Cyclery  Will be showcasing their Touring bikes, products, and education and will have pictures from Cyclesomatic “Tour to the Lake” ride  
Greater Dallas Bicyclists  Will be promoting our club (Greater Dallas Bicyclists) and our club rally (Lancaster Country Ride), and will provide brochures  
 Hidden Clothing  Will be performing on a trial bike, and will have t-shirts and pictures for sale, as well as free stickers.  
 Bicidichi Cycling Apparel  Will be selling cycling jerseys and will raffle off 1 men’s and 1 women’s jersey  
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