Memphis Hightailers support bicycling advocacy

By Alicia Cobbs This year, the Memphis Hightailers have agreed to donate proceeds from their largest ride of the year – The Bluff City Blues 100 taking place on Saturday, October 1 – to bicycling and walking advocacy in Memphis! This is a huge step towards making Memphis into a bike and pedestrian friendly city, so let’s show the Hightailers how much we appreciate their support by volunteering at their event. The Hightailers need...

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Cycle Memphis holds monthly rides

By Barb Elder According to cyclememphis.com there will be monthly group bike rides on the first Saturday of each month. If you would like to participate, show up at the CY gazebo at the corner of Cooper and Young at 8pm. The next ride is scheduled for August 6, and everyone is welcome to participate. For more information, check out their Facebook...

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Volunteer opportunities for bicycling and walking advocacy

By Anthony Siracusa This year, the Memphis Hightailers have agreed to donate all of the proceeds from their largest ride of the year – The Bluff City Blues 100 – to bicycling and walking advocacy in Memphis! This is a huge step towards making Memphis into a bike and pedestrian friendly city, so let’s show the Hightailers how much we appreciate their support by volunteering at their upcoming “Red, White and Blue” club ride on...

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Bike commuting 101

By Kyle Wagenschutz As spring approaches many people are considering taking to two wheels for the first time in many years. Dusting off bikes long forgotten in the deep recesses of garages, sheds, and basements, many are pumping air into flat tires and reintroducing the simple pleasures of bicycle riding into their lives. For good reason too – riding bicycles improves cardiovascular fitness by making exercise a part of daily...

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan enters Phase 2

By Kyle Wagenschutz It seems that bicycle and pedestrian issues are on everyone’s mind these days. Hardly a day goes by without a newspaper article, editorial, or TV spot related to the vast improvements we have seen in the Memphis bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure over the last 12 months. I’d like to thank everyone who completed the Bicycle and Pedestrian Survey in November and December. We had an outstanding response with over...

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