Category DFW

Concert in the Park!

DSO Concert at Kidd Springs Park, Prizes for Bike/DART Riders

Please join us at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Community Concert at Kidd Springs Park on June 3rd at 8pm. We encourage all attendees to ride their bicycle and/or DART. Participants that arrive with a bicycle or DART pass will be eligible for door prizes provided by our sponsors. Prizes include pairs of concert tickets to […]

¡Paletas y Bicicletas!

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! Event Details

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! is right around the corner, on Saturday, March 7th! This FREE event will include a park clean-up and KIDS BIKE GIVEAWAYS!!! Children can earn a raffle ticket for picking up 10 pieces of trash at each park. Kids can earn one ticket at each park. For participants that are too old for […]

Is it Naïve to Think Bicycles Can Change a City?

A bicycle changed my life. Why not Dallas? I started riding out of necessity. I had just moved back from Mexico and didn’t have a car. There was the anticipated benefit of physical activity but also unexpected advantages. Bicycles are lady magnets. They swoon, “Oh, he CARES about the environment.” Sorry to burst your bubble, […]

November Elections could make it easier to be Bike Friendly!

While the Governor’s race is dominating the election news in Texas, there are significant Propositions that could impact both State and Dallas County transportation and governance issues. The sample ballot  reveals a Proposed Constitutional Amendment called Proposition 1: “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to […]

Cyclesomatic | Spooky Cross, November 1st & 2nd, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Spooky Cross fun returns November 1 & 2!  Not only is this one of the best cyclocross races in the state, it’s also a great time for family, non racers, bike enthusiasts, kids, and anyone with a pulse.  Saturday November 1st we’ll be at Rosemont Elementary from 10-4pm.  This will be a special day for […]

Bicycle Ride And Seek – Photo Scavenger Hunt 2014

Originally posted on Bike Friendly Richardson:
You are invited to participate in Richardson’s 2nd Annual Ride And Seek, Photo Scavenger Hunt. From mid-October to mid-November, we are inviting and motivating folks to get out and ride their bikes, explore their neighborhoods and win prizes! This year’s theme will be “The Bike Racks of Richardson”. Bike Friendly Richardson is…

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is on Instagram!

  Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is now on Instagram to share daily photos of local cycling advocacy issues, BFOC events, rides, and anything else that promotes cycling in our great city.  We hand over the account every two weeks or so to a different BFOC board member to give you a fresh perspective on everything […]

Riding the NETT

written by Jonathan Braddick I love rail corridors that are no longer in service, have been rail banked, or abandoned for private purchase.  They have layers of history that end up over lapping with new ones when rail trails are developed, like a palimpsest does.  They provide a glimpse into our past when this form […]

Shifting Gears Lecture series with transportation expert Dr. John Pucher

This came to us from Bike Texas: We’re bringing the expert and the elected officials and press to you. We need the cycling community to show up in force. Join BikeTexas, the Irving Chamber of Commerce, state and local elected officials, and supporting organizations on Saturday, April 13 for the Shifting Gears Lecture series with […]

Texas Bike Lobby Day, March 25th

Want to do something that can actually make a difference for bicycling in Dallas?  Attend Texas Bike Lobby Day on Monday, March 25th. Bike Texas is organizing the event that takes place during our great state’s legislative session.  This year, Bike DFW, our regional bicycle advocacy organization, is handling the registration process and organizing transportation […]

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