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

Annually in APRIL

Roswell Cycling Festival …. Alive & Rolling!
Featuring:

  • Roswell Criterium
  • Recreational Rides
  • Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo & Youth Races
  • Cycle Recycle and More

The Roswell Criterium provides spectators the opportunity to view top professional and amateur cyclists in a format that is often called the most spectator-friendly form of cycling. High speeds and challenging turns provide thrills for spectators and cyclists alike. Website

 

Annually in 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

Roswell Bicycles:

Roswell Bicycles

Bike Rentals:

Roswell Bicycles – Rentals
Rentals: Women specific, and Men’s Road and Mountain Bikes.
Rental is $75 per 24-hour period (no hourly/half-day rate).
These bikes rent out early, so please call for availability ASAP to reserve yours.
Hours: Mon – Thurs 10am -7pm, Fri 10am -6pm, Sat 9:30am-5pm, Sun 12pm – 4pm Demo Bike

670 Houze Way
Roswell, GA 30076
770-642-4057
Website

Fresh Bike Service:

Fresh Bike Service – Rentals
Rental bike availability: 4 Greenway Bikes (2 Womens; 2 mens), 3 – 29er Hardtail MTB Rentals/Demo’s, and 4- 27.5/650B Hardtail MTB Rentals/Demo’s. We are currently trying to build the brand new 650B bikes that just dropped for 2014. The mountain bikes are size specific.

1575 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, GA 30076
770-587-4980;
Shawn Brunner
770-823-1399
Website

Bike-Share Program Comes to 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.

Rental rate is $40/day and 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

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