Holiday Social Ride, Sunday, December 15

All members and spouses are encouraged to attend. Meet at the Mandeville Trailhead for 10 AM and ride the Tammany Trace to Janis Hazlett’s house in Abita Springs for coffee, hot chocolate, tea, waffles, fruit, egg casserole and rolls. Email to RSVP so Janis knows how much food to prepare. Hope to see you there.   … Continue reading

Post-Thanksgiving ride, Saturday, November 30

God Only Knows, Ride start at 8 am, St. Ben’s Catholic Church, Smith Road at Stafford Rd (Hwy 1081),  No drop, touring ride from church, out Stafford (Hwy 1081) & Pat O’Brien, & Old Military Rds (Hwy 1082), Rt 40 to Lavinghouse Rd, then through Grande Hills and Ben Williams Rd (1083).. Store stop at Backwoods Mercantile, then on for usual Abita route back to church.  Still some pretty leaves on the trees on the Northshore.  About 35+ miles. Nice … Continue reading

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