Tag Archives: bike friendly
Spring Break Event: ¡Paletas y Bicicletas!
Bike Friendly Oak Cliff announces a new Spring Break event: This FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY event will include multiple KIDS BIKE GIVEAWAYS! There will be a park clean-up, piñatas, mariachis and even luchadores! Bike Friendly Oak Cliff would like to extend an invitation to the entire community, please come and enjoy the festivities. RSVP here! Bike […]
Everyone Bikes: Anita Mills
Everyone poops and everyone bikes. This is the first in a series of short bios of neighborhood cyclists. Meet your neighbor, Anita, she bikes too. Anita Mills: 66 yrs, Gardening Consultant, Bishop Arts Neighborhood Cyclist Questionnaire: 1. Why do you ride? Health – recreation 2. Type of riding? Short errands in neighborhood, exercise 3. Where […]
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 […]
Cycling the Mean Streets of Oak Cliff: A Guide to Making it Out Alive
Oak Cliff is my favorite place to ride, which may sound odd based on its reputation as the rough side of town, but I stand by it. Oak Cliff rivals the most scenic parts of town. The hills on Colorado Blvd through Kessler Park and around Stevens Park are second to none. The history and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
#DPDSafeCycle to Help Make Dallas Safer to Cycle!
Local Dallas Bike Friendly advocates are organizing and looking for quick wins to help make Dallas a safer place to bicycle. BFOC recently met with the Chief of the Dallas Police Department and several issues were discussed. One very important issue that came out of that meeting was how the DPD and Bike Friendly groups […]
The Craft and Growler Bicycle Brewery Tour, October 5th
*ATTENTION: YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER TO SAMPLE BEER. IF YOUNGER, YOU’LL NEED A PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO ATTEND THIS RIDE! Please bring your IDs for verification at each location. Get ready for the second installment of the bicycle brewery tour for 2013! The first event to kick off the month long Cyclesomatic […]
What Makes a Bike Friendly City?
In the latest Bicycling Magazine issue, Dallas came out on top. That’s the top of the Worst Bicycle Friendly city in the country. We all know there’s great bicycle culture here. It’s been here for years going back to 1973 when the Greater Dallas Bicyclists first organized. We also have claim to Lance Armstrong, spending […]