in New Orleans
New Orleans North
For over the past 100 years, travelers and tourists have enjoyed their
visits to the New Orleans Northshore area. Whether boating on Lake
Ponchartrain, horse back riding in Folsom, antique and art shopping
in Covington, Mandeville, or Slidell, eating in our world class restaurants,
bicycle riding in Abita Springs, or boating and fishing in Madisonville,
or enjoying our excellent B&B's, there are enjoyable events for
tourists year around. Our wonderful climate, coupled with clear spring
fed creeks and rivers, tall pine trees, and century old live oak trees,
provide an ambiance unequaled in the New Orleans, Louisiana area.
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Laid Back Recumbent
Trikes & Bicycles
These nice people in New Orleans carry a wide select of recumbent bicycles
and trikes. If you are looking to buy a recumbent, go try one of these
bikes or trikes. They sometimes have used ones in good shape, from their
bicycle touring company. Highly recommended
Baton Rouge Area Mountain Bike Association
BRAMBA offers: sponsored public events to promote safe mountain biking;
Trail Work Days. (We build new trails and maintain older trails.); Skills
clinics including an introduction to mountain biking for all level of
riders; Group rides on local trails; Women on Wheels (WOW) group rides;
Bike maintenance clinics
The 31 mile bikeway that runs next to the UCM. This used to be
the old railroad tracks and they were converted to a paved trail for
bikes, hikers, and horses, It goes from Covington to Slidell.
You can rent bikes at the UCM, and other places in Abita Springs.
The Trace is one of the biggest attractions in St. Tammany Parish.
It paroled by special rangers who tell me that they have seen foxes,
deer, wild turkeys, swamp rabbits, rattle snakes, water moccasins and
other wild animals on the path. In the 31 miles of the trace,
there are also 31 bridges.
End of the Lane Mountain Biking
20 miles of scenic bike trails through the piney woods and hill of northern
Tangipahoa Parish. No hunting and no motorized vehicles allowed.
Tent camping ok.
The New Orleans Bicycle Club
The New Orleans Bicycle Club, founded in 1968, promotes bicycling, with
the emphasis on bicycle racing, in the Greater New Orleans area.
Crescent City Cyclists
A New Orleans bicycling club with a good site.
A bike shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with links and local info.
The Stretching "Folding"
Giatex bicycles provide higher stability and riding comfort than other
portable bicycles because Giatex bikes do not fold on a hinge; they
Other Bike Sites
Rod & Custom
in 1998, BikeRod&Kustom
is a webzine devoted to the needs and interests of bicycle customizers
and appreciators of kustom and hot-rod bikes as an art form. These guys
are big supporters of the UCM and are helping with our Father's Day
Chopper Bicycles - NEW
These are not bicycles that want to be choppers but choppers that happen
to have no motors. .
Custom bicycles - hand crafted, made in Canada. Limited in production,
and built to order.
Southern Cyclist Magazine
A regional publication for bicycling interests for the Southern United
States. Lots of links here.
There's a good place for info on vintage bicycles. They have parts and
lots of links to other bike sites.
Old bikes and parts - over 100 old bikes in stock.
The Burgwardt Bicycle Museum
One of the world's largest collections of antique and classic American
bicycles, including thousands of items of cycling-related memorabilia.
They have things for sale like, old bikes plus a large selection of
posters some real and many reproductions. They also have a links
The members of The Wheelmen restore big high wheelers, ornate tricycles,
and superb safeties to their original glory reviving the memories of
the 1880s and 1890s.
Bicyclopedia (this site is currently down)
A very comprehensive encyclopedia of bicycles and bicycling. It
includes mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX, free styling, tandems, human
powered vehicles, unicycles, velodromes, bicycle riding, racing, commuting,
touring, trials, and training, biking history, biography, races, and
events, cycling safety, clothing and accessories, bicycle tools, technology,
components, and manufacturing, cycling health and physiology, biking
organizations and advocacy, biking in traffic, children's biking, women's
biking, etc. Includes a good link page.
Menotomy Vintage Bicycles
There's a interesting database of bicycles info here.
A bike shop in Florida with a good page. There's a good place for info
on vintage bicycles. They have parts and lots of links to other bike
A wide variety of biking related information, resources and services.
Perhaps the best bike site around with all the links possible.
Well done, and somewhat fast.
Thom's Vintage Bicycle Page
Old bikes on display and for sale, plus links.
Built Bike Sites
A bored but inspired group of bike builders. Shows how they built a
tall bike, a chopper, also has building plans and tips. This site tries
Another bored but inspired group of bike builders. This site shows how
they built a variety of bicycles. They offer some exciting ideas. This
site tries to shock.
He says, "I
work at a Harley Shop and like to build bikes of all kinds."
The above links
were listed in no special order.