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BFOC Presents: The Ninjas vs. Pirates Ride!

Pick a side, dress the part, and come join us on April 25th for the BFOC Ninjas vs Pirates themed ride! We’ll meet at Main Street Garden Park at 3:00pm and head out from there. (Details on the route coming soon.) Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed Pirate and Ninja!

New page for bikes stolen in Dallas

I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we’ve started a new page on the site as a venue to report  bikes stolen in Dallas. If your bike is stolen, just email us as much info as possible (including photos and the serial number) to Someone will post it on the Stolen […]

Heed The Tweed

The Sacramento Tweed Ride was on Sunday, November 8th and they had about 80 people participate! Here are some great photos from their ride to inspire you for the upcoming Dallas Tweed Ride on November 22nd. (photos and link via rowdykittens.)                    

Boston Makes Massive Strides Forward

BFOC is excited about this recent New York Times article highlighting Boston’s mega-strides forward to shed its longtime reputation as a bad city for cycling.  The city is creating bike lanes, installing bike racks, restoring bike paths, and there are also plans to link existing bike paths and to create a bike share program. According […]

75208 Group Ride

Everyone is encouraged to come out for Oak Cliff’s very own “75208” group ride!  We meet at Jack’s Backyard at Commerce and Pittman at 6:00pm Sunday evenings.  It’s a laid-back ride, and we stop for drinks along the way, sometimes even ending at the Belmont pool for swimming and drinks with beautiful downtown Dallas at […]

Upcoming Classes at REI

So, maybe you have a bike, but you’re nervous about commuting to work.  Or perhaps you’re wanting more education about your derailleurs or your disk brakes.  Or you simply want to learn how to change a flat tire?  Well, spring has sprung and so has bike season, so REI is offering several upcoming classes in […]

New Tax Legislation for Commuting by Bicycle

Do you commute to work, or have you considered it? Well, thanks to the new Bicycle Commuter Act, employers can now reimburse their employees up to $20 per month to cover bicycle commuter costs as of January 1, 2009.  This was part of the Renewable Energy Tax legislation, and aims to give bicycle commuters similar […]