Velo Cruces

Transforming Las Cruces into a great bicycle and pedestrian community

Bicycle Organizations & Resources

City of Las Cruces


City Council Meetings, Agendas and Video Recordings

Metropolitan Planning Organization


Las Cruces Bicycling Clubs


Bike and Chowder

A very informal group of cyclists interested in cycling and eating—not necessarily in that order—no officers, no dues, no requirements.

Rim Rattlers

The Rim Rattler Mountain Bicycling Club is an International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) affiliated club that is dedicated to providing off-road bicycling opportunities.


A women’s cycling group organizing several women's cycling events.

Scorpion Bicycle Club

Scorpion Bicycle Club is an after school program that provides middle school youth with the chance to cycle as a part of a group and to go on local rides.

Zia Velo

Promoting strong bodies, clear minds, and pure spirits.


Regional, State and National Cycling Organizations


Bicycle Coalition of New Mexico

It is our mission to increase the number of bicyclists in New Mexico by promoting cycling, providing education and advocating for the rights of cyclists in our communities.

Bike Collectives Network

The Bike Collective Network is a hub which anyone involved with not for profit bicycle projects can use to engage with each other, to share knowledge and experiences.

Border Mountain Bike Association

El Paso’s Official Mountain Bike Community

New Mexico Bike Summit, Inc.

New Mexico Touring Society

The New Mexico Touring Society is an Albuquerque-based recreational bicycling club for riders of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Club members plan and lead one-day and multi-day road and mountain bike rides.

Southern New Mexico Trail Alliance

The alliance is open to all trail users and will be a resource for everything on and about trails and outdoor recreation in the Southern New Mexico, West Texas and borderland region.

Las Cruces Bicycle Friendly Businesses


Outdoor Adventures

A League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Business


Las Cruces Organizations that Support Bicycling


Las Cruces Safe Routes to School Program

A program that encourages students to walk or ride their bikes safely to school. Las Cruces Public Schools SRTS Facebook page

Las Cruces Optimist Club

Bringing out the best in kids


Bicycle Publications and Laws


Las Cruces Bicycle Commuting and Safety brochure

Las Cruces Bicycle Ordinances

Las Cruces Bike Parking Codes

Scroll down to find illustrations showing acceptable and prohibited bike rack designs

Las Cruces Safe Passing Ordinance

Pass vulnerable users (includes bicyclists and pedestrians) by 3 ft or 6 ft if driving a commercial truck

State of New Mexico Bicycle Statutes


Report a Near Miss Incident


Safe Bicycling Data

The mission of SafeBicyclingData is to collect and disseminate information about near misses and unreported crashes to statewide and local cycling advocacy groups. SBD's goal is to establish a proactive standard for identifying and correcting dangerous cycling situations throughout the United States.


Cycling Related Information


Safe and Healthy Cycling

Contributed by middle school students Chris and Daniel from Colorado Springs. They discovered this site while researching a project on bicycle transportation. Thanks!

Where to get cycling related materials

This link takes you to a spreadsheet listing of items such as bicycling maps, commuter guides, where to get helmets in bulk. Please let us know of any errors or additions you would like to make.

Perils for Pedestrians Las Cruces Episodes

247: Safe Routes to School; City Councilor on pedestrians;  president of local Volkssport club

248: Development and pedestrians; Health Impact Assessments; access to trails and parks in Doña Ana County; needs of poor and homeless pedestrians

249: Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC); new transit system; public input to comprehensive plan; meeting people on transit

Pinch Flat

Mike McLeish brings you some of the best advice on bikes around.




Cyclists fare best when they act and are treated as drivers of vehicles.

John Forester

Velo Cruces is a 501(c)(3) public charity.