Author Archives: APopken

Bike Parking at Bastille on Bishop

Bastille on Bishop is less than a week away! Bastille on Bishop Saturday July 14th, 2018 6-10pm Now that you’ve got your food & drink tix and your Frenchy best garb, time to plan your transport. This year BFOC is partnering to make sure there are easier ways of getting there than driving. BYOBike. BFOC and […]

Sharing the City with Bike Share

It’s incredible how many bikes appeared so suddenly. And then came the users: experts to novices, biking EVERYWHERE. It’s a shame to see people defacing property the way we’ve seen people destroy some of these bikes. Thrown in the Trinity and into White Rock Lake? Rows of bikes driven over?! Seriously? There may be too […]

TWEED RIDE MOVED TO SUNDAY!

It’s forecast to rain all day Saturday. But Sunday should clear up after the morning! Call your friends and let them know, Tweed Ride will be this Sunday the 4th! To Review: -meet at noon SUNDAY at the main Gates of Fair Park by the DART train station. Park by the Fair Park Music Hall, or […]

Roundabouts – for Cars, People, and Bikes

There’s been talk of plans for a roundabout in our fair neighborhood. Namely at the juncture where Sylvan splits into two one-way streets a half-block apart, Tyler and Polk. It’s part of the plan to convert those one-way streets to two-way. The roundabout would go right near the intersection with W Canty St, one of […]

Rolling Ribbon Cutting June 15 for the Trinity River Revel!

You’re invited to join Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and cyclists from around the city to celebrate the grand opening of three new bike-friendly arrivals to the Trinity River corridor: Trinity Skyline Trail along the river, the Continental Avenue Bridge Park and West Dallas Gateway Plaza connecting to Trinity Groves, and the Sylvan Avenue Bridge that […]

Cliff Temple Baptist donates $2,000 for iBike Rosemont lights for kids

Thanks to a generous donation from the Cliff Temple Baptist Church, we’ll be handing out lights to all the kids who bike to Rosemont Elementary school next week! We purchased over 800 special red and white LED bike light sets from Bike Texas. Each pair even includes some great tips for biking – in English & Spanish! […]

Ride to the Jazz Era Sunday Social

The Jazz Era Sunday Social is coming up this Sunday! An afternoon of jazz and lawn games, dancing and of course bicycling and picnicing, presented by the  Art Deco Society of Dallas and Dallas Heritage Village. Pull out your Sunday best – we’re heading to a Jazz Age picnic social Sunday March 30th, 12-4pm If you know […]

Would You Like to Be on the BFOC Board?

The events we throw year-round, grants and donations we receive, and infrastructure we advocate for are all determined by our core Board of dedicated volunteers. We’re looking to add a few passionate cyclists from the neighborhood to round-out our reach and capacity to make OC the most bike-friendly neighborhood in Dallas. If you’re interested, shoot […]

Street Art Bike Tour with the Dallas Contemporary

The weekend of November 9th is the Dallas Contemporary’s 35th anniversary. I had no idea how much they’ve contributed to the visual beauty of our in-town neighborhoods until they told me about all the murals they’ve helped create. So Cycle Style is leading a tour of 4 of the 5 of their murals in the […]

Afternoon Cocktails at the Nasher

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 […]