Sumter Cycling envisions easy, safe, and fun cycling for all!
Sumter Cycling promotes cycling for enjoyment, transportation, fitness, and the environment.
We do this by:
2. Planning Events
3. Promoting bicycle tourism
4. Leading group rides
Ryan founded a cross country bike ride event and has a long history of promoting cycling in our area..
Perhaps better known for his farm's delicious corn, Donald loves riding bikes and helping others do the same.
A Vice President of Citizens' Bank of Americus, Charlene runs marathons nonstop and even helps out us bike-lovers.
After a career in the Navy, Sue returned to this area where she bikes passionately.
Bicycle Advocacy in Sumter County
We are Sumter County's advocates for safe and accessible cycling, and we have done this in numerous ways, including:
Ride with the Mayor
A Complete Streets resolution passed from the Americus City Council
Downtown Americus bicycle racks
Creation and instituting Americus' first bicycle route and lanes, connecting from GSW to Downtown to Boone Park
Bicycle and helmet give-aways at Christmas and other times
Assistance with the Connecting Americus report detailing an on-street network of roads that can easily be painted to create a safer, more accessible community
Advocating for a future multi-use trail to foster a beautiful community that appeals to local residents, tourists, and potential employers/employees alike.