Category Miscellaneous

Dallas Observer Slideshow

(photo by Danny Fulgencio) The Observer has uploaded a cool slideshow of additional pics they had from this week’s article on Dallas’ bicycle movement.

Building a Porter Rack Crate

A few weeks back, I picked up one of the new Trek Belleville’s, and have logged about 300 miles on it in that time. When I was shopping for a new bike, I narrowed my focus to something durable, with 3-speeds, fenders, a dynamo hub, and plenty of racks for carrying loads, so the Belleville […]

BFOCer’s Featured in the Advocate

(Lisa Lindholm of Free Lisa) Be sure to pick up a copy of the Oak Cliff Advocate this month. Several BFOC’ers are featured in the cover story on Oak Cliff artisans including our amazing graphic and apparel designer Lisa Lindholm, Tara Tonini of Tara to the T, and Shoshannna Frank of F is For Frank. […]

More From the Tweed Ride

The Advocate just posted this video from the ride with music from Matt Tolentino’s performance at Eno’s in the background: And James Smudgett uploaded a larger image from our group photo on the courthouse steps here: (click to enlarge)

Dallas Tweed Ride a Smashing Success!

(photo by Andrea Roberts) Thank you to all who came out to Dallas first ever Tweed Ride! It was an amazing turnout, with an estimated 200 riders decked out in their smartest apparel, and we couldn't have asked for better weather. Congratulations to Hollis Wakefield for winning the audience award for dandiest rider. Special thanks […]

An interview with New York’s planning consultant

This video is an alfresco interview with Danish planner, Jan Gehl, in a new plaza that he helped develop for New York City. We’ve featured Jan in the past, and have noted how NYC hired his firm to develop their new public space plan. In the interview, Gehl notes that before he started working there, […]

Pictures from Sunday’s CliffFest

Thanks to all who came out for Sunday’s CliffFest ’09 in Bishop Arts. 74 Oak Cliff merchants setup shop to show off their wares and a huge turnout arrived. The weather was perfect, even though the forecast called for rain by mid-afternoon. Here’s some pic’s from the day: A jorg & olif!

Tweed Ride Discount!

The House of MacGregor justs offered a 10% discount to anyone who says “‘ello Guvnor!” when they order a hat from her!

Need ideas for the Tweed Ride? Check out these locals.

Need ideas for the upcoming tweed ride? We have some incredible OC locals that can help you out. First off, talk to Tara Tonini of Tara to the T about a custom outfit and hat (she’s made bicycling hats for us in the past): We also have another acclaimed milliner, Cassie MacGregor of the House […]

British Cycling PSA

This is a hysterical PSA forwarded us from a fan of BFOC: