Top 10 Cycling Cities in the United States

Published on October 8th 2015


What are the Top 10 best cycling cities in the U.S.? It’s a well-traveled topic that’s been highly trafficked, over the years and across platforms. GCN is here to help safely navigate you to the answers. Click here to subscribe to GCN: Photos: ©Tim De Waele / © Brandon O’Connor via Flickr Creative Commons:[] Portland Photos © Dianne Yee via Flickr (Her ‘Bike Portland’ album is here:] Portland Twilight Criterium 2008 ©brx0 via Flickr Creative Commons [] Cascade Cross Series Photos © Tim Schallberger [] and Cory Grove [] Boulder mountains © Alex Kehr [] Maxwell’s Fire, Minneapolis © Tony Webster Minneapolis bike infrastructure © nickfalbo. His album can be found here: Nice Ride MN © m01229 [] Nice Ride MN [] Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S.: Austin B-Cycle © Ann Harkness. Album here: Austin Bike Tracks © BikeTexas. Album here: Austin cyclists courtesy Walnut Creek Park Photos © Bruce Turner: & University of Texas Banners © Derek Key Chicago photos courtesy Bike Chicago, Chicago Department of Transportation, Jay Powell Critical Mass riders meet in Chicago's Daley Plaza: © Jeremy Atherton, 2005 Rahm Emanuel © Daniel X. O’Neil Navy Pier Flyover impressions © John Greenfield & Divvy Bikes © Stephen Vance - album here: Crossing © torbakhopper Giro di San Francisco © Nico Crisafuli San Francisco cycle lane © Dianne Yee Mass cyclists © Wonderland Caltrain © Prayitno Seattle cycle track © Gordon Werner Seattle cycling © Josh Larios Seattle to Portland 1 © Robin Zebrowski Burke-Gilman underpass © SounderBruce Hall of Fame © Gene Bisbee & Seattle to Portland photos © Bob Harbison Greenville photos courtesy Gran Fondo Hincapie, Hotel Domestique, USA Cycling USA Nationals 1 © TimothyJ USA Nationals 2 © Barry Peters Michael Bloomberg © Center For American Progress Bike Lane sign © Miguel Vaca NYC bike Lane 1 © Eric Fisher NYC Bike Lane 2 © Jeramy Jannene NYC Bike Lane 3 © Spencer Thomas Citibike 1 © Gildardo Sánchez General Cycling © Ted Eytan Citibike in the snow © Paul Sableman Madison Capital City State Trail courtesy Madison bike path courtesy Colleen Greiert-Virgin Cycling around the capitol in Madison, Wisconsin: Dori Madison B Cycle: Courtesy Madison B Cycle, Minneapolis skyline: © Alexius Horatius Biking through Chelsea, Manhattan: Jim Henderson Box freight Upper East Side: Jim Henderson Brooklyn summer, large recreational group ride: Jim Henderson Portland photos: © Travel Portland, San Francisco Critical Mass, April 29, 2005: Michael W. Parenteau Seattle: Courtesy Seattle Department of Transportation Seattle Bicycle Sundays: © Seattle Bike Blog, Downtown Seattle from Queen Anne Hill: Rattlhed Licences here: