CCC General Membership Meeting 11/16/19

Come join your fellow members of the Crescent City Cyclists at a General Membership meeting.  Here are the details: 1 – WHAT – General Membership meeting and potluck 2 – WHEN – Saturday November 16, 2019, 6 – 8 pm 3 – WHERE – St Martin’s Episcopal Church, Gayle Hall, 2216 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA 70001. There is offstreet parking off of Metairie Road on the east side of the church. Please RSVP to Treasurer, Lynn Jacobs at either 504-289-4417 … Continue reading

Date Change: Rite of Passage Ride, 9am-12 pm, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Chevron, LA-10 Spur, Greensburg,

This ride was changed to January 1, 2019 to avoid potential rainy Monday weather. A New Year’s Eve tradition ride, rain, shine, sleet, or snow. New Orleans and Baton Rouge cyclists gather for a group ride from the truck parking lot next to the Chevron on LA-10 just east of Greensburg. Route is 19 or 35 miles, and all abilities welcome.  After the ride, a pot luck meal is shared, including cabbage and black eyed peas and toast to the … Continue reading

Tammany Trace Inducted into Rail-Trail Hall of Fame

Tammany Trace in St. Tammany, Louisiana is the 2017 inductee into the National Rail-Trail Hall of Fame

The Rails to Trails Conservancy announced on July 19, 2017 that the Tammany Trace had won it’s annual competition for induction into the national Rail-Trail Hall of Fame. The Tammany Trace won over 60% of the votes in a public competition against two other top-notch rail trails that had been nominated by the Rails to Trails Conservancy. The Trace joins 30 previous Hall of Fame winners recognized for outstanding scenic value, use, amenities, historical significance and community value. This honor was … Continue reading

The Origin of Crescent City Cyclists

Have you ever wondered how long Crescent City Cyclists has been around, or how it got started. As the current keeper of the club’s collection of early newsletters and other documents, I decided it would be a good idea to sift through this archive of local cycling history and republish some of the more interesting tidbits on the website. This first installment is a newsletter article celebrating the CCC’s tenth anniversary in 1987. Yes, the CCC was founded way back … Continue reading