Bike Durham and the Durham Public Schools are onto something: riding a bicycle is a fun way to learn. It builds confidence, promotes critical thinking and responsibility, and as a bonus, uses Mother Nature as its classroom. The partnership between the two entities began in 2021 after the Bike Durham Board entered into a contract […]

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Since 2007, the Bicycle Helmet Initiative has equipped thousands of children with a​ helmet – a simple and essential means of reducing bicyclist injuries and fatalities. Funded by proceeds from North Carolina’s “Share the Road” specialty license plate, the program distributes helmets to government and non-government agencies conducting bicycle safety events for underprivileged children. Children are among the […]

Children of all ages are invited to bring their bicycles and helmets to participate in the first Learn to Ride a Bike Raleigh at Lions Park Community Center! The event is designed to teach participants basic balancing skills without the use of training wheels in addition to to safe cycling habits. Join us on Saturday, […]

Fifteen-year-old Monique Tillman was riding her bike through a Tacoma, Washington mall parking lot in 2014 when she was stopped, thrown to the ground and tased by an off-duty police officer. She was later arrested. So was her brother, who can be seen in the video. According to Tillman, she and her brother had dropped […]