Local ChampionsAdvocates of cycling safety throughout Elkhart County.

Learn MoreAbout Our Initiative

No matter your reason for cycling, this organization represents you. Our members consist of novice riders, families, amateurs, weekend warriors, commuters, and anyone else able to pedal. We stand for your safety and freedom on the bike in Elkhart County.

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Support

We are the cheerleaders of safe cycling throughout the county and encourage riders to get out routinely to enjoy a bike ride. We celebrate local trails and cycling events that showcase the pride of our community.

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Education

We work with local groups, organizations, and businesses to adopt safe cycling programs. The smarter riders are, the safer riders are, abd the more often they will ride. Watch for our educational programs happening throughout the year.

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Volunteering

Many of our members volunteer to support other cycling groups and events in our area. From route marking to SAG support, you will find us making cycling safe and fun for all riders of all ages.

Locally We support over 500 cyclists throughout the county.


Bicycle SafetyGeneral Cycling Tips



Be sure it covers your forehead and fits properly. Helmets are for all ages – set a good example to others by wearing your bicycle helmet every time you ride.

Elkhart County, IndianaBicycle Infrastructure

Goshen

Trails
  • Mapleheart Trail
  • Pumpkinvine Nature Trail
  • Millrace Canal

Elkhart

City of Elkhart Bikeways

Trails
  • Elkhart River Greenway Trail
  • Elkhart Riverwalk Trail
  • Mapleheart Trail
Elkhart City Trail Map

Middlebury

Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail
Trails
  • Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

Nappanee

Quaker Trace

The Quaker Trace is part of a 40 mile cycling loop being developed in Elkhart County connecting the cities of Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury and Bristol. Roughly half the current loop is made up of dedicated multi-use paths utilizing the Maplehart and Pumpkinvine Nature Trails.

Friends of the Quaker Trace Trail
 

Chain Reaction Bike Match Program

Chain Reaction Bicycle Project, Inc. (CRBP) promotes bicycle transportation and bicycling safety in the Goshen community through educational programs, offering reasonably priced used bicycles for sale, repair services, and providing increased access to bicycles for all persons, including those with limited income. crbp.org


Bike Elkhart Bicycle Lighting Safety Campaign

Help us provide light sets for lower income cyclists whose bicycle is their primary form of transportation. Make A Donation


Specific Strategies For Safe Cycling

How to NOT get hit by cars!How to fix a flat tire

Crossway Trails

The Crossway Trails is a growing regional trail network working to connect families, commuters, and visitors across Northern Indiana and Southwestern Michigan to improve health, safety, quality of life, and mobility for all. Learn More


Safe Cycling for Children

Because there are so many great reasons to ride your bike: It offers fun, freedom and exercise, and it's good for the environment, we want kids and families to ride their bikes as much as possible. Visit the Safe Kids Website for safe cycling information for children. Visit Website


Local Ordinances

City of Elkhart Code of Ordinances pertaining to bicycles, including Required Passing Distance (i.e. the "Three Foot Rule") View Ordinaces

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Join The Cause

Membership and participation is simple. Join us today to be a part of this organization of cycling advocates. Your membership gains you access to the cycling related happenings in Elkhart County.