Author Archives: freewheelers

Ride of Silence

Bike Month’s Ride of Silence When: May 17th 6pm Where: Mary Black Rail Trail, Country Club Road trailhead People will ride single file in silence at a slow pace along an approximately five mile course. The City of Spartanburg’s Public Safety Department will provide support and control traffic at all intersections. All riders are required to wear a helmet and […]

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Climb to Conquer Cancer

This week’s AOMM training ride will be John Cash’s annual ride to benefit the Gibbs cancer survivorship program.  Join John for some fun and suffering. It’s a great training ride for Mitchell and you can go up (suffering) and down (the fun part !!!) as many times as you like. Last year I did 7 trips and hope to do […]

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What to Do if You are in a Bicycle Crash in Spartanburg, SC

What to Do if You are in a Bicycle Crash in Spartanburg, SC By Deanna Power With the costs of gasoline, the urge to improve health, and growing environmental concerns, more people are using bicycles as a form of transportation. The number of bicyclists throughout the Palmetto State have climbed in recent years. Because of the increased number of bicyclists on […]

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Legal Advice on Dogs and Animal Incidents by Lee Raines, Spartanburg City Police Department, Bike Ped Division

Officer Lee Raines, Spartanburg City Police Department, Bike Ped Division – gave a talk on dogs at the Freeweelers Meeting on June 6, 2016.  Click here for the link to the ordinance, Sec 6-17. Summary of his talk: Animals and the LAW: The animals ordinance is basically the same for the South Carolina counties in which we ride – Spartanburg, Greenville, […]

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Latest Action Alert from People for Bikes, H.3909

IMPORTANT!!!! H.3909 Update and Senate vote Contact your Senator by following this link and ask for their support in this important Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Act http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/… by Amy Johnson Ely on April 13, 2016 in Advocacy, Enforcement, PCC News, Safety Latest Action Alert from People for Bikes, H.3909 Vote was postponed (again), but it will likely be this week (Tues – […]

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Join the Freewheelers Now for 2017!

It is time to renew or join the Freewheelers! If you join today your membership will be good through the end of 2017! By joining the Freewheelers you help support bicycle advocacy in the Spartanburg area. Membership also provides members opportunities to network with other cyclists through the online message board for rides and events. New this year, club membership will no longer be a requirement […]

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