Author Archives: freewheelers

July 4 Ride for Antonio

Antonio was the most severely injured cyclist on our ride this past Christmas Eve.  Please come help raise money for his medical bills.  All proceeds to go to him. July 4th 8:30 am roll.  1925 Sandy Ford Road, Chesnee – Lake Blalock Boat Ramp.  Register at link below or, day of starting at 7am.   Registration and info click here

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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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