Alamo Drafthouse Dallas: Free Outdoor Screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, November 8th, 4:00 PM

October 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Who doesn’t like more opportunities to ride and catch an 80s classic movie for free?  The future Alamo Drafthouse Dallas will be hosting a ground-breaking for the masses with a FREE showing of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with gates opening at 5:00 PM.  BFOC will lead a group ride to South Lamar St. in the Bike Friendly Cedars neighborhood on November 8th at 4:00 PM 

Meet Up Time:  4:00 pm meet up at Bishop Cider Co. in the Bishop Arts

Departure Time:  4:30 pm leave for South Lamar St.

RSVP to the group ride

5:00 pm gates open to get a good spot. See full article below for the full details about the event. Group will reorganize after the movie for the return trip to Oak Cliff.

From the Dallas Observer article:

The Alamo Drafthouse is about to launch a massive invasion on the Dallas-Fort Worth area, opening several new theaters, and it starts downtown with a new movie house on South Lamar Street. Developers for the new theater announced plans to break ground on the construction next month but a gathering of geekdom like the Alamo Drafthouse would never let a gaggle of rich guys break ground on theater.

No, fans of the Austin-based institution just wouldn’t stand for it. There would be an uprising with torches and pitchforks that would make the raid on Dr. Frankenstein’s monster in the original 1931 classic look like a high school pep rally.

In keeping with the theater chain’s reputation for cinematic good times, it will celebrate the grdrafthousedowntownoundbreaking on Saturday, November 8 on the South Lamar Street site with a free outdoor screening and plenty of chances to fill up on food and drink.

The doors (or whatever the outdoor equivalent of doors is, we assume gates or caution tape) open at 5 p.m. with the free screening of director John Hughes’ Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on an inflatable screen to start around sunset. Several food trucks will join the event to provide some grub for the hungry masses as well as beer from Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Following the screening, the groundbreaking ceremony will take place on the construction site.

 

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

October 21, 2014 § Leave a comment

_D3S2170 copyThe 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 the little ones. We’ll have face painting, Kidical Mass Ride, bike obstacle course, and spooky kids race – FREE!

The fun continues at Dallas Heritage Village Sunday.  We’ll have bike racing from 10-4 with special prizes for wacky costumed racers. An antique bike show is also planned for the day.  In addition to that, Oddfellows will be setting up a beer garden in the park making for a wonderful time. Beer, Oddfellows food, Live music, Bikes – all ingredients for a perfect day!

More information here

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Cyclesomatic | Kiddical Mass Ride, November 1st, 9:00 AM

October 20, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Join us for a fun, family-friendly bike ride over to the Spooky-Cross races at Rosemont Elementary.  We will meet at 9:00 a.m. at Davis St. Espresso, 819 W. Davis St.  We’ll hang out for a while in the back by the Magic Bus, enjoy some coffee, make sure everyone’s bikes are ready to roll and depart around 10:30.  It will be a short slow-paced ride over to Rosemont Elementary where the kids can enjoy a bounce house, face painting and a special cross course set up for the kiddos!  We will lead everyone back to Davis St. afterwards.
Here are the details:

Location:

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Davis St Espresso; 819 W. Davis St, 75208 in Oak Cliff

Meet Up Time:

9:00 AM

Departure Time:

10:30 AM

RSVP on Facebook Here

 

Cyclesomatic | Boo-Bike-Que, October 29th, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

October 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

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OCBC’s annual Halloween mountain bike ride is a fun, social outing for anyone interested in gettin’ some dirt and having fun!  This is a potluck event so bring your favorite dish.  Helmets are mandatory! Bring lights if you would like to night ride.
Here are the details:

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Boulder Park

Time:

  6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

RSVP on Facebook Here

 

Cyclesomatic | Oak Cliff Cemetery Ride, October 18th, 2:45 PM

October 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Pour one out for Clyde and other famous/not-so-famous dead people!  Join Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and Cyclesomatic for a tour of Oak Cliff cemeteries.  This will be a slow-paced ride of about 20 miles total, but it is in Oak Cliff, and the hills are unavoidable!  Bring your helmet, water, lights and proton pack.  Our tour will cover three historic graveyards:

Western Heights Cemetery — the graves of Clyde Barrow and his brother, Buck

Laurel Land Cemetery — Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.W. Stevenson, J.D. Tippit and others

Oak Cliff Cemetery — the oldest public cemetery in Dallas County, dating back to the 1830s

Here are the details:

Meet Up Location:

West entrance of the Continental Bridge Park; near Trinity Groves

Meet Up Time:

  2:45 PM

RSVP on Facebook Here

 

Cyclesomatic | Bike to City Hall, October 22nd, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

October 14, 2014 § 1 Comment

 

Bike to CH-2014 PosterAdvocacy is a principle foundation of our mission at Bike Friendly Oak Cliff.  More bike lanes are soon to come online in Oak Cliff and we need your presence to show the policy makers why more infrastructure, enforcement, programs, and laws need to be implemented to help make bicycles a part of our transportation system in Dallas. 
Scott Griggs is a founding member of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff, and would like everyone to come to the annual Bike to City Hall event, now in it’s 6th year!  The newly formed Dallas Bicycle Coalition will receive a special recognition, and several council persons will be in attendance to show their support.  Spread the word to everyone in Dallas how much better our city will become with more bicycles on the road!
Here are the details:

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Main St Garden

Meet Up Time:

7:30 AM

Departure Time: 

8:00 AM; 8:30 AM Rally at City Hall

RSVP on Facebook Here

*An Oak Cliff group ride to Main St. Garden will meet at Oddfellows at 6:45 AM, depart at 7:00 AM to Main St Garden.

Bicycle Brewery Tour Wrap Up

October 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

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In our third edition, this month’s Bicycle Brewery Tour delivered all of the elements of a great social ride!  Excellent weather, unpredictable outcomes, and of course premium local craft beer.

The meet up location was changed to the western entrance of the new Continental St. Viaduct Park, which delivers a great way to access the new Trinity Skyline Trail and is a perfect route to the three best gateway districts in Dallas for the growing craft brewery industry:  The Design District, West Dallas, and Oak Cliff!

The Design District

Possibly ground central of craft beer in Dallas, award winners Community Brewing Co. and, Peticolas Brewing Co. are stallworth’s in the industry, and newcomer Noble Rey Brewing Co. all call it home.  Community has been there since the beginning of our tour back in February of 2013,  and then in October of 2013.

 

West Dallas

Four Corners is the sole occupant in the Trinity Groves development.  Definitely a quality pour for anyone looking for a quality beer.

 

Oak Cliff

Small Brew Pub isn’t even open yet, but has been on the tour in the past.  New to the tour this year, a non-beer participant Bishop Cider Co.  We look forward to next year, or possibly sooner!  Stay tuned….;)

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