Building a Bicycle Friendly Community.Bike Harrisburg is a partnership of several community organizations in the greater Harrisburg area that encourage people to use their bikes for transportation, recreation, environmental and health reasons. Any bicycle related group is welcome to become a Bike Harrisburg partner. Bike Harrisburg recognizes that more people will ride their bikes if roads and pathways are made safer and more accessible.Bike Harrisburg serves as the primary bicycle advocacy group in the greater Harrisburg area. How can you help?You can be an advocate for bicycling by attending local planning meetings, contacting government officials, attending advocacy events, and serving on advocacy committees. Of course, monetary donations are always needed to offset expenses for events and publications. Just riding your bike more for transportation helps too!More information about Bike Harrisburg and important issues affecting people who ride bikes can be found at www.bikeharrisburg.org717-798-4537 Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
Bike Harrisburg works with government agencies, municipalities, businesses and community groups to improve riding facilities and access to bicycles so people can ride in safety to the places they need to go.
Education is also offered to riders about bike repair and how to ride a bike safely and in compliance with the law.
Bike Harrisburg organizes many bicycle related activities, especially during May, which is National Bike Month. Examples include rides around the Capital Area Greenbelt, the Seersucker & Lace and Tweed Rides, Historic Harrisburg bike tours, bike repair stations and Bike to Work Week events.