Author Archives: zlite

Better Block Holiday Market

Come join us next week for the Better Block Christmas Market. Saturday December 20th, Team Better Block will be transforming a bit of Davis into a Scandinavian winter wonderland. The festivities will take place next to Lucky Dog Books (633 W. Davis). Come take care of some last minute Christmas shopping while enjoying some holiday cheer. Vendors will include ReGeared, […]

Cyclesomatic | Spooky Cross, November 1st & 2nd, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Spooky Cross fun returns November 1 & 2!  Not only is this one of the best cyclocross races in the state, it’s also a great time for family, non racers, bike enthusiasts, kids, and anyone with a pulse.  Saturday November 1st we’ll be at Rosemont Elementary from 10-4pm.  This will be a special day for […]

Aurora Ciclovia – October 18th

BFOC Start: Ten Bells Tavern, 232 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208 Time: Meet up 6:30, Roll Out 7pm sharp Grab your glow sticks and your LEDs! Bike Friendly Cedars is hosting the City’s largest lighted ride and bike competition. BFOC  will ride from Bishop Arts down to the Main Street Gardens where we’ll meet up with […]

Spooky Cross Bike Race and Festival

OCTOBER 26th – Rosemont Elementary School. 1919 Stevens Forest DR. 11am – 3pm OCTOBER 27th – Beautiful Dallas Heritage Village 10am – 2pm Spooky Cross Cyclecross Race and Festival returns to Cyclesomatic for another year of spooktacular good times October 26 & 27th.  Cross is Boss! Come check out competitors of all levels showing off […]

History with a Twist

Our friends at the lovely Dallas Heritage Village are hosting their annual cocktail party May 18th. Cycle over for a fun time that supports one of Dallas’s finest gems.  More information at

Tweed News! Cancelled

Attention Tweed ladies and gents!  Due to a scheduling snafu we are moving the Tweed ride to February 9th!  We’re planning a smashing day of top notch music, games, food and drink that you and your favorite beau will not want to miss. Meet up: Klyde Warren Park Date: Saturday, February 9th Meet up time: 1:00 […]

Oak Cliff Cargo Bike Company

The bicycle love continues to grow in Oak Cliff!  Oak Cliff Cargo Bicycles, started by Jonathan Braddick and Brennan Bechtol is a new startup company spurred on by the cargo bike workshop BFOC put on as part of Cyclesomatic 2012.   Oak Cliff Cargo Bicycles will be offering custom utilitarian cargo bikes to the masses. Get ready to leave […]

Tweed Ride Update

Many people have been asking about the BFOC Tweed Ride, which is usually held each November.  This ride has always been lead by one of BFOC’s co-founders, Jason Roberts.  As some of you may already know, he has recently been facing some serious health issues.  After discussing this year’s Tweed Ride at a recent meeting, […]

Cyclesomatic: iBike Rosemont Day 2

This week is iBike Rosemont week!  BFOC has made the iBike program a regular event that is bringing real change at Rosemont Elementary School.  Regular ridership at the school is significantly higher than other neighborhood schools.  Also, the City is stepping up to the plate investing in bike infrastructure making it safer for kids to ride […]

Renaissance Man?

Even the Economist is taking note of the “Cycling Renaissance” taking place in the US.  The article highlights cities that are making bike infrastructure a priority including Chicago, Washington DC and Portland.  Not surprisingly, Dallas is not mentioned. While we’re finally seeing some change it does not seem that the City has truly embraced the […]