I Bike Friendly

It's not too cold to ride

You may have heard the term bike-friendly which is used by the League of American Bicyclists in official designations for states, communities, businesses or universities. The new advocacy group we have started here in Greenville, Bike Walk Greenville, is working to make our county both more bike- and pedestrian-friendly. When it comes to biking around town, […]

Gray days of winter

Train Crossing Swamp Rabbit Trail

Sure, we aren’t having days full of blue skies and gorgeous color but I’m thrilled to be out on my bike with minimal effort to keep warm. Snuggly jacket, wool socks, fuzzy cap under my helmet. Only thing I’m missing is a nice pair of chic winter cycling gloves. Much to my frustration I haven’t […]

First Southeast Women’s Cycling Forum

PHOTO: Georgia Bikes!

Post originally published at CarolinaCyclingNews.com In October the nation’s first bi-state bike conference – Georgia-lina Bike Summit: Bicycle Friendly Across the Borders presented by BikeLaw.com – was held in Augusta. I had the opportunity to be part of the SC/GA planning team for the first Southeast Women’s Cycling Forum featured as one of the summit workshops. Hamzat Sani gave […]

Spring weather, fun and prizes will inspire you to ride

PHOTO: Brad Allen

Post originally published at CarolinaCyclingNews.com This time of year brings weather that beckons you out to enjoy the breezes and sunshine on a walk or a bike ride. If you are new to bike riding or have been limiting yourself to the trail, the City of Greenville Parks & Recreation is offering a Traffic Skills 101 course […]

Women key in growing biking for transportation

Parked Bikes

Post originally published at CarolinaCyclingNews.com From the moment I first stepped out of the metro station in Washington, DC, bikes were everywhere. Bike racks were teeming with parked bikes. Well used bike share stations were often along my path. Ordinary people rode their bikes as they went about their day. One of my favorite moments, […]