Bicycling is the use of a bicycle for recreation or transportation. Birmingham is routinely ranked at the bottom of lists of cities which support cycling. This is an index to articles about bicycle-related history, personalities, facilities, infrastructure and plans in the Birmingham District.
- Bump N' Grind, a mountain bike race at Oak Mountain State Park
- Dead Dog, a mountain bike race at the Trussville Sports Complex
- Pepper Place Criterium, a road race at Pepper Place
- Tour de Iron Butt, a long-stage race planned by the Birmingham Bicycle Club
- 2010 XTERRA Southeast Championship mountain bike race at Oak Mountain State Park
- The Alabama Bicycle Coalition (AlaBike) promotes cycling access, education and safety
- Bici Cooperative is a community bicycle repair workshop at 1211 28th Street South.
- The Birmingham Bicycle Club sponsors cycling events
- Birmingham-Southern College has a bike-share program on its campus.
- Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers (BUMP) works to develop mountain-biking trails in the region.
- The Freshwater Land Trust plans cycling and walking trails as part of its mission to preserve a greenspace network.
- The City of Hoover maintains a cycling page on its official website
- Magicity Pedicabs, a proposed bicycle rickshaw operator
- Regions Bank sponsored a Bike Brigade in a 2007 ad campaign and continues to use green-painted bicycles in its advertising and public relations.
- Team Magic promoted multi-sport events
- Tria Cycling (formerly Birmingham Velo), a bicycle racing team
- Tuesday: 6 PM from Homewood Cycle and Fitness, competitive training
- Saturday: 8 AM from Homewood Cycle and Fitness, intermediate
- Alabama Cycling News
- BikeSkirt, a weblog aimed at female cyclists
- The Spokesman, newsletter of the Birmingham Bicycle Club
- Bike Link is a bicycle retailer with two locations
- Bob's Bikes, a bicycle retailer with two locations
- Cahaba Cycles is a bicycle retailer and outfitter with four locations
- Homewood Cycle and Fitness, a bicycle shop at 2834 18th Street South Homewood
- Horton & Biddle Cycle Company, a former bicycle shop at 1920 4th Avenue North
- Tandems, Limited, a supplier of tandem and recumbent bikes
- Chief Ladiga Trail between Anniston and Georgia's Silver Comet Trail, 33-mile "rails to trails" route.
- The Railroad Park features a perimeter multi-use path connecting to bike lanes and "sharrows" on city streets, and three concrete bowls shared by BMXers and skaters
- Red Mountain Park, under development, is expected to have 18 miles of recreational bike trails, both paved and unpaved.
- Robert Jemison Park in Mountain Brook has a rather narrow multi-use paved path
- The Ross Bridge Resort has a multi-use trail
- Shades Creek Greenway, a 3-mile paved trail along Shades Creek in Homewood
- Oak Mountain State Park features a 21-mile red trail for mountain bikers and bike lanes on its paved roads
- Tannehill Historical State Park has 9+ miles of hiking and biking trails, including a 1.4-mile single-track mountain biking trail
- The Trussville Sports Complex has a 5 mile of mountain bike loop trail
- Vulcan Trail is a paved 1-mile multi-use path starting below Vulcan Park
- Doug Daughhetee, cycling columnist for The Birmingham News
- Omar Fraser, competitive mountain biker and triathlete
- Loren Mooney, editor in chief of Bicycling magazine
- SI Reasoning, tricyclist and pedaling activist
Laws and agencies
- Alabama State Code, relevant sections at alabike.org
- Draft Bicycle Pedestrian Plan at dot.state.al.us
- The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham considers transportation alternatives in regional planning
- Birmingham's City Center Master Plan calls for adding bike lanes in the downtown area
- "Biking in Birmingham" (October 28, 2010) Black & White