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Cycling in Dallas

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There doesn’t seem to be a lot of love for cycling in Dallas, TX. In 2012, the city was named the worst city for cycling by Bicycling Magazine. The same magazine gave Dallas the same title once before. There wasn’t a single bike lane in the city in 2012, and it’s been having one of the lowest share of cyclists in the total number of commuters, only 0.2%. There’s still some hope for Dallas though, as the city’s number of cycling commuters has had a sharp rise, and the Dallas-Fort Worth “bicycle highway” will probably give the local cycling community some wind into their sails.

Best Biking shops in Dallas, TX

For all the bad reputation Dallas has as a bike unfriendly city, it has a surprising number of places where people can buy bikes. This is possibly due to the fact that the Northern Central region of Texas, to which the city belongs, has miles upon miles of great cycling trails and paths.

You can use the list of cycling shops we compiled as a sort of a guide to the best bike shops in Dallas. Not all of the great cycling shops in Dallas are listed here, but the one that are were checked for references by their customers.

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Company Name Address Score
Oak Cliff Bicycle Company 408 N Bishop Ave Dallas, TX 75208 4,63
Transit Bicycle Company 1915 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75206 4,50
Dallas Bike Works 4875 W Lawther Dr Dallas, TX 75214 4,49
Bicycles Plus 7015 Snider Plz Dallas, TX 75205 4,47
Richardson Bike Mart 1451 W Campbell Rd Richardson, TX 75080 4,18
Sun & Ski 11170 N Central Expy Dallas, TX 75243 4,00

Dallas Cycling News

10 Dallas Area Bike Trails to Ride This Summer

Dallas Observer - 3 hours ago
Johnson is an avid cyclist who keeps an eye out for copperheads and “walking speed bumps,” aka armadillos. He says with the Dallas Off-Road Bicycle Association, the Fort Worth Bicycling...

Those yellow bikes in downtown Dallas? A Garland company hopes they get bike-sharing on a roll

Dallas News - 2 weeks ago
In early June, the bike-share company began parking bright yellow bikes near Klyde Warren Park and a few corners of downtown Dallas. The company, founded by David Shan, sees the bikes as a solution...

Cyclist fatally struck by train in Denton

Dallas News - 2 weeks ago
A 28-year-old cyclist was fatally struck Tuesday by a southbound Denton County Transportation Authority A-Train. The accident happened about 11:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Crossing south of the MedPark...

Safer bike lanes to debut in Miami and South Beach. Will regular folks jump on?

Miami Herald - 2 weeks ago
Planners and city leaders looking to foster cycling for transportation, recreation and traffic relief now see them as the key to making regular folks feel safe enough to venture out on busy streets...

Cycling Event Heads To Riverview Park - 2 weeks ago
“We've found Polk County offers some beautiful, scenic and safe areas for people of all levels to ride their bikes. We know communities like Independence, Monmouth and Dallas are interested in...

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