Category Commuting

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Edgefield Ave: Oak Cliff’s North-South Cycling Route

Yesterday I discovered my new favorite bicycle route! As a cyclist, I often struggle to find a safe, north and south bike route that allows access to all areas of Oak Cliff. Most of the north-south through-ways in Oak Cliff are very hilly, have high speed traffic and are not exactly what I would call […]

Happy Holidays Dallas!

Let’s go for a bike ride over the river and through the woods! This time of year bicycles magically appear under the Christmas Tree or near the Hanukkah Menorah, so let’s break out the ol’ 10 Speed and revive the holiday spirit! One of my most useful bike routes around Dallas is from Oak Cliff […]

Bishop Arts District

DART d-Link to the Rescue!

Last week the d-Link saved my butt. One evening, on my commute home, thanks to the pot-holes up and down Elm Street, from Deep Ellum to downtown, I broke a spoke. I faced a 2-3 mile walk home, through downtown, over the Trinity, by way of the Jefferson Blvd Bridge. Luckily, I remembered the d-Link […]

Cycling Pegasus

No Better Way to Start the Day!

Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get out of bed in the morning and take ourselves to work. For me, I find the little push I need on two wheels. I didn’t always commute to work on a bicycle, so I know it can be intimidating and takes preparation. A good step […]