Author Archives: freewheelers

Partners for Active Living (PAL) is in Need of Donated Bicycles

Partners for Active Living (PAL) needs your bike donations for their Hub Cycle program!! They accept donations of new or used bicycles. Each donation is tax-deductible. Hub Cycle that is designed to increase the availability of and access to bicycles in Spartanburg. Through this program, they hope to increase the number of people using bicycles for transportation and recreation, and […]

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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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Corporate Bike – Spartanburg in May

Corporate Bike is a non-competitive group road biking series for Upstate businesses, civic organizations, religious and institutional groups to promoting teamwork, healthy lifestyles, and bicycling. First Event: Saturday, May 21, 2016 Register here: http://tinyurl.com/FCA-Corporate-Bike $10.00 before, $15.00 day of Registration 8:00 to 8:45 am. Ride leaves 9:00 am. 40 mile route Pace 15 – 17 mph SAG available. One group, […]

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AOMM Sunday Climbing Extra Marion to Mitchell

Marion to Mitchell B-Group Ride Sunday, 1 May. Leader: Paul White Meet at McDowell County Visitor Center, 1170 West Tate Street, Marion, NC, just off of the US221 bypass. Restrooms and water are available there. Rollout at 9:00 am. See weather note, below. 30 miles up and 30 miles back, about. 6,000-ish feet of climbing. No water until the top […]

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