Where to Stay
in New Orleans

New Orleans Jazz
and Heritage
Insider Info

  New Orleans North
For over the past 100 years, travelers and tourists have enjoyed their visits to the New Orleans Northshore area. Whether boating on Lake Ponchartrain, horse back riding in Folsom, antique and art shopping in Covington, Mandeville, or Slidell, eating in our world class restaurants, bicycle riding in Abita Springs, or boating and fishing in Madisonville, or enjoying our excellent B&B's, there are enjoyable events for tourists year around. Our wonderful climate, coupled with clear spring fed creeks and rivers, tall pine trees, and century old live oak trees, provide an ambiance unequaled in the New Orleans, Louisiana area.





Bicycles Sites


          Where to Stay in New Orleans

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fesitval Insider Info

Louisiana Bike Sites

Laid Back Recumbent Trikes & Bicycles
These nice people in New Orleans carry a wide select of recumbent bicycles and trikes. If you are looking to buy a recumbent, go try one of these bikes or trikes. They sometimes have used ones in good shape, from their bicycle touring company. Highly recommended

Baton Rouge Area Mountain Bike Association  
BRAMBA offers: sponsored public events to promote safe mountain biking;
Trail Work Days. (We build new trails and maintain older trails.); Skills clinics including an introduction to mountain biking for all level of riders; Group rides on local trails; Women on Wheels (WOW) group rides; Bike maintenance clinics

Tammany Trace  
The 31 mile bikeway that runs next to the UCM.  This used to be the old railroad tracks and they were converted to a paved trail for bikes, hikers, and horses,  It goes from Covington to Slidell.  You can rent bikes at the UCM, and other places in Abita Springs.  The Trace is one of the biggest attractions in St. Tammany Parish.  It paroled by special rangers who tell me that they have seen foxes, deer, wild turkeys, swamp rabbits, rattle snakes, water moccasins and other wild animals on the path.  In the 31 miles of the trace, there are also 31 bridges.

End of the Lane Mountain Biking
20 miles of scenic bike trails through the piney woods and hill of northern Tangipahoa Parish.  No hunting and no motorized vehicles allowed. Tent camping ok. 

The New Orleans Bicycle Club
The New Orleans Bicycle Club, founded in 1968, promotes bicycling, with the emphasis on bicycle racing, in the Greater New Orleans area.

Crescent City Cyclists
A New Orleans bicycling club with a good site.

Capitol Cyclery
A bike shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with links and local info.

  The Stretching "Folding" Bicycle NEW
Giatex bicycles provide higher stability and riding comfort than other portable bicycles because Giatex bikes do not fold on a hinge; they stretch.

Other Bike Sites

Bike Rod & Custom
Founded in 1998, BikeRod&Kustom is a webzine devoted to the needs and interests of bicycle customizers and appreciators of kustom and hot-rod bikes as an art form. These guys are big supporters of the UCM and are helping with our Father's Day Bicycle Festival!

Northwest Chopper Bicycles - NEW
These are not bicycles that want to be choppers but choppers that happen to have no motors. .

Custom bicycles - hand crafted, made in Canada. Limited in production, and built to order.

Southern Cyclist Magazine
A regional publication for bicycling interests for the Southern United States. Lots of links here.

Bike Icons
There's a good place for info on vintage bicycles. They have parts and lots of links to other bike sites.

Memory Lane Classics
Old bikes and parts - over 100 old bikes in stock.

The Burgwardt Bicycle Museum
One of the world's largest collections of antique and classic American bicycles, including thousands of items of cycling-related memorabilia.  They have things for sale like, old bikes plus a large selection of posters some real and many reproductions.  They also have a links page.

The Wheelmen
The members of The Wheelmen restore big high wheelers, ornate tricycles, and superb safeties to their original glory reviving the memories of the 1880s and 1890s.

Bicyclopedia (this site is currently down)
A very comprehensive encyclopedia of bicycles and bicycling.  It includes mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX, free styling, tandems, human powered vehicles, unicycles, velodromes, bicycle riding, racing, commuting, touring, trials, and training, biking history, biography, races, and events, cycling safety, clothing and accessories, bicycle tools, technology, components, and manufacturing, cycling health and physiology, biking organizations and advocacy, biking in traffic, children's biking, women's biking, etc.  Includes a good link page.

Menotomy Vintage Bicycles
There's a interesting database of bicycles info here.

Bike Plus
A bike shop in Florida with a good page. There's a good place for info on vintage bicycles. They have parts and lots of links to other bike sites.

Cyber Cyclery
A wide variety of biking related information, resources and services.  Perhaps the best bike site around with all the links possible.

Yahoo Links For Bikes
Well done, and somewhat fast.

Thom's Vintage Bicycle Page
Old bikes on display and for sale, plus links.

Home Built Bike Sites

C.H.U.N.K. 666
A bored but inspired group of bike builders. Shows how they built a tall bike, a chopper, also has building plans and tips. This site tries to shock.

Another bored but inspired group of bike builders. This site shows how they built a variety of bicycles. They offer some exciting ideas. This site tries to shock.

Cody's Coolbikes
says, "I work at a Harley Shop and like to build bikes of all kinds."

The above links were listed in no special order.

  UCM Museum, 22275 Hwy. 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420, Tel. 985-892-2624
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