Dallas Cycle Chic is celebrating the release of the updated City of Dallas Bicycle Master Plan in spring of 2011, as well as the development of bicycle infrastructure plans for other cities in the metroplex. We’re coordinating a week of Cycle Chic events to raise awareness of cycling, re-acquaint people with their beloved bicycles, and bring together the cycling community.Cycling organizations, shops, and neighbors throughout Dallas and the region are invited to coordinate events to show support for the plan and promote cycling culture.To get involved or to promote your cycle chic event email DallasCycleChic@gmail.comApril 9th – 17th

Saturday 9th
12pm-3pm Be counted in the 2011 Cyclist Census and be entered to represent as the new Face of Biking in Dallas. We want to see – who are Dallas cyclists? Young, old, students, parents, business professionals, entrepreneurs, athletes, and bike messengers – come tell us what inspires you to cycle, and be entered to become the new Face of Cycling in Dallas. We want to see you and your personal cycling style.

Find your closest location where photographers will be capturing the unique style of the people who ride their bikes around our town. Also, check with your local Bike Friendly neighborhood group to see if they’ve organized a ride to your photo spot.

Locations: (12-3pm)
North Dallas (Valley View Park – NE corner of 635 and Hillcrest)
North Oak Cliff (Bishop Arts District – at Bishop and 7th)
Downtown (Pegasus Plaza and Main & Akard)
Deep Ellum (Main at Walton between the taco joint and the coffee shoppe)
Uptown (Transit Bicycle Co)
Knox-Henderson (Beauty Bar – Henderson near Greenville)
Park Cities (Bicycles Plus in Snider Plaza at Lovers and Hillcrest)

Sunday 10th
7pm-10pm “Dallas Rides” Photo Exhibit upstairs at Eno’s Pizza Tavern

Tuesday 12th
6pm Bike to the Texas Theatre for a Bike Friendly Happy Hour (sponsored by Bike Friendly Oak Cliff)
8pm Stay for the showing of the 1948 award-winning Italian film “The Bicycle Thief”

Wednesday 13th – Saturday 15th @ noon
Online public voting for the Face of Dallas winners

Saturday 16th
9-6pm Live Green Expo booth with BikeDFW – raffle for a kid’s bike from Plano Cycling
12-4pm Dallas Photo Scavenger Hunt by Bike
beginning at Eno’s Pizza Tavern
(Sponsored by Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and photopol.us)

9pm Bike-in movie on the lawn “Peewee’s Big Adventure” at Main Street Gardens Park
(Face of Biking in Dallas winner announced!)

Sunday 17th
12-6pm Bike Polo
Beginner’s Training followed by a Tournament @ Glencoe Park near Movkingbird Station
12-6pm Oak Cliff Earth Day @ Lake Cliff Park booth with BikeDFW – tips on street cycling and bike commuting

Other Biking Events in April 2011

Dallas

“The Night Shift” Alley Cat Race, Friday April 1st

Bike Tour of Dallas, Saturday April 2nd

Bike Bingo fundraiser for Oak Cliff Bike Co’s BikeMS Team, Sunday April 3rd

Bike to School Week, April 11-15

McKinney

Bike the Bricks, Monday May 30th – Memorial Day

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