Iris and Brennen Bechtol have lived in Oak Cliff for some time now. They love the neighborhood, how bike friendly it is, and how BFOC always had great group rides for them to participate in. One thing though, they didn’t always feel comfortable taking their 8 year old daughter with them.
In the same vein that BFOC has been doing iBike Rosemont, they’re launching Kidical Mass Dallas. On the last Saturday of every month there will be a short, kid friendly group ride in various parts of Dallas. The idea is that it happens the Saturday after Dallas Critical Mass‘ Friday group ride, has a fun destination, and is very easy to do for all level of kid and adult riders.
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Here are the details for their first group ride:
The ultimate family friendly group ride, Kidical Mass Dallas is hosting it’s first group ride to Lake Cliff Park.
Here are the meet up details:
When: Saturday March 30
Times: Meet at Bolsa Mercado; 614 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208 @ 12:30 PM
- Leave Bolsa Mercado: 1:00 PM
- Arrive at Lake Cliff Park: 1:30 PM
- Leave Lake Cliff Park: 3:30 PM
- Arrive back at Bolsa Mercado: 4:00 PM
Route: 7th street to Bishop, Bishop to
Colorado. 1.1 miles
Kids are encouraged to ride the approximately 1.1 mile route or be carried on their parent or guardian’s bicycle. The ride is very safe and will have designated Traffic Volunteers assisting at intersections.
There will be a fun game of ultimate Frisbee, and you’re encouraged to bring a picnic. No alcohol please.
Kidical Mass is a legal, safe and FUN bike ride for kids, kids at heart, and their families on the last Saturday of the month in Dallas, TX. A different ride will take place each month, and the location and route will change to different parts of Dallas.