Top 10 Cycling Cities in the United States

Published on October 8th 2015

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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: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Photos: ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com © Brandon O’Connor via Flickr Creative Commons:[https://www.flickr.com/photos/brand0con/4646406856/in/photolist-dryJ3u-7ZyDp-7ZwZC-85A4kU-85A3qU-85A3T3-9PYonx-9PokFf-5odGaP-8xeGbi] Portland Photos © Dianne Yee via Flickr (Her ‘Bike Portland’ album is here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dianneyee/albums/72157636601109816] Portland Twilight Criterium 2008 ©brx0 via Flickr Creative Commons [https://flic.kr/p/5cpAV3] Cascade Cross Series Photos © Tim Schallberger [https://flic.kr/p/gSvHxf] and Cory Grove [https://flic.kr/p/7cFp2H] Boulder mountains © Alex Kehr [https://flic.kr/p/7bVAb5] Maxwell’s Fire, Minneapolis © Tony Webster https://flic.kr/p/4ts1zZ Minneapolis bike infrastructure © nickfalbo. His album can be found here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsk9QHdce Nice Ride MN © m01229 [https://flic.kr/p/cM2FTs] Nice Ride MN [https://flic.kr/p/99dG5R] Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S.: http://www.forbes.com/sites/frankbi/2015/05/14/the-most-bike-friendly-cities-in-the-u-s-ranked/ Austin B-Cycle © Ann Harkness. Album here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsjPk9Hkc Austin Bike Tracks © BikeTexas. Album here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsjzHf9ay Austin cyclists courtesy AustinTexas.gov Walnut Creek Park Photos © Bruce Turner: https://flic.kr/p/GKaWT & https://flic.kr/p/GK9io University of Texas Banners © Derek Key https://flic.kr/p/6iUb1v 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 https://flic.kr/p/8T669S Navy Pier Flyover impressions © John Greenfield https://flic.kr/p/mbYKP4 & https://flic.kr/p/mbZLUE Divvy Bikes © Stephen Vance - album here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsjG91BeV Crossing © torbakhopper https://flic.kr/p/rZ6gcH Giro di San Francisco © Nico Crisafuli https://flic.kr/p/8yUUB7 San Francisco cycle lane © Dianne Yee https://flic.kr/p/8yUUB7 Mass cyclists © Wonderland https://flic.kr/p/nmu3fs Caltrain © Prayitno https://flic.kr/p/9dkB2Q Seattle cycle track © Gordon Werner https://flic.kr/p/gBAdYb Seattle cycling © Josh Larios https://flic.kr/p/MrT7j Seattle to Portland 1 © Robin Zebrowski https://flic.kr/p/hZ9cS Burke-Gilman underpass © SounderBruce https://flic.kr/p/vRBp23 Hall of Fame © Gene Bisbee https://flic.kr/p/bsJe9i & https://flic.kr/p/bsJdhH Seattle to Portland photos © Bob Harbison https://flic.kr/s/aHsjrfNUUB Greenville photos courtesy Gran Fondo Hincapie, Hotel Domestique, USA Cycling USA Nationals 1 © TimothyJ https://flic.kr/p/9NSCAj USA Nationals 2 © Barry Peters https://flic.kr/p/62PGPS Michael Bloomberg © Center For American Progress https://flic.kr/p/6hg5UD Bike Lane sign © Miguel Vaca https://flic.kr/p/dgJ2uG NYC bike Lane 1 © Eric Fisher https://flic.kr/p/bsPPjE NYC Bike Lane 2 © Jeramy Jannene https://flic.kr/p/8F8YUL NYC Bike Lane 3 © Spencer Thomas https://flic.kr/p/7jYs8N Citibike 1 © Gildardo Sánchez https://flic.kr/p/weqBxA General Cycling © Ted Eytan https://flic.kr/p/fP1zSz Citibike in the snow © Paul Sableman https://flic.kr/p/kgNhst Madison Capital City State Trail courtesy TrailLink.com Madison bike path courtesy Colleen Greiert-Virgin Cycling around the capitol in Madison, Wisconsin: Dori Madison B Cycle: Courtesy Madison B Cycle, https://madisonbcycleblog.wordpress.com 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, https://www.travelportland.com/collection/outdoors/ http://www.travelportland.com/article/where-to-ride/ San Francisco Critical Mass, April 29, 2005: Michael W. Parenteau Seattle: Courtesy Seattle Department of Transportation Seattle Bicycle Sundays: © Seattle Bike Blog, http://www.seattlebikeblog.com/ Downtown Seattle from Queen Anne Hill: Rattlhed Licences here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode