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

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Transforming Las Cruces into a great bicycle and pedestrian community

Velo Cruces

BICYCLE ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES

City of Las Cruces

City Council Meetings, Agendas and Video Recordings

Metropolitan Planning Organization

Las Cruces Bicycling Clubs

Bike and Chowder

A very informal group of cyclists interested in cycling and eating—not necessarily in that order—no officers, no dues, no requirements.

Gravalerxs

A local trail/gravel group. Check the Outdoor Adventures Facebook page for Gravalerxs events.

Rim Rattlers

An International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) affiliated club that is dedicated to providing off-road bicycling opportunities.

Zia Velo

Promoting strong bodies, clear minds, and pure spirits.

Las Cruces Area Routes on Map My Ride

 

Regional, State & National Cycling Organizations

Bike Collectives Network

A hub which anyone involved with not-for-profit bicycle projects can use to engage with each other to share knowledge and experiences.

Border Mountain Bike Association

El Paso's official mountain bike community.

Grant County Bicycle Advisory Board

Helps create safe and enjoyable bicycling to school and work, and for recreation, thereby making Silver City and surrounding communities more connected, healthier, happier, and environmentally and economically strong.

New Mexico Bike Summit, Inc.

A non-profit organization that promotes, develops, encourages, and supports bicycle education, safety, and advocacy to youth and adults in New Mexico primarily by holding the New Mexico Bike Summit and related activities.

New Mexico Cycling

This calendar database is a joint project with nmbra.org and nmcycling.org, with the idea of having one unified (and hopefully accurate) cycling calendar for New Mexico.

New Mexico Touring Society

An Albuquerque-based recreational bicycling club for riders of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Club members plan and lead one-day and multi-day road and mountain bike rides.

Southern New Mexico Trail Alliance

The alliance is open to all trail users and will be a resource for everything on and about trails and outdoor recreation in the Southern New Mexico, West Texas, and borderland region.

Velo Cruces Studies & Reports

¡We Count! Summer 2017 Report of the Inaugural Annual National Bicycle and Pedestrian Count for Las Cruces

Las Cruces Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Outdoor Adventures

A League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Business.

Las Cruces Organizations that Support Bicycling

Las Cruces Safe Routes to School Program

A program that encourages students to walk or ride their bikes safely to school.

Las Cruces Optimist Club

Bringing out the best in kids.

Bicycle Publications and Laws

Las Cruces Bicycle Commuting and Safety Brochure

Las Cruces Bicycle Ordinances

Las Cruces Bike Parking Codes

Scroll down to find illustrations showing acceptable and prohibited bike rack designs.

Las Cruces Safe Passing Ordinance

Pass vulnerable users (including bicyclists and pedestrians) by 3 feet or 6 feet if driving a commercial truck.

State of New Mexico Bicycle Statutes

Cycling Related Information

A Healthy Hobby: Beginners Guide to Cycling

Contributed by middle school student Samantha. She discovered this site while doing research for her youth cycling group. Thanks!

Where to get cycling related materials

A spreadsheet listing of items such as bicycling maps, commuter guides, where to get helmets in bulk. Please let us know of any errors or additions you would like to make.

Perils for Pedestrians Las Cruces Episodes

​247: Safe Routes to School; City Councilors on pedestrians; president of local Volkssport Club

248: Development and pedestrians; Health Impact Assessments; access to trails and parks in Doña Ana County; needs of poor and homeless pedestrians

249: Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC); new transit system; public input to comprehensive plan; meeting people on transit

Pinch Flat

Mike McLeish brings you some of the best advice on bikes around.