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The Making of a Bike Ecosystem

July 15th, 2021

In Arizona’s Verde Valley, PeopleForBikes and other partners are coming together to create a community hub for mountain biking. ...

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Introducing Our Spring 2021 Community Grants Recipients 

July 2nd, 2021

We recently awarded $50,000 to eight projects across eight states through our spring Industry Community Grants Program. ...

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Pivot Cycles Is Welcoming Refugees to America

June 17th, 2021

The Arizona-based mountain bike company partnered with a local nonprofit to refurbish bikes for families in need. ...

Photo courtesy of Providence Streets Coalition in Providence, Rhode Island.

“Where America Fails, So Have We in Bicycling.”

March 4th, 2021

A candid conversation with Charles T. Brown, the lead investigator of a new, groundbreaking report on barriers to biking in the U.S. ...

All photos courtesy of Gabriela Barillas

A Data-Driven Pandemic Response

February 2nd, 2021

Tucson, Arizona, a recipient of our 2020 COVID-19 Mobility Response Grant, used the funding to create an equitable Slow Streets program and build community through socially distanced events. ...

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Cities Turn to Bike Networks For Recovery

July 14th, 2020

By April 2020, more than 200 U.S. cities changed the layout of their streets by eliminating through traffic, slowing cars and opening roadways for people of all ages and abilities to comfortably enjoy the outdoors while city parks, fitness centers and schools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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A Dozen Bucket List Rides for 2021

January 28th, 2020

We hope you’re gearing up to take some great rides in 2021. From oceanside coastal rides in the Pacific Northwest to gravel epics in Colorado to country road cruises in New York, we’ve compiled a list of 12 can’t-miss rides from 2020. Our new Ride Spot app will get you to each and guide you to great ...

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America’s Best Large Cities for Biking

September 14th, 2018

What does it take to stand out as one of the nation’s best biking cities? We looked at our top-scoring large cities in the PlacesForBikes City Ratings — Portland, Oregon; Tucson, Arizona; San Diego, California; Madison, Wisconsin; and Washington, D.C. — to find out. ...

The 10 top-scoring cities in the new PlacesForBikes city rating system.

America’s Best Places for Bikes: Our New System Rates 480 U.S. Cities

May 2nd, 2018

The future of American bicycling is already here. It’s just that some cities are living it right now, and some aren’t yet. ...

Todd Seliga, backcountry ranger for the Tuweep area of Grand Canyon National Park, tries out a eMTB.

eMTB Demo Program Part Three: Todd Seliga, Grand Canyon National Park

March 13th, 2018

Tucked into a far western corner of Grand Canyon National Park lies the Tuweep area, a place for remote experiences and uncrowded landscapes. Similar to the rest of the park, it offers a combination of magnificent scenery and rich history, something well worth the effort to get there. ...