Bike Easy Blog

We’re Hiring : Executive Director

Bike Easy is seeking a new Executive Director to steward the organization and further the mission to make bicycling easy, safe, and fun for everyone in Greater New Orleans. The Executive Director is a leader who can apply a diverse set of professional and lived experiences to the betterment of Bike Easy. The Executive Director guides organizational strategy, builds trust…

Help replace Bike Easy’s youth bike fleet and equipment!

The trailer containing Bike Easy’s youth bike fleet and safety education equipment was stolen from in front of our office, and we need your help recouping what we’ve lost. The bikes, tools, helmets, and equipment are essential for continuing our on-safety education with youth. Our youth safety education programs teach kids the rules of the road, basic bike maintenance, self-confidence and FUN!…

Highlights from our After School Ride Club

A culmination of five months and over 70 miles.  Students now confidently cycle New Orleans streets, commute to school, and embrace the camaraderie of riding as a group. Riders experienced infrastructure of different neighborhoods, explored new terrain, and tackled street obstacles across the city. Our young people rode bikes from Bayou St. John to places like Upper Carrollton, Metairie, and…

Join the Bike Easy April Challenge

  Register for the Bike Easy April Challenge     What is the Bike Easy April Challenge? The Bike Easy April Challenge is a fun, free, month-long event at lovetoride.net/bikeeasy. You can sign up as an individual, register your workplace, and create and join “groups”. You can manually enter your rides throughout the month, or sync with Strava or MapMyRide and…

Starting an After School Ride Club

This year, Bike Easy worked with New Harmony High School to start an After School Ride Club for high school freshman. The free course led by Bike Easy instructors is designed to advance on-street and long-distance riding skills. Riders have been adventuring across the city, averaging 8-10 mile rides. The program was a collaboration between Youth Programs Coordinator, Isabella Bustamante…

Mardi Gras Bike Safety

Get on your bike and ride! Krewe du Vieux will be here February 11th and it won’t be long until we are fully immersed in Mardi Gras activities. As people and floats squeeze cars out of their usual routes, biking becomes the supreme choice for getting around. All the bikes out and about get our bicycle advocate hearts fluttering. We…

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