Bicycling is more popular than ever and thanks to many changes, there are more bike paths and lanes to enjoy that help cyclists get around safely. Bikes are great way to get around and enjoy your environment. Here in Richmond, on a bike, you can visit parks, shop at farmers markets, tour Richmond historic sites, see murals, or get exercise.To enjoy these routes, search up Richmond’s bike trails and lanes.
Learn more about the Virginia Capitol Trail at: https://www.virginiacapitaltrail.org/
Richmond on the Cheap’s readers sounded off on their favorite bike routes:
•Emily Alwood says: “I love biking on Floyd, Byrd and Bryan park. I love supporting local businesses by making pit stops at restaurants, etc! ”
•Try Gillie Creek Park.
•Dominga Barboza says: “So many new bike lanes around the city that I can do 20miles easily and hit all four sides of the town ❗”
•Bike lanes: As the weather improves, check out the new bikes lanes on Brook Road and in the Malvern and Patterson Avenues neighborhood. Drivers, remember: you have a responsibility to share the road. Richmond is aiming to achieve #VisionZero level parity for bikes on the road.
•There’s also a new ~41 mile trail going from Ashland To Petersburg called The Fall Line.
Visit Richmonders’ Favorite Bicycle shops to get a tune up, find a better bike & accessories or purchase a gift that ensure’s healthy activity:
•Dominga Barboza says: “I support Lucky’s at Meadow and Broad Street behind the 7-11.”
Before you bicycle check A-B-C=Air, Brakes & Chain, follow the rules of the road and be visible with bright clothing as well as safe with a helmet.
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