BICYCLE ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES
City of Las Cruces
City Council Meetings, Agendas and Video Recordings
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Need to report a pothole or other road problem? Download the Ask Las Cruces app from the Apple Store or Google Play. Or report the problem online.
Las Cruces Bicycling Clubs
A very informal group of cyclists interested in cycling and eating—not necessarily in that order—no officers, no dues, no requirements.
A local trail/gravel group. Check the Outdoor Adventures Facebook page for Gravalerxs events. Check out the Monumental Loop.
An International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) affiliated club that is dedicated to providing off-road bicycling opportunities.
Promoting strong bodies, clear minds, and pure spirits.
Las Cruces Area Routes on Map My Ride
Regional, State & National Cycling Organizations
Adaptive Cyclers Plus
A non-profit organization run by Mike Osburn in El Paso with extension to Las Cruces. Offers Wednesday group rides in Las Cruces with adaptive cycles and safety equipment provided. The second Wednesday of each month includes a training clinic with a variety of adaptive cycles to try out. For details, email Mike or call 915.490.7375.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vulnerable Road Users New Mexico
Helping make New Mexico roads safer for all who use them! Whenever anyone who uses our roads fails to act responsibly, everyone using them is put at risk!
Studies & Reports
¡We Count! Summer 2017 Report of the Inaugural Annual National Bicycle and Pedestrian Count for Las Cruces, Velo Cruces
When Cars Kill, New Yorker
New Mexico Bicycle Shops
Singletracks maintains a database of New Mexico bicycle shops. Although it is not comprehensive, it allows addition of bicycle shops.
Las Cruces Bicycle Friendly Businesses
A League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Business. Largest bicycle selection and most experienced cycling staff in Las Cruces. Meet Pablo Lopez in this MTB New Mexico video.
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.
Bringing out the best in kids.
Bicycle Publications and Laws
Las Cruces Bicycle Commuting and Safety Brochure
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
Contributed by Megan. She discovered this site while doing research for an assignment on physical fitness. Thanks!
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!
Contributed by Ellie and Liam who received new bikes for Christmas and wanted to learn the basics of bike maintenance. Thanks for sharing!
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
Mike McLeish brings you some of the best advice on bikes around.