Resources

These organizations and programs in Ithaca can help you keep biking, walking & rolling all year long. Bike Walk Tompkins works closely with all to improve conditions locally for biking and walking. Don't see your group on this page? We would love to work with you. Contact us.

 

COMMUNITY GROUPS

bIKE sHOPS, rENTALS & dIY rEPAIR

MAPS & GUIDES

tRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

FAQs


COMMUNITY GROUPS

BICYCLE PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BPAC) is a City of Ithaca committee that meets monthly and advises city staff and council on bike/pedestrian planning.  

BICYCLE PEDESTRIAN ADVOCACY GROUP-ITHACA, NY is a Facebook discussion group about bicycle and pedestrian issues.

BIKE ITHACA is a website compendium of local biking resources and advocacy.

BOMBER BIKES is Ithaca College's club for all things bicycle.

CYCLE CNY is a mountain biking organization for Ithaca, Tompkins County and the Southern Tier. 

FINGER LAKES CYCLING CLUB (FLCC) has regular recreational rides, racing events, organized tours, family rides and bike info galore.   

The FINGER LAKES INDEPENDENCE CENTER directly advocates for people using wheelchairs and other adaptive technologies.  FLIC's mission is to empower all people with disabilities while creating an inclusive society through the elimination of social and architectural barriers.  

GET YOUR GREENBACK TOMPKINS works collaboratively to help people and organizations take key steps in the areas of food, transportation, waste and building energy that simultaneously reduce our community’s carbon emissions, save money and create a socially just local economy.

WAY2GO helps people take charge of their transportation to save money, boost personal well-being, go green, and support community.

BIKE SHOPS, RENTALS & DIY REPAIR

BIKE SHOPS
THE BIKE RACK is a bike shop located near Cornell's campus that offers sales and repairs

BOXY BIKES specializes in e-bikes and cargo bikes.  Located in downtown Ithaca Press Bay Alley.

CAYUGA SKI & CYCLERY is a downtown Ithaca bike and ski shop that does repairs and sales.

OLD GOAT GEAR EXCHANGE sells used bikes. Located in downtown Ithaca.

THE OUTDOOR STORE is located on Ithaca Commons and offers sales, repairs and rentals.

    SWAN CYCLES is a local bike shop outside of Ithaca that also has trails and hosts group rides and XC ski jaunts. Call 607-277-0495 for store hours.


    BIKE RENTALS
    ITHACA BIKE RENTAL is a program of the Ithaca Youth Bureau, located by Stewart Park on the Cayuga Waterfront Trail.

    BIG RED BIKES serves the Cornell University community with a student run bike share program.

    Bike Rentals are also available at Boxy Bikes and the Outdoor Store. (see Bike Shops) 

     

    DIY BIKE REPAIR
    FRIENDS BIKE CLINIC is an informal, all-volunteer organization that meets twice a week and offers bike stands and tools for use by anyone who wants work on their bike or help others fix their bike.

    RECYCLE ITHACA'S BICYCLES (RIBs), a program of the Southside Community Center, is a community bicycle maintenance and repair shop offering education and support to Ithaca residents for over 20 years. Note: RIBs is on hiatus through the winter of 2016.

     

     

    tRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

    BOXY BIKES sells and rents e-bikes.

    CORNELL BIG RED BIKES is a student led program that provides a free bike share for the Cornell community.

    ITHACA CARSHARE makes it easier to be multi-modal: bike, walk, bus and carshare your way around as needed.

    TCAT buses carry 17,000 bicycles a year: take a bike on a bus and defeat the hills.

    GADABOUT is a non-profit, door-to-door, service for Tompkins County residents who are aged sixty and older, and or who have disabilities.

    ZIMRIDE is a online way to find rides and share rides.

    For more information about transportation options in Ithaca and Tompkins County, explore these local resources: Get Your GreenBack and Way2Go Tompkins.