Road rage in the times of coronavirus

By Angel Reyes / August 20, 2020

I have been an active rider since 2009. I commute by bicycle, and I ride for fun. The time I spend riding is my me-time; it doubles as meditation and as exercise. Bicycling feeds my wanderlust too. I enjoy exploring neighborhoods, towns, and cities by bike. My bicycle has allowed me to defy the limitations…

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What’s Your Story?

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / July 28, 2020

By Mary Dunbar at HBC In the midst of pandemic, bicycling is more popular than ever in the Heights. Families enjoy rides on residential streets and sidewalks and on park trails.  Commuting to work by bicycle allows people to keep a distance. Recreational rides are a great way to get out of the house. How…

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Hot, Humid, and Hydrate!

By Ilyana Walker / July 20, 2020

Now that summer is in full swing as we can tell by the much warmer temperatures; there are more of us enjoying the outdoors on bikes.  Let us not forget that the pandemic has also caused a boom in bicycle sales and an increase in ridership. Nonetheless, whether you are new to cycling or a…

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Park rides: alternatives for beginner riders and families

By Angel Reyes / July 6, 2020

Summers are beautiful in Northeast Ohio. Heights residents have multiple options when choosing to go out and safely enjoy them by bike. Our communities have beautiful neighborhoods that can be explored by bicycle. We also have a variety of parks where riders can leisurely ride by themselves or with their families without having to worry…

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By Ilyana Walker / June 15, 2020

We are less than a week away from celebrating JUNETEENTH. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863; however, it took 2 ½ years before word reached Texas and the Confederate south to announce the end of the Civil War and the end of slavery. Therefore, slave owners continued to enslave Blacks until Major…

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Join HBC’s virtual community

By Angel Reyes / May 31, 2020

People across Cleveland Heights, University Heights, Shaker Heights, and South Euclid have been out riding their bicycles. While we are not riding as a group yet, we are not staying isolated either. We invite you to engage with the other cyclists in our area via our social platforms to maintain and foster our community ties. …

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Bike Month is here!

By Angel Reyes / April 29, 2020

May is National Bike Month. Cities in our area, such as Cleveland Heights and University Heights, have joined cities around the country in declaring May Bike Month.  This year we have canceled our events that ordinarily take place during Bike Month due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are doing this in compliance with the orders and…

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News from our partner organizations

By Angel Reyes / January 16, 2020

Bike Cleveland’s 2020 Annual Meeting & Social Sunday, Jan. 26, 4:00 p.m.Sokol Greater Cleveland 4939 Broadway Ave, Cleveland, OH 44127 Get caught up on what happened in 2019, and see what’s on deck for 2020. Local bike shops and organizations will be there showing off the latest cool stuff and projects, as well as other cycling…

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Ideastream: “Cleveland Heights’ Street Improvement Plan Among Strongest”

By Jamie Babb / December 16, 2019

2018 was notable for having the highest national rates of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities since 1990, but it was significant locally for another reason. It’s when Cleveland Heights’ City Council approved a Complete Streets policy aimed at making the city’s streets safer and more accommodating for pedestrians, cyclists and others who want to get around town without getting into a car.

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Join us for our Annual Holiday Party on December 8

By Jamie Babb / December 3, 2019

Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:00 p.m. Nighttown 12383 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights Every December, Heights Bicycle Coalition (HBC) celebrates its progress, outlines its plans and recognizes community “Roll Models” at a free public event. This year, join the fun on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m., in the Secret Garden room at Nighttown, located at 12383…

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