Bicycle Friendly Community

BicycleNational Bike Races, a Children’s Bicycle Safety Rodeo, a Mayor’s Ride and a weekly 26 mile bike ride.

Roswell is the first bicycle friendly city in Georgia! This designation is awarded by the League of American Bicyclists to cities that have demonstrated their commitment to all aspects of cycling. Website

 

BikeFrom recreation to sport to alternative modes of transportation, Bike Roswell! strives to actively promote safe cycling, provide an advocacy platform for Roswell Citizens and implement programs to encourage participation with improved parks, roadways and cycling facilities. Bike Roswell! offers weekly road rides and a variety of rides and events throughout the year, for all skill levels. For a schedule of Bike Roswell! events and rides, please visit Website

 

RAMBO

Roswell Alpharetta Mountain Bike Organization.
RAMBO.Big Creek Park mountain biking trails also add to the city’s Bicycle Friendly Community status! Built and maintained by RAMBO, which a 100% volunteer groups, over 7,000+ man-hours have been spent on the trails. Singletrack trails, freeride area with jumps, berms and the infamous gully run means there is something for all level of riding. In addition to the mountain bike trails, the Big Creek Greenway is also accessible from the park, boasting concrete greenways and boardwalks which boarder a wetlands area, and connect to a neighboring greenway for added miles of riding.

Affiliated with the Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association, RAMBO organizes mountain bike rides for all levels of experience on a scheduled weekly basis and augments these with day trips and weekend outings.

For information and schedules: Website

 

Cycling Events:

MARCH

Georgia Rides to the Capitol
This motorcycle escorted ride encourages bicycle friendly legislation, raises awareness and promotes bicycling as an alternative source of transportation. Gather with bicycle enthusiasts in Roswell to begin this ride that ends at the State Capitol in Atlanta. Website

 

APRIL

Roswell Moves! An Open Streets Event
Featuring:

  • Mayor’s Ride
  • Interactive booths, games and live music
  • Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo & Youth Races
  • Cycle Recycle and More

 

 

 

JUNE

Hospitality Highway Century Ride

There is nothing like it! Thousands of riders mount their bicycles to ride on Georgia’s official Hospitality Highway – Georgia 400! Once cyclists exit Georgia 400, the ride course winds through beautiful areas of cities in North Fulton County, and areas of Cherokee and Forsyth Counties.

For those not up to the full 100-mile Century, there are shorter routes available, giving all levels an opportunity to be part of an exciting event. Routes include rest stops, complete with bathrooms, full technical support, and a variety of snacks and drinks.

Website

 

 

Bike Rentals:

Fresh Bike Service

Fresh Bikes offers a variety of rental bikes that are a perfect way to explore the Big Creek trails or greenway. They also offer options for serious riders looking for their next bike. They do not supply clipless pedals.

1575 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, GA 30076
770-587-4980
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Bike-Share Program in Roswell

The Zagster bike-sharing program  at Big Creek Park on Old Alabama Road allows visitors to use cruiser bikes for local trips on the Big Creek Greenway or anywhere locally, as long as the bike is returned to a Zagster station. The Roswell Zagster station joins four Alpharetta stations—three along the Alpharetta portion of the Big Creek Greenway, and one at Avalon.  To borrow a bike, riders download the app at our partner city’s site, www.zagster.com/Alpharetta.

 

Cycleworks

Availability subject to change – customer needs to check status.

Multiple options to rent for the day. Rental rate varies between $40 and $80 per day. Rental includes helmet and bottle cage. Choice of flat pedals or toe cages.
Pick up hours on Saturday are 10:00am – 6:00pm. Return hours on Sunday are 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

1570 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Roswell, GA 30076
770-993-2626
Website

 

Pedicabs

Available to rent for special occasions. Be on the lookout for pedicabs during Alive in Roswell to take you from the Historic Town Square up to Canton Street. A fun way to enjoy Roswell.

770-609-9479

Website

Big Creek Park

1600 Old Alabama Road – Roswell, GA 30076
Trails for mountain biking and hiking. Big Creek Park trails link with the Alpharetta Greenway for extended enjoyment.

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