City initiates a bike parking program

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Sometimes it is hard to find a good parking space for your bike at businesses and parks around town. There’s not always a convenient traffic sign around, and trees are not very amenable to U-locks. While new construction in central Tallahassee ( the Multi-Modal Transportation District or MMTD ) is required to provide bike parking

CC2ST Workshop #3

CC2ST Workshop #3

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This  is a reminder about the Capital City to the Sea Trails Public Workshop #3!   There will be two corresponding workshops, one in Leon County and one in Wakulla County.   Below is the information for each workshop. You can also visit the project website at www.CC2ST.com for more information.   Public Workshop #3 for Leon County December

CCC Kids on Bikes Recognized At Share The Road Celebration of Cycling

CCC Kids on Bikes Recognized At Share The Road Celebration of Cycling

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Capital City Cyclists to Receive Award at the first annual Share the Road Celebration of Cycling   Capital City Cyclists is honored to be recognized as leader in the state for our Kids on Bikes program and it’s work in educating school children about safe cycling.   In the last two years our club has worked

Orange Avenue Bridge over St Marks trail to be replaced in summer of 2014

Orange Avenue Bridge over St Marks trail to be replaced in summer of 2014

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Limited to 15 ton vehicles since May of this year, the bridge over the St Marks trail at Orange Avenue is in a bad enough state for an accelerated replacement. Not much of a surprise to those of us that ride under it:  the combination of wooden pilings and termite mounds doesn’t seem a good

Kids on Bikes: Planting Seeds for our Future

Kids on Bikes: Planting Seeds for our Future

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  By: Edward Nabong In 1972, Eddy Merckx set a world record at the time by riding 30.7 miles in one hour. In March of 2013, a young girl named her bike “Mustard” and fell over before she even rode 20 feet. Though there may not be any world champion cyclists in the Kids on

National Bike Month Calendar – Tallahassee

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Download the National Bike Month Calendar of Events (PDF)

National Bike Challenge Starting May 1st

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Also this year the Leaque of American Bicyclists and Kimberley Clark are hostiing the National Bike Challenge, a fun program to get more people on the bike for both recreation and transportation. And as we would like to get more people peddling around Tallahassee, the Capital City Cyclists also have set up their own local

Tallahassee is Getting a “Bike Box”

Tallahassee is Getting a “Bike Box”

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CITY OF TALLAHASSEE NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2012 CONTACT:  Megan Doherty, Transportation Planning, 891-6400; or Misi Tuttle, Communications Department, 891-8533 Bike Box: Get Behind It New Traffic Control Measure Aims to Protect Cyclists   Next week, the City of Tallahassee will install a new cyclist friendly traffic control measure on Call Street

City of Tallahassee releases mysterious videos…

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Some people at City Hall are having some fun with the introduction of a new bicycle facility in Tallahassee. Rather than telling everybody what it is, they produced a series of mysterious videos. The first videos was posted October 3rd and features a green cardboard box and a mountain bike meeting up in the park.

11/16/12: Tallahassee Cycling Savvy Course

11/16/12: Tallahassee Cycling Savvy Course

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Capital City Cyclists is happy to support the next Tallahassee Cycling Savvy course that will be offered  in Tallahassee on Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday Nov. 17.  Click here to register for the course.  Cycling Savvy is sponsored by the Florida Bicycle Association and teaches ordinary folks how to bicycle safely on existing roads and streets, as

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