Durham is full of great groups that help improve cycling around the areas. Below are some of the main groups you may encounter as a cyclist in the area.
Durham Bike Co-Op is “an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit community bicycle project. [Their] programming includes hands on repair skillshare (helping you fix your bike), an earn-a-bike program (helping you get a bike), and mobile clinics. Volunteers and donations are always welcome!” The Co-Op has events throughout the year, so be sure to check back often.
Duke Cycling has great opportunities for beginner cyclists and also has a competitive racing for serious riders. Spend some time checking out the groups.
The Durham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is the main body for improving the pedestrian and cycling infrastructure throughout the City of Durham. Here you can find information about the city’s Master Bicycle Plan, upcoming meetings and agenda items as well as opportunities to get involved in the process.
In addition, there are several advocacy groups that work on cycling issues in the Durham area, including the North Carolina Coalition for Bicycle Driving, Durham-Orange Friends of Transit, and the Triangle Rails to Trails Conservancy.