Category Oak Cliff

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 […]

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                        […]

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 […]

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 […]

¡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 […]

Bicycle Flash-Mob, Oak Cliff Style

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is hosting a New Spring Break Event, ¡Paletas y Bicicletas!, that will include Multiple Kids Bike Giveaways, Luchadores, Pinatas, Mariachis and DOOR-PRIZES. More information about the event can be found here. We would like to invite all cyclists, groups, clubs and individuals to join us that day. The idea is that groups […]

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! Event Update: ¡Door Prizes!

¡Paletas y Bicicletas! is right around the corner and if the promise of BICYCLE GIVEAWAYS, LUCHADORES, PINATAS and MARIACHIS isn’t enough, there will also be DOOR-PRIZES! So for participants that may be too BIG(we prefer not to use the word OLD) to ride a children’s bike, we will giveaway passes to the Dallas Arboretum and […]

Ride with BFOC to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Please join Bike Friendly Oak Cliff as we ride over to Greenville Ave for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Deck yourselves AND your bikes out in GREEN and join us on a family friendly ride from Oak Cliff to the parade route. A bicycle really is the best way to navigate the crowds and traffic […]

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

Making a New Year’s Resolution is easy, sticking to it is something totally different. So we decided to share our goals for 2015, that way we can hold ourselves accountable. Below is what we would like to accomplish here in Oak Cliff over the next year. 1. Implement a Productive Network of Bike Share Stations […]