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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

Area cyclists turn out to honor Around Town Bicycles owner Tom Jones

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - 2 days ago
On Saturday, roughly 100 area cyclists put their own spin on the slow ride to honor an icon of the local cycling community. Tom Jones, co-owner of Around Town Bicycles in Wilkes-Barre, has been...

Cyclists Strip Down for Underwear Bike Ride Across Dallas

Dallas Observer - 2 weeks ago
Riders took off almost everything but helmets and shoes Friday for an underwear bike ride hosted by Red Star Bicycles of Dallas. More than 30 riders attended to promote body positivity, a healthy...

Can VBike Help Turn the Tide and Make Dallas a Bike-Friendly City?

Dallas Observer - 2 weeks ago
Dallas doesn't have a reputation as a great city for cycling, but city officials seem amenable to the VBikes endeavor. Julie Anderson, the coordinator of pedestrian and bicycle traffic for...

After three brushes with death in three weeks, what keeps The Ticket's Craig Miller pedaling?

Dallas News - 2 weeks ago
Or, as what really did happen to Craig Miller, almost get mowed down three times in three weeks while riding your bike. Seriously almost mowed ... "Cycling is the one thing I look forward to...

Dallas is suddenly reeling and wheeling in colorful bicycle sharing options

CultureMap Dallas - 3 weeks ago
LimeBike, a dockless bike-sharing service, has announced its forthcoming arrival in Dallas, when it will begin providing bicycles that can be rented for trips around town. According to a release, the...

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