Category Bike News

7 Share Bikes Blocking the Sidewalk

Dockless Bike Share: Community Asset or Public Nuisance?

A close friend of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff hadn’t ridden a bike in 5 YEARS until the bike shares came to town. Now he’s considering buying a bicycle. That’s what the bike shares have done for Dallas. People that otherwise wouldn’t have access or the means to own a bike, are able to ride. The […]

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 […]

Dallas Tweed Ride 2017

Sport your finest tweedy attire and join BFOC for a leisurely jaunt about town on bicycle! The legendary Tweed Ride will roll out of the Union Station at high noon, 12:00pm on December 3rd! Traffic will naturally pause, watching in disbelief as happy cyclists pass by pedaling through the crisp winter air. The entire group […]

CYCLESOMATIC 2017

Oct. 15 – BFOC 2017 Photovelo: Photo Scavenger Hunt Oct. 18 – Bike to City Hall – Oak Cliff Ride Oct. 28 – OCNP Carne Asada/Ride/Work Day Nov. 4 – BFOC Monthly Meeting Nov. 11 – Ride to Clean-up Houston Bridge led by Local Hub Bicycle Company’s                        […]

Help Us Celebrate National Bike Month

Here in Dallas, May is a great time to get out and about on your bike. The weather is warm but not sweat-through-everything-you-own hot. This is the perfect opportunity to try out bike commuting or riding to the park with friends and family instead of driving! To max out on your Bike Month enjoyment, we […]

Cyclesomatic 2015 – Bicycle Brewery Tour: The Fall Edition, October 3rd, 11:00 – 5:00 PM

The original Bicycle Brewery Tour is back for it’s 6th edition, and will again kick off this year’s 7th annual Cyclesomatic on October 3th!  Be sure to arrive early for your free wristbands.  Must be 21 years old to participate.  Discounts provided by breweries.  Ride is between 10 – 12 miles.  No drop. The Texas […]

DSO Concert at Kidd Springs Park, Prizes for Bike/DART Riders

Please join us at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Community Concert at Kidd Springs Park on June 3rd at 8pm. We encourage all attendees to ride their bicycle and/or DART. Participants that arrive with a bicycle or DART pass will be eligible for door prizes provided by our sponsors. Prizes include pairs of concert tickets to […]

After more than half a century, the streetcar is back in Oak Cliff!

It’s hard to believe that this day has officially arrived! At 8:40AM, a handful of dignitaries, engineers, city staff, and DART officials met at Union Station in Downtown Dallas to ride the streetcar back to Oak Cliff. I sat beside my close friends and mentors, Luis and Sylvia Salcedo, who were my teammates in helping […]

Public Meeting Tonight! Tyler-Polk Two Way Conversion and Bicycle Lanes

We need a load of people on bicycles to attend a thoroughfare amendment plan meeting to notify the public about converting Tyler-Polk from Canty to Pembroke Ave BACK to two-ways and adding bicycle infrastructure to Polk St. Ride you bicycles and bring a friend! CITY OF DALLAS NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TYLER STREET AND POLK […]

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! Event Details

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! is right around the corner, on Saturday, March 7th! This FREE event will include a park clean-up and KIDS BIKE GIVEAWAYS!!! Children can earn a raffle ticket for picking up 10 pieces of trash at each park. Kids can earn one ticket at each park. For participants that are too old for […]