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  • Biking in Syracuse
    The City of Syracuse has a growing bike culture. This page is part of the effort to showcase this growing community of enthusiasts.
     
    Bike Infrastructure
    Bike Paths
      Three coordinated bike paths with varying degrees of difficulty ranging from 8 miles, 23 miles and 45 miles begin in the City of Syracuse. Click here for maps.
    Syracuse Bike Plan
      This section of the Syracuse Comprehensive Plan 2040 that details existing bike infrastructure and lays out a vision for expanding the network of bike lanes throughout the City. Click here for information.
    Local Resources
    Bike Shops
      Three bicycle shops operate in the City of Syracuse:   
      > Advance Cyclery at 118 Seeley Road
      > Mello Velo at 556 Westcott Street
      > Syracuse Bicycle at 2540 Erie Blvd. East
    Bicycle/Pedestrian
    Community Interest Group
      SMTC has created B/PCIG to serve as a forum for discussion while promoting biking and walking through partnerships, planning projects, events, and education.
    b.i.k.e.-Syracuse
      B.i.k.e.-Syracuse is a youth cycling program located on the Westside of Syracuse.
    Onondaga Cycling Club
      The Onondaga Cycling Club is the largest cycling club in the greater Syracuse area.
    Biking Information
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA)
    New York State Bicycle Helmet Law
    News
    911 Community Fair at Washington Square Park 8-16-2013
    How much physical activity do you need?(CDC)
    13 reasons you should bike to work (Business Insider)
     
    Events
    Cycle Syracuse Bicycle Festival - September 7, 2014 in Armory Square
      11:00 AM to 2:00 PM in Armory Square. Local food trucks, downtown scavenger hunt and historic walking tours, kids bike safety corral, tour of Green Infrastructure & the Connective Corridor, and documentary viewing of “The Long Bike Back” at the SU Warehouse with a Q&A session with the Director & producers of the film. The Event is free and open to everyone, and not just cyclists! Email 40belowtransit@gmail.com or call (315) 412-2860 for more information. Click here for event poster.
    Cycle in the City - September 7, 2014
      The Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play in Onondaga County program offers a series of guided “Cycle in the City” bicycle rides one Sunday a month from May to October.
    > Click here for more information.
    > Photos from the May 18th Cycle in the City