City of Las Cruces
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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.
An International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) affiliated club that is dedicated to providing off-road bicycling opportunities.
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.
El Paso's official mountain bike community.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
A program that encourages students to walk or ride their bikes safely to school.
Bringing out the best in kids.
Bicycle Publications and Laws
Scroll down to find illustrations showing acceptable and prohibited bike rack designs.
Pass vulnerable users (including bicyclists and pedestrians) by 3 feet or 6 feet if driving a commercial truck.
Cycling Related Information
Contributed by Megan. She discovered this site while doing research for an assignment on physical fitness. Thanks!
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!
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.