Category Oak Cliff

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After more than half a century, the streetcar is back in Oak Cliff!

It’s hard to believe that this day has officially arrived! At 8:40AM, a handful of dignitaries, engineers, city staff, and DART officials met at Union Station in Downtown Dallas to ride the streetcar back to Oak Cliff. I sat beside my close friends and mentors, Luis and Sylvia Salcedo, who were my teammates in helping […]

¡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 […]

Bike Flash-Mob!

Bicycle Flash-Mob, Oak Cliff Style

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is hosting a New Spring Break Event, ¡Paletas y Bicicletas!, that will include Multiple Kids Bike Giveaways, Luchadores, Pinatas, Mariachis and DOOR-PRIZES. More information about the event can be found here. We would like to invite all cyclists, groups, clubs and individuals to join us that day. The idea is that groups […]

Free Admission and Parking, Just in Time for Dallas Blooms!

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! Event Update: ¡Door Prizes!

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! is right around the corner and if the promise of BICYCLE GIVEAWAYS, LUCHADORES, PINATAS and MARIACHIS isn’t enough, there will also be DOOR-PRIZES! So for participants that may be too BIG(we prefer not to use the word OLD) to ride a children’s bike, we will giveaway passes to the Dallas Arboretum and […]

Kiss Me! I Ride a Bike!

Ride with BFOC to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Please join Bike Friendly Oak Cliff as we ride over to Greenville Ave for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Deck yourselves AND your bikes out in GREEN and join us on a family friendly ride from Oak Cliff to the parade route. A bicycle really is the best way to navigate the crowds and traffic […]

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

Making a New Year’s Resolution is easy, sticking to it is something totally different. So we decided to share our goals for 2015, that way we can hold ourselves accountable. Below is what we would like to accomplish here in Oak Cliff over the next year. 1. Implement a Productive Network of Bike Share Stations […]

Cycling the Mean Streets of Oak Cliff: A Guide to Making it Out Alive

Oak Cliff is my favorite place to ride, which may sound odd based on its reputation as the rough side of town, but I stand by it. Oak Cliff rivals the most scenic parts of town. The hills on Colorado Blvd through Kessler Park and around Stevens Park are second to none. The history and […]

Better Block Holiday Market

Come join us next week for the Better Block Christmas Market. Saturday December 20th, Team Better Block will be transforming a bit of Davis into a Scandinavian winter wonderland. The festivities will take place next to Lucky Dog Books (633 W. Davis). Come take care of some last minute Christmas shopping while enjoying some holiday cheer. Vendors will include ReGeared, […]

Bishop Arts District

DART d-Link to the Rescue!

Last week the d-Link saved my butt. One evening, on my commute home, thanks to the pot-holes up and down Elm Street, from Deep Ellum to downtown, I broke a spoke. I faced a 2-3 mile walk home, through downtown, over the Trinity, by way of the Jefferson Blvd Bridge. Luckily, I remembered the d-Link […]

Cycling Pegasus

No Better Way to Start the Day!

Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get out of bed in the morning and take ourselves to work. For me, I find the little push I need on two wheels. I didn’t always commute to work on a bicycle, so I know it can be intimidating and takes preparation. A good step […]

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