Author Archives: photopolus

Dispelling the Dallas Density Argument

(photo by Flickr user Willyf) The Dutch blog, A View from the Cycle Path, thoroughly dismantles the “high density needed for successful bicycle infrastructure” argument, by highlighting the fact that infrastructure alone is all that is needed for increasing ridership. By example, the author uses his home city of Assen, which has no large universities […]

Slideshow from Denton’s Denim Ride

(photo by Danny Fulgencio) BFOC’s brother-in-arms, BikeDenton, reported their first successful Denim Ride! This was all the more incredible given the rainy weather. Check out the slideshow from Danny Fulgencio at the Dallas Observer. As a side note, BFOC hopes to do a story on the bike movement happening in Denton soon. Howard Draper, longtime […]

“Lance Armstrong Gateway” Cycle Track Plan on Bishop Revealed

Roy Appleton, at the Dallas Morning News, wrote an article on our efforts to install the first cycle track (physically separated bicycle lane) in Dallas along Bishop Boulevard connecting the Methodist Hospital campus to the Bishop Arts District. We’re dubbing this the “Lance Armstrong Gateway” Cycle Track, as Methodist was the birthplace to the Tour […]

BFOC Co-Founder Spotlighted in D Magazine

If you happen to be by a news stand this month, be sure to pick up a copy of the October issue of D Magazine. One of our co-founders, Jason Roberts, is spotlighted on page 16, in the “Person of Interest” section. Hooray, Jason!…and sporting a BFOC shirt to boot!

Ride Your Bike, Get a Discount..

We here at BFOC sometimes sit around and try to think up clever ways to increase ridership in the community. The goal is to get average people and families out on their bicycles, which not only creates a vibrant street life, but helps our environment and health of our community. Also, business owners are often […]

More Info on the Oak Cliff Art (Bike) Crawl

Update on the Art (Bike) Crawl: This is a casual ride that you can choose several locations to hit up, but if you’d like to meet up as a group, most of us will be starting out in the Bishop Arts District at 4PM. A Google map can be found here and a postcard of […]