go New Haven go Special Edition Map

gNHgMapTitleBlockElm City Cycling is pleased to present a special edition bike map with bus route labels in support of the go New Haven go campaign to assist greater New Haven in exploring and making use of the many options for moving around our region in healthy, affordable, and sustainable ways.

The map will be available for free at go New Haven go events, courtesy of the city of New Haven Transportation, Traffic & Parking Department. It is also available for download as a PDF document here.

Elm City Cycling is also in the process of developing a more extensive bike map covering the greater New Haven region. If you business or organization is interested in signing on as a sponsor/distributor of the full map, please contact us at elmcitycycling@gmail.com The map design will be completed in December and professional printing and folding will be arranged over the winter for delivery in time for distribution starting in early spring of 2016.

New Haven Gran Prix coming in September!

Elm City Cycling welcomes the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program in bringing the New Haven Gran Prix to New Haven on September 18th. The New Haven Gran Prix is a race on the National Racing Criterium Calendar and will coincide with a pizza and food truck festival and a street fair including live music and a beer garden.

ECC has an opportunity to partner with CCAP and raise funds to support our mission to make greater New Haven safer, friendlier, and more accessible to people on bikes and on foot by organizing local volunteers to help with the race on Friday evening and a Gran Fondo ride from New Haven to Harford to be held the next day. We need your help to support this great event! Please consider joining our team and fill out the form below to let us know your possible availability on that weekend.

The Bicycle Diaries: Slideshow and Book Talk on April 1st

bicycle-diariescoverDavid Kroodsma, a former Stanford climate research and author of The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000 Mile Ride for the Climate has bicycled from California to the southern tip of South America, from Turkey to Myanmar, and across the U.S. twice. Along the way he has talked to hundreds of people—both laypeople and experts—about climate change, gathering personal stories about its impacts across three continents. Continue reading