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Velo Cruces is a 501(c)(3)

public charity

Transforming Las Cruces into a great bicycle and pedestrian community

Velo Cruces


Velo Cruces is a 501(c)(3) public charity formed in 2015 with the mission of transforming Las Cruces into a great bicycle and pedestrian community.


Our three goals are to:

  • Serve as a hub for bicycling communication

  • Advocate for cycling

  • Promote bicycling and recognize bicycling friendly initiatives, businesses and events

2020 Board


Donald Wilson, President

George Pearson, Vice President

Renee Huber–Landrum, Treasurer

Rebecca Creamer, Secretary

Jean Conway, Member at Large

Gabriel Rochelle, Member at Large

David Shearer, Member at Large

Chet Wright, Member at Large



The Velo Cruces board meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of most months. The board meets earlier in the month in November and December. Location varies. During the pandemic crisis, the board is meeting via Zoom.

Organizational Documents






In the News

George Pearson awarded the 2019 CAASNM Larry Cottingham Community Action Award

The Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico Larry Cottingham Community Action Award honors an individual who makes significant contributions to the community through their actions and dedication. The honoree selected serves as a role model for compassion and service, and above all working toward making ours a community that truly thrives—the vision of CAASNM. Read the nomination document to learn about his considerable contributions toward making Las Cruces a great place to ride a bike. Velo Cruces is enormously proud of George.

2019 Las Cruces Mayor's Bike Ride


KTSM TV provided news coverage of the 2019 Mayor's Bike Ride. Approximately 50 riders joined Mayor Ken Miyagishima on a five-mile ride through the central historical districts of Las Cruces.

Cyclists fare best when they act and are treated as drivers of vehicles.

John Forester

Velo Cruces is a 501(c)(3) public charity.