Author Archives: APopken

OC Bike Synergy – Shop Open!

Now that our North Oak Cliff neighborhood has no bike shops – after having up to 3 bike shops until recently – we’re excited to have Oak Cliff Bike Synergy opening in Tyler Station! Grand Opening Party Saturday September 28th 4-7pm Free Tacos & beer Tons of $5 raffles for free bike gear! The shop […]

Bike to Bastille On Bishop

We’ll be hosting the bike parking corral again this year with Bike DFW – right at Bishop & 7th near Bishop Street Market, from 5pm to 11pm. If you live in North Oak Cliff, you have the distinct privilege of being able to bike to Bishop Arts and not have to fight for parking! It’s […]

What’s Your Bike Route? – Planning for Bike to Work Day 2019!

Bike to Work Day is coming up quick – Friday May 17th! If you’ve been considering trying a bike commute to work, we’re here for you! We’re changing things up a bit this year. To encourage more of you to take the plunge and try your commute by bike, we’re hosting a planning party at […]

5th Annual Paletas y Bicicletas – This Saturday!

☔ RAIN OR SHINE 🌞 – the weather’s looking better and better! 5th Annual, FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY event will include +30 KID’S BIKE GIVEAWAYS! There will be a park clean-up, a SHORT ride, piñatas, mariachis and even luchadores! 1:00pm: Meet up at Lake Cliff Park, pick up trash 3:00pm: Roll out to second park 4:00pm: […]

Bikes Lead the Mardi Gras Parade Tomorrow!

We’re doing it again. Lead 🚲 the Mardi Gras Parade with BFOC! Decorate your bikes with us beforehand and throw beads to the crowd at Oak Cliff’s Mardi Gras Parade Sunday, March 3rd!!! Staging at Nova Restaurant, 2-4pm. Parade starts at 4pm. Invite your facebook friends and bring the whole family!

What’s BFOC up to for 2019?

We’ve got a big lineup this year, y’all. Beginning this Saturday, we’re opening our monthly Board Meeting to the neighborhood and inviting you and your mother to join us in planning upcoming events and ideas. 10am, Saturday Feb 2nd @ N Oak Cliff Library He’s a rundown of the events we have in mind to whet […]

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 […]