Category Texas

November Elections could make it easier to be Bike Friendly!

While the Governor’s race is dominating the election news in Texas, there are significant Propositions that could impact both State and Dallas County transportation and governance issues. The sample ballot  reveals a Proposed Constitutional Amendment called Proposition 1: “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to […]

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 […]

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is on Instagram!

  Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is now on Instagram to share daily photos of local cycling advocacy issues, BFOC events, rides, and anything else that promotes cycling in our great city.  We hand over the account every two weeks or so to a different BFOC board member to give you a fresh perspective on everything […]

Riding the NETT

written by Jonathan Braddick I love rail corridors that are no longer in service, have been rail banked, or abandoned for private purchase.  They have layers of history that end up over lapping with new ones when rail trails are developed, like a palimpsest does.  They provide a glimpse into our past when this form […]

Thank You, Bike Texas and Congressman Oberstar

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff was named Bicycle and Pedestrian Activist of the Year for our efforts to bring safer street to our city.  Congressman Oberstar, founder of the Safe Routes to School program, was on hand at the Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference in San Antonio to present the award.  Its a true honor […]

Handmade Bicycle Framebuilder Show in Austin, Oct 15th and 16th

In less than a month the best handmade framebuilders from Texas (also Oklahoma, Arkansas, & New Mexico) will gather in Austin, Texas for the 4th Annual Texas Custom Bicycle Show. This year’s show has 24+ exhibitors and will be the biggest TxCBS to date.  Six of the exhibitors are from the DFW area.  This year’s […]