Meet our board members: Ruben Rios Jr.

1. What made you want to join BFFW? The need for a suitable cycling infrastructure to be laid out in Fort Worth and [because of] the absence of education regarding cycling on roads and thoroughfares. Growing up in my neighborhood, one quickly becomes aware that there...

Bike Maintenance 101 | Part 2: Your Chain

By Nicky Stevens Understanding the parts of your chain makes it easier to understand proper maintenance. Not properly lubricating you chain— whether that’s too much, not enough or the wrong type of lube — will shorten its life and cause premature wear on your cassette...

A morning ride with the mayor on Bike to Work Day

By Julissa Treviño At 7:20 a.m., I was running late to the B-Share station. It was earlier than my normal commute, but I planned to ride with Mayor Betsy Price from Magnolia and Lipscomb to the Intermodal Transportation Center downtown on the Bike to Work Day route....

Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day

You can still join us for Bike to Work Day tomorrow by leading a route from your neighborhood to your workplace. If you have no time to organize a route for others to join, just grab your bike and go. Remember that if you’re riding from the Near Southside to downtown,...

Meet our board members: Gerardo Contreras

1. What made you want to join Bike Friendly Fort Worth? What made me want to join BFFW was my love for Fort Worth and cycling. I also did it because I saw a need to have someone on BFFW that would represent the northside community. 2. When and why did you start...

Bike rides to join this week

Ride of Silence  6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Park The Ride of Silence is an annual, worldwide event to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roads. The ride will be held in complete silence, using only arm signals to communicate. The...

Bike Maintenance 101 | Part 1: Identify the problem

By Nicky Stevens Basic bicycle maintenance isn’t difficult, and it will make your ride easier and greatly extend the life of your components. Simple things like a properly lubricated chain and keeping your derailleurs adjusted avoid wear that lead to replacing...

What do you love about cycling in Fort Worth?

What are six words you would use to describe what you love about cycling in Fort Worth? Let us know! Send us your six-word story and we’ll compose a blog of submissions that shows why locals love cycling in Fort Worth. Is it that you’ve made friends though...

Life as a bike commuter

Bike Friendly Fort Worth board member Elisabet Westbye shares her experiences as a bike commuter. I sold my car four years ago and haven’t looked back. I could gush for hours about how incredibly amazing the choice to make my bicycle my primary mode of transportation...
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