October 30, 2013 § Leave a comment
October 28, 2013 § Leave a comment
From Richard Wezensky’s personal blog, a bicycle advocate and one of the leaders of Bike Friendly Richardson.
Originally posted on Suburban Assault:
If you live near Dallas, you know how local neighborhood, Oak Cliff, is working hard to be bike friendly. Although they aren’t there yet, they have a very strong bike community which has come a long way. Even when you aren’t looking for bike love in Oak Cliff, it finds you.
October 16, 2013 § Leave a comment
Join us at noon Saturday, October 19, at the award-winning Community Beer Company in the Design District for an afternoon of bicycles, bartering, and brews. In the 5th year of Cyclesomatic, we’ve added a swap meet to give folks the opportunity to swap some bike parts, a few stories, and enjoy some of the most delicious local brews you can put in your glass. The brewery is located right off Inspiration and 35 close to Victory Station and offers ample bike parking. Details on the event can be found on our Facebook event page, and if you’re interested in exhibiting, you can sign up here. A $10 donation for your table goes help fund our advocacy efforts. We’ll see you there!
October 13, 2013 § Leave a comment
All: We’re cancelling the ride today due to inclement weather. The streets are a little too slick for a large ride, and want to make sure everyone is safe. We’ll reschedule in the near future. Please check back soon.
October 9, 2013 § Leave a comment
Pull out your favorite Fall cocktail attire, we’ve been invited for Cyclist Happy Hour at the Nasher!
From 4pm-5pm Sunday October the 20th, we’ll be mosying through the Nasher garden, admiring Picasso’s talent in clay… and sipping complimentary cocktails because we arrived in style (on bikes, of course!)
It’s all for the Nasher’s 10th Anniversary weekend, AND they’re installing new BIKE RACKS! They want the cycling community to feel welcome. And we want another great excuse to visit the Nasher! And sip afternoon cocktails. And ride through town in this amazing weather!
Events at the Nasher are scheduled throughout the day Sunday, from 10am to 10pm. Here’s the full run-down. My favorite highlights are yoga in the morning, Ballet Folklorico in the street at noon, and free Cool Haus ice-cream sandwiches. The Nasher really knows how to throw a party.
A few of us will be gathering at Oak Cliff’s Oddfellow’s at 1:45pm, to depart shortly thereafter – if you’d like to meet us at Main St Garden, let us know on the Facebook Event – we’d swing by on our way, at about 2:15pm. At 2:30 is the 360 Lecture: Nasher Xchange Panel.
Have you heard of this public art display all over the City?! It’s kicking off 10 commissioned pieces being installed this month, to stay up through February. I can’t wait to hear more about the whole project. Then afterward is the wine reception. Before the Cyclist Happy Hour starts…..
You need to rsvp for the 360 Xchange & reception though – just email 360RSVP@nashersculpturecenter.org and you’re set. Free admission, free parking, free wine, cocktails and don’t forget the art! What a lovely afternoon it will be. AND we’ll even be home by dark.
October 9, 2013 § 1 Comment
Bill Chance is a local bicycle advocate. He gives his full report on our first Cyclesomatic event, The Craft and Growler Bicycle Brewery Tour!
Originally posted on Bill Chance:
“Good people drink good beer.”
—-Hunter S Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Back in February I went on a bike ride organized by Bike Friendly Oak Cliff that went from Klyde Warren Park to a couple of local breweries. It was a blast and a lot of fun and I was really looking forward to the second edition which was scheduled for last Saturday. This one, The Craft and Growler Bicycle Brewery Tour was more ambitious – five scheduled stops across the city.
I had a few doubts when I woke up Saturday morning. After my nighttime ride the night before to the video production on the Omni Hotel and the fireworks on Reunion Tower a powerful cold front had blown through North Texas. There was rain predicted and a cold spitting wind was cutting across the land. Still, I didn’t want to wimp out so I packed…
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October 7, 2013 § Leave a comment
BFOC Start: Ten Bells Tavern, 232 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208
Time: Meet up 6:30, Roll Out 7pm sharp
Grab your glow sticks and your LEDs! Bike Friendly Cedars is hosting the City’s largest lighted ride and bike competition. BFOC will ride from Bishop Arts down to the Main Street Gardens where we’ll meet up with other Bike Friendly groups before heading over the Museum District for Aurora 2013. The illuminated bike ride will sure to be an awesome pedal powered light show. Bike Friendly Cedars will be offering prizes for best lighted bike so bring your A-Game!
More about Aurora 2013 Here