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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 […]

Fairmount: Lookin’ fairly fantastic!

Ashley Haire, Bicycle Engineer and Coordinator for the city of Dallas has a blog she pays for herself and posts about new bicycle infrastructure and other bicycling issues she works on throughout the city. Check out this important update about Fairmount in Uptown and why and how sharrows are implemented.

Roundabouts – for Cars, People, and Bikes

There’s been talk of plans for a roundabout in our fair neighborhood. Namely at the juncture where Sylvan splits into two one-way streets a half-block apart, Tyler and Polk. It’s part of the plan to convert those one-way streets to two-way. The roundabout would go right near the intersection with W Canty St, one of […]

Better Block Holiday Market

Come join us next week for the Better Block Christmas Market. Saturday December 20th, Team Better Block will be transforming a bit of Davis into a Scandinavian winter wonderland. The festivities will take place next to Lucky Dog Books (633 W. Davis). Come take care of some last minute Christmas shopping while enjoying some holiday cheer. Vendors will include ReGeared, […]

Live Kickstarter Campaign!

A couple of local, Oak Cliff advocates and BFOC board members have a start up company manufacturing cargo bicycles right here in Oak Cliff! Please help support them by checking out their rewards, many from other local businesses like Oil and Cotton and Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters! We’d love to see them reach their funding […]

Aftermass: Bicycling in a post-Critical Mass Portland | November 26th, 7:00 PM @ the Texas Theatre

A rare opportunity to see the great bicycle documentary, Aftermass, and have the filmmaker, Joel Biel, in house for a Q and A at the end.  Also, you’ll get to see it at the legendary Texas Theatre here in Oak Cliff, who is currently raising funds on Seed and Spark to get digital cinema .  […]

The Ultimate Parking Guide To Bishop Art’s District

Originally posted on cravedfw:
by Jon Daniel The Bishop Arts restaurant district is now entrenched as a “go to” spot for Dallas-ites and tourists looking for a unique dining and shopping experience.  The area offers a blend of locally owned restaurants and shops in a charming walkable environment. Additional restaurants and shops are opening every…

Bike Friendly New Year!

Another amazing year in Bike Friendly Oak Cliff! Many thanks to all our friends and neighbors that took part in our rides and events. We are looking forward to an even more fun 2014 as we expand our board members and ramp up on events, education and advocacy. Just a few highlights from this past […]

Portand Bicycle Advocates at Dallas Bike Works, tonight!

BFOC and local advocate Zach Ford was able to arrange this last minute gathering while they’re in town.  Come meet Elly and Joe (and their dog Ruby) who are on a national tour with their folding Brompton bikes and AMTRAK! They’ll have finger food from The Classic Cup Cafe as well a presentation from Joe. […]

Would You Like to Be on the BFOC Board?

The events we throw year-round, grants and donations we receive, and infrastructure we advocate for are all determined by our core Board of dedicated volunteers. We’re looking to add a few passionate cyclists from the neighborhood to round-out our reach and capacity to make OC the most bike-friendly neighborhood in Dallas. If you’re interested, shoot […]