Fun educational event features live music, food trucks, vendors, bike check-ups, kite flying and group ride at North Lake College DART Station.

Bicycles are freedom, allowing us to go further and faster than we ever dreamed possible. Now more than ever people are taking their bicycles to unique and scenic locations for wild adventures. Join us on a journey to the far reaching edges of the planet as we watch intrepid cyclists explore the rugged open road, and all the trials, tribulations and triumphs that come with it.

Filmed by Bike is a touring film festival that features the world’s best bike movies. We will be showing the Bike Love collection. A broad mix of bike tales dances across the screen as you immerse yourself in the world of cycling. This year’s collection includes a stunning collection of fun, lighthearted films, as well as pieces that showcase how bikes are changing lives. These tales highlight stories from all over the globe.

Bike to Work Day is an annual, nation-wide event that encourages people to try biking as a part of their commute. The Denton County Transportation Authority is joining the League of American Bicyclists and many organizations across the country in celebrating Bike to Work Day by offering free rides all day to passengers who bring their bikes on board on Friday, May 18.

DCTA Services Included in Free Ride Promotion

Passengers with bikes can ride the following DCTA services for free:

    •    A-train commuter rail

Celebrate America Recycles Day with a family bike ride from the Courthouse on the Square to ECO-W.E.R.C.S. Resource Recovery Park and back again. This leisurely bike ride takes you along the rail trail, and will show you where the recycling is processed in Denton.

9:00 a.m.: Meet at the Courthouse on the Square; Quick bike repair and bike safety

9:30 a.m.: Ride departs for the Pratt Recycling Facility

10:00 a.m.: Tour of the recycling facility

11:00 a.m.: Depart back to the square

Maverick students will be able to cruise to classes when The University of Texas at Arlington’s Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact launches a new bike-sharing program. UTA students, faculty and staff can join the bike-share program for a $25 annual fee. Bikes are then free for the first two hours of use and $1 for every hour after.

The Denton County Transportation Authority is partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments to host the 2017 Bike Everywhere Challenge to encourage people to ride their bike instead of driving their car during the month of May which is National Bike Month. This free challenge is open to all Denton County residents to enjoy the benefits of biking while also getting a chance to win cool prizes.

With one of a kind events including the 13th annual Trinity River Levee Run, the largest outdoor yoga class in Texas (Yoga on the Bridge), and the largest urban gravel bike ride in the U.S. (Gravelthon! Dallas). All Out Trinity attracts a broad group of participants and spectators, from elite athletes to fun-loving families. People from all ages and walks of life participate in this annual event.

The Great Seed Bomb is a 15k fun bike ride benefiting bees, monarch and other pollinators. It's a grassroots for the grasslands movement!

During the ride, seed balls – made of clay, organic compost and native, non-GMO milkweed and wildflower seed – are launched from bikes by our riders. A portion of the money raised will be donated to the Native Prairies Association of Texas, a habitat restoration nonprofit, to keep the work going. 

Event features:

• ECO Party: After-ride event w/ beer, food trucks, vendors and live music

Are you interested in getting around Dallas on a bike but aren’t sure where to start? Do you want to confidently find the best routes and ride with traffic? Get the knowledge you need to take to the streets!

Come to the downtown library for a fast-paced presentation and discussion on urban biking. No bicycle or experience is required.


• the rules of the road and the rights of people on bicycles
• situational awareness and reacting to common situations
• basic principles of bicycling in traffic
• how to find bike-friendly routes