Juneau Rides is a branch of the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club that works to make bicycling safe, convenient, and fun in Alaska’s capital city.
If you’ve walked down South Franklin Street in the last few weeks, you may have noticed tourists passing by in style in the back of a dark green pedal-powered cart, pedaled by a driver in front. These bicycles, called pedicabs, are now providing human-powered rides throughout downtown courtesy of a new Juneau business, Alaska Pedicabs.
I became a captain for a Bike Month Challenge team for the first time in 2014. The year before was my first year being part of the Challenge and my first time commuting to work by bicycle. I only became captain because the previous captain was going on vacation for the month. I was really … Continue reading 6 Tips For Starting A Bike Everywhere Challenge Team
How would you feel if someone stole your bike? First, you might feel like you were in an episode of the “Twilight Zone” – total disbelief, and then you would probably get angry. The feeling of violation is something bicycle theft victims never forget. Even in a small town like Juneau, bike theft is common. … Continue reading Preventing bike theft in Juneau
Bike theft is on the rise, even in Juneau, and one of the best ways to avoid becoming a victim is to lock your bike whenever you leave it unattended. A well-locked bike will be a significant deterrent to all but the most persistent thieves, whereas a poorly locked bike might as well not be … Continue reading How to lock your bike