The photo above shows a bicycle "chop shop" in the woods in Juneau. Photo courtesy of Juneau Empire. Report a Stolen or Abandoned Bike Bike theft is on the rise in Juneau. As a bike friendly community we need to work together to develop an effective plan to prevent, curb and stop bike theft. (The …
Register Your Bike
********this page still under construction****** Register Your Bike for FREE Bike security is central to a thriving bike friendly city. Our goal is to inspire bike owners to get out and ride their bikes, regardless of the weather and secure in the knowledge they are participating in a community wide effort to stop …
Alaska Pedicab now peddling rides downtown
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. …
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6 Tips For Starting A Bike Everywhere Challenge Team
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 …
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Preventing bike theft in Juneau
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. …
How to lock your bike
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 …
New Outlook on Life: A Profile of Rick Reyes
"I researched recumbent bikes, and applied for a grant. The end result is I have a Terra Trike, and am able to go riding and have a new outlook on life."
What should I carry with me when I go for a ride?
Let’s start with the essentials. You need to carry tools and equipment to fix a flat tire: Tire levers, spare tube, and a pump or CO2 cartridge.
Dynamic Duo: Judy & Jay Crondahl
Judy: The word that encapsulates biking for me is "joy" because I so often realize that I am smiling as I ride.
Clean It Like You Mean It
Riding in Juneau means riding in the rain, especially if you are commuting. The wet weather means more grime on the derailleurs, chain and the frame. Taking the time to routinely clean your bike is time well spent, ultimately prolonging the useful life of your bike.