Join us at one of our many events planned to celebrate a month of the bicycle!

May 1 – 6-7:30p.m. Beginner Ride – from parking lot of Alpharetta Public Library, City Center. 10-mile ride is free.

May 2 – 5-9p.m. Bike Valet at Taste of Alpharetta provided by Bike Alpharetta. FREE

May 3 – 5:15-7p.m. Join us on a road bike, beach bike, tandem, or mountain bike to enjoy the Greenway for an hour, then meet back at Jekyll Brewing for refreshments. FREE event with signed waiver.

May 10 – 10a.m. to 3:30p.m. – Bike AT Work Day from Rock Mill Park. Volunteers from Dept. of Public Safety and Bike Alpharetta will lead rides on the Big Creek Greenway every hour. Check out the BikeShare vehicles, or an adult tricycle!

May 13 – 7-8a.m. Bike to School Day with Alpharetta Elementary School. New start location will be in Roswell Street Municipal Parking Lot, 45 Roswell St, behind Made.

May 15 – 7-8p.m. Ride of Silence. An annual international bicycle ride to honor cyclists injured or killed while riding bicycles on public roads. Start/Finish is NEW this year – in front of the Youth Building at the Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, 69 North Main Street (parking will be behind the building please). Please arrive by 6:50 p.m.; ride begins at 7:05 p.m. Bring your own bicycle and helmet; waiver must be signed before ride begins. Recommended for ages 12 and up. FREE

May 17 – 5:15-7p.m. Join us on a road bike, beach bike, tandem, or mountain bike to enjoy the Greenway for an hour, then meet back at Jekyll Brewing for refreshments. FREE event with signed waiver. (held 1st and 3rd Fridays each month)

graphic by Rachel Krause of Banjo Creative

It is with an abundance of gratitude and outpouring of appreciation that Bike Alpharetta and the Roswell-Alpharetta Mountain Bike Organization are able to close the Emil Walcek Memorial Fund as of April 2, 2019. In just 22 days, more than 200 friends and colleagues of our cycling friend Emil contributed $9,110 to a special GoFundMe Campaign.

He was an avid cyclist, a volunteer, a member of Bike Alpharetta – RAMBO – Bike Roswell, graphic artist, business owner and proud grandfather. After battling for four months, Emil succumbed from injuries sustained in a car-bicycle crash (he was on the bicycle).

More than 200 people attended his Memorial Service on March 16, and 55-plus people turned out at the Big Creek Greenway for a memorial bike ride! Thank you everyone. We will miss our friend so much – #RideForEmil

Congratulations City of Alpharetta – new national recognition as a Bicycle Friendly Community, Bronze Level! The League of American Bicyclists honored 61 towns and cities in 27 states with prestigious Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for their leadership and investment in infrastructure, education and outreach that enables and inspires people to ride bikes. Alpharetta is one of 12 Bronze level cities in Georgia.

Congratulations to American Honda Motor Co., Inc. – Honda Power Equipment Div. for being recognized with a Bronze designation as a Bicycle Friendly Business in the U.S.! This is the only business in Alpharetta (and north Fulton County) with BFB recognition from the League of American Bicyclists.

Applicants to the competitive BFB program are evaluated based on nearly 100 data points related to bicycle-friendly facilities and accessibility, culture-building events, safety education programming and other practices, policies, and incentives that encourage bicycling. There are 11 BFB’s in Georgia. All 1,250 current BFBs are easily found via the League’s interactive awards map.


Jekyll Brewing’s Taproom is located near the Big Creek Greenway on Marconi Drive. Bicycle riders have become part of the Taproom’s core identity. For National Philanthropy Day, Jekyll Brewing celebrated a partnership with Bike Alpharetta and  helped us raise more than $450 for Bikes For Kids! Thank you. .

iCan Bike

Our Community made a Difference 

iCan Shine is a national charitable nonprofit organization which conducts over 100, five-day iCan Bike programs in the U.S. iCan Bike teaches approximately 3,000 people with disabilities how to ride a two-wheeled bicycle each year. Since its inception in 2007, approximately 20,000 people with disabilities have learned to ride a bicycle through this wonderful program. Research shows that over 80% of people with Autism and 90% of people with Down syndrome never experience this thrill. Defying these odds is why we exist!

iCan Bike 2019 in Alpharetta will be July 22-26, hosted by The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety and The Alpharetta Public Safety Foundation.  The iCan Bike program was held at The Cooler Family Skate Center. Save the date as a volunteer or sponsor! If you know someone who would like to sponsor iCan Bike, email Officer Elfreth at

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Look for the new signage in Alpharetta – the new City Bike Route arrow on designated streets and trail maps for Mt Adams just off the Big Creek Greenway.

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